DEC 4 // FELTED SCARVES

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DEC 4 // FELTED SCARVES

75.00

11A-4P

FELTED SCARVES
This class introduces the wet-felting technique known as 'nuno felting', in which fleece is felted onto a fabric (usually silk) to create a strong yet light-weight scarf. The basic scarf can be embellished with colored fleece in a design of your choice. No previous experience is required. No previous experience required. This workshop is appropriate for ages 11+. For younger participants, we ask that an adult attends with them as a participant. 

PROVIDED SUPPLIES:

fleece
silk scarf blank
colored fleece for embellishment
bubblewrap for felting process
netting
'pool noodle' for wet felting process

PLEASE BRING:

old newspapers
old towels
spray bottle

CONSIDER BRINGING, BUT NOT NECESSARY:

waterbottle
lunch

NOTE: 
This class has a minimum sign-up of five (5) participants to run. In the event the class is cancelled, all participants will be notified 24 hours in advance. Please read our cancellation policy.

ABOUT GINGER SUMMIT

Ginger Summit has been involved in textile and fiber arts since a young child, with quilting, crochet, knitting, and later weaving and spinning. She was a special education teacher for over 20 years, while raising her family in the bay area). After taking a detour into the world of gourds for many years during which she authored 8 books covering every aspect of gourd craft, she returned to textiles and became immersed in the emerging art of felting.  Ginger has traveled extensively to explore felt and it's long history.  Her work is currently in a gallery in Saratoga, CA, andhas been exhibited in many shows in the bay area and the east coast.  Ginger continues to explore all the many possibilities of the ancient craft of felting with students and colleagues. Summit is a member of the Black Sheep Guild and founder of the New Felting interest group.

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