Tag: felting

Nuno Felted Tunic Dress with Charity van der Meer

The focus of this 2-day workshop is on designing and making fashionable a Nuno-felted merino wool and silk garment — a tunic dress that is wearable piece of art. Students will use the instructor’s simple but effective techniques to customize felting patterns for themselves. Surface design will be included in the felting process, using different […]

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Beginning Felting with Heidi Harris

This class at West County Fiber Arts (in Sebastopol, CA) will cover the cycle of felting, starting with shearing the sheep to the end product of a felted piece that you will create with both needle felting and wet felting. We will discuss shearing, skirting, classing, picking, carding and felting, with an introduction to tools that […]

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Felted Fleece Rugs with Heidi Harris

In this workshop, each student will felt a beautiful Navajo Churro fleece into a rug to take home. These rugs are very artistic and in raw form they show the size and structure of that specific sheep. All the fleeces came from Tanya and Greg at McKenzie Creek Ranch in Cazadero, California. The fleeces have […]

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Beginning Felting with Heidi Harris

This 1-day workshop takes place at West County Fiber Arts in Sebastopol, CA. We will cover the basics of cleaning and carding wool, and then move on to felting techniques. Wool will be provided for students to card for their class project, and then use wet felting techniques to make a scarf or table runner that they can take home, […]

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Living on Earth

The project was recently documented for the Living on Earth radio program.  A great video was created on one of our Fibershed re-skilling days, a time when designers and artists come together to learn from each other– using all local materials.  In this case Katherine Jolda, one of our Fibershed felters taught everyone in the […]

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