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Sep
15
Sat
Mosaic Wet Felted Scarf @ Rosehaven Yarn Shop
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lesley Snyder, owner of Rosehaven Yarn Shop, will be teaching the mosaic felting course. Lesley is a fibre artist that has been felting for a decade and selling her shawls and garments in her shop and also at Arts On Main gallery where she used to be a member.

Lesley will show you how to create texture, play with colour and work with negative space to create something unique and different in a shawl. We will work on applying different fabrics along with the wool to create layers, texture and add movement to your piece. We will be using resists as well to add more texture. Plus a few tricks to adding 3 dimensional pieces.

There will be an hour lunch break when you can visit a local cafe or bring a lunch if you prefer.

Call the shop (7 days a week, 10-5) to register and pay for your spot. 613-476-9092.

 

mosaic nuno felting

mosaic nuno felt

 

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.
Nov
24
Sat
Small Felted Vessel Workshop @ Rosehaven Yarn Shop
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

This workshop will be taught by Chris Hall of CakeTin Hats.

Students will design and make two beautiful small felted vessels from merino wool and silk fibres using different design techniques, styles and colours. You will learn about resist techniques and differential shrinkage methods used to create various shapes. By the end of the day you will have completed two lovely little vessels which you will take home to dry. These can be used to hold your little treasures, small potted plants, jewellery, spare change or as lovely free standing sculptures. Felting is full of endless possibilities and what you create will only be limited by your imagination!

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. Maximum 6 participants.

Materials included: Merino wool, silk fibre, template material, soap slurry, bubble

wrap, pool noodle and felting tools will be available to use.

Students are required to bring: Two old bath towels, two hand towels,  a bucket, sharp scissors, an apron or a 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 the full day workshop, including materials is $120.00 (plus HST).

Call Rosehaven Yarn Shop between 10 and 5 at 613-476-9092 to pay for and hold  your spot.  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.

Thank you for your interest and hope to see you there!