• Nuno Felt Scarf, Poncho, or Shawl - Day 1
    October 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Nuno Felt Scarf, Poncho, or Shawl - Day 2
    October 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Nuno Felt Scarf, Poncho, or Shawl - Day 2
    October 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Non Membershow details +$575.00 (USD)  
Guild Membershow details +$517.00 (USD)  

Instructor: Marjolaine Arsenault

Skill Level: Beginner or Intermediate

Join Marjolaine on a three-day class to create a seamless Nuno felt scarf, poncho, or a shawl, designed for intermediate. During this workshop, you will learn the technique to lay merino wool roving on silk to create a lightweight poncho or shawl if you prefer to make that. (Please note that this class requires standing most of the day.)

Supply List

• Silk fabric: a total of 3 yards of silk habotai, 45” wide (4-5 momme)

• 8 oz. merino roving combed top, 19 micron or less (colors can be mixed; two

colors are nice)

• silk roving, silk hankies, bamboo fibers, etc., for embellishment

• 5’ x 6’ Nylon curtain or tule, permeable mesh to cover fiber during

construction.

• Olive oil soap or Dawn

• 5’ pool noodle (you can tape two together)

• Scissors

• 6 ties (old nylon stocking is perfect)

• A measuring tape (plus notebook)

• 48” x 58” bubble wrap surface (small-soft bubble type sold for shipping).

• Another 40”x 50” bubble wrap surface for the pattern resist (the same style as

above).

• 1 dishpan

• Pkg of 1 mil drop cloth style plastic (2 pieces 9’x12’)

• 1 small bucket with sponge or ballbrause if you have one

• at least 2 towels and a sponge

Sources for Wool and Fibres:

USA: Outback Fibers: www.outbackfibers.com 512-222-WOOL (9665)

About the Instructor:

Website: www.marjolainestouch.com

felting@marjolainestouch.com

Marjolaine Arsenault received a B.A. in Fine Arts, from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Her background as a graphic designer and later on as a garden designer is reflected in all her pieces. Marjolaine is a fiber artist creating garments and accessories in a felt making process fusing hand-dyed silk and wool fiber to make seamless garments. Composition, color harmony and texture are integral to every one-of-a-kind creation. Marjolaine seeks to drape the body with style and beauty in contemporary pieces of wearable art. She travels the country to sell at various juried fine craft shows and to teach workshops. She was awarded the Collector’s Award at the Palm Beach Fine Craft Show and the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Chicago Botanical Garden Craft Show. Her collection was presented in the Electric City Fashion Shows in 2016 and 2017. Her garments were published in Worldwide Colors of Felt and Fiber Art Now. She is a member of the Northeast Feltmakers Guild.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen does not provide cash refunds for cancellation of classes unless the class is canceled by the instructor or the Guild. In order to request a withdrawal from a workshop, students must contact the Guild by phone at 717-431-8706 or email handmade@pacrafts.org at least 7 days before the class. Students who request a withdrawal at least 7 days prior to the class will receive a 100% tuition class credit.

Please note that we are unable to provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts.

 

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Venue Phone: 717-431-8706

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Address:
335 N Queen St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17603, United States

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