Tutor Caren Threlfall | Fee £69 | 5 weeks
Discover how to make vessels and bowls, bags and purses using wet felting techniques. You will also learn the art of needle felting and make 3D decorations and figures.
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
You will be taught by tutor demonstration and then by having a go yourself.
By the end of the course you will have a number of items made using the techniques covered in the course, enabling you to continue to make more items at home.
What do I need to bring with me? Are there any additional costs?
The tutor will provide materials each week which are included in the course fee, but you may want to bring along some of your own as the course develops, for your own use. Books will be suggested but are not essential.
Please bring a pen, notebook and your glasses, if you need them.
About the tutor
Caren studied fashion design at University of Salford and then worked in the fashion industry as a designer of Ladies’ and Children’s wear for well-known high street stores.
Today Caren’s uses wool & silk fibres in a ‘painterly’ way in order to create textural moody felt pieces that depict landscapes, seascapes & floral designs. As well as felt, Caren works in other textile media including: Batiks, Silk Paintings, Hand Made Silk Paper pieces & Devore.
In addition to creating & selling her own work, Caren teaches adult classes & workshops as well as privately. She also teaches Art in primary schools throughout Cumbria and Lancashire.
If you have a query or are unsure whether the course is right for you please get in touch with the Creative Learning Team who will be happy to contact the tutor on your behalf.
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