Workshops

'Off the Peg' Workshops

2018 Felt Making Workshops

Felt Lampshades 

20th & 27th January 10am - 1pm £75

An opportunity to create a unique piece of home decor to complement your home and learn two new skills - Feltmaking and Lampshade Making! Please Note: This workshop takes place over two half days. Beginners & Beyond.


Learn to Felt - An Introduction

Saturday 24th February 10 am - 2pm £35

Ever wondered how to create Felt? You will learn about the process of bonding wool fibres together using the wet felting method, from laying out the loose fibres to working them together with other exotic fibres to form a new and unique fabric. You can use your felted work to stitch into, frame, embellish other textiles with and much more. Beginners +


Shibori Felting 

A Felt Techniques Sampling Day

Folds, Ripples and Spikes 

Saturday 21st April 10- 4pm £70

An opportunity to spend a focused day learning how to achieve a range of textured effects by applying the Shibori process with wet felting. The day will include examining how specific effects are created and making your own samples, applying the processes discussed and demonstrated. The aim will be to achieve at least three samples including folds, pleats, ripples, ‘coral wave’  and spikes. Some felting experience desirable, but all welcome.

 

Nuno Scarf

Saturday 5th May 10am - 4:30pm £75

A fabulous opportunity to create a beautiful scarf while learning how to Nuno Felt. You will learn how to fuse the traditional technique of wet felting with the contemporary nuno process to design and make a unique new fabric by combining wool fibres with silk chiffon. Beginners & Beyond +

 

Resist Felting

A Felt Sampling Day

Cracked Mud, Nuno Resists & Felt Trapunto 

7th July 10am - 4 pm £70

A focused day learning how to achieve a range of textured effects by applying resist processes with wet felting. The workshop will include examining how specific effects are created and making your own samples applying the resist processes discussed and demonstrated. The aim will be to achieve three samples including Cracked Mud, Nuno resists and Felt Trapunto. Some felting experience desirable, but all welcome.

 

Textured Cushion Cover

8th September 10am - 4:30 pm £75

Experiment with a variety of fabrics and felting techniques including nuno, applied Shibori manipulation and resists to create a wonderfully textured felted fabric piece to make into a cushion cover

An excellent course for those who have attended the Resist Felting or Shibori Sampling Workshop to apply your knowledge to create a finished item, but all are welcome.

 

 

 

 

  • More information and images from previous workshops can be found by following the links abelow and on the website www.craftcourses.com under Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles).

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