Tag: Heidi Harris

Felted Rugs with Heidi Harris

Join us at West County Fiber Arts on the day the before Mother’s Day! In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the process of making a felt rug: preparing the wool (picking & carding), layout, felting, fulling and trimming the surface to finish your creation. We use 100% local wool. Using natural or colored roving, you may add […]

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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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Peg Loom Weaving with Heidi Harris

Peg looms are simple wooden weaving frames that can produce lovely scarves, rugs, bags, table runners. Students will learn how to warp a peg loom, begin weaving a project, and learn how to remove the finished project from the loom. Each student will receive a peg loom by “Papa’s One-of-a-Kind Peg Looms.” These looms are […]

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Felted Rugs with Heidi Harris

In this hands-on workshop at West County Fiber Arts you will learn the process of making a felt rug: preparing the wool (picking & carding), layout, felting, fulling and trimming the outside to finish your creation. We use 100% local wool. Using natural or colored roving you may add color and texture to create a rug that will […]

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Peg Loom Weaving with Heidi Harris

This 1-day workshop takes place at West County Fiber Arts in Sebastopol, CA. Peg looms are simple wooden weaving frames that can produce lovely scarves, rugs, bags, table runners and other projects. Students will learn how to warp a peg loom, begin weaving a project, and learn how to remove the finished project from the loom. Each […]

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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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