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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)

Contact Name: Emma Jackson

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129 Hazelhurst Road
Kings Heath
Birmingham
West Midlands
B14 6AG

Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)
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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)'s Courses

£75
West Midlands - Next course on 20th July 2019
An opportunity to create a unique piece of home decor to complement your home and learn two new skills - Feltmaking and Lampshade Making! Day One (20th July): Using native breed or merino wools with additional fibres such as silk, linen and exotics like angora you will design and make a piece of felt fabric. You will learn how to lay out the wool and other fibres and apply wet felting techniques to bond the...
£40
West Midlands - Next course on 21st September 2019
Create a simple and elegant seamless 3D pod using felted wool in colours of your choice. You will learn how to make a pattern, layout the wool and wool it into a permanent shape using only soap and water! No previous experience of felting is required, all abilities welcomed. Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a felt maker with over fifteen years experience teaching, designing & making felt for her award winning textiles company, Silversoles....
£70
West Midlands
Learn how to 'paint' with 'fibres' to create a picture; abstract or realistic of a landscape or animal for a wall hanging or piece to frame. You will create your fibre painting using wool and a selection of yarn, fabrics and other fibres which you can later embellish further with stitch and/or needle felting. During the workshop we will; *Discuss how to create perspective, focal points, balance and composition *Examine your landscape/animal images & the...
£35
West Midlands
Ever wondered how to create felt? In this introductory workshop you will learn about the ancient art of felt making practised by nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years and now being adopted by textiles artist across the globe today. 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...
£70
West Midlands - Next course on 3rd August 2019
An opportunity to spend a focused day learning how to achieve a range of textured effects by applying resist processes with wet felting. The day will include examining how specific effects are created and making your own samples applying the process discussed and demonstrated. The aim will be to achieve at least three samples including Cracked Mud, Nuno resists and Felt Trapunto. Please get in touch for more information or to book your place you...
£70
West Midlands
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 process discussed and demonstrated. The aim will be to achieve at lest three samples including ripples, pleats, ‘Coral wave’ and spikes. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those wishing to extend their felting...