Felting Techniques Workshop

3 horizontal felt paintings, depicting a colorful landscape, sunflowers, and a beach scene
 Abstract view of blues and greens in felt
Red poppies rendered in felt
 A row of colorful autumn trees rendered in felt
 3 vertical felt paintings, depicting a vase full of flowers, wildflowers in a field, and mountains with sun and flowers
 3 vertical felt paintings. At left a yellow field and blue water landscape scene. In the middle a sunset landscape scene. At right, a scene in purples reminiscent of a vineyard

Date: April 4, 2020 (Spring)
Medium: Fiber
Instructor: Therese Holt (email)
Skill Level: All

Come and explore the wonderful world of felting. In this workshop you will learn the techniques of wet felting and dry felting. Both techniques give beautiful results while creating your fiber artworks. Dyed merino wool (in a beautiful assortment of colors) and other natural fibers will become your palette while learning wet felting and dry felting. Dry felting is an added technique in this workshop. Using barbed needles along with dyed (batted) merino wool makes for a fun time of discovery. Come and have a fun workshop of play and learning about an age old technique of felting. (All skill levels welcomed!)

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Non-Credit

Undergraduate Credit

Graduate Credit

Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.


Supply List

Supplies are subject to change. A final list will be emailed to each participant before the first day of class.


Studio Fee

All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.

Estimated studio fee for this workshop: $TBD*

*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.


About the Instructor

Therese Holt was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1961. She received her B.F.A. in 1987 at the College of Mount St. Joseph with concentration in Fiber/Fabric Design.

Therese has exhibited in regional juried art shows, earning first place in the Fibers category at various art shows.

Therese sells her Fiber/Fabric art at venues including the Hyde Park Square Art Show, the Art Affaire in Milford, Ohio, and various art shows with the Arts Alliance.

Therese teaches Fiber Arts workshops. She is returning to Miami’s CraftSummer’s program teaching “Felt Techniques Workshop”.

She enjoys sharing her passion with others interested in Fiber Arts.