Registration: Felted Boots Class with Natalya Brashovetskaya

  • $ 540.00
    Unit price per 

Instructor: Natalya Brashovetskaya

Place: Susan's Fiber Shop, Columbus, WI, 53925

Host: Susan McFarland

For questions, email or call Susan at; Phone: (920)623-4237

Date: July 29, 30, 31, and August 1st

Time: 9am to 4pm CST Daily

Cost $400 + $140 Materials Fee. Total = $540 

Materials Fee Includes: Shoe lasts, innersoles, soles, heel box, (made for your specific measurements), carded Bergschaf wool (400 gr), leather lining, eyelets, waxed thread, awl-hook, plastic gloves, rubber bands, glue brush, cotton gauze, curved needle, tailor’s chalk and resist material.

Natalya Brashovetskaya, well-known fiber artist and master footwear maker, will be teaching a short boot class at the end of July 2022. Natalya, a native of Ukraine living in Cyprus, is a generous instructor and there will be much sharing and information given throughout the workshop. Her unique technique for making footwear produces a durable, comfortable boot that will be ready for your individual design.
Create your own pattern, according to your measurements and learn to master methods of classic shoe making that have been skillfully adapted to felting. Your finished boot will be water resistant with an inner sole and a stiff shoe back or heel box. This class will provide you with the knowledge and tools to create and customize footwear in the future. Bring your creative ideas and designs to make short boots that will be beautiful and last a lifetime!