Saturday, September 13, 2014

Robbin Firth is a Guest on Fiber Art Now magazine's FAN Fare Online Show - September 14, 2014

Robbin Firth of HeartFelt Silks will be a guest on the premier episode of Fiber Art Now magazine's FAN Fare online video show -- Sunday, September 14, 2014, 3:00PM EST. Tune in to chat with us!

About the FAN Fare show: FAN Fare is a free, online, interactive, web show devoted to inspiring and connecting the fiber arts community. Every month, FAN Fare will give viewers the opportunity to actively participate in the program and ask questions while watching the live show.  Hosted by Cami Smith.

About the GUEST: Robbin Firth, felt artist & teacher at HeartFelt Silks studio in Hudson, WI, and host of Fabulous Fibre Feltmaking Workshops 2014, has been working in the fiber arts for over 20 years. Robbin’s artwork can be seen at fine boutiques in the region. She also teaches at The Textile Center (a nationally recognized organization for fiber & textile arts), Phipps Center for the Arts, and offers private lessons.
Felt Artist Robbin Firth
Robbin and her husband Harry Firth are inventors and makers of the handcrafted Palm Washboard line of felting tools. The Palm Washboard eliminates the need for rolling, which lets you explore new design ideas and removes tedious labor from the process of wet felting.

Tune in for the live show to ask Robbin any questions, from technique and creativity to teaching, selling your work, and running a fiber business!

Take felting workshops with Robbin and talented guest felt artists from around the United States, in October 2014 at Seasons on St. Croix Gallery in Hudson, WI. Here are our Top 10 Reasons to come to Hudson, WI for Fabulous Fibre Month!

Contact Robbin at with inquiries.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Come to Hudson, WI for FABULOUS FIBRE MONTH October 2014

Fabulous Fibre Month is weeks away, and here are our Top 10 Reasons to come to Hudson, WI for Felting Workshops in October 2014!

Some classes are almost full, and registration for all classes is closing on September 15, 2014. If you haven't registered yet, please email today. Go HERE for the full felting workshops schedule and complete details on each class and instructor.

See you in October!

Fabulous Fibre Month October 2014 is hosted by HeartFelt Silks and Seasons on St. Croix Gallery. Additional sponsor: Textile Center of Minnesota.

Top 10 Reasons to Come to Hudson, WI for Fabulous Fibre Month October 2014

1. Hudson, WI is located on the beautiful St. Croix River, designated a National Scenic Riverway.

2. October is peak foliage season in Hudson -- the area will look breathtakingly beautiful. 

3. Learn the Art of Felting from artist instructors with a regional and national reputation in fiber arts.
4. All Felting workshops are held at the award-winning Seasons on St. Croix Gallery of art and fine craft.

5. Delicious meals at area restaurants - Barkers, Knoke's Chocolates, San Pedro's, Smilin' Moose, Pier 500, Mama Maria's. 

6. Many cultural & historic attractions, including Octagon House Museum, The Phipps Center for the Arts.

7. Fiber arts classes for every level, from beginner to advanced. Make one-of-a-kind fashion accessories to wear -- felted hats, shawls, bags. Home decor too! Learn the fascinating art of felting in a friendly, relaxed, and inspiring atmosphere.

8. Ride kayaks, canoes, or a take a narrated scenic boat tour down St. Croix River. 

9. Learn the trendy eco-printing technique or learn how to "paint" a landscape in felt.
10. Meet the HeartFelt Silks family - fiber artist Robbin, woodturner Harry, their daughter/model Kirsten, plus pets and Internet celebrities, Mick and Wally.

October 4-5, 2014 -- Eco-Printed Fantastic Felt Hats Workshop with Dawn Edwards (all levels)
October 10, 2014 -- Felt Birdhouse Workshop with Becky Utecht (all levels)
October 11, 2014 -- Raw Felted Locks Throw Pillow Workshop with Becky Utecht (all levels)
October 14-15, 2014 -- Felted Wool Locks Shawl Workshop with Robbin Firth (some felting experience necessary)
October 17-19, 2014 -- Seamless Nuno Felted Vest Workshop with Beth Marx  (some felting experience necessary)
October 24-25, 2014 -- Felted Landscape Workshop with Jan Waller (all levels)
October 27-28, 2014 -- Bag on a Ball Workshop with Ruth Walker (all levels)
October 29, 2014 -- Hat on a Ball Workshop with Ruth Walker (all levels