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Making a Felted Animal Mask with Kathy Brooks

September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


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Join us, at Windrush Farm, and let’s create adorable felted animal masks together!

Kathy Brooks will teach you how to make a beautiful face-fitting wool mask. You will start by making a base by wet felting a batt to create a flat felt mat. Then, with felting needles, you will fill out the contours of the surface to make an animal of your choice. Examples of different masks will be provided.

All materials included: roving in natural colors, two felting needles, a head form, an elastic strap, and a felting base.

Class schedule:

  • Saturday, September 23, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Windrush Farm, 2263 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma, CA 94952.

Please bring: Lunch, personal snacks, and beverages. Windrush Farm is in a rural location outside Petaluma. The farm is located on flat but uneven terrain (please bring sturdy shoes).

Registration and Information: eventbrite.com/e/694488653257

About the Instructor and Windrush Farm:

This class will be taught at Windrush Farm by Kathy Brooks, a fiber artist, knitter, weaver, and sheep owner.

Mimi Luebbermann is the owner of Windrush Farm. She moved to Chileno Valley in 1995 with the dream of living quietly on a farm. Instead, she ended up crazy about fiber and determined to create a fiber farm. Now, sheep, alpacas, llamas, goats, and rabbits all contribute to the Windrush Farm yarns. As a dedicated spinner, she works to educate people about the connection between fiber animals and yarn, through school field trips, her farmers market booth, private tours, and spinning classes to meet the animals and learn the process of transforming fleece to yarn. It is an endlessly fascinating life.

Instagram: @windrushfarmpetaluma

Web: windrushfarm.wordpress.com

Tuition Scholarships & Transportation/Childcare Stipends:
Fibershed is offering one to two scholarships to most workshops. In addition to scholarships for tuition, we are offering a limited number of stipends for transportation and/or childcare. If you would not otherwise be able to attend, and would like to be considered as a scholarship and/or stipend recipient, please answer a few brief questions on this Google Form. Responses will be reviewed by Learning Center staff and kept strictly confidential.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds (minus Eventbrite fees) are available up to 7 days before the event. If you cancel after 7 days before the event we can only offer a refund (minus Eventbrite fees) if we are able to fill your space from the waitlist. Otherwise, there will be no refunds or transfers.



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September 23, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Windrush Farm
2263 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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