Monday, November 19, 2012

Hand Felted Wool Ornaments: Holiday Workshop Series At The Farmington Valley Arts Center

Artful Giving Holiday Workshops At The Farmington Valley Arts Center

It was so exciting  this past Saturday (November 17th)  to see classroom 3a  at The Farmington Valley Arts Center  (FVAC) well attended with participants learning how to make felted wool holiday ornaments. Part of the FVAC  focus on Artful Giving, the felt workshop conducted by fiber artist Elena Gibson was packed with busy learners who seemed to be enjoying this colorful and  spirited holiday workshop.

For information on upcoming holiday workshops at The Farmington Valley Arts Center click on this link:


The technique of transforming wool roving into felt and than creating wearable art or decor such as ornaments is very easy to learn.

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C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at Visit my website, Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

1 comment:

  1. This looks like a fun craft, sure wish you were closer to NC! Love your site! Would love to see your shop! I collect anything that catches my eye, from old tins that line the top of my kitchen cabinets, to dolls that catch my eye!
    Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!