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Adult Workshops

Queen of Hearts - An Intro to Armature in Needle Felting (2 sessions)
Fridays Feb.3 & 10 (9:30am-12noon)
Create a pose able Queen of Hearts or figure of your own design while learning about the tools, materials and techniques used in wrapping and needle felting around an Armature (internal wire frame).
Cost: $56*

Fantastic Felt Flowers
Saturday Feb.4 (10:00am-12noon)
A wonderful introduction to the magic of wet felting! Come and create a beautiful flower or two, embellished with hand stitching and beads - Great as a broche, hair accessory or just on its own.
Cost: $30*

A Seasonal Girl - Free Form Needle Felting
Thursday Feb.9 (9:30am-1:00pm)
Come and explore the wonderful world of 3D wool sculpture. Complete a seasonally inspired little girl or lady while learning about the tools, materials and techniques that will give you a strong foundation in free form needle felting.
Cost: $42*

Painting with Wool
Thursday Feb.16 (9:30am-12noon)
Learn how to design and create a beautiful picture or mini play scape, using a combination of needle felting and wet felting techniques.
Cost: $35*

Needle Felting Spring's Little Creatures
Saturday Mar.11 (1:30-4:00pm)
Create sweet little creatures to welcome spring. In this workshop you will complete a rabbit and a chick while learning about the basic tools, materials and techniques of Free Form Needle Felting.
Cost: $35*

A Spring Basket
Saturday Mar.18 (10:00am-12noon) OR Wednesday Mar.28 (7:00-9:00pm)
Create a little spring basket with 2 matching flowers and learn about the art of wet felting around a form. A technique that allows you to create three dimensional felt that can be shaped into a variety of forms and vessels.
Cost: $35*

Wool Easter Eggs
Wednesday Mar.14 (7:00-9:00pm)
Create decorated Easter eggs from your own designs. This workshop offers a wonderful way to prepare for Easter while learning about fine detail and surface design in Needle Felting.
Cost: $30*

Children's Workshops

Painting with Wool
Saturday, Feb.18 (2:00-4:00pm)
Learn how to design and create a beautiful little picture using both needle felting and wet felting techniques. For Children ages 8 and up.
Cost: $28*

A Spring Basket
Thursday Mar.15 (10:00am-12noon)
Create a sweet little Spring Basket with 2 matching flowers and experience the art of wet felting around a form. For Children ages 6 and up.
Cost: $28*

Fantastic Felt Flowers
Friday, Mar.16 (10:00-12:00pm)
A great introduction to the fun soapy world of wet felting! Come and create a beautiful felt flower, embellished with hand stitching and beads - great as a broche, hair accessory or just on its own. For Children ages 8 and up.
Cost: $25*

Weekly Classes

Weekly Handwork Classes
Tuesdays, beginning Jan.17 (3:30-5:00pm)
During the term, the children will each be guided through their own projects. Possibilities include Weaving, Knitting, Hand Sewing, Wet Felting, Crochet, Solar Plant Dying and more. Each project will be tailored to meet your child's interests, age and previous experience in handwork. For Children ages 6 to 11, (max. 6 students).
Cost: $17 per session* (Min. 6 sessions - new students welcome to begin at any time. Please contact Aurelia directly if you are interested in joining this group)
All workshops and classes are held in my quiet Artisan studio, tucked away in the forest,
just up the road from Shawnigan Lake.

For Registration or Information please contact Aurelia Bellavita at
info@bellavitaartisan.com or call 250-743-3035

* + HST (the cost includes 100% natural materials and the use of studio equipment)
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