Felted Winter Accessories - Renata Britez

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
E3B 1B7
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Try your hand at nuno felting and create cozy pieces for yourself this winter! Get to know the basics of this unique technique using bubble wrap, hot water and elbow grease to manipulate silk and the softest wool and create a beautiful scarf and wrist warmers with fibre artist Renata Britez! The art of felting requires little equipment and creates luxurious and durable final product.

Materials: $35 to be paid to the instructor on the day of the course.

The instructor: Renata Britez is a Textile Artist originally from Brazil and based in Fredericton NB. She is a graduate of the Textile Design Diploma program at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). Her main interest falls in traditional printing methods and natural dyes. Renata's work has been shown and sold across the Maritimes. She travels to teach textile workshops around the Region. In 2019 she taught in various festivals and events including the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival, Edventures and NBCCD Summer Workshop Series at Kings Landing. Renata's goal is to explore and share traditional textile techniques using natural dyes and fibres. www.renatabritez.com

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