SPECIAL WINTER WARMER OFFERS with Nicola Brown at Clasheen, Ballybrack, Borris, Co. Carlow. Workshops cost €25 incl materials and times are either from 10.30am – 12.30pm or 2pm – 4pm. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 087-2789740 asap to reserve your place on any workshop.
Saturday 7th November FELTING TASTER SESSIONS
Take some time out for yourself and join Nicola for either a morning or an afternoon felting taster session. Using wool, silk, fabric scraps and other embellishments explore the basic technique of flat felting. Discover the fun and freedom of creating with fibre and leave at the end of the session with a beautiful piece of felt suitable to frame, stitch into a bag or use to cover a favourite book.
Saturday 21st November CORDS AND BALLS
These 3 dimensional objects form the basis of many felt accessories including handles for bags and colourful felt jewellery. Once the technique of making these shapes is mastered infinite opportunities present themselves for adding a little bit of pzazz to your work. At the end of the workshop you will have created enough felt for several pieces of fun and funky jewellery, these objects also can be incorporated into hand made Christmas decorations!
Saturday 28th November SIMPLE FELT VESSELS
Learn how to work with a resist to create simple felt bowls and discover how one basic shape can be adapted to make all sorts of different bowls and bags. With the addition of a simple felt flower or some basic stitching and beading these felt forms make wonderful gifts, why not make a felt cord to use as a handle?
Saturday 5th December FUN FELT DECORATIONS and SIMPLE CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS
Bring along any beads, buttons, ribbons, cord, bells, old broken jewellery and interesting recycled materials that you may have stashed away and with the addition of some simple felt shapes let’s turn them into stylish and unusual gifts and decorations. Nicola will also have a goodie bag on hand for you to dip into but incorporating your own items makes the decorations or gift just that little bit more special. This is the perfect workshop for both adults and children alike, let your imagination run wild and bring back the magic of a hand made Christmas!
Clasheen - I feel, I find, I felt