Felted Hats and Embellishments

With instructor Carin Engen

Wet felting workshop

Saturday January 14 and Sunday January 15, 2017, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Arts Center

$125 members/$140 non-members, $20 material fee. Signup by January 7

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This workshop will introduce beginning and advanced students to the ancient art of wet felting. Instructor Carin Engen will guide participants in making a wearable winter wool hat.


Students will be have  many choices in designing shapes from berets to  the choice of many shapes from berets to cloche’ and hats with or without brims.  Engen will provide a variety of wool colors from which to choose.

Instructions will include ways to embellish the hat with felted flowers and other artful, creative ways to make  each hat a one-of-a-kind.

Carin Engen is an award-winning fiber artist and workshop instructor and has been using her experimental, playful nature to explore felting and color seriously since 1992.  Engen maintains a studio in Garberville, Calif., where she produces a line of hand-dyed wool fabric and fiber as well as felt art.

Engen is an enthusiastic teacher who encourages innovation in her students’ work.  For more information about Engen and her art, visit artfullyfelt.blogspot.com.


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