Felted Tapestry Workshops

Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to paint with wool? Then this is a workshop for you!

You will learn how to make a beautiful hand-felted tapestry out of wools and silks that you can frame & hang on your wall or use as a table mat or even a small throw pillow cover. Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 6 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind tapestry to take home with you that day. Learn how to layer colour and how to create an image with wool.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring 2 large old bath towels and a sense of humour!

Cost: $48 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to sign up with name of workshop and date in subject line.


Nuno Felted Scarf Workshop

Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make a beautiful hand-felted scarf out of the softest merino wool and silks blends. Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 5 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind scarf to take home with you that day. Learn how to felt wool and silk onto a silk base.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring 2 large old bath towels and a sense of humour!

Cost: $54 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to sign up with name of workshop and date in subject line.


3D Felted Critter Workshop

May 13, 2017 from 10 am - 4 pm

You will learn how to make a 3D needle-felted animal of your choice: dog, cat, horse, goat, chicken, dinosaur, monster, or ? Possibilities are endless! Or if critters aren't your thing, make some dryer balls, or mushrooms or ornaments, or ....

Cost: $85 per person, no tax. All supplies included.  Please bring a lunch.

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3D Felted Critter Workshop

from 10 am - 4 pm

You will learn how to make a 3D needle-felted animal of your choice: dog, cat, horse, goat, chicken, dinosaur, monster, or ? Possibilities are endless! Or if critters aren't your thing, make some dryer balls, or mushrooms or ornaments, or ....

Cost: $85 per person, no tax. All supplies included.  Please bring a lunch.

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Felted Tapestry Workshops

Have you ever wanted to paint with wool? Then this is a workshop for you!

You will learn how to make a beautiful hand-felted tapestry out of wools and silks that you can frame & hang on your wall or use as a table mat or even a small throw pillow cover. Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 6 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind tapestry to take home with you that day. Learn how to layer colour and how to create an image with wool.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring 2 large old bath towels and a sense of humour!

Cost: $48 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to sign up with name of workshop and date in subject line.


Felted Bookmark Workshop

Are you part of a book club? Do you know people who love to read real books? Then this is a workshop for you!

You will learn how to make at least 6-10 beautiful hand-felted bookmarks out of wool, silks and funky yarns. Come with friends, or come alone.  There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind bookmarks in your favourite colours to take home with you that day. If you are with a book club, you can swap bookmarks at the end so you have a sampling of different colours and patterns.

You will be given enough clear sleeves for each bookmark you make, so they can be shared with your favourite book-lovers. They make great stocking stuffers and are light enough to inexpensively mail to friends and family around the world.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring 2 large old bath towels and a sense of humour!

Cost: $32 per person, no tax

Get your book club together for a fun outing! Great stocking stuffers too!

Get your book club together for a fun outing!
Great stocking stuffers too!


BONUS:

All workshop attendees get a 10% discount on any pottery and felted works or supplies for sale in the studio during your workshop!

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NEW!

Felting supplies available for purchase in my studio!

• needles
• needle tools
• wool top roving
• sari silk
• merino blends
• ball brause
• wire

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GIFT CERTIFICATES
available for workshops or pottery/fibre art!

Any amount.

 

 

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TESTIMONIALS
"Thanks for a wonderful workshop yesterday. I really enjoyed working with you. You are a great instructor and I love your sense of fun and humour and I am happy with my finished product. You have a beautiful studio and garden and a keeper of a husband."   - J.E.
 
Thanks, Monika, for your patience & help in making my masterpiece! -S.R.
 
Monika, you are a great instructor and I look forward to future workshops. Christmas ideas?? - D.C.

Felted Coaster Workshop

You will learn how to make a beautiful hand-felted set of coasters out of wool, silks and yarns. Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 6 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind coasters to take home with you that day.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring 2 large old bath towels and a sense of humour!

Cost: $48 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to enroll with name of workshop and date in subject line.



Pottery Workshop: Faery Doors

PART 1: Saturday from 2 - 4 pm
PART 2: Saturday from 2 - 4 pm

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Interested in Faeries? Interested in trying clay on a simple project? Then this is a workshop for you!

You will learn how to make a beautiful hand built faery door to adorn a tree, planter or to decorate a faery garden inside or out!  Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 8 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind faery door. Learn how to work with clay slabs and how to add decorations.

NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY WORKSHOP. On October 17, you will be making the door. It then needs to slowly dry and then get bisque fired on the 17th. You will return on October 24 to glaze your creation and you will be leaving the door with me once again. The second firing will happen October 31 and your door will be ready to pick up after November 3rd.

All supplies are included in the workshop, but please bring a sense of humour! Please don't wear your best clothes as you may get some clay on them.

Cost: $48 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to sign up with name of workshop and date in subject line.


Pottery Workshop: Leaf Plates

 from 2 - 4 pm
 

Interested in trying a simple clay project? Then this is a workshop for you!

You will learn how to make 2 to 3 beautiful hand built leaf plates!  Come with friends, or come alone.  Maximum 8 people. There will be a brief demo to get you started, then with guidance, you will create your own one-of-a-kind plates. Learn how to work with clay slabs to create a beautiful replica of nature! These will make a lovely Christmas gift for a special person on your list, or look stunning on your own table.

NOTE: You will be leaving your plates with me to finish and can pick them up after November 3rd. On October 17, you will be making the leaves. They then needs to slowly dry and then get bisque fired. I will then glaze them and they get fired for a second time. The second firing will happen October 31 and your leaves will be ready to pick up after November 3rd.

All supplies are included in the workshop. Please don't wear your best clothes as you may get some clay on them.

Cost: $48 per person, no tax

Interested? Please contact me to sign up with name of workshop and date in subject line.


Please check back from time to time as new workshops get added regularly.

Are you interested in a specific workshop or date for you or your group that you don't see here? Are you interested in a workshop in your location? Please contact me!