Join Beth’s other half, Bill Miller, for a fun morning of cold process soap making. We will be making an all natural cold process soap recipe using vegetable oils for the base and essential oils for the scents. These soaps are vegan friendly! Each student will leave with a 2 lb. soap wood soap mold with silicone liner filled with his/her own fresh cold process soap (it will need to cure 4-6 weeks at home), accessories needed for soap making, and a booklet for use at home. This class never fails to be fun and surprising (as in…it really IS easy to make your own soap!).
Yes, you are talented and yes, you can draw stick figures and a whole lot more. Open up to your creativity (yes, you have it) as we talk about how to keep a rug journal, brainstorm pattern ideas, learn basic principles of pattern design, and go through the process of creating our own patterns from sketch, to paper pattern, to finished linen pattern. Everyone will leave the class with a brand new pattern of her own design, ready to hook! Class includes all materials and a few surprise goodies, $75. Space is limited to six students.
Join teacher/fiber artist Beth Miller just in time to celebrate the arrival spring with these freshly scented sachet pillows!
These are small (4 x 4 or 4 x 6 inch) sachet pillows using your choice of base wool and a wide variety of wool roving colors to make a design and then needle felt it on! If you prefer not to draw your own design I will have some ready made on hand to choose from.
We will also learn the easy art of making buckwheat seed sachet filling using essential oils. The great part about using buckwheat seeds is that the resulting pillows may be either microwaved to warm or frozen to cool and then used as soothing ache & pain relievers.
Finish the whole project using a simple yarn whipstitch technique to close the felted pillow case.
We will provide all materials to make the pillows, and felting blocks and needles to borrow for the process.