Felting Workshops

Make a stylish Nuno felted wrap that will take an outfit from everyday to glamorous at Cobb+Co Museum’s felting workshop.

Produced originally by Asian nomadic tribes, felting involves taking a raw fibre of wool and turning it into a piece of fabric by agitation and water.  It is believed felt was originally discovered when the nomads put wool in their sandals for comfort and after walking a long distance, it had matted to become felt.

Nuno felting is a specific technique that fuses merino wool into silk, making it particularly suitable for creating lightweight fabrics for clothing.

You will choose the design of your wrap, under the guidance of your tutor, and use the finest merino wool and pure silk fabric to create it.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and advanced students.

Meet your tutor

All felting workshops are conducted by award winning textile artist, Helen Stumkat (36 KB) pdf document icon. Helen conducts workshops throughout Australia and New Zealand and has won a range of awards including Dame Mary Durack Award, Gippsland Wool and Fibre Award and the Creative Fibre Festival award in New Zealand.

How do I book in?

It's easy! Just give us a call on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900. Please see terms and conditions (188 KB) pdf document icon.

Choose your date

Nuno Felted Wrap
Cost: $335

Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 May 2014

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

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