Felting with Teresa Perleberg
This class is designed for beginners- no previous felting or sewing experience is necessary. Students will discuss different felting methods, sample many different types of wool and learn about the process the wool goes through from sheep to felted sculpture. You will be walked through the basics of felting and creating soft sculptures in wool, finishing class with a small of flock of 3 wool sheep. Your kits will contain everything that you need to complete the three sculptures, including wool straight from Teresa's very own sheep at her farm, Bear Creek Farm.
Beginner Felting Techniques
The 4 part class with fiber artist Orna Willis is named after a gorgeous 18th century French home that was originally built for Madame de Pompadour. This tiny 2x2 inch design packs in hundreds of teeny tiny stitches, layered and combined. Lesson 4 is complete with the finishing techniques to insert this design in it's small copper frame. This class is available at two levels: class participation, or class participation with kit. The kit itself is available in two colorways, Jardin and Chateau.
Kit comes with threads, canvas, tiny frame and finishing materials.
Once you sign up for this class, you should expect an email with the link to your classroom and your sign in password. Once in, you will have unlimited access to the classroom tools, lessons, videos and supplemental information until you complete your project. There is a conversation area where you can post your questions and you will receive answers rom the instructor within a day or two. If you opted for a kit, it should arrive in 2 to 3 weeks after you enroll.
Tamara Scott has been a professional artist and teacher for the past 20 years. She has shown at such prestigious venues as SOFA Chicago and Spirit of the Southwest. In addition to Beadweaving, she works in wood, silver, paint and mixed media.