Saturday, November 23, 2013

January and February 2014 Felting Classes Schedule at HeartFelt Silks Studio

We have an exciting season of felting classes in store for early 2014. Here's the HeartFelt Silks studio classes schedule for January and February. Please remember to call us to reserve your spot in the class. Follow us on Facebook to see photos from previous classes!

Learn the art of FELTING! Take a felting class with fiber artist Robbin Firth at HeartFelt Silks® Studio in Hudson, Wisconsin!

Let your creativity flourish and create unique fashion accessories and home decor objects!
Location: 401 Second Street, Hudson, WI 54016  at SEASONS on St. Croix Gallery

Wet Felted Scarf with 3D Effects
In this fun class it's all about wool, sticks and embellishing fibers. You are going to create a scarf with 3D effects, combining elements of layering and a little slicing and dicing. This is all done with the use of the patent-pending Palm Washboard felting tools. We will experiment, and there will be surprises in store for all of us. Come join the fun! Bring a couple of towels.

Material fee & class fee: $65.00 

Saturday, January 11th 1pm-4:30pm
HeartFelts Silks Hat on a Ball
Create a one-of-a-kind hat and learn the technique of wet felting using wool roving, silk hankies & silk noils.  Never felted before? Don't worry,  you will be able to recreate this project again and again. Want a fun project to do with friends or family? Bring a couple of towels and a bowl that fits your head.

Material & class fee: $70.00 

Saturday, January 18th 1pm-4:30pm      
Cross Hatch Scarf
Create your own lattice style scarf or wrap that looks like an open weave of criss-crossed fibers. This technique makes a beautiful scarf that looks complicated, but is easy to learn. We will use merino roving, silk embellishing threads and your own scrap yarn bits to create the design, and then wet felt with Robbin’s Palm Washboard, and her innovative non-rolling technique.There will be many colors to pick from. Please bring some towels.

Material & class fee: $65.00 

Thursday, January 23rd 1pm-4pm         
HeartFelt Silks Winter Frost Scarf- Silk and Burnout Velvet
Explore the world of needle and wet felting. You'll use pieces of burnout velvet and silk, a silk scarf base, and wool roving. This is a two-part class, at two hours for each class, a week apart. Students will have some homework. The second class will be for the wet felting process.
Supplies needed for this class: Clover needle felting tool. This is the tool with 5 needles. Clover needle felting matt. Large. Both can be bought at Joanne Fabrics.
Material and class fee: $75.00              

Saturday, February 8th 2pm-4pm  
Saturday, February 15th 2pm-4pm
Merino Prefelt Scarf/Cowl
Create an original scarf or cowl using Australian merino prefelt and many hand dyed merino silk and embellishing fibers. Robbin will show you the process of wet felting using the Palm Washboard tool. You will create a double sided design on your scarf or cowl. Bring some towels.

Material & class fee: $65.00 

Tuesday, February  11th 1pm-4pm
Wine Cozy
Create a wine cozy by using wet felting techniques and a mason jar. In this class, students will be introduced to shortcuts and taught the basics of using household items to get the shapes desired. Wool roving will be used, as well as many other fibers for embellishing.  

Material & class fee: $45.00 

Friday, February 28th 6pm-9pm  

Other felting classes can be arranged by appointment. Private and group instruction available. Contact Robbin at 651-263-7275 for details.