Treasure nests are small felted pods that are made with wool. In a fun and creative atmosphere, students will learn how to use a resist to create a 3-dimensional treasure nest shape and surface design techniques to embellish it. Students should bring 2 large bath towels, 1 hand towel, 1 spray bottle, small natural dish soap, sharp scissors, sewing needles, beads to embellish your treasure nest, small bucket for your water/soap solution.
In this class students will use a 3 dimensional resist with many different layers to make a wet felted vessel. You will learn how to make craters, how to nuno felt, cracked effect, needle felting, prefelt and how to use it, embroidery on wool and ink on silk.