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VASANTO offers periodic workshops on FELTING, including the making of felt objects, use of hat blocks, creation of designs in felt, and creation of felt 'paintings' and hangings. These are intimate sessions with 2 to 8 students. Vasanto also offers individual training.

Check this page for upcoming workshops or contact Vasanto directly to arrange a felting workshop in your area. Classes can be arranged at Vasanto's studio in the beautiful mountains near Asheville NC. Just email or PM me on Facebook - Designs by Vasanto. Also check on FB for scheduled classes

Thursday Oct 27
10:00AM - 5PM

Tip Your Hat: Flat Brim Felt Hat

Blue Felt Flat Brim HatStudents in this active and energetic class will learn to wet felt, embellish and block a flat brim hat. Each student will make a simple hat with or without embellishments featuring a flat brim. Different colored fleece will be provided as well as design extras such as mohair, fancy yarns, metallics, etc. Participants are encouraged to bring special yarns or fleece of their own that they may want to use and/or share in their projects

SAFF WNC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC (near Asheville)

Feb 4 - 10, 2018

Hats Galore!

John C. Campbell Folk School,
Brasstown, NC
828 837-2775

Make a hat for every occasion, for every family member or for every day of the week! Be practical or fanciful....ready for the Kentucky Derby, a night on the town or a day at the office. We'll focus on a different process each day: hat on a ball, template, double hood and two piece. Enjoy embellishing your creations with danlesm spikes, flaps and more. All levels welcome. Students need to be able to stand and have some upper-body strength.