Upcoming Classes

Needle Felt Fall Gourd Tips & Techniques Online

Date: October 3, 2021

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 ET

Location: Zoom Online

Classes

In this Online workshop, fibre artist and instructor, Cathy Disbrow, will teach you a variety of techniques so you can needle felt the different shapes and styles of those cute Fall mini gourds: how to felt warts, blend colors, wrap stems, add ribs, and more. Goose-necked, mini-pumpkins, pear shaped, round…the choices are limitless. Did you know there are 700 types of gourds? These are perfect on your Thanksgiving table and for decorating your entire house during the Autumn season. Level: Beginner & Intermediate

Cost: $35.00 CAD for the workshop ONLY. Material kits available to purchase if needed.

This class is offered by Cathy Disbrow and is not a Fibrecraft event.

Needle Felt a Black-Eyed Susan Painting

Date: October 14, 2021

Time: 18:00 - 21:00 ET

Location: Royal Botanical Gardens – Main Centre, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4

Classes

Learn the art of needle felting by creating a brilliant Black-eyed Susan. Fibre artist Cathy Disbrow will teach you how to felt a flower cluster into a 4” x 6” wool painting, using a special needle to stab sheep wool into a felt sheet. All materials are provided. Level: Beginner 

This program will be held indoors at RBG Centre. Covid safety protocols will be in place.

Cost: $55.00

This class is offered by Cathy Disbrow and is not a Fibrecraft event.

Needle Felt a Winter Scene Painting

Date: October 15, 2021

Time: 14:00 - 17:00 ET

Location: Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St, Paris, ON N3L 1V5

Classes

This workshop is part of the Woolstock ON Fleece Festival workshop sessions. Fibre artist Cathy Disbrow will teach students how to needle felt a Winter scene onto a 4″ x 6″ wool felt sheet. You will learn various 2-D needle felting techniques to create a beautiful wool painting. This is a very relaxed project and great to do with friends. The 4” x 6” size is perfect for framing. Level: Beginner

As this is an in-person workshop, Covid safety protocols will be in place.

Cost: $50.00 + a $15.00 materials fee that is payable to Cathy at the workshop

This class is offered by Cathy Disbrow and is not a Fibrecraft event.

Needle Felt a Flying Cardinal

Date: October 16, 2021

Time: 09:00 - 12:00 ET

Location: Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St, Paris, ON N3L 1V5

Classes

This workshop is part of the Woolstock ON Fleece Festival workshop sessions. Let’s celebrate the upcoming season by needle felting this spectacular Cardinal in flight. Fibre artist Cathy Disbrow will teach you how to use a pipe cleaner to create a beak and wrap wool around it to create the core shape. You will also learn to attach wool locks for wings, needle felt roving on the body, properly add glass eyes, and sew a nylon cord so your bird can sway in the breeze. Cardinal is approx. 7” long from beak to tail. Level: Beginner & Intermediate

As this is an in-person workshop, Covid safety protocols will be in place.

Cost: $50.00 + a $20.00 materials fee that is payable to Cathy at the workshop

This class is offered by Cathy Disbrow and is not a Fibrecraft event.

Needle Felt a Pink Rose Painting

Date: November 14, 2021

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 ET

Location: Royal Botanical Gardens – Main Centre, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4

Classes

Learn the art of needle felting by creating a brilliant pink Rose fiber painting. Fibre artist Cathy Disbrow will teach you how to felt a flower into a 4” x 6” wool painting, using a special needle to stab sheep wool into a felt sheet. All materials are provided.  Level: Intermediate

This program will be held indoors at RBG Centre. Covid safety protocols will be in place.

Cost: $55.00

This class is offered by Cathy Disbrow and is not a Fibrecraft event.