Wet Felted Vessels with Sharon Mansfield
Time: Friday, September 30th 9a.m.-4p.m.
Location: Dixon May Fairgrounds in Dixon, CA
Workshop Description: There is magic in making a vessel. We felt a double sided, flat circle with a resist inside, cut a slit in the center of one side and this creates a hollow sphere. Almost like magic! This exciting technique is the beginning of understanding how to construct purses, seamless garments, hats and much more.
Experience Level: No experience necessary
Students Should Bring: a positive attitude
Instructor will supply: All materials required including wool and fibers, templates, soap, and miscellaneous tools. hand Dyed and commercially dyed merino wool roving, wool nepps, throwsters silk, silk lap, soap, netting, and more.
Materials Fee: $70 included in workshop price
Workshop Pricing: This year’s workshop pricing is a flat rate for half-day or full-day workshops, with up to two low-income spaces per class*.
*To get the low-income student pricing of 25% off workshop cost (not including materials fee), use the code "205L" in the shopping cart. Please note: We will not disclose which students received low-inome pricing and all students will be treated equally by Lambtown Festival and our instructors.
Covid-19 Policy: Covid-19 vaccination is required for in-person workshops, which will be held indoors, and masks may be required depending on the situation at the time. Please upload your proof of vaccination now to save time on the day of your workshop.
Instructor Bio: Sharon, along with daughter Hannah Arose, owns the Tin Thimble, a creative fiber arts store that specializes in felting and dyeing workshops. They’ve been in business since 2007 and are proud to have taught thousands of students the joy of creating with wool, silk and other fibers!