To sign up for a workshop use add to cart button or
if you prefer to pay by check there is a button at the bottom of this page that will open up a registration form.
Mail the filled out registration form and check to Lost Art Fiber and Textile Studio
if there is a material fee listed, be sure to make your choice in the drop down menu when adding the workshop to your cart.
Please contact me with any questions
Lost Art Studio now carries Hearthside Fibers Color A La Carte 1 oz packages of 50 colors of wool for felting
Two workshops to choose from
Felted Landscape or Irises
with Anna Winette : Wool Art by Anna Winston Repke
Sunrise/Sunset Landscape - class full
email if you'd like to be on wait list
- Saturday February 22
Felted Irises - Sunday February 23
9:00 am to 4:00 pm with an hour lunch break
(Workshop size min 6 and max. 12)
Recommended Experience Level: Beginner
NOTE: Iris felting workshop as shown in photos requires finish sewing with
free motion sewing machine.
or needle felting is an option for finish with slightly different results
Cost: $100 if signed up before December 31, 2019
$120 after January 1, 2020
Materials: $35 for Landscape Felting
$40 for Iris Felting
to instructor on day of workshop
Material fee will include all the lovely blended colors of wool
for your felted piece and the use of the tools we will need to create it
such as the wet felting supplies, foam pad, and needles
Create a beautiful landscape picture from wool! Your finished piece will be approximately 12” x 14”. We will create our base piece with the wet felting method and then go on to needle felt the lovely details into your final picture. I will guide you all the way and demonstrate each step and will also have examples for you to look at. I will have pictures to choose from, or better yet, bring your own ideas!
Students Should Bring:
2 towels and wear comfortable clothes that can get can get wet.
Iris felting workshop uses free motion sewing machine.
Be aware that there is a fair amount of rolling and rubbing using your arms and hands.
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Anna started out as an oil painter, but the toxic fumes just proved too much and that was the end of painting! Raising kids and Border Collies became the focus. She was here at the WI Sheep and Wool Festival competing in the sheep herding part and sold a dog to a fiber artist, Gale.
Later, Gale taught her about felting and so when the discovery of ”painting” with wool was made, it soon turned into a passion! Now the kids are raised and the Art Shows, Workshops and Classes across the country have taken over.
Anna says, ”I never knew what it was to have a passion until this. I haven’t looked back since. Working with wool has been the most fulfilling creative experience for me, ever. There is something about the organic quality to the wool. It has texture, character and life. The things that can be done with it are endless.” In between shows you will find her on her 25 acre ”farm” with a dog and a basket of wool at her feet, a project in her lap and one of 15 grandchildren running around.
Knit and Felt Your Hat
Summer Workshop date to be determined
Contact Lost Art Studio for a private or to arrange a group lesson
(Workshop size min 6 and max. 10)
Instructor: Dorothy Schutte
Cost: $50 plus materials
Some knitting experience required.
If you are new to knitting, sign up for the Beginning knitting class
This workshop begins with knitting a very oversized hat with wool yarn followed by a felting session where the large knitted blob is transformed into a beautiful hat. At the first meeting you will get the knitting pattern and begin knitting with the yarn specified in the materials list. Two weeks later you will bring your finished knitted hat blob to the workshop to complete the process through felting. You are welcome to come to the regular Lost Art Open studio on Friday or Saturday to get any help or questions answered about the knitting process.
Date to be determined Knitting Materials:
-Size 11 24"circular knitting needles
-Size 11 double pointed needles
-310 yards 14 ply wool yarn- Brown Sheep Wool or New Zealand Wool Pak
New Zealand Wool Pak can be purchased through Paradise Fibers.
or purchased from instructor ($25/310 yd skein).
You can choose to purchase white yarn and dye the yarn before knitting
or dye the completed felted hat in a Paint Your Yarn Dye class
if you choose to use another wool yarn, check with instructor to be sure it
will work for this process.
-If desired, you can add a non-wool novelty yarn to knit as an accent for your hat.
Some yarns will be available the first night, or if you have some of your own
Date to be determined Felting Materials
-wool fiber for accent (optional