Creative Vest Workshop Beyond The Fiber

Join Us To Learn How to Design A Creative Vest, A one of a kind, a chance to work with the master Natalya Brashovetskaya. 

August 9-11, 2019
Above price reflects. May 1st early sign-up discount!
Natalya will work with students to:
- build an individual pattern of the vest.
- develop patterns
- two-sided designed vest.
- Felting and shaping (giving form) of the vest.
- finish the vest.
Natalya  will help students develop their own idea of what materials they would like to use. (For example, We can make 3 different vest using different materials for each one. It will be good if everyone decides what they like more, so we can save time when we choose materials.)
What you will learn during the workshop.
1. Overview of materials.
2. How to make your vest pattern and how to make different models of clothes.
3.  Working of fine and nice draping felt.
4. Felting making a clear and smooth edge.
5. Performance of elements using the stencil technique « stencil». A method that can be applied in other products, for instance, dresses. This method can be mastered by a person without experience. This technique helps you planning decoration on your project, with expected results.
6. Finishing of the product.
First Day:
- Taking measurements,
- Making measurements,
- Design your vest. 
- Choice of materials and decorations.
- prepare layout on a resist.
Second Day: 
Work on the design on the project. 
- Wet the layout and start to felt on the resist 
- Use sander 
- Work out the edges 
- Felting and shrinking the Vest 
Third day:
- Give a nice form to your project, work on the edges in order to make it smooth and straight.
- Processing of the neck.
- Armhole lines.
Vests to make
“WILD VEST”
- 200-500gr merino wool 16-19.5 mc
- Margilan silk 6-10 meters
- Viscose or silk fibers 100 gr
- Locks 300gr
“TRAFARRET- pochoir- stencil vest”
Easier versions for the beginners.
- 200-500gr
- Margilan silk 6-10 meters 
- Silk fibers, viscose, locks, silk ponge,
“CARDIGAN - VEST”
For experienced students.
- 200-500 gr
- Margilan silk 8 meters for the lining 
- Anything you would like to use for decorating. On my cardigan, I used about 12-13 meters of different kinds of silk (margilan, chiffon, ponge, organza silk with the metallic threads ), synthetic fabric with sequins.

Class Fee: $495
Material Fee: Contact Susan's For 
Margilan silk $4.50 per meter call 608-575-1470
Dates: August 9-10-11, 2019
Time: 9am-5pm
Class size is limited to 10 people
Location: Comfort Inn & Suites
5025 Co Hwy V, DeForest, WI 53532
608-846-9100


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