Tapestry Needle Felting
with Neysa Russo
Needle felt is a simple needling technique that uses barbed needles to decorate a felt surface with design. Whether you have some needle felting experience or not, you will find this class offers many fresh ideas for fun and interesting projects. There will be an abundance of small project ideas that are perfect for people who just want to sample this technique and more complex projects for those who would like a challenge. Along the way, you will build your needling skills, gain design experience and experiment with color. Simple design shapes combine to create beautifully unique and personal folk art tapestries. While we needle, we can talk about inspiration, composition, color choices, needle varieties, fiber and many techniques and tricks are offered to keep your felting moving forward. You will also gain insight into the basic principles of wet felting in a way that is straightforward and accessible using readily available equipment.