SPRING FELTING CLASS SCHEDULE!

LOTS of classes coming up in March and April-take a look at the descriptions and email me at annasplaceofholding@gmail.com if you have further questions! I’m looking forward to seeing YOU in class soon!

Until then, FELT This!

Anna

 

Monday, March 5th, 6-8pm

FELT THIS! Needle Felted Coffee Sleeve class maximum # for class=12 Fee: $15 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: Felting needle(s), foam base, two ounces or more of wool fibers in colors of your choosing. (A limited number of needle felting kits with needle, small foam base and 50 grams of fibers will be available on the day of the class for $15.) Continue to explore the ancient practice of creating the fabric known as felt from wispy fibers in amazing colors. No experience is needed for this class as you use a template to create a coffee sleeve for your to-go cup. By the end of this 2 hour class, you should have your sleeve completed and ready to use. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

Friday, March 9th, 2-4pm

FELT THIS! Needle Felted Create-A-Creature class maximum # for class=12 Fee: $30 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: Felting needle(s), foam base, two or more ounces of wool fibers in assorted colors of your choosing. Chenille stems and fiberfill will be provided by instructor. (A limited number of needle felting kits with needle, small foam base and 50 grams of fibers will be available on the day of the class for $15.) Using an armature built from chenille stems and fiberfill, and your imagination, create a creature of your choosing, real or imaginary. Blend the wispy fibers and learn to use your felting needle to create details and texture in your sculpture. No experience is needed for this class as you learn how to blend and combine different colors and textures of the fibers to create your creature. By the end of this 2 hour class, your creature should be mostly created, and you’ll have ideas for finishing details to complete at home. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

Tuesday, March 20th, 10am-4pm

FELT THIS! Wet Felted Mini-Painting class minimum # for class=4; maximum # for class=12 Fee: $75 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: An old towel to transport your painting home, two ounces of natural colored fibers for the base and four ounces of dyed wool roving-NOT SUPERWASH! I recommend merino or BFL blends of no more than 30% other fiber like silk or bamboo. (Instructor will bring soap, bubble wrap, and other tools for wet felting and will have black and fancy fibers to add details to your painting. Instructor will also bring drum carder in case you want to blend your fibers. Dress in comfortable clothing that could get wet and non-slip shoes) We will take a lunch break, so bring a lunch and drink with you as well. During this class you will build a multi layered wool painting from the fibers you bring to create the background for a silhouetted tree. Learn the technique of ensuring even shrinkage during felting, and discover beauty of how the fibers migrate and blend during the felting process. You’ll leave class with ideas for further embellishment of your painting. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

Monday, April 9th, 6-8pm

FELT THIS! Needle Felted Bagette (mini-bag) class maximum # for class=12 Fee: $30 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: Felting needle(s), foam base, two or more ounces of wool fibers in colors of your choosing, yarns or embroidery floss to coordinate with size appropriate sewing needles. (A limited number of needle felting kits with needle, small foam base and 50 grams of fibers will be available on the day of the class for $15.)Instructor will have assorted threads and floss, as well as embellishment options available at class. Create a sheet of wool felt and learn how to transform it into a bagette with a couple of folds and a few stitches. No experience is needed for this class as you learn how to blend and combine different colors and textures of the fibers to create a a mini-bag. By the end of this 2 hour class, you should leave with your bagette ready for additional embellishment with beads, buttons, or whatever you choose. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

Saturday, April 21st, 10am-4pm

FELT THIS! Wet Felted Nuno Gauze Wrap class minimum for class=4; maximum # for class=12 Fee: $75 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: An old towel to transport your wrap home, and four or more ounces of dyed wool roving-NOT SUPERWASH! I recommend merino or BFL blends of no more than 30% other fiber like silk or bamboo. (Instructor will bring soap, bubble wrap, and other tools for wet felting and will provide the cotton scrim-cheesecloth-for your wrap. Dress in comfortable clothing that could get wet and non-slip shoes) Create a lovely wrap using the nuno felting technique to “laminate” the cheesecloth with the fibers you bring to class. Explore the technique, and different design possibilities as you layout your fibers in an incredibly thin layer, and work them into the fabric to create a one-of-a-kind wrap to be worn in every season of the year. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

Monday, April 23, 6-8pm

FELT THIS! Needle Felted Beads class maximum # for class=12 Fee: $15 Instructor, Anna Walker aka @FELTit on Twitter

Supplies you need to bring: Felting needle(s), foam base, an ounce or two of wool fibers in colors of your choosing. . (A limited number of needle felting kits with needle, small foam base and 50 grams of fibers will be available on the day of the class for $15.) Have fun creating beads from wispy fibers in amazing colors. No experience is needed for this class as you learn how to blend and combine different colors and textures of the fibers to create a beads you can later use for bracelets, necklaces, or earrings. By the end of this 2 hour class, you will have several beads completed, and ideas for turning them into unique jewelry. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR TO RSVP YOUR CLASS SPOT.

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