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May
5
Sat
Nuno Felted Bag Workshop @ Rosehaven Yarn Shop
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nuno Felted Bag Workshop with Chris Hall of Cake Tin Hat
Participants will learn to layout wool fibres and apply various weights of fabric to create the surface pattern design of their own bag. After selecting a style and colours we will design and create our own bag from the finest merino wool and silk fibres using a wet felting resist technique and seamless construction method. By the end of the day each participant will have completed a beautiful heirloom Nuno felted bag which they take home to dry and apply decorative stitching if desired.
Skills required: Some felting experience is required. Felting skills involve everything from delicate hand and finger dexterity to strong physical effort in the arm and shoulder area and requires and a lot of standing. Stamina is essential. Maximum 4 participants.
Materials supplied: Merino wool top, silk fibre, a selection of fabrics, template material, soap, bubble wrap, pool noodle, and other felting tools will be made available.
Students need to bring the following: Two old bath towels, two old hand towels, a bucket, sharp scissors, an apron or a change of top (not necessary but just in case of getting wet). You are also encouraged to bring along some of your own fabrics; silks, cottons, linens and scarves (vintage or otherwise) to help you to learn which fabric will felt with wool.
The class is from 9 am to 5 pm with an hour break for lunch.  Bring a lunch or visit one of our local cafes which are all close by.

 

The cost will be $145.00 plus HST (this includes materials).
Call Rosehaven Yarn Shop at 613-476-9092 between 10 and 5 to pay for your workshop and hold your spot.
 Contact caketinhats@gmail.com for any questions.
Cancellations will be refunded if notified a 30 days in advance of workshop date.  Less than 30 days before the workshop no refunds will be given.
Oct
27
Sat
Wet Felted Hat Workshop @ Rosehaven Yarn Shop
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wet Felting Hat Workshop with Chris Hall of Cake Tin Hats
You will learn to will measure, size and design your own hat pattern. After selecting a style and colours you will design and create your own felted hat from the finest merino wool fibres using a resist technique and seamless construction method. By the end of the day you will have completed a beautiful heirloom wet felted hat which you will fit and shape using a milliner’s wooden hat block, then style, finish and take home to dry.
Skills required: Some felting experience is preferred but not mandatory. Felting skills involve everything from delicate hand and finger dexterity to strong physical effort in the arm and shoulder area and requires some standing.
Materials included: merino wool fibre, template material and the use of all necessary items including soap slurry, bubble wrap, pool noodle, felting tools and vintage wooden hat blocks of varying sizes and shapes.
 Students are required to bring: two old bath towels, two old hand towels, a bucket, sharp scissors, an apron or change of top (not necessary but just in case you get wet) and your lunch (or there is a cafe located across the street).
 
The cost is $135 per class.
To sign up and make a payment please call Rosehaven at 613-476-9092 with your credit card information. Your payment will hold your spot in the workshop. Cancellations will be refunded if notified a month in advance of workshop date.  Less than 30 days before the workshop no refunds will be given.
For further details and a list of things you need to bring please check Chris’ blog.
Nov
17
Sat
Wet Felted Slippers Workshop – for adult or child or baby @ Rosehaven Yarn Shop
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wet Felting Slippers for adult or child or baby workshop with Chris Hall of Cake Tin Hats

In this workshop you will create a pattern (template) for your slippers, select colours and then create your own pair of felted slippers using beautiful Gotland wool (adult) or merino wool (child/baby). We will use a resist technique and seamless felting construction method. If the slippers you make are for someone other than yourself you will need to bring a tracing of both feet belonging to the person you will be making for them for.
Skills required: Advanced class – requires previous felting experience. Felting skills involve everything from delicate hand and finger dexterity to strong physical effort in the arm and shoulder area and requires some standing. Maximum 4 participants.

 

Materials included in the workshop: merino wool or Gotland wool, template material, bubble wrap, pool noodle, soap slurry and felting tools will be available.
Students are required to bring: Two old bath towels, two old hand towels, a bucket, measuring tape (I will have a measuring tape available so don’t go and buy one specially!), sharp scissors, an apron or change of top (not necessary but just in case you get wet) and your lunch (or there is a cafe located across the street).
Cost of full day workshop, including materials is $140.00 (plus HST).
Call Rosehaven Yarn Shop between 10 and 5 at 613-476-9092 to pay for you workshop and hold your place.
Cancellations will be refunded if notified a 30 days in advance of workshop date.  Less than 30 days before the workshop no refunds will be given.