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Learn to Needle Felt a Goldfinch Charm

Spun Fibre Arts
Event organized by Spun Fibre Arts

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Spring is on its way and our feathered friends will be returning back from their winter vacations. And some birds, like the American Goldfinch, braved the Canadian winter with us. Let’s celebrate by creating a cute needle felted Goldfinch charm. You can turn this charm into a keychain, purse dangle, cellphone decoration, necklace...the possibilities are endless!!

Techniques to be learned: Create a core shape using the rolling technique, wing and tail shapes, skewer technique for beak, body detailing, and adding a ring hook to your bird.

Prerequisites: None
Cost: $40 + materials*
Time: 2 Hours

SIGN-UP ONLINE: http://spunfibrearts.com/index.php?route=information/event&event_id=85

Please Note: This class needs a minimum of 3 students signed up. Class maximum is 5 students.

*Materials can be purchased from Spun at 10% OFF the regular price prior to class. Spun staff will assist students with purchasing materials. A foam block will be provided for use during the class.

Materials Required: You will need to purchase the following materials prior to class:

.25 oz - Core Wool
5 grams – 045 Lemon wool
5 grams - 014 Licorice (Black) wool
1 gram – 024 Orange wool
1 - 36 Triangle Felting Needle
1 - 38 Spiral Felting Needle
Jump ring, chain, & clasp or key ring