Monday, February 14, 2011

Living Felt: Needle-Felting Techniques Workshop

This 5-week workshop will introduce the beginning to intermediate crafter to the following techniques of needle-felting:

  • to create flat-felted applique-style work:
    • (crafters will learn how to translate a drawing or photograph into a simplified felted floral applique.)
  • to create simple three-dimensional shapes:
    • (crafters will create a sculptural form made from simple geometric shapes.)
  •  to create a complex three-dimensional sculpture:
    • (crafters will expand upon the dimensional shaping and applique skills to create a free-standing animal sculpture.)
Cost: $80 + cost of materials (please make check out to Antony Galbraith)
Registration and payment must be made with the Sherrill-Kenwood Free Library by February 28th to secure a spot in the workshop. 

The class size is limited to 15.

Location: Workshop will be held at the Sherrill-Kenwood Free Library, 543 Sherrill Rd, Sherrill, NY - 363-363-5980

Materials Required:

Needle-felting needles** (assorted needle gauges are recommended)
Foam or brush mat for needle felting (high density foam at least 1.5” thick recommended)
Assorted colors of wool roving, including white and black in slightly larger quantities
A good pair of scissors for cutting fiber
Flat sheet of felt (9” x 12”) (color doesn’t matter)

* Due to class size limitations cancellations of registration & refunds will not be granted after February 28th
**Please note: the needles required for needle-felting are extremely sharp! Caution in handling tools is advised.

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