Wet Felted Journal Cover Workshop with Patti Barker

Cost:

$270.00 per person

Duration:

6h

About this experience

Learn how to use a resist and create a one-of-a-kind art statement. We will decorate our journal covers inside and out, and make felt cording to fasten it closed. The covers shown are inspired by nature, but students are encouraged to bring their own inspiration and creative visions! At the end of the workshop, you will leave with a finished cover, sans the button for closure. Materials for your project are not provided by the instructor, but can all be found at Northwest Yarns & Mercantile. We offer a 10% on all materials you purchase for this class. 

There is an additional $10 fee for the resist pattern used in this workshop that can be paid before you begin. 

Please bring these materials: 

  • 3 ounces (90 grams) merino wool (several colors)
  • Pattern resist 13-1/2” x 20-1/2”
  • Embellishments: silk fibers, pre-felt, fabrics, curly locks, etc.
  • Bubble Wrap (small bubbles), minimum 16” x 75” 
  • Two cotton or nylon ties (long strips)
  • Ball Brause & bucket OR a 1-gallon garden sprayer
  • Liquid soap
  • 4 table risers
  • 2-1/2 gallon Bucket 
  • Small amount white vinegar (1/4 cup)
  • Apron (optional)

Class date and time: July 12th from 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Cost: $270
Maximum felters: 12

To learn more about Patti Barker, you can visit her website at https://www.pattibarker.com/

Your Host

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Patti Barker is an award-winning felt wear designer and enjoys teaching others the wonders of felt making. Patti has taught felting classes all over the country and is highly sought after. We are very happy to welcome her to our shop this July!