WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS AT ROLLIN ART CENTRE – SEATING LIMITED SO REGISTER TODAY!

 
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Nuno Silk Chiffon Felting Workshop

With Salt Spring Artist Laurie Steffler

Nuno silk chiffon scarf workshop

September 26,2019

Time : 9-5 pm

Location: North Island College, Port Alberni

Cost $150.00 plus $35 supplies

                                
Create a double-sided felt scarf with merino wool and silk chiffon.   Laurie will demonstrate many design ideas that include how to join different silk fabrics, create holes and openings for fastening the scarf in place,  make felt leaves and vines that trail off the silk chiffon border, flower designs that can become button fasteners, colour layering and incorporating embellishments like silk hankies.  
You will learn how to felt by hand with tips and techniques that will make the felting process as easy and fast as possible.

https://www.saltspringfiberadventures.com/

REGISTER TODAY 250-724-3412

 
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Jazzy felt bag, bowl or sculptural felt hat workshop

With Salt Spring Artist Laurie Steffler

Jazzy Felt Bags, vessels, bowls or hats


1) Learn how to create a resist for your own unique seamless felt bag, sculptural vessel or bowl style.   Laurie will demonstrate how your resist can include protrusions for sculptural features, a long coil for a strap and how to include pockets for cell phones.   Gain a comprehensive understanding of layering wool for colour blending, how to include embellishments and prefelts in surface design.


You will learn how to felt by hand with tips and techniques that will make the felting process as easy and fast as possible.

2) Learn how to create a seamless hat by making a resist which has the correct measurements and shape for you to block your felted hat into your favourite hat style.    You will gain a comprehensive understanding of using the seamless resist technique, how to layer wool for colour blending, how to incorporate embellishments and how to shape and sculpt wool.  Bring your ideas or pictures showing the type of hat style that inspires you.  The hats can be bold and sculptural or practical and all will be waterproof.  You will be able to take your hat home.

You will learn how to felt by hand with tips and techniques that will make the felting process as easy and fast as possible.

https://www.saltspringfiberadventures.com/

 September 27,2019

Time:9-4 pm.

Location: North Island College,Port Alberni

Cost $150 plus $35 materials.

 REGISTER TODAY 250-724-3412

 

BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOPS

Instructor – Campbell River Artist – Amy Dugas will teach you to explore Japanese random weaving techniques to create you own organically shaped basket, birdhouse and sculptural items in these three wonderful workshops being offered.

June 22, 12:00-3:00 pm

Freehand wicker weaving basket with wood handle - is a beginner 3-hour workshop. Explore the Japanese random weave technique to create you own organically shaped basket. A selection of unique wooden handles will be made available to give your basket its own uniqueness.

$95 plus $12 materials.

July 13, 12:00-3:00 pm

Wicker basket weaving Birdhouse -3 hour workshop

$95 plus $12 materials.

August 10, 12:00-3:00 pm

Wicker weaving Sculptural item - 4 hr workshop.

$110 plus $12 per person for materials.

 
 
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RUSTIC BIRD FEEDER WEAVING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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