Small Business Saturday Make + Take: Felt Ball Garland!

Visit Grey Fox Mercantile on Saturday, November 30th between 9am and 5pm, and string your own wool felt ball garland to take home with you! Suitable for children and adults – make one for yourself, give one as a holiday gift, or make one together as a family!

100% wool felt balls in assorted colors will be provided, as well as a 4 ft. length of waxed linen twine and a needle for threading. Aside from the colorful cheer these garlands bring to your home, the wonderful thing about these garlands is that you can space the balls any way you like and they will stay wherever you place them on the string!

Cost is $7 per garland.  Each garland includes 16 felt balls.

Pre-made holiday garlands will also be available for purchase.

Date:  Saturday, November 30

Time:  9:00am – 5:00pm

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, October 17

Time:  5:30 – 7:30pm

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

Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival in Sharon Springs, NY + Felted Geode Workshop!

This year, Beekman 1802 celebrates the 10th Annual Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival. Join in this spirit of homecoming. Every vendor and artisan who has ever been part of their Beekman Neighborhood is welcomed back with open arms, and they look forward to what they are sure will be a joyful reunion!

Shop the Beekman 1802 Mercantile and then explore the mini villages, of which New York Makers is a part of, around town to find one-of-a-kind, handmade, artisan wares from over 100 makers across the country. There will also be areas dedicated to live music, festival food, and activities for all ages.

You can find my booth in the New York Makers village, with needle felted sculptures, felting kits, wet felted scarves, and more!

I’m also teaching a workshop on the second day of the festival!  Join me in the New York Makers Village to make a Wet Felted Geode! Information and tickets available here.

Dates + Times: Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 from 10 am – 5 pm. Rain or shine.

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