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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)

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129 Hazelhurst Road
Kings Heath
Birmingham
West Midlands
B14 6AG

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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)'s Courses

Felt Pod Vessels
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Felt Pod Vessels
West Midlands - Next course on 21st September 2019
£40
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. The workshop will take place in her home studio in South Birmingham with a small...
Learn to felt
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Learn to felt
West Midlands
£35
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 new and unique fabric. You can use your completed felted work to stitch into, frame,...
Shibori Felting: A Felt Sampling Day -  Ripples, Waves & Spikes
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Shibori Felting: A Felt Sampling Day - Ripples, Waves & Spikes
West Midlands
£70
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 practice. The workshop runs from 10am - 4:30pm, (participants are asked to arrive at 9:45am...