14th - 17th January 2022

A Japanese inspired workshop to create beautiful nuno felt fabric for fashion or domestic use. The Japanese word nuno means cloth. Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths traditionally used to wrap and/or transport goods. Nuno felting creates an extremely versatile fabric to accommodate many different uses.

West Dean College

Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

18th January 2022

Learn to make cobweb scarves and neck pieces using traditional techniques of wet felting.

Starting with how to prepare wool fibres through sampling you will then develop colour blending techniques and layering of fibres to enhance the felted surface. Learn to be confident in working with thin layers of wool fibres as you design and make fine felted cloth for lightweight gossamer scarves and neck pieces. This method of felt making will be explored through tutor led sampling exercises.

West Dean College

Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

20th - 23rd January 2020

Create pleated scarves and wraps, a stunning accessory that is both sumptuous and easy to wear with drama and style. Learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric by using hand pleating and resist stitch techniques to manipulate the felted surface.

Explore the rich textural qualities offered by the nuno felt technique, where wool fibres are worked onto fine fabrics, to create a new fabric. This method of feltmaking will be explored through sampling a variety of techniques and processes. Develop your ideas further with unusual fibre blends and fabrics that will enhance texture and shape in the design. You will use these skills to create a unique accessory, choosing from scarves, wraps and collars.

West Dean College

Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

3rd - 7th February 2020

Creative design techniques with hand cut stencils and nuno felt

A five-day workshop to create dynamic templates and surface effects with contemporary hand felting techniques. The workshop will provide experience in simple drawing, cut-out and collage techniques, using beautiful wools and fabrics to create painterly qualities and decorative effects in hand felted fabric. Create a unique textile for the home or as a fashion accessory.

Level: suitable for all.

Please contact:
Martina Lehner
Stahlmühle 4
A-4170 Haslach an der Mühl
textiles-zentrum-haslach.at
+43 (0)664 5135796
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