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Slow Stitching + Wool 1S20 CANCELED

e.camacho workshop

For students with no felting experience: Make a piece of felt from merino wool and then embellish it by stitching on small pieces of fabric. In the process, learn to distress fabrics to make them look older and more vintage. Create one 12" x 12" decorative piece.

Limit 8 students

Eva Camacho

Eva Camacho

Eva Camacho makes felted clothing, decorations, jewelry, housewares and accessories at her company Lana Handmade, based in Northampton, Mass. She creates nuno felt by combining fine silk and the finest merino wool. Much of her work is inspired by nature. Eva grew up in Alcaudete, Spain. She sources wool from New England farmers and incorporates material from the woods into some of her work.

"I usually start by hand-dyeing the wool (with natural dyes I have created myself from plant matter), which is then felted together with fine silk. To create patterns on the silk, I use techniques such as free motion embroidery, hand-stitching, beading and printing. My work is the result of the fusion of the ancient art form of felt-making with modern techniques to create new and elegant styles."

Specialty: 
Fiber Arts and Mixed Media
Materials & Tools:

$20 payable in class. Additional materials list coming soon!!