Felt Fabric Fusion & Object Inclusion
Lisa Klakulak, Instructor
Dates: Saturday, August 26th – Monday, August 28th, 2023 (9am-4pm)
Introducing alternative materials and objects in your felt work has the potential to add color, texture diversity, associations based on memory and experience as well as weight and movement to your work. Participants are asked to bring a range of objects to incorporate as well as suggested types of fabric. A variety of choice fabrics are also provided based on their translucency and stretch allowing for modified viewing of the objects that will be entrapped under and between fabrics.
Objects placed under fabric act as both a color and texture resist by blocking wool fiber from penetrating the fabric creating a rich contrast with the surrounding fabric fusion. Methods for structuring double sided fabric windows within a layout will also be explored: cut from a field of partial felt, using strips of partial felt to seal fabric pockets and partial felt sandwiched between fabrics.
Some felting experience required. Additional course images viewable at Fabric Fusion.
Instructor’s bio: Lisa Klakulak at STRONGFELT.com