Laurie Steffler :: Two Fall 2019 Workshops

Updated: Oct 26, 2021


Nuno silk chiffon scarf workshop with Laurie Steffler Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Place: North Island College, Port Alberni Cost: $150.00 plus $35 supplies


Workshop Description:

In this workshop participants will create a double-sided felt scarf with merino wool and silk chiffon. They will learn how to:

  1. join different silk fabrics

  2. create holes and openings for fastening the scarf in place

  3. make felt leaves and vines that trail off the silk chiffon border

  4. make flower designs that can become button fasteners

  5. learn colour-layering and how to incorporate embellishments like silk hankies.

They will also learn tips and techniques that will make the felting process as easy and fast as possible.

 

Jazzy Felt bag, Bowl or Sculptural Felt Hat with Laurie Steffler Date: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Place: North Island College, Port Alberni Cost: $150.00 plus $35 supplies


Workshop Description:

In this workshop participants have two options, they can:

  1. learn how to create a resist for a seamless felt bag, sculptural vessel or bowl (For this Laurie will demonstrate how a resist can include protrusions for sculptural features, a long coil for a strap and how to include pockets for cell phones). Or,

  2. learn how to create a seamless hat with a resist. Here participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to incorporate embellishments and how to shape and sculpt wool. 

To learn in finer detail about these workshops visit: https://www.saltspringfiberadventures.com/port-alberni-felt-workshops.html


To enroll: Contact Mellissa Martin : admincac@shawcable.com

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