Lost Art Fiber and Textile Studio
Nancy Wilson
nancy@LostArtFiberandTextile.com
519 Wisconsin Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186

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Felting

 

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

 

Felted Landscape

with  Anna Winette : Wool Art by Anna Winston Repke

Two workshops to choose from

           Saturday February 22

            or

            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

   

           Cost: $100  if signed up before December 31, 2019

                     $120 after January 1, 2020

                Materials: $35 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

 

Description:
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! 

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Students Should Bring:
2 towels and wear comfortable clothes that can get can get wet.

Be aware that there is a fair amount of rolling and rubbing using your arms and hands.

 

 

 

 

 

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

-Bucket

-Old clothes/apron

-old towels

-wool fiber for accent (optional

 

 

 

 

 

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