Beginners’ Felt-Making Class for One or Two People at Eugene Textile Center (Up to 56% Off)


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Experienced instructors teach pupils to handcraft felt from ultrasoft merino wool

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Promotional value expires Oct 2, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Classes are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

On the International Space Station, brave astro-pioneers pass the time by making crafts—namely, dream catchers to catch the dreams of any nearby aliens dreaming of attacking Earth. Make your crafting dreams come true with today’s Groupon to Eugene Textile Center. Choose between the following options:

Classes are held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following dates: * Saturday, February 18 * Monday, February 20 * Saturday, February 25 * Wednesday, February 29

Classes will be added on a continual basis; click here to view the class schedule.<p>

Led by owner Suzie Liles, the experienced instructors at Eugene Textile Center teach students basic felt-making techniques during two-hour introductory classes. Fledgling fiber artists learn how to handcraft ultrasoft merino fleece into pieces of felt, which can then be kept flat as trivets, sewn into pouches, or rolled into decorative taquitos. Each class includes the necessary materials to engineer samples in a rainbow of colors, and students bring home their project after the session.

Eugene Textile Center

Veteran artisan Suzie Liles had already been a reputable figure in the fiber arts community for nearly 20 years—teaching, chairing conferences, and being active in several design and weaving guilds—when in March 2008 she and a partner decided to open Eugene Textile Center. An MFA in Fibers from the University of Oregon, Suzie channels her training, experience, and passion for all things woolly into making the center a craftsperson's paradise of name-brand supplies and instructional workshops in various forms of textile conjuring. Local hobbyists and professional fiber artists alike are able to rent spinning wheels and other equipment on a weekly or monthly basis. Suzie also welcomes visitors to weaving and surface-design studios, which are equipped with looms and a dye kitchen.

Customer Reviews

52 Ratings

The class was great and you come out of it with an actual piece. Great instruction and small class size made sure everyone got what they needed.
Gail M. · May 23, 2016
The instructor was positive, encouraging and even brought out some artistic ability in me! Excellent class. I recommend this experience for those new to fiber arts and those looking for some new ideas - everyone!
Reta C. · May 19, 2016
Great place and variety for all kinds of needle and yarn crafts.
Michele A. · February 8, 2016
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