Eco Printing with Nunofelt 2019 - Brunhilde Scheidmeir

Nuno Felt.jpg
Nuno Felt.jpg

Eco Printing with Nunofelt 2019 - Brunhilde Scheidmeir

225.00

In this workshop you will learn to make lightweight Nunofelt and follow on to Eco Print your felt. You will start making felted samples using wool etamine, silk pongee, silk chiffon, linen gauze and cotton scrim to understand the different textures. Eco Printing the samples will help you to chose the fabric for your final project, which will be a shawl or wrap The next step will be to Eco Print with plant material, especially eucalyptus, to add colour pattern and texture.

Dates July 15th - 18th 2019

Venue: The Committed to Cloth Studio, 

Course Fee £400

Supplies Fee £ 40

Deposit £225 on booking

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ABOUT BRUNHILDE SCHEIDMEIR

Brunhilde is a practising textile artist and is co-author of ‘Natural Printing with Plant Dyes on Fabric', in German and English!

Her artistic focus is in working with natural dyes and mordants in combination with other surface design techniques. She gives classes in her studio www.textilstudio-speyer.de, and at other venues in Germany and abroad.

 

 

 

 Double-sided Nunofelt

Double-sided Nunofelt

COMBINING THE PROCESSES

  • Nunofelt
  • Printing with Leaves, 
  • Colour Transfer
  • Simple resist methods

 

Nunofelt is a technique that bonds loose fibre usually wool, into a sheer fabric such as wool etamine, silk pongee, silk chiffon, linen gauze and cotton scrim to create a fine, stable lightweight felt. Was you will be using extra fine marino wool this is perfect for a fine result so suitable for scarves, wraps or shawls, and seamless wrist-warmers or backgrounds for embroidery. 

 Eco Printing, the nunofelt will allow double sided pattern colour and textures. 

This workshop will enable participants to print on the felt using leaves, other plant materials and mordants – a process called Eco Printing. These prints are brilliant in terms of colour and are light fast.  


 SUPPLIES ON SITE

All necessary equipment and raw materials needed for the process will be supplied on site, including:

  • 2 hot water urns for steaming
  • assorted leaf material
  • mordants
  • assorted natural dyes

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Rubber gloves (suggest two pairs).
  • Wear old clothes suitable for gardening or decorating, and/or bring a PLASTIC apron.
  • A notebook and pen.
  • A camera as it can be useful to take photographs of processes or work-in-progress.

Please note :

It is important to wear sturdy, flat, rubber-soled sensible shoes with good support, that will resist hot water. 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

CLASS HOURS

Please arrive no later than 9.15am on the Monday for a 9.30am start.  Teaching hours will run from 9.30am to 4.30.  The studio opening hours will be from 8.30am to 5.00pm. On Thursday, the Studio will close at promptly at 4:30.

Studio Information

Lunches, tea/coffee and nibbles and fruit will be provided.

See the Accommodation list, which comes with student feedback, if you need to stay locally.

Contact and Directions : www.committedtocloth.uk/say-hello

 Leslie Morgan lm@committedtocloth.com

or Jude Kingshott  jude.kingshott@btinternet.com