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Knit 301: Knit-to-Felt Fair Isle Tote

Date(s): December 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 6-8
Join knitting whiz Maureen Ballagh for this one-of-a-kind knit-to-felt class! Learn to knit an original Fair Isle colourwork purse and then learn how to felt your knits for maximum sturdiness! This is an advanced level class - students will be expected to know all basic knit stitches and be comfortable working in the round, making increases/decreases, and know how to knit stripes. Supplies are not included, however students will receive a 15% discount on supplies purchased in the shop! MEB_2228 Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Felting 101

Felted Vessel

Date(s): Saturday, September 10 from 11-2
Join local fibre artist Maureen Ballagh for this unique felting class. You will wet-felt a vessel/bowl and then dye it using acid dyes. The results are amazing. This is a great class to further your felting skills, using a template to make a 3 dimensional vessel. Then you will learn the basics of dyeing with acid dye. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.   IMG_0427   Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Needle Felting 101

Date(s): October 22nd, 2016, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Join local needle felter Peg Learn and learn all the basics of 3-d felting while creating an adorable gnome! This class is open to adults and children over the age of 8. Supplies are included and no previous experience is required. gnome Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Nuno Art Felting: Funky Collar

Date(s): Sunday, October 23, from 12-4pm
Join local fibre artist Maggie Glossop and learn the art of nuno felting with some fun and funky results! This is a merging of wool and silk and we'll teach you the basics of wet felting! Students will incorporate some sculptural elements into their finished collar - a cross between a necklace and a scarf. Materials are supplied and no experience is necessary. IMG_1322 Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.  

Felted Mittens

Date(s): November 19th, 2016, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This is a great beginner felting class! You will learn how to felt around a template while making a funky pair of mittens. They make a great gift for yourself or loved ones! All materials are included, but students will need to bring their own felting resist: rubber foam (like the kind of foam in seat cushions.) Foam pieces should be at least 24" by 24", and around 2" thick. No experience is necessary. IMG_20160730_162525 Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Felt Painting with Maggie Glossop

Date(s): December 10th, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join local fibre artist Maggie Glossop in creating a truly unique piece of art! Learn how to paint with wool roving. This is a fascinating class with a wonderful teacher. No experience is necessary and all materials are supplied.   Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded. IMG_0583IMG_0006