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Prefelt Rug Workshop with Nomadic Design with Flóra Carlile-Kovács

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm

In Kyrgyzstan, when a daughter got married, her mother and her relatives felted her a rug. Using their ancient symbols they felted her best wishes and good luck into the rug that stayed with her for the rest of her life. In this workshop, you’ll create a felted rug (approximately 3’x5’) with the instructor’s pre-felt technique, using either the several hundred-year-old symbols or creating your very own.

Come and join us for a four-day workshop and learn
– about the traditional symbols of the rugs
– about various kinds of wool that fits
– how to plan a powerful design
– how to make your own pre-felt with color transitions
– how to construct and felt a large rug
– how to turn the soft pre-felt into a strong and durable felt
– some small tricks of the trade that make the felting process easier and get rewarded with a beautiful felted rug you complete by the end of the class!

Creating a wet felted rug requires students to be in good physical condition.

Details

Start:
October 21 @ 9:00 am
End:
October 24 @ 4:00 pm
Category:
Art Classes, Coupeville
Website:
https://pacificnorthwestartschool.org/product/carlile-kovacs-flora-6201-pre-felt-rug-workshop-with-nomadic-design-march-21-24-2021/

Contact

Pacific Northwest Art School
Phone:
3606783396
Email:
info@pacificnorthwestartschool.org
Website:
http://pacificnorthwestartschool.org/

Venue

Pacific Northwest Art School
15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States
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Phone:
3606783396
Website:
http://pacificnorthwestartschool.org/

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