In-person course
in Birmingham

Felted Bag - with Nuno resist features

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Description

Enjoy making a bag with a beautifully textured surface using natural fibres and fabrics. Combining wool, cotton or silk you will be shown how to use resists and Nuno felting techniques to construct a seamless felted wool bag with integrated resist patterning within the surface.  During the workshop you will learn how to - *Design and make your bag  *Made a resist pattern from a template to form your seamless bag *Create surface pattern and texture by using resist shapes and fabrics  *Make seamless 3d felt *Incorporate fabric texture using Nuno technique This is a great day to expand your felt making skills - suitable for those with felt making experience and advanced beginners with a felting knowledge, as groups are kept small. The bag shape will vary depending on attendees experience and design ideas. Once you have learnt the Nuno and 3d resist skills you will be able to begin applying them to other projects too, for instance cushions, purses and vessels. Suitable for: Intermediates & Advanced Beginners with core felt skills and basic nuno experience.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tuition is included to make the felt bag body, (leather bag straps are not included & will need to be bought separately). A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and biscuits is also included to help fuel your felting throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch.

Duration

7 hours (10:00am to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

Maker


Emma is an experienced textiles tutor and artist who specialises in making felt. She has over twenty years experience teaching, designing and making felt for her award winning textiles company, Silversoles. Emma enjoys teaching and feels it plays an important role in her practice.

Venue

129 Hazelhurst Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 6AG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Tutor can travel
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Parking provided
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