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June 2019

Craft Night!

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Join us for an evening of community crafting! Bring a project, bring a friend, and meet the makers in our community. No instruction or materials are provided, and this event is free and open to the public. Most mediums are welcome, just nothing too messy please, as we share a sink with our neighbors in the building. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Bookbinding Workshop – Coptic Stitch Summer Journal

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Welcome summer by joining us for a relaxing morning of bookbinding as we create beautifully bound summer journals! In this beginner bookbinding workshop, students will create a bound journal from start to finish. Learn how to use decorative papers to create the covers for your books, prepare pages, and sew all of the parts of the book together using a beautiful stitching technique called the coptic stitch. This stitch not only creates an attractive pattern on the exterior spine of…

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YOUTH Needle Felting Workshop – Fox Pin

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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In this beginner needle felting workshop, children will learn about the basic techniques and materials involved in needle felting as they create an adorable needle felted fox pin! No experience is necessary, and we recommend a minimum age of 8 to begin needle felting, as the needles involved are very sharp. Finger guards will be provided if students wish to use them. All materials are included, and students will get to wear their pin home!   Date:  Sunday, June 23…

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How to Build a Wire Armature for your Needle Felted Sculpture

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Have you ever wanted to know how to build a wire armature for your needle felted creations? Building a wire armature can not only help with proportions and make the rest of your felting process easier as you progress through your project; but it also allows your finished creation to be posable! Such fun! In this beginner/intermediate workshop, we'll look at images of animal anatomy in order to understand how to construct a correctly proportioned wire armature. Students will then…

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Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make an Owl!

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted owl from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too! Your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea is included.   Date:  Saturday, June 29 Time:  9:00am – noon Location:  Grey…

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July 2019

YOUTH Workshop – Make a Wet Felted Geode!

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to transform some colorful bits of wool fluff into a beautiful layered geode! Wet felting is a process that requires only soap, water, wool, and your hands to create felt, so unlike needle felting, there are no needles involved. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you’ll leave the workshop with a beautiful geode to display at home! Ages 6 and up.   Date:  Monday, July 8 Time:  10:00…

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Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Barn Owl Pin

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted barn owl pin from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too! Your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea is included.   Date:  Thursday, July 11 Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm…

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YOUTH Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Baby Penguin

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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In this beginner needle felting workshop, children will learn about the basic techniques and materials involved in needle felting as they create an adorable needle felted baby penguin! No experience is necessary, and we recommend a minimum age of 8 to begin needle felting, as the needles involved are very sharp. Finger guards will be provided if students wish to use them. All materials are included, and students will get to wear their pin home!   Date:  Sunday, July 14…

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Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Bee!

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted bee from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles, foam pad, and extra wool home! Coffee and tea will be served as well.   Date:  Thursday, July 18 Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm Location:  Grey Fox…

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Advanced Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Mute Swan

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee Street
New Hartford, NY 13413 United States
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Join us for a weekend of needle felting as you learn how to make a graceful mute swan in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this advanced level workshop, you will learn how to create a complete needle felted mute swan sculpture from start to finish. Time permitting, you will have the option of adorning your swan with a needle felted botanical motif. It is recommended that you have a good understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well…

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