YOUTH Beginner Wet Felting – Make a Geode!

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. Each participant will create a full geode sphere, which the instructor will cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal the unique colors and layers inside! All materials are included, and you’ll leave the workshop with two beautiful geode halves to display at home!

Ages 5 and up.

 

Date:  Thursday, February 20

Time:  3:00pm – 4:00pm

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

Wet Felting Workshop – Make a Holiday Geode Ornament!

Learn everything you need to know to begin wet felting in a relaxed and supportive environment as you create your own beautiful geodes out of wool! In this beginner friendly workshop, you will get to choose your favorite colors from a beautiful assortment of wool fiber (and some optional winter sparkle too!) and layer pieces to create a felted ball, which will then be cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal your unique geode! We’ll also be adding a resist in the center of our geodes that will allow the finished piece to be hollow, creating an even more realistic 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 two beautiful geode halves to display in your home or hang from your tree!

Tea and hot cocoa are provided!

 

Date:  Thursday, December 12

Time:  5:30 – 7:00 pm

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

Make a Wet Felted Winter Geode!

Join us on Saturday, December 7th at Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute for Winter-Themed Workshops with Grey Fox Felting!

$15 MWPAI members; $20 general public
Tickets: 315-797-0055
Children ages 5 and older, space is limited

Learn everything you need to know to begin wet felting in a relaxed and supportive environment in this beginner-friendly workshop. Choose your favorite winter colors from a beautiful assortment of wool fiber, then layer pieces to create a felted ball, which will be cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal your geode! A resist added in the center of the geodes will allow the finished piece to be hollow, making it an even more realistic geode. Wet felting is a process that requires only soap, water, wool, and your hands to create felt – there are no needles involved. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you will leave the workshop with a beautiful geode to display in your home or on your tree.

Wet Felted Geode Workshop

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 fiber and layer pieces to create a felted ball, which will then be cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal your unique geode! We’ll also be adding a resist in the center of our geodes that will allow the finished piece to be hollow, creating an even more realistic 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, November 14

Time:  5:30 – 7:00 pm

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

Wet Felting Workshop – Nuno Felted Neck Warmer

Learn everything you need to know to begin nuno felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to transform colorful bits of wool fluff along with other fibers such as cotton, silk, and ramie into a beautiful, wearable neck warmer! Nuno is Japanese for “cloth,” and nuno felting is a process that allows one to bond different pieces of fiber and sheer fabric together through the process of wet felting (where soap, water, wool, and the friction and pressure of your hands are used to create felt). No experience is necessary, and all materials are included. Coffee and tea will be served as well.

 

Date:  Saturday, November 2

Time:  9:00am – noon

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.

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 fiber and layer pieces to create a felted ball, which will then be cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal your unique geode! We’ll also be adding a resist in the center of our geodes that will allow the finished piece to be hollow, creating an even more realistic 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

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