February Guild Monthly Meeting
Our program speaker for this month will be Award-winning felt wear designer Patti Barker. She enjoys teaching others her original designs.
"From the very beginning of my nuno felt experience, the process of transforming wisps of wool and silk into felted cloth with a little soapy water, has struck me as magical. It's that magical process, with its playful nature and subtle shifts, that leads to experimentation. My designs are the result of many hours of saying "what happens if..." As a result, they express fun and whimsy, yet are functional. If a person feels a bit more playful or beautiful while adorned with my work, then I have succeeded."
All of Patti's designs are produced with felted seams (no sewing). The fabric and the garment are created simultaneously, using wet felting techniques. What makes them unique is her hand-dying of elements used. She also hand-spins her embellishing art yarns and totally enjoys the playfulness they bring to the process.
Join us for this very interesting and informative presentation.
Come join us at 9:30 a.m. for our Social Time. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and the business meeting will begin at 11 a.m.
All are welcome.
The meeting is at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Dr. in West Sedona.