Sat, May 29 | Wool-ology

Postponed...Gladstone Carpetbag Workshop with Chrissie Day

First time teaching in the USA!
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Postponed...Gladstone Carpetbag Workshop with Chrissie Day

Time & Location

May 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – May 30, 2021, 5:00 PM
Wool-ology, 242A Greenfield Rd, South Deerfield, MA 01373, USA

About the event

Gladstone Bag Workshop with Chrissie Day Gladstone Carpet Bag in Nunofelt This class is a process -oriented workshop designed to develop your felt making skills in a experimental manner towards the fabric design of your bag. You will learn about mixing and matching fibres and fabrics and learn a multitude of techniques that extend your surface textural skills.We will concentrate on textural and surface decoration techniques using a variety of fabrics and fibres in interesting ways. We will keep to a 3 colour palette which will enhance your learning potential. I will bring felt surface samples to show you. You will be inspired and with new skills to add to your arsenal of techniques to enhance your creativity. You will be inspired to try some new techniques and guaranteed a vibrant and informative learning experience.Whether you learn new techniques with the silk or with the fibres they both add more dimension to your work. You will learn about correct % calculations for swatch shrinkage and how to pattern cut your increased template. This workshop is suitable for beginners to advanced feltmakers. You will receive a handout of the basic techniques We will learn enhanced structural techniques in our bag making and balanced size for our frames. We will learn how to make a channel without Stitch and also the construction of internal pockets and attaching the handles in a professional manner will complete your unique piece of felt. Class Fee: $150 (includes instruction and two lunches ) Materials and kit fee TBA closer to class date.  Pre-registration is required for all classes and workshops. Register online at or by calling shop at 413-350-5158  

  • Gladstone Carpetbag

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