Textile Principles: Felt

Starts - Saturday 16 September 2017

Mandeep Mann is a Textile Designer & Lecturer born and educated in the UK. She has a specialized background in Textile Design with a Master's Degree from the world-renowned Royal College of Art (London), and a First Class Honors Degree from the prestigious Chelsea College of Art (London).

Schedule:

Date: 16 September
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Capacity:

10 Students

Location:

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Fees:

Tashkeel Members: 450 DHS
Non-members: 450 DHS

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Registration Deadline:

2 September 2017

This workshop will be focusing on the technique of Felting.

Felting is a method of textile production where the textile is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibres together. Felt is a non-woven textile that is made by shrinking or matting fibres together to make an impenetrable fabric, that can be cut without fraying or degrading the edges. Felt can be made from all wool fibres and other animal fibres such as alpaca, cashmere, angora and even buffalo. The basic treatment is either by wet-felting the fibres using a felting solution or dry-felting using felting needles or an embellisher.

Participants will produce fabric samples using the technique of wet felting and dry felting during this workshop. Participants will experiment with mixing different colours and a variety of fibres together.

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