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Cdn $110.00

Kumihimo Boot Camp: From Fiber to Beads (2 days)

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - April 21 @ 4:00 pm
Instructor: Angela Peace

Course outline: Learn the traditional Japanese Kongah Gumi (spiral braid) and how to use it to create pattern with fiber and beads. This is a two-day class and will take place Friday, April 20, 6 - 9pm; and Saturday, April 21, 11am - 4pm. Friday night's class will cover the basic 8 strand braiding with both S and Z twists and how to evolve it into a 12, and 16, strand braid. The discussion will also cover fiber choices, tension, patterns, set up and problem solving. Saturday's class will cover how to reverse the direction of the braid to create …

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10:00 am
Cdn $55.00

Felting Two Ways: Nuno Felting and Needle Felting

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Spend a day with Cindy Goldrick and Sue Henry and explore how to felt - both wet felting and dry felting! The morning will be spent creating a Nuno felted cuff; in the afternoon, you'll embellish your cuff and then create a bezelled, felted pendant. Nuno felting is clean, wet fun! Learn how to paint with wool on silk and customize your work with inclusions such as bits of lace. Then learn how to use beads and other embellishments to enhance your cuff base. Finally, learn how to apply Swarovski snaps to leather and mount your finished nuno …

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