Current & Upcoming

Nuno Felt a Butterfly Wrap

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—Mar 17, 2024 5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Nuno felt is a lightweight, drapable fabric made by bonding loose fiber into a sheer fabric. In this class, you’ll learn this fun and magical technique by creating a colorful butterfly on a hand-dyed silk wrap. You’ll also learn how to add embellishments – flowers, silk roses, and leaves. And then, once your design is laid out,…

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Felt a Bowl on a Ball!

Oct 22, 2023 1:00PM—5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Wet felting a 3D object usually involves placing a flat pliable piece of plastic known as a resist between two layers of wool to keep them from bonding together. In this class, though, you’ll use an inflatable ball (a 3-D resist!) to create a stunning, seamless bowl with structure and stability. Say goodbye to irregularly-shaped…

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Nuno Felt Scarf in a Day

Sep 24, 2023 11:00AM—4:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Nuno felt scarves are extremely lightweight, beautiful, and so much fun to wear! In this class, you’ll layer small amounts of wool and other embellishment materials onto a silk base fabric, add some soapy water, and apply friction to entangle your embellishments with your base fabric. And, voila! you’ll have a beautifully textured Nuno felt…

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Woodsy Vessels

Nov 09, 2023 10:00AM—Nov 10, 2023 4:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Create a fabulous felt vessel resembling a forest floor in this two-day class! Start by wet felting around a flat resist to create a seamless, hollow, shape. Then, create visual interest and a highly textured surface by exploring a myriad of embellishment methods. Watching your flat felt pieces become a three-dimensional, woodsy vessel is magical!…

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Painting with Wool: Felted Landscapes

May 28, 2023 1:00PM—5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Are you inspired by landscapes but don’t paint? Use wool and other fibers to create your favorite landscape instead! In this 1/2-day class, you’ll use felting needles to secure fibers to commercial prefelt and then complete your work of art with a fast and easy (i.e., non-labor-intensive!) wet felting process. You’ll receive your own reusable felting kit (bubble…

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Felt Fabulous Flowers!

Feb 05, 2023 2:00PM—4:00PM

Learn how to wet felt a beautiful flower in this fun online class. Then, wear your flowers in your hair, pin them to your outfit, or create an everlasting bouquet. The possibilities are endless! Start by laying out your wool roving and embellishment materials. Then use water, soap, and a bit of agitation to turn your roving…

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Cobweb Felt Scarf

Nov 13, 2022 12:00PM—6:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Forget everything you know about wet felting! in this class, you’ll create a very delicate yet strong felt scarf using the cobweb felt method. Working with fine merino roving, you’ll create a sheer, soft, lacey single-layer felted scarf (8″ x 7′ approximately)…..a perfect layering piece for fall and winter in the South. Typically, thin spots…

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Painting with Wool: Felted Landscapes

Sep 17, 2022 1:00PM—5:00PM

Inspired by landscapes but don’t paint? Use wool and other fibers instead to create your own beautiful landscape image. In this 1/2-day class, you’ll use felting needles to secure your fibers to commercial prefelt and then complete your work of art with a fast and easy (i.e., non-labor-intensive!) wet felting process. You’ll receive your own…

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Needle Felt a Gnome with Character!

Aug 12, 2022 10:00AM—Aug 13, 2022 4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

In this workshop, you will needle felt a gnome  – cute (or not so cute!), full of character, and poseable! You’ll start by constructing a basic wire armature and creating your gnome’s body. Then, you’ll add his/her head, complete with a nose (what is a gnome without a large nose!), and work on creating your gnome’s unique…

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Fabulous Wet Felted Birdhouse! (Rescheduled)

Jun 25, 2022 1:00PM—6:00PM

Welcome your feathered friends with a fabulous wet felted birdhouse! Learn how to layout and shingle dry wool fiber and then how to insert a gourd-shaped resist – the magic that allows you to create dimension from a flat pattern. Then you’ll use wet-felting techniques to transform the wool into prefelt, remove the resist, and finish the…

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Felted Vessels

Feb 26, 2022 1:00PM—5:00PM

Explore three-dimensional wet felting while creating a seamless vessel or bowl! Starting with dry wool fiber, you’ll learn how to shingle your layout and then how to insert a resist – the magic that allows you to create dimension from a flat pattern. Then you’ll use wet felting techniques to transform the wool into prefelt,…

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Tour ChadAlice Hagen’s Studio!

Jan 09, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Resist dyer, feltmaker, and bookbinder ChadAlice Hagen is going to take us on a pre-recorded tour of her subterranean dyeing and felting studio where she prepares her felts, gathers her two billion weird tools and clamps, and maintains a stovetop of boiling dye pots. Then, she’ll meet us live upstairs in her book studio to show…

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Felted Vessels

Feb 05, 2022 1:00PM—5:00PM

Explore three-dimensional wet felting while creating a seamless vessel or bowl! Starting with dry wool fiber, you’ll learn how to shingle your layout and then how to insert a resist – the magic that allows you to create dimension from a flat pattern. Then you’ll use wet felting techniques to transform the wool into prefelt,…

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Nuno Felt Scarf

Nov 06, 2021 10:00AM—4:30PM

Nuno or laminated felt offers endless possibilities for creating unusual lightweight fabrics by taking advantage of the different shrinkage properties of wool and silk. The “tools” are simple – bubble wrap, hot water, and soap – and the technique is as close to instant gratification you can get in the fiber world. Start exploring this limitless technique by…

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Felt Fabulous Flowers!

May 16, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

Learn how to wet felt a beautiful flower in this fun online class. Then, wear your flowers in your hair, pin them to your outfit, or create an everlasting bouquet. The possibilities are endless! Start by laying out your wool roving and embellishment materials. Then use water, soap, and a bit of agitation to turn your roving…

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Past | Archive

In Search of Wild Silk

Apr 06, 2024 2:00AM—3:30PM

Stitching Time

Apr 03, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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March Book Club Meeting

Mar 19, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Nuno Felt a Butterfly Wrap

Mar 16, 2024 10:00AM—Mar 17, 2024 5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Stitching Time

Mar 06, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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March Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Mar 05, 2024 10:00AM—Mar 28, 2024 2:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341