Introduction to Nuno Felting
Saturday, October 26th, 10am-4pm
If you want to learn how to make Nuno felt, then this is the class for you. You don’t need to have any experience to take this class. All you need is a desire to learn to make a beautiful one of a kind piece of wearable art. This technique is great for making lightweight garments, especially scarves and wraps using silk and soft Merino wool. Patricia will have silk hankies, merino wool, silk fabric, novelty yarn and more for you to experiment and play with. She will walk you through each step of the process and be there to answer any questions. This will be a fun class. Mistakes are a plus!
Please bring comfortable shoes and clothing, as you will be on your feet most of the day. Bring something for the potluck lunch. All the supplies and materials will be provided.
This class will be taught by the wonderful Patricia Briceno who is a professional Nuno felter, spinner, knitter, and dyer. She has a roving dye company Beesybee Fiber on FB and her work is sold at Black Mountain Artisans in Pt. Reyes. We are excited to have her teaching at Windrush Farm.
$125 (includes materials). Class limited to 12 students.
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If you want to learn how to make a nuno felt scarf, then this is the class for you!
This is a class great for beginners. The class is so much fun! Nuno felt is almost like making a collage, with so many possibilities with color, textures, shapes, fabric, etc. Once the basics of this technique are learned, the sky is the limit. I love to teach beginners because they show up to the class ready to experiment with something new and exciting. I also love teaching, because I always learn something new from my students. And to make it even more exciting, the setting is in a beautiful farm owned by my friend Mimi Luebbermann. For more information and to sign up, please go to Eventbrite.com I can also be reached with a message using the contact form located in the Contact section of this blog. Oh, yes, my favorite line: Mistakes are a must!
Hello Makers! West County Fiber Arts in Sebastopol will be hosting once again a felting class! I hope you can join me on this new journey. I will be teaching a Hat Making Class using a resist that will allow to create shapes, textures and to add your personal and special touch to your project. I will show how to design a hat from scratch. We will be starting by making our own pattern using our own measurements. It’s going to be a lot of fun!
You will be surprised at how many options there are when designing a hat. Lately, I’ve been immerse into hat making just because it is fun and to also have a few examples to show to my students for inspiration.
This is a hat that was ALMOST a failure! It was meant to be a rose, but instead it became something weird that started to look like a lump. Or perhaps a nipple?
I didn’t liked it at all! It looked somehow disturbing. So I decided to perform surgery with a pair of scissors.
This is much, much better. I’m thinking of adding some design elements with a sewing machine.
As I said… This can be a journey! If you are interested on taking my class, follow the link below for more information and registration.