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P305 - Your Perfect Felted Handbag

LeBrie Rich
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday - March 17

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$ 150  

Learn to make your perfect felted handbag! In this wet felting class you will learn to use a plastic resist, add pockets, and create rope handles. All of these elements come from strategically layered fiber to create a seamless bag that requires no stitching.
We'll start the day by looking at my extensive library of Japanese felting books to get inspiration. I will help you combine these ideas with your own to craft the one-of-a-kind bag that you've always wanted.
Very satisfying!

Materials Fee $20 payable to instructor at beginning of class& List of what is supplied:
4 - 5 oz. best quality merino wool roving
Silk + other fun fibers for embellishment
Plastic resist material for your custom pattern

Bring to Class:
If you are local, please bring two old bath towels and a sharp pair of scissors. Forego this supply if you’re traveling.
A waterproof apron can be helpful, as you might get a little wet in this class. (not required)
Some people like to bring a plastic bag to take the finished product home in because it will be a little wet. (not required)

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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