Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Potted Aloe Plant!

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 aloe plant from start to finish. We’ll even pot it in some wool “soil” in a little terra cotta pot! No felting (or gardening) 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, August 24

Time:  9:00am-noon

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Workshop – Make a Felted Geode!

Learn everything you need to know to begin wet felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will get to choose your favorite colors from a beautiful assortment of wool and layer them in any way you like as you learn how to transform these colorful bits of wool fluff into a beautiful 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 in your home. Coffee and tea will be served as well.

 

Date:  Thursday, August 8

Time:  5:30 – 7:00 pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Advanced Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Mute Swan

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 as several completed three dimensional projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. Lunch on both days is included, as well as freshly brewed coffee and tea. (Please contact me if you have any dietary restrictions.)

 

Date:  Saturday + Sunday, July 20 – 21

Time:  Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $170

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Bee!

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 Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make an Owl!

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 Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

YOUTH Needle Felting Workshop – Fox Pin

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

Time:  1:00 – 3:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Bookbinding Workshop – Coptic Stitch Summer Journal

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 the book; it also allows the book to open and lay flat on your working surface, making sketching and writing easy and comfortable.

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Prickly Pear Cactus!

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 prickly pear cactus from start to finish. We’ll even pot it in some wool “soil” in a little terra cotta pot! No felting (or gardening) 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 15

Time:  9:00am – noon

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Flowers for Mom – A Beginner Felting Workshop for Parent and Child

Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed felting workshop for parent and child! In this beginner friendly workshop, you will get to choose your favorite colors from a beautiful assortment of wool as you learn how to transform these colorful bits of wool fluff into beautiful felted flowers! 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, making this a great activity for adults as well as children. Each pair of participants will work together to create their flowers. All materials are included, and you’ll leave the workshop with two beautiful flowers to take home just in time for Mother’s Day.

This activity is best suited for children ages 6 +, but younger children can also participate with help from their parent!

Please note that the ticket price includes registration for 2 people (1 parent and 1 child). Want to register more than one child? Simply purchase your ticket here, and leave a note at checkout with how many participating children you will be bringing in total. We’ll reserve them a spot now and get them registered  the day of the workshop when you come in! Each additional child is $10.

Date:  Friday, May 10

Time:  4:00 – 5:30pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Potted Aloe Plant

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 aloe plant from start to finish. We’ll even pot it in some wool “soil” in a little terra cotta pot! No felting (or gardening) 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:  Sunday, June 2

Time:  2:00 – 5:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413