Skill Extension – Felting Around Objects

It is fun to felt around a rock or other object, but there are a few simple tips that you need to know to ensure that the wool is able to shrink properly to form tight, firm felt.  Join us for a fun session learning how to lay wool around an object eg, a balloon or ball, creating sufficient space for the felt to shrink around the object to create a well felted piece.  Holes can be formed in the felt to expose the object within.  One sample piece will be made felting around a rock.  This session will give you the skills needed to encase objects in felt to create jewellery, paper weights or other objects. 

Felting skills extension

Participants will make a sample piece of quality felt.

All the felting equipment is supplied. Participants can bring their own wool or purchase a sample pack on the day for a cost of $5, so you just need to bring along a towel and your enthusiasm.

These classes are designed for inexperienced felters, or anyone wanting to refresh their skills or learn a new felting technique.  They are ideal for people who have completed the Feltwest beginners workshop and are keen to learn more, or gain the skills and confidence required to undertake a more advanced felting workshop.

Extension classes are kept small to provide a lot of 1:1 support to participants in a relaxed and helpful environment.  The sessions will focus on creating one or more samples on a specific technique.

For details of the Refund Policy click here


For all queries about the Skills Extension Program please contact the Co-ordinator through our Contact page.

Date

06 Jun 2023

Time

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Labels

Skill Extension
Alexander Park Craft House

Location

Alexander Park Craft House
Clyde Road, Menora, WA, 6050
Category

Organizer

Feltwest
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