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Handfelted Creations Course

Regular price $220.00 AUD

Creating your own felt using merino fleece opens up a new world of self expressive millinery creativity. These classes are a great resource designed for beginners and skilled to understand and develop the art of felt making. Everything is explained by your tutor Wendy Bailye and you are instructed in great detail from the beginning to the finishing of your project to achieve an exceptional result.

Wendy has been felt making for 20 years and runs a vibrant felt art studio, The Felt Studio. Here she runs workshops as well as working on commissions and refining her personal felt making practice. Wendy teaches her skill nationally and internationally has been Featured Artist with Expertise Events.

She is a passionate ambassador for feltmaking having been both Assistant Editor and Co-Editor of Felt Magazine. She is thrilled to be passing on her skills through her lessons. 

    WHAT YOU GET

    • 4 comprehensive online video lessons
    7+ hours hours of tuition on demand
    Unlimited access on any modern device
    • Learn a variety of headwear and trims in your own time

    Included with Hat Academy Studio
    Essential course collection.

    LESSON PLAN

    HANDMADE FELT CLOCHE HAT
    Cloche hats are the most loved felt hats as they surround the face and keep the head so warm. Learn to create this vintage style with several options in brim styling.Compliment the felt with your own wool and silk design worked into the felting surface.

    Lesson Modules:
    • Pulling & laying wool • Inlaid decoration
    • Blocking felt hood • Styling cloche

    HANDMADE FELT CONCERTINA HAT

    Making this concertina hat with Wendy will open new doors of self expression for you. Manipulate the folds to give this hat an individual appearance. So much fun to make and wear.

    Lesson Modules:
    • Laying on template • Adding decoration
    • Felting process • Blocking, fold & trim

    FLORAL SILK SCARF

    Using a process of free design you will enjoy making a beautiful Nuno felted scarf. Wendy shares this technique to complete your outfit and to match your felted hat. It will bring out the artist within as Wendy walks you through the design and felting process on pure silk.

    Lesson Modules:
    • Preparing floral decoration • Trim designing & layout
    • Felting wool to silk • Felt Finishing techniques

    FANTASTIC FELT FLOWERS

    Felt three different flowers - your own poppy, lilies felted with fabric and a solid wool felted flower in delightful colours. Wendy has perfected her unique techniques to share with you. They add texture and colour to any felt hat style or a simple headband.

    Lesson Modules:
    • felted silk flowers • Solid felt flowers
    • Petite felt poppy • Felted poppy
    LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME
    You have unlimited access to return to modules and recap on specific skills.
    VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
    Be inspired by tuition that covers practical technical skills and creative techniques.
    PASSIONATE TUTOR
    Your tutor with years of hands on experience provides a wealth of millinery knowledge.

    Included with Hat Academy Studio
    Essential course collection.

    RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

    House of Adorn - Leading online supplier of Millinery Materials.
    Hat Blocks - Quality blocks with free shipping.

    Included with Hat Academy Studio
    Essential course collection.

    RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

    House of Adorn - Leading online supplier of Millinery Materials.
    Hat Blocks - Quality blocks with free shipping.