Needle Felt Workshop with Elaine Farmer

$35.00

Instructor: Elaine Farmer

Date: Saturday, February 17th  FILLED

Time: 1-3pm

Cost: $35 with material cost either $6.50 or $15 due the instructor

Ages: 12+

SKU: NFWEF2/17 Category: Tag:

Description

Participants will learn how to needle felt a flat two-dimensional design, starting with a sample shape stencil provided, which will be traced to the felt and used as a guide to create the needle work. Designs available will include flowers, mushrooms, and butterflies to name a few.

Summary of what the participants will learn:

– Receive a comprehensive supply list handout for future use.

– Learn about different fibers and how to use the to create unique textures and forms.

– Learn about the different tools.

– Learn the terms used.

– Create and take home a needle felted 2-dimensional piece of art!

 

Poppy Drawing by Elaine Farmer          Set up for Needle Felting by Elaine Farmer

**Basic Starter Kit provided by the instructor (if student needs basic kit)

– Felting Needles (2) #42 triangle (Extra $1.50 each)        $3.00

– Finger Protector Leather Guard, 1 pair (2 finger pcs)      $3.50

– Foam Pad 6″ x 9″ x 1 3/8″                                                $2.00

 Total for Starter Kit  – $8.50

***Wool and embellishments supplied by instructor (ALL STUDENTS)

– Pre-felt – 6″ x 6″ for mounting color                                   $1.50

– Assorted wool colors supplied for project                          $5.00

Total for project supplies for all students  –  $6.50

Other yarns, wool, and embellishments will be available free to students to use in the workshop.

These specific supplies for this project can (if need be) purchased from the instructor. The materials will cost either $8.50 or $15.00 to be paid directly to the instructor on day of the workshop.

  • Other supplies to be brought by all  students
  • -Tweezers to lift bits of unwanted color or other material
  • -Small pointed scissors for snipping
  • -Straight pins to hold felt to the foam while working

If you want to buy your own Needle Felting Kit, the kits and some supplies are available at Hobby Lobby and Joann Fabric (sometimes in the store but more likely online). Amazon might be another source but if you are new to this medium, purchase the smallest kit you can find and be sure the foam pad is at least 6″ x 6″.

Registration needs to be finalized two weeks in advance. Student minimum is 4.

 

 

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