Painting with Wool: Dala Horse – Digital Class • May 13

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Thursday, May 13, 1 – 4 pm CDT

Laura Berlage

Explore the magic of needle felting with a delightful Dala horse image and take your colorwork skills to a new level. Dala horses have been a Swedish icon for centuries and this class takes a new spin on the traditional wooden painted form by recreating the image in wool. Students will learn how to stretch a felt backing onto an embroidery hoop, keep it tight for ease of use, and transform a beautiful array of hand dyed roving from the instructor’s sheep into your own interpretation of the project. Focus will be given to creating shapes with needle felting using thin lines, dots, and curves, working with color to mimic rosemaling technique, and adding three-dimensionality to the surface. Instructor will offer suggestions for using or mounting your finished piece. Bring your creative spirit and love of wool!

Optional supply kit is $29 plus shipping and needs to be ordered by May 6. Details are on the supply list.

**See supply list of items to bring to class**

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What do you need to be prepared for class?

  • Computer or laptop, with a reliable internet connection
  • Items from supply list
  • The Zoom application. You will receive a Zoom link in an automated email after you register (separate from your purchase confirmation email). Please make sure you know how to use Zoom. (Click here to view a video tutorial.)

Instructor Bio:

Laura Berlage is the owner/artist of Erindale Tapestry Studio and co-owner of North Star Homestead Farms. Her passion for liberating the creative soul has been fed through mentorships and intensives in the textile arts. She completed her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College and has continued to enrich her multifaceted art practice ever since. Berlage has led over 80 needle felting workshops at Farmstead Creamery & Café’s Fiber Loft and continues her lifelong passion for learning with engaged, hands-on teaching for small groups to encourage creativity, imagination, and expression.

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Withdrawal Policy for Digital Workshops

Due to the nature of digital access to the classes and distribution of supplies, refunds will not be processed if you cancel your registration in less than 7 days before the start of class.

If your notice of withdrawal or tuition transfer is received at least 7 days before the start of your workshop, you will receive a refund of your workshop payment, minus a $25 processing fee.

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