Fiber Arts Studio
Design a wearable work of art everyone will take notice of! Play with soft merino wool, luxurious silk fabric and hand spun silk yarns and learn how to embellish with 3-D surface effects such as rosettes, blossoms, abstract ruffles, collage layering, and “corkscrew” fringe. Learn the basic technique of hand-painting dyes onto silk, creating new colors and subtle transitions which will enhance the inherent beauty of nuno with a watercolor effect. Proper finishing techniques, in addition to color mixing and heat setting of dyes, to ensure a durable, long-lasting, one of a kind creation will be covered.
A piece of hand dyed silk gauze, beautiful wool felting and other textures will be put together to create a scarf you can wear or give as a wonderful gift! Your finished pieces will have fantastic texture. This is a fun and easy class; however, please note, making felt requires standing and rolling, using your upper body for an hour or more. Don't shy away if you've not done anything like this before. The instructor will provide composition ideas and step by step instruction.