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Classes & lectures

These are some of my most popular classes. In addition, many of my patterns (shown on the Patterns Page) are also suitable for workshops; please email me for class availability and pricing.
Pincushion-of-the-Month Club

Learn to make a fun ‘n easy pincushion in wool or cotton complete with decorative pins and a special base - a new design for every month! Practical, decorative, and they make great gifts, these can be taught individually or in a series. Kits available; most pincushions are half-day. See Patterns Page for more pincushion pattern choices (pattern required.)
Cozy Cloche

This pretty lined hat sews up fast and can be made in all kinds of fabrics: cottons, knits, fleece, Woolfelt, and batiks. Have fun with embellishments as you make these up for yourself, as a gift, or for your special friend undergoing cancer treatments. Sizes Sm-Lg; pattern required. Half day class.
Flirty Fedora

This trendy take on a classic style is sew easy and is great for all ages, guys and gals alike! The deceptively easy to make hat comes in 3 sizes, Sm -Lg, and can be made up in wool or cotton. We used a man’s necktie for the band to keep it simple, or a self-fabric band can also be used. Wool kits available or bring your own fabric to this full-day class. Pattern required.

Nuno-felted Scarf

Nuno-felt a scarf of hand-dyed silk chiffon, coordinating wool fibers and novelty fibers for a unique wearable work of art that’s light as a feather! This is a wet-felting technique that’s fun and a bit messy. Kit required, I have an array of beautiful colors: rose, turquoise, green, purple & more. Full day class.
Needle-felt Sweater Purse

In this class we’ll “upcycle” a felted wool sweater into a beautiful needle-felt bag using fibers, yarns, silk and novelty fabrics. Needle-felt machine helpful; needle-felting tools (needles, foam etc.) available for purchase. Kits available. Full day class to finish the purse, or half-day for the needle-felting only with instructions provided to finish at home. Pattern required.
Wool Beads Bracelet

Learn to wet-felt beads from wool fibers and make a bracelet out of them. The same technique can be used to make beads for earrings, necklaces, button closures, embellishments, etc. Kit required; I have all colors. Half-day class.
Wet-felted Flower Pin, Lariat or Vine

Learn to wet-felt beautiful flowers and buds of merino wool fibers and silk, then use them to make a flower brooch, lariat, or flower-laden vine to embellish your quilt or wearable art! Optional beading may be added. Kits available in all colors. Half-day or full-day class.
Needle-felt Wrap

Learn to needle-felt and make this striking wrap of wool or acrylic blend fabric embellished with hand-dyed merino wool fibers, yarns and hand-dyed silk leaves. Pattern required; kits available. Needle-felt machine helpful; felting tools available for purchase. Full day class.
Needle-felt Pocket Tote

Learn basic needle-felting and additional tips and tricks as we needle-felt by hand the background for a simple tote bag with outside pockets. (This could also be a pillow, quilt block, picture, etc.) Half-day class. Then finish this easy bag with coordinating batik or cotton print fabrics (Full day class.) Pattern required.

Dyeing fibers/Geode pincushion

Have fun dyeing wool fibers with Wilton icing gels in the microwave! Then use your fibers to create your own personal geode pincushion and wearable geode pin - each one is different, a unique piece of art! And your pins and needles will love the wool. Half day class. Kits available.
Leaf Amulet Bag

Use your favorite fall colors of wool fibers to needle-felt an autumn leaf to embellish this wearable pocket necklace - great for stashing money, cards, swatches, etc. Finish the bag with some simple stitchery, and learn to wet-felt a wool bead for the closure - a skill you can use later to make jewelry and embellishments. Kits available; half day class.


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