Workshop by Juliane Gorman: Wet Felted Hats

When:
February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2018-02-24T10:00:00-05:00
2018-02-24T17:00:00-05:00
Where:
Society for Contemporary Craft
Produce Terminal Building
2100 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
USA
Cost:
$80 & $45 materials fee (Discounts available for Guild members)
Contact:
Michelle Browne
412-576-5462

Registration: www.contemporarycraft.org or 412-261-7003
thestudio@contemporarycraft.org
Learn how to transform soft Merino fiber into a colorful, wearable art cloche that’s your
size. Using a flat resist, students will layer the wool, add textural interest with fabrics
and felt the fiber. After wet felting, the hats will be shaped and draped to fit. Students
will bring home one wet felted hat and the knowledge of how to create other shapes
and sizes. Wet felting is a somewhat active and damp textile practice. Students will use
their hands and arms to shrink the wool. Juliane creates whimsical sculptural hats out
of fluffy wool and enjoys seeing how hats transform the wearer and the viewer.