Fiber/Silk Fusion

FIBER/SILK FUSION is similar to wet felting with wool.  The main differences lie in the use of silk or other fibers instead of wool as the main fiber and the need for a binding agent, since silk fibers don’t bind to one another as wool fibers do.  The result is a sort of nonwoven paper fabric. 
In this class you will be applying the basic silk fusion techniques to design and create your own greeting cards.

Fiber artists also use the resulting fabric as an art piece in and of itself, or cut up and used in larger two-dimensional objects such as lamp shades, bowls, jewelry, journal covers etc.   Essentially anything that you can create with traditional paper or fabric you can make with fiber/silk fusion!  Bring any materials you’d like to incorporate in the paper/fabric, such as ribbons, pictures, silk flowers, fiber scraps, vintage lace, hankies, tatting, photographs, flat charms, etc.  The resulting piece will be flexible and sewable, although it will not be waterproof.

Date: Sat., October 14

Cost: $50.00, which includes all basic materials.

Instructor: Roxanne Delorme