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Description

This wet felting beginners kit is designed by textile artist and painter Barbara Meek from Feltworld Creative Arts. This simple felt picture was inspired by Barbara walking in the countryside by her home in Staffordshire, it lent itself to being painted with natural fibres. Using vibrant colours in merino wool, shimmering silks fibres. This wool and silk painting kit is suitable for complete beginners to some experience. You will find that working with fluffy natural fibres has a therapeutic element to it and become relaxed in this captivating art form. Laying and shaping fibres, blending the colours together as an artist would blend paints is so relaxing. The colours may vary slightly due to the colour batch dyes at the time. Same with the silk stems but they will be similar, you can change the design as suits you too. Save a bit of the white and make a little cottage!!! :-) . You will have access to Barbara’s short video link introduction into wet feltmaking with this kit. Follow Barbara’s step by step instructions in this kit to create this lovely picture to frame.

What's included in the price?

This kit includes: Instructions with step by step coloured images Merino wool fibres in various colours Silk and Alpaca fibres Soap flakes

What you will need

Bubble Wrap or plastic sheeting Towel for table protection Water bottle with a hole/s for the soap and water mix

Duration

Maker


Barbara from Feltworld Creative Arts is a multimedia artist, her art work is usually vibrant and colourful although she will teach you using more subtle colourways as well. With 25yrs experience in art & design, she has a wealth of knowledge in the following: *Wet felting & Needle Felting *Batik painting- drawing with hot beeswax on cotton material & painting with fabric dyes. *Alcohol Ink painting is amazing fun too. * Gelli Plate Art

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
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