Jul. 22 - 23, 2017 9:00am — 5:00pm
This workshops teaches basic felting technique and botanical printing, and then concentrates on design in felting including how to incorporate botanical printed pieces in felting.
Day 1 …Botanical printing on wool and silk
Choosing and preparation of fabric
Use of recycled fabric and clothes
Selection of plant material
Try out various effects of different plant materials on fabric (silk or wool)
Based on the experimental trail results, learn how to design your own botanical print image on fabric
Day 2 …Integration of Botanically printed fabric into felt
Creation of wearable art and decorative items for home
Using the self-printed fabric from day 1 workshop for this project
Learn how to make your own prefelt
How to integrate the botanical self-printed fabric with the prefelt
Pro and cons of making your own prefelt versus using purchased prefelt
Creation of wearable art
Creation of decorative items for the home.
Learn the technique of nuno felting (combing fabric with wool)
All tools for day 1 & 2 will be provided. All materials for learning the basic techniques will be provided.
Cost - $50 for each day, materials included.
Contact Igora to book a spot - firstname.lastname@example.org