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Nuno Hat Making with Sue Eslick

Congratulations you have successfully booked your workshop and we look forward to seeing you. If you have any queries about the content of the workshop please email the tutor for all other inquires please contact the Workshop Co-ordinator feltwest.workshops@gmail.com

Materials List

  • Merino wool tops for the hat (approx 100gms) in one colour or colours that tone well
  • 0.25 metre silk tissue, or other fabric for surface design
  • Tape measure, pencil and paper for drawing your design and head size
  • Sharp scissors for paper and fabric
  • Waterproof marker
  • Strong cotton cloth approx 1m X 0.5m in size (eg linen tea towel)
  • Hat block if you have one, otherwise lots of plastic to scrunch up and shape your hat around
  • Normal felt-making kit:
    • Small plastic drop sheet
    • Bubble wrap or grip mat approx 1.4m X 0.6m in size
    • Pole approx 5 cm diameter, minimum 0.6m in length
    • Soap or Earth Choice washing up liquid
    • Small plastic bag and rubber gloves
    • Small container for water – a 1 litre ice cream container is ideal
    • Old curtain netting – approx. 1 metre
    • A leg of old pantihose
    • Bucket for water
    • Sponge
    • Towels
    • Wash board or paint roller tray if you have one
    • Table leg raisers if you have them
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