Learn how to upcycle a sweater into a warm and beautiful pair of glitten fingerless gloves. The option for a mitten top helps with those bitter cold days. Cashmere, merino wool, and lambswool sweaters make for cozy and fashionable cold weather accessory. Ages 12+
Impact: Damaged and discarded sweaters are given a new life as functional gloves.
Participant and Materials Requirements: Please bring an animal fiber (wool, cashmere, or alpaca) sweater that has been felted and shrunk, sewing thread that matches the sweater, 2 buttons, matching ribbon and enthusiasm! Basic sewing experience helpful.
About the Instructor: Natalia Robinson is obsessed with all things naturally made by hand. She lived in New Zealand and Guatemala studying felting, weaving, natural dyeing, spinning, and sewing. A graduate of the Evergreen State College, she created her own major in fiber arts and early childhood education. Every day is a good day to make art and play! Learn more at feralfelt.com