This is a great introduction class to wet felting. Learn how to make decorative and colorful felt vessels. Many examples of finished vessels will be available in the class to use for reference. The vessel will be made over a balloon and then refined to the desired shape. Students can learn how to add additional stitchery and embellishments if desired. Please bring a plastic bag or bucket to take your finished piece home in.
Date: October 14, 2017
Time: Saturday, 9am - Noon
Ages: 10 and up welcome
Tuition: $40.00 please prepay
Instructor: Beth Myrer
Materials: $5 materials fee to be paid to instructor the day of class. Fee covers tools and supplies. Students will need to bring their own wool roving or can purchase some in class for an additional $10. If you have any color requests you would like to have for the class please contact Beth. Students will also need to bring a towel for use in the class and a plastic bag or bucket to take their vessel home in.
Student limit: 2 - 8 people
Beth Myrer began exploring of textiles as a child while sewing shorts for summer, and progressed from there. She taught herself to knit and crochet, and progressed on to embroidery and lace making. In the 1990’s she was able to take a weaving class, and learned to love the art of creating cloth. Weaving exposed Beth to spinning and felt making. Beth has taught at EGA Rocky Mountain Regional Seminar, as well as, in the local Embroiderer’s Guild, and Weaver’s Guild.