Felted Vessels and Bowls with Finn Wool

CLASS ID: 4S08
Date/Time: Thursday, January 18, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Leslie Granbeck
Move over merino! Discover the subtle beauty of Finn Wool in its natural earthy colors. Known for its luster and excellent felting capabilities, Finn is the perfect wool for strong, sculptural vessels and bowls. Explore the fascinating art of 3-dimensional seamless feltmaking while creating a beautiful and functional work of art. Students say: “They look like pottery,” “Perfect in my mid-century home,” “Will make more!” $25 materials fee, payable to instructor, includes all fibers and supplies. Bring from home: 2-3 hand towels, 1 old bath towel, sharp scissors, a plastic bag to carry home wet items and a bag lunch. Optional: apron.

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Nuno Felted Table Runner or Wall Hanging

CLASS ID: 4S07
Date/Time: Saturday, February 10, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Leslie Granbeck
Felt a beautiful table runner or wall hanging using wool from local sheep. Learn to layer naturally colored fibers on a base of silk, then add texture and color with a variety of embellishing techniques, including silk paper you make in class. Add your own creative touches for a one-of-a-kind accessory. $25 material fee includes all fibers and supplies and is payable to instructor.

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