Friday, June 21, 2013

Studio GRAND OPENING!

Please join us at the GRAND OPENING celebration of our new HeartFelt Silks® studio!



Saturday, June 29, 1:00 pm – 4 pm

at SEASONS on St. Croix Gallery, our new studio's home



Food, fun, drawings, demonstrations, and opportunities for experimentation!

Meet fiber artist and teacher Robbin Firth and wood artisan Harry Firth, creators of the innovative hand-crafted wooden PALM WASHBOARD felting tools.

See Robbin's work in felt and silk, meet other fiber art enthusiasts, and sign up for felting classes!

Learn the art of FELTING! 
Take a felting class with fiber artist Robbin Firth. 
Let your creativity flourish and create unique fashion accessories and home d├ęcor objects!

Summer FELTING classes at HeartFelt Silks® Studio


Felted Lightweight Cotton Gauze Scarf
Felting and experimenting with hand-dyed cotton gauze is the starter for this lightweight summer scarf. Fabric, merino fiber and various silk fibers go into this unique and classy summer creation. Never felted before? No problem, we will teach you the convenient non-rolling technique with the Heartfelt Silks patent-pending Palm Washboard tool. 3 hr class. Materials provided. (Bring a couple of towels.)

Material & class fee: $63.00
July 17th 6pm-9pm
July 31st 6pm-9pm


Felted Silk Ruffle Scarf
Create an original silk and wool scarf. Learn the basics of three crafts – needle-felting, wet-felting, and fabric dyeing. Using merino wool and silk blend roving to create pretty ruffles. Then we will dye the whole thing with bright beautiful dyes. 3.5 hr class. Materials provided. (Bring a couple towels.)

(Supplies needed: Five prong clover needle felting tool and large clover needle felting mat. These can be purchased at JoAnn fabrics.)

Material & class fee: $55.00 
July 19th 5:30pm-9pm
August 9th 5:30pm-9pm


Introduction to Wet Felting with the Palm Washboard
Never felted before? Want to try a new way of felting? This class will give you the basics of wet felting merino wool and embellishing fibers. You will create bracelets, coasters, coffee cozies, as well as learn the basics of flat surface designing. 2 hr class. (Bring a couple towels.)
Material & class fee: $45.00
July 10th 1pm-3pm
July 13th 1pm-3pm

Other felting classes can be arranged by appointment. Private and group instruction available. Contact Robbin at 651-430-2868 for details.

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