Events · 4th January 2011
Nanci Cook at Firesign B&B
March 11-13, 2011 Cedar Wallace, Hornby Island fibre and gourd artist, is an experienced and skilled instructor in the felting arts. Students will leave her practical, hands-on workshop with completed projects and a wealth of creative ideas.
This workshop is excellent for learning specialized techniques for the beginner and intermediate felter. Students will be working on small projects in order to have an understanding of a number of techniques in the time frame .
Further workshops will be offered in the future for larger projects.
Specific felt making techniques that will be taught include:
-laying out flat felt, basic felt making
-making pre felts and inlaying prefelts into the felt
-laminating felts together with prefelts and silks etc.
-"nuno" felt fusing small pieces of wool and silks onto woven silks or cotton base
-jewellery making techniques i.e. cordage balls
-embedding into the fibre
-methods of making seamless felt
call Nanci Cook for details 250-285-3390
Cedar Wallace Felting
felting by Cedar Wallace
mixed media by Cedar Wallace