As the days are getting chilly, why not join 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. Choosing colours of your choice, you will learn how to work with a resist pattern, lay out the wool fibres and fuse them together with just soap, water and elbow grease. You will also have access to a wide selection of fibres, yarns and fabrics that you can Nuno felt to add further surface decoration to your felt. A fun and practical workshop to make a functional and wearable piece of art work - a gift for a loved one or for you to keep! Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a felt maker with over twenty five+ years experience teaching, designing & making felt for her award winning textiles company, Silversoles. The workshop will take place in her home studio in South Birmingham with a small group of no more than four. Please note: the studio is situated at the bottom of a garden with one step up to access the building. The workshop starts at 10am and runs until 2:30pm, (please arrive at 9:45 for a 10am start). Please get in touch for more information or to book your place.
What's included in the price?
All materials included. Light refreshments of tea, coffee and biscuits available throughout out the day. The workshop fee is payable in full in advance to secure your place on the course. Please wear old clothes and/or bring an apron. Small groups guaranteed, maximum of 4 students.
Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts
Emma is an experienced textiles tutor and artist who specialises in making felt. She has over twenty five+ 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.
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