Felting is beginning…and classes are coming!

Hi friends, it’s been awhile since I posted. Life continues to go one, one day at a time, and I have begun to come out of my grief hibernation, a little more each day. I’ve connected with an amazing business owner, Alicia Vanwalleghem, of Leaping Llamas Artisan Shop in downtown Topeka, and have scheduled classes through the end of the year:

Leaping Llamas Artisan Shop

I am looking forward to our felting projects for the year, and hope that you will stop by the shop, sign up for one, or more, felting classes and come join the fun. Here’s the schedule of classes:

Saturday, May 27, 2017-Cobweb Felted Scarf (wet felting)-9am to Noon

Thursday, June 1, 2017-Geode Earrings-6pm to 8pm

Saturday, June 10, 2017-Felting with a Resist-Small Vessel/Bag (wet felting)-1pm to 4pm

Thursday, July 6, 2017-Create A Creature-6pm to 8pm

Saturday, July 15, 2017-Felting with a Resist-Felted Hat (wet felting)-1pm to 4pm

Thursday, August 3, 2017-Felted Flowers (rose, tiger lily, calla lily) (wet felting)-6pm to 8pm

Saturday, August 5, 2017-Felt a Cat (or small dog) Cave (wet felting)-Noon to 5pm

Thursday, September 7, 2017-Felt-N-Zip pins-6pm to 8pm

Thursday, October 5, 2017-Felted Dreadlocks/Cords (wet felting)-6pm to 8pm

Thursday, November 2, 2017-Felted Phone Case-6pm to 8pm

Thursday, December 7, 2017-Felted Snowmen (or women, or creature…)-6pm to 8pm

Watch for updates with class samples and for pictures after the classes! We have great fun Stabbing Things Into Existence (c) with needle felting, and Thwacking Things Into Existence (c) with wet felting. Most classes are beginner friendly, especially the Thursday evening classes. The classes on Saturdays over the summer build upon the previous class, and do require more attention to detail, as well as more ability to work with your upper body. Wet felting is quite the workout!

Check in with Alicia at the shop for more details and to RSVP your space with prepayment. All supplies are included for these classes! For the wet felting classes, you’ll want to bring an old towel to transport your creation home. I hope to see you in class!

 

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