Needlefelt Beaded Bracelet 1F19
Needlefelt colorful round beads and then string them into a unique bracelet. Learn how to needlefelt, mix colors and all the necessary steps to finish your project at home or to start and finish a new one. If there is time, we can make extra beads for earrings and a necklace, too. Materials provided include wool, needles, string and clasps. Needle-felting is a fun, meditative, soothing activity. You will catch on quickly and make your own felt creations in no time. Start by making a bracelet that can be a perfect gift for the holidays. Limit 10 students
Jodi Colella works balancing tradition and innovation using needlework to infuse renewed power to craft practices.
Found objects – the everyday and invisible – are reworked, repurposed, and placed on a pedestal for scrutiny where the psychological is made physical in the way that one form materializes from another.
Influenced by my travels, I draw from historical and cultural experiences to create sculptures that capture the remarkably universal human impulse, from prehistory to the present, of rationalizing purpose and place.
My interactive installations transform communities into mindful collectives – creating connections that make a difference and foster change.
Jodi Colella exhibits and teaches internationally. She is a member of Boston Sculptors Gallery and a recipient of a 2019 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship Award for Sculpture.
Fiber Arts and Mixed Media
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$15 payable in class