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June 21-23, 2013 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL
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Bead Weaving Beading Color Work
Crochet Design Dyeing
Dyeing: Natural Fabric Painting Fascinator Hats
Felting : Wet Felting Handspinning Jewelry
Knitting Kumihimo Lace
Needle Felting Polymer Clay Spinning
Surface Design Technique Weaving
Weaving: Continuous Strand Weaving: Continuous Warp Weaving: Tablet Weaving

Fascinator Hats

Class ID: 1177 - Felt Flowers : Wet Felting with Mixed Media Inclusions

Teacher: Tammy Deck
Class Level: Beginner (no experience)
Class Type: Half Day
Class Date: Friday August 1st
Class Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Class Location: 1

By popular request... join us in this class to make the sophisticated felt flower that is a collage of fiber, felt, feathers and beads. Students will learn how to make the wet felted mixed texture felt base petals, how to assemble using felting needles and go on to add feathers, beads and a brooch pin or attach to a handband or elastic for a fascinator hat!!. All base materials (wool, yarn, feathers, pin back and a small selection of beads) provided... students may bring a collection of beads (their own lampwork if they have them) just in case there is something extra you want to add. The initial part of this class is a wet felting intro and we go on to hand sew the mixed media components into the piece. Please bring your magnifying glasses and fine point scissors to class. NO KNITTING, CROCHETING during this process!! All materials and equipment supplied.

Students Will Learn: how to make a wet-felted, mixed texture, base felt to cut the flower petals, how to assemble using felting needles and go on to add feathers, beads and a brooch pin or attach to a handband or elastic for a fascinator hat!!. The initial part of this class is a wet-felting intro and we go on to hand sew the mixed media components into the piece.

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): pattern layout, cutting and hand sewing basics. This is NOT a needle felting or knitting class.

Materials Fee: $10.00
   *Material fees are separate from class fees and paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Materials Fee Includes: wool fibers for felt base mohair/metallic and other fine yarns feathers brooch/pin or hat elastic 1 felting needle Flower Petal Pattern

Students Should Bring: 1 piece of 12"x24" small bubble wrap 1 piece of 12"x24" prewashed muslin or woven bed sheeting 1 basic cellulose kitchen sponge (not a scrubbie) 1 wash basin/pan approx 8"x11"x4"deep 1 bath towel straight pins for pinning pattern 1 piece of dense upholstery foam 3" thick 4"x4" min a collection of beads if you have them... just in case there is something extra you want to add. magnifying glasses fine point scissors paper cutting scissors Hand Sewing Needle (long) and/or Beading needle (#12)

Teacher Will Supply: netting, soap, sanders extension cords to use during class.

Minimum Age: 11
Maximum Class Size: 15
Class Fee: $75.00


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