Focusing on how to create functional and decorative edges to enhance the finish of your felt projects. We will look how to make tassels, shaped fringes, toggles and ties. This is a great workshop for those looking to extend their felting skill base and learn new felting techniques.
During the workshop we will make a range of edging and fastening on a sampler examining how to make
- a straight edge with equal thickness
- decorative shaped edges
- seamless tassel fringe edges
- shaped tassels
- toggles and toggle fasteners
This workshop take place on Saturday 14th December 2019, 10am - 3:00pm at Silversoles Studio.
Edges & Fastenings Saturday 14th December 2019
Do I need to know how to felt to attend this workshop?
Some basic knowledge of felt making is useful.
What is provided in the workshop?
All materials and equipment are provided. Illustrated handouts notes are offered to enable you to continue to practice what you learn during the workshop. I suggest you bring along a camera / camera phone to help your record the your work during the workshop.
Do I need to bring anything?
Bring a pack lunch. Light refreshments of tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day. We will take a break for lunch at a mutual agreeable time. If the weather is kind to use we will eat in the garden, alternatively we’ll have a lunch break in the studio. Let me know if you have any dietary requirements so we can accommodate your needs.
Wear old clothes and comfortable footwear and bring along an apron.
If you have a plastic apron do bring it to protect your clothing, we do have a selection of fabric aprons for your use.
How long is the workshop?
This is a one day workshop: 10am - 3:30pm.
Participants are asked to arrive at 9:45am for a 10am start.
Where will the workshop take place?
This workshop will take place in my studio.
Venue: Silversoles Studio, 129 Hazelhurst Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6AG
Do you cater for dietary restrictions?
Light refreshments are provided during all our workshops. We offer a selection of light refreshments that include traditional, herbal & fruit teas, coffee (de/caffeinated), squash and water to drink alongside sweet snacks (biscuits, flapjack, cake or seasonal fruit).
If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know in advance, and we will make adjustments to cater for your need.
We ask participants to bring along a pack lunch for longer / day workshops.