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Integration of Silk and Wool; Creating a Nuno-Felted Scarf

  • Stitch Buffalo 1215 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY, 14213 United States (map)

In this course you will learn the basics of nuno-felting, and the materials and techniques necessary to create this unique form of wearable art. In class we will use those techniques to create a lightweight and beautiful accessory, unique to your own style and taste.

This class is for adults, ages 18 and up. Felting can be repetitive and labor intensive. Please be prepared to stand for significant portions of class time. Special felting tools will be available, and alternate rolling techniques can be used if standing is a challenge. Wet felting is wet and soapy at times, and fabrics and fiber can sometimes bleed dye. Please wear appropriate clothing, bring several old bath towels, and be prepared to have some ‘good clean fun’.

Snacks will be provided

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Instructor Suzanne O’Brien is a fiber artist and juried artisan member of the Roycroft Arts and Craftsman Guild. She creates handmade wool felt gift items and accessories for her business, ‘ZanieCrafts’. She enjoys working with fine wool and silk fibers and uses the magical process of wet felting to make her ideas come to life. She enjoys creating with a lot of color, and likes to include reclaimed, recycled, and found items into her work whenever possible.

Later Event: July 13
Second Stitch Pop-up shop