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August 24/25, 2019 - 4-9:00 p.m.

Create a light and airy nuno-felted scarf in this one-day workshop. We will be felting with a palette of merino wool, and lightweight silk fabric in addition to using some resist and shibori techniques. One of the nice things about this scarf design is that very little wool comes in contact with the wearer’s skin, making it a great accessory for cool as well as warmer weather. This adaptable scarf pattern can be worn buttoned or draped.

Participants will create a soft, lightweight, and textural scarf using fine layers of merino wool, novelty fibers and a base of lightweight silk fabric.  Learn how to choose materials and a surface design that can be elegant or playful, to suit your personal style.    

This workshop is designed to give you a working knowledge of the nuno technique: a method of felting wool fibers into a fabric base.  Participants will create their scarflette as they explore layout methods, fabric weights, and creative possibilities.

Please indicate your choice of a white or black silk base. Participants will get to choose two main wool colors to go with the base. Accent colors will also be available. If you already have pajama silk or silk chiffon (lightweight silk) fabrics, let us know.

What to bring:

• Wear comfortable shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet.

• Optional: protein based (animal) accents like silk ribbon, silk fabric snips, silk threads, tussah, beads, etc.

• Snacks (coffee, tea, water and some snacks will be provided)

• Optional: Several large decorative buttons or frog closures 


Cost: $95.00 with a $15.00 refundable* deposit.


For ages 10 and up. This workshop is designed for both beginning and advanced students, our small classes ensure students get individual attention from trained instructors. Please wear old clothes and bring a towel to class. *Your space in class is not reserved until paid in full. •Tuition will be refunded, less a $15 cancelation fee, if you withdraw less than 7 days before the first class. Once classes start, NO tuition will be refunded. Classes with less than 2 people enrolled will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.

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