Felted Slippers Workshop (at OFFF)
Sep
23
9:30 am09:30

Felted Slippers Workshop (at OFFF)

  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival

Learn to make slippers using a plastic resist as the pattern. Students will come away with one completed pair of slippers and the know-how to make more for any sized foot. Best for those with some felting experience or scrappy beginners.

Pre-registration recommended. This class usually has a waiting list at Oregon's biggest Fiber Festival, OFFF!

http://flockandfiberfestival.com/product-category/workshops/

Nuno Felt Scarf Workshop
Sep
30
10:00 am10:00

Nuno Felt Scarf Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

Nuno Felting is a process of combining wool roving and fine cloth like cotton, silk or poly chiffon with wet felting. In this class you’ll learn to strategically layer merino wool and fabric, then wet felt them together to create a light and fabulously textured textile.

$85, all materials included. To register, email LeBrie.

Felted Slippers Workshop
Oct
8
10:00 am10:00

Felted Slippers Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

Learn to make slippers using a plastic resist as the pattern. Students will come away with one completed pair of slippers and the know-how to make more for any sized foot. Best for those with some felting experience or scrappy beginners.
 

$95, all materials included. To register, email LeBrie.

Felted Acorn Garland Workshop
Oct
15
4:00 pm16:00

Felted Acorn Garland Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

Fall is here! Celebrate by making a festive garland of felted acorns. The acorns will be wet felted wool balls attached to real acorn tops. Come by yourself or bring your friends and family and work together on a bigger garland. All ages welcome. Channel your inner squirrel!

$25, includes all materials.

To register, contact LeBrie.

 

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

The holey felt scarf (or 'cobweb scarf') is a classic feltmaking project with countless variations. Through a specific layout technique you achieve a lacy, holey texture without ever having to get out the scissors! Great for beginners to wet felting, and also intermediate students who want to learn the keys to making this versatile form successfully.

$95. This cost includes all the materials you will need for your scarf.

This class is held at PenFelt Studio. To register, email LeBrie.

Your Perfect Felted Handbag Workshop
Feb
12
9:00 am09:00

Your Perfect Felted Handbag Workshop

  • Art & Soul Retreat

Learn to make your perfect felted handbag! In this wet felting class you will learn to use a plastic resist, add pockets, and create rope handles. All of these elements come from strategically layered fiber to create a seamless bag that requires no stitching. We'll start the day by looking at my extensive library of Japanese felting books to get inspiration. I will help you combine these ideas with your own to craft the one-of-a-kind bag that you've always wanted.

To register, visit the Art & Soul Website.

Felted Slippers Workshop
Feb
13
9:00 am09:00

Felted Slippers Workshop

  • Art & Soul Retreat

Learn to make a custom-fitting pair of felted slippers using only wool roving and hot soapy water. Students will create a custom plastic resist as the pattern, and create the slippers from start to finish in one day. Students will come away with one completed pair of slippers and the know-how to make more for any sized foot. 

To register, visit the Art & Soul Website.

Needle Felted Cakes Workshop
Feb
13
6:30 pm18:30

Needle Felted Cakes Workshop

  • Art & Soul Retreat

Learn to make darling little cakes for the sweeties in your life… grandchildren, best friends, partners, etc. Who wouldn’t want one?? Using very simple supplies - just a felting needle and raw wool - we'll create beautiful and intricate desserts inspired by Japanese felt dessert master Rio Fukuda. 

This class will teach you all the basics of needle felting via the cake project. You’ll learn about the gauges of different felting needles, what fibers work best, and what tools are available to speed up the process. If you have been wanting to make little felted critters or other small sculptures, join us for cakes, then apply the felting skills you learn your next project of any subject.

To register, visit the Art & Soul Website.

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop
Feb
18
9:00 am09:00

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop

  • Art & Soul Retreat

The holey felt scarf (or 'cobweb scarf') is a classic feltmaking project with countless variations. Through a specific layout technique you achieve a lacy, holey texture without ever having to get out the scissors. Great for beginners to wet felting, and also intermediate students who want to learn the keys to making this versatile form successfully.
In this class you will PLAY with fiber and color and come away with a head-turner of a scarf that you won’t want to take off!

To register, visit the Art & Soul website.


Your Perfect Felted Handbag Workshop
Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

Your Perfect Felted Handbag Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

Learn to make your perfect felted handbag! In this wet felting class you will learn to use a plastic resist, add pockets, and create rope handles. All of these elements come from strategically layered fiber to create a seamless bag that requires no stitching.

We'll start the day by looking at my extensive library of Japanese felting books to get inspiration. I will help combine these ideas with your own to craft the one-of-a-kind bag that you've always wanted.

Very satisfying!

$95, all materials included. To register, email LeBrie.

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Holey 'Cobweb' Scarf Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

The holey felt scarf (or 'cobweb scarf') is a classic feltmaking project with countless variations. Through a specific layout technique you achieve a lacy, holey texture without ever having to get out the scissors! Great for beginners to wet felting, and also intermediate students who want to learn the keys to making this versatile form successfully.

$95. This cost includes all the materials you will need for your scarf.

This class is held at PenFelt Studio. To register, email LeBrie. (online registration technology coming soon!)

CupFakes! Workshop
May
14
3:00 pm15:00

CupFakes! Workshop

  • PenFelt Studio

Fake out your friends with CupFakes - sculpted plaster cupcakes that look deliciously similar to the real thing. We'll use a miraculous substance art material to pipe dreamy colors onto our CupFakes using real baker's icing tips.  When dry, it looks EXACTLY like frosting!!! Various icing techniques will be taught. Sprinkles will definitely be involved.

I have been teaching this workshop to teens at libraries and have gotten many requests from adults for the opportunity to make these seductive non-confections... now's your chance!

$40. All the materials will be provided for you to make up to 5 CupFakes (big and small). To register, email LeBrie.

Felted Slippers Workshop
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Felted Slippers Workshop

  • Alpacas from MaRS farm

Learn to make slippers using a plastic resist as the pattern. Students will come away with one completed pair of slippers and the know-how to make more for any sized foot. Best for those with some felting experience or scrappy beginners.

Register here: http://www.alpacasfrommars.com/store/vendorItemPage.aspx?id=20029&title=felted-slippers-workshop

Wet Felted Flowers Workshop
Apr
28
6:00 pm18:00

Wet Felted Flowers Workshop

  • Alpacas from MaRS Farm

Learn to make gorgeous felted flowers! In this class you’ll learn the basics of wet felting – combining hot water, soap and a little elbow grease with dyed wool fiber to make felt. This class is an opportunity to PLAY with fiber and color in three dimensions. We’ll sculpt abstract flowers that can be put in a vase, or pinned on a lapel for a cheery spot of color.

Register here: http://www.alpacasfrommars.com/store/vendorItemPage.aspx?id=20028&title=wet-felted-flowers-workshop

Textural Wet Felting Workshop
Apr
9
9:00 am09:00

Textural Wet Felting Workshop

  • Art and Soul Retreat at Sheraton Airport Hotel

We’ll spend the day exploring the textural possibilities of wet-felted wool. Using only sheep’s wool and hot soapy water, you’ll learn to sculpt spikes, fins and craters using wet felting techniques and plastic resists. After lunch we’ll explore Nuno Felting – the art of combining wool fiber and fine fabric into a fabulously textured textile. You’ll come away from the class with a collection of samplers that could be small wall hangings or incorporated into your other mixed media works. This class is open to beginners, but would also work for intermediate wet felters wanting to expand their vocabulary in this material.

Register on the Art and Soul website: http://www.artandsoulretreat.com/retreat-pdx17-3989-workshop.php

Wet Felted Flower Workshop
Apr
5
6:30 pm18:30

Wet Felted Flower Workshop

  • Art and Soul Retreat at Airport Sheratin

Learn to make gorgeous felted flowers! In this class you’ll learn the basics of wet felting – combining hot water, soap and a little elbow grease with dyed wool fiber to make felt. This class is an opportunity to PLAY with fiber and color in three dimensions. We’ll sculpt abstract flowers that can be put in a vase, or pinned on a lapel for a cheery spot of color.

Register on the Art and Soul Website: http://www.artandsoulretreat.com/retreat-pdx17-3991-workshop.php