Nuno Felt Tops Workshop with May Hvistendahl
April 5 @ 9:00 am - April 6 @ 4:30 pm
Nuno Felt Tops – Fitted & Delicate
a special FeltWEST workshop with May Jacobsen Hvistendahl; feltmaker and international tutor from Norway
- Friday April 5 and Saturday April 6, 2019
- 9 am to 4.30 pm each day
- Alexander Park Craft House, Menora (Perth)
- $223.50 for the 2-day workshop; enrolments open to members of Feltwest
- A materials list will be sent out to all enrolled participants 6 weeks prior to the class.
- Approximate materials cost to complete one top is $75, this includes silk fabric and wool.
- May Jacobsen Hvistendahl will bring her unique hand-dyed silk fabrics which students can purchase on the day. Approximate cost will be $15/metre.
FeltWEST is delighted to offer this workshop with international felt artist May Jacobsen Hvistendahl during what will be her third visit to Australia.
Make an elegant and unique nuno-felted top made of silk fabrics and fine merino wool. This workshop is all about personal design, and the wonders of fibre direction. Learn to customise a pattern for individual size and quality. Your garment will be light and elegant, well felted and full of drape. Make a sleeveless top, a blouse with short sleeves, or an open vest. Or make it a little longer and call it a mini dress. Anything is possible!
Previous nuno-felting experience is required.
We expect this workshop to fill very quickly. Enrol now to secure your place. A cancellation policy applies.
About May: May J. Hvistendahl is an internationally renowned felt artist from Norway. Since 1985 she has operated her full time felting studio Ullhuset (Woolhouse). Her specialty is nuno-felted clothing; designing and creating well-fitted, lightweight and durable garments using innovative techniques she has developed over 25 years. May teaches throughout Norway and internationally, including Japan, USA, Australia (2000 & 2005), and throughout Europe. She has written two books on felting (both in Norwegian) and her work has been shown in many solo and group exhibitions. She is the founder of the Norwegian Feltmaker Association (1995) and was its inaugural president for three years. May lives and works on a small island near Kragerø on the Norwegian south coast and runs annual workshops from her studio there. www.filtmaker.no
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For all queries, please email the Feltwest Workshop Co-ordinator at email@example.com.
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