FL05 Fabulous Felt Flower Necklace/Lariat with Dawn Edwards
Friday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shed #5 at Howard County Farm Heritage Museum
In this fun hands-on workshop, we will transform beautiful Merino wool into a stunning felt flower necklace/lariat suitable to wear for a dressy night out on the town or equally gorgeous worn with your favorite pair of jeans and t-shirt. We will create our felt flower necklaces through the wet-felting process using just our hands, imagination, and a little soap and water. Come enjoy a fun day of felting and leave with an exquisite fashion accessory. Proficiency Level: Suitable for all. Bring to Class: Bubble wrap, 2 ft. wide x 6 ft. length; beach pail or plastic container for water; mild soap; bath sized towel; 1 pair sharp scissors; fine needle & thread for adding beads to your flower.
Class Fee: $100. Materials Fee: $20.
Dawn Edwards is a felt artist and tutor based in Plainwell, Michigan.
She sells her work under the label “Felt So Right” and teaches extensively within the United States and internationally. Dawn also is the co-coordinator of the not-for-profit group, Felt United, which currently has over 6,000 members world-wide. Dawn’s felt works have appeared in exhibitions, art shows, magazines and books, most recently having her felt pine cone hat featured on the cover of the Australian FELT Magazine (Issue 16), which included a feature article/tutorial on the pinecone hat, and a “Meet the Maker” article.