Workshops

Silversoles Studio Workshops: 2018/19 Feltmaking & Other Courses

 

Nuno Scarf

Saturday 22nd September 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 +

Felt Lampshades 

6th & 13th October 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 +

 

Textured Book or Cushion Panel

10th November 10am - 2pm £45

Experiment with merino wool and a selection of a fabrics and fibres to make a richly textured surface. You'll learn the basic techniques of wet felting and how to integrate other fabrics and fibres and dye the finished item.

 

A great intorduction to feltmaking for beginners and an opportunity to work with other fibres & acid dyes for those with some felting expereince. 

 

 Fingerless Gloves & Wristwarmers

 Saturday 8th December 10am - 2:30pm £50

When the days get chiller, why not join us for this fun half day workshop? You will learn how to make a pair of hand felted wool wrist warmers or a pair of fingerless gloves to keep you warm this autumn. A fun and practical workshop to make a functional and wearable piece of art work - a gift for loved on or for you to keep.

 

 Learn to Felt - An Introduction 

Saturday 12th January 10am - 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 +


Nuno Scarf

Saturday 19th January 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 +


Felt Pod Vessel / Bowls

Saturday 2nd February 10am - 1:30pm £40

Create a simple yet elegant seamless 3d pod using wool in this half day workshop. You will learn to use the wet felting resist technique to felt the wool and shape it into a permenent form. Beginners & Beyond+

Shibori Felting 

A Felt Techniques Sampling Day: Folds, Ripples and Spikes 

Saturday 23rd March 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.

Felt Flowers

Saturday 30th March 2019 10am - 1:30pm £40

Come and join us to make a felted flower brooch in this relaxed half day workshop. This makes a great Mothers Day gift experience. Beginners & Beyond +

 

Dabble with Devore

Saturday 6th April 2019  9:30am - 4:30pm £80

An introductory workshop to learn the basic principles of devore, equipping you to produce a selection of samples, a cushion cover or scarf. Beginners & Beyond +


Landscapes in Wool - Painting with Wool

Saturday 4th May 10am - 4:00pm £70

Learn how to 'paint' with fibres to create a picture - abstract or realistic of a landscape or animal for a wall hanging or to frame. Beginners & Beyond +


Resist Felting

A Felt Sampling Day: 

Cracked Mud, Nuno Resists & Felt Trapunto 

3rd August 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.


More detailed information, tickets and images & reviews from previous workshops can be found on the by visisitng the Gallery page 'Felt Workshops & Other courses' or by visisitng www.craftcourses.com under Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles).

 

 

 

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