Needle-Felted Nisse (SOLD OUT)

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Needle-Felted Nisse (SOLD OUT)

December 18, 2020 (2:00 - 5:00 PM CT) with Laura Berlage

Level of Instruction
Beginner-Friendly, Ages 10+ (With an Accompanying Parent If Under 18)
Tuition
  • $75.00 Members
  • $75.00 Non-members

Needle felting is fun! Learn to transform hand-dyed wool from the instructor’s flock of sheep into your very own adorable Nisse. We will mail you the materials ahead of time, then Laura will take you step-by-step through the process via Zoom. No previous experience is necessary. The materials kit comes with enough wool to make one Nisse, with possibly enough extras for a smaller one later for extra creative fun.  All you need to complete the project is a work surface like a sturdy table, good light, and a pair of scissors.  Everything else is included!  Experience the magic of needle felting or learn some new tips to add to your growing skillset. Join us for this welcoming online class!

Supplies: A complete kit of supplies (a $35 value) is included in the cost of enrollment. You'll also need a work surface like a sturdy table, good light, a pair of scissors, and a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

If you are registering for this class in a location outside the contiguous United States, additional shipping charges may apply. Please contact jtorkelson@vesterheim.org when you register for more information. 

Special Instructions: When registering for the class, please make sure to use the address you'd like the kit shipped to, and the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive links to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the class.

Enrollment Deadline: December 4, 2020

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About the Instructor

Laura  Berlage
Photo by Bryan French

Laura is a contemporary Renaissance woman living and working on her family’s century-old homestead farm outside Hayward, WI. From fiber arts to creative writing, music to storytelling, she never tires of the magic of transforming ideas into form and overlapping narrative and visual. Laura also loves working with the many and beautiful natural materials from her farm—especially the wool from her sheep. Completing her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College in 2011, Laura continues her lifelong passion for learning with engaged, hands-on teaching for small groups to encourage creativity, imagination, and expression.

See more of Laura's work here:  www.erindaletapestrystudio.com



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