Softly sculptured accessories with drama and style. Create a stunning accessory that is both sumptuous and easy to wear. Learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric by using hand pleating and resist stitch techniques to manipulate the felted surface.Target group: felt makers and hand craft people Requirements: basic felt making skills an advantage but not necessary, Number of participants: 8
Course instructor: Liz Clay, Great Britain
British textile artist, makes hand felted textiles for haute couture and one off pieces to commission; influences are as diverse as the work she produces; experimental in her approach and nudging the boundaries of an ancient craft towards new and unexpected directions in contemporary practice; experienced tutor and author of 'Nuno Felt', teaches internationally and exhibits regularly in Britain, Europe, North America, Australia and Japan; work is held in the collections of Givenchy, Balenciaga, Christopher Kane and Stella McCartney; member of the Crafts Council Directory, former Chairman of The International Felt Makers Association and Trustee of Somerset Art Works.
More infos: www.lizclay.co.uk