Felted Basket

About Felted Basket with Patti Barker

Participants will learn layout techniques and shaping tips used to create a perfectly round vessel. Several surface design options will be demonstrated. Learn how to cut felt to hold a wooden handle.

This Fiber Arts Seminar is offered as part of the 2021 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and is limited to 20 students.

Class Materials Needed

One approximately 12” long interesting stick, 1” thick, 24” pool noodle or 2” dowel rod, 16” wide x 48” long bubble wrap, Wetting tool (either 1-gallon garden sprayer or a ball brauser with a bucket), Liquid dish soap, Two old towels, a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar. Materials kit purchased directly from instructor. Includes resist pattern, merino wool, embellishments, and written instructions. Materials kit will be an additional $30, and can be purchased directly from instructor. Ordering instructions for the materials kit will be available in Lessonface once you have enrolled. To allow enough time for the kit to arrive prior to the start of class, registration for this class will close on April 3.

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Felted Basket


Single session on Friday, April 30, at 7 pm ET | 4 pm PT | 23:00 UTC.

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Felted Basket
Patti Barker
Patti Barker

Patti Barker

Early fascination with fabric and fashion came from my seamstress mother. You might say fiber art is bound into my DNA. My felting journey began with a study of skin. Skin as a protective covering, and as identifier, and how it can record history. A study of animal skin, and human skin; leading to hybrids. All the while, intrigued with the way wearable art transforms its wearer. My creative focus is on wearable art for the stage, while sharing the joy of felt making through teaching. Surface design inspiration rises from exploring rich color and texture combinations. Nuno felt, hand-dyeing, needle felting, bead embroidery...all compliment the tactile and visual narratives of each piece of m...

How It Works

Register and enroll above. Enrollment is not complete until payment is made on the next page, by credit card or Paypal via our secure platform. Enrolled students will receive an immediate email confirmation of enrollment, and on the day before the seminar, a reminder with Zoom link to join the class via email. Students will also be able to join the Zoom sessions from their Lessonface dashboard. Students can connect to Zoom using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. The class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.

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About Lessonface, PBC

Since 2013, Lessonface has connected more than 10,000 students with over 2,000 great teachers for live music & language, and arts lessons online, delivering on our mission to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably. We are thrilled to be delivering the Fiber Arts Seminars for the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival.

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