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Tue, Jul 09



Felt Fest!

Try one of try them all—we've planned 3 days of wool felting workshops, two-dimensional and three-dimensional, with fiber artist Audra Christie!

Felt Fest!
Felt Fest!

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 11, 2024, 4:00 PM

Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA


About the event

Our first-ever Felt Fest is designed for artists at all levels to enjoy working with wool. Students are invited to sign up for all 5 classes, or to choose among the offerings. Please watch for more details, and RSVP to be notified when registration opens for these events.

Offerings will be as follows:

Day 1—Two-dimensional Felting skills (both projects go together, or just pick one or the other half)

Ages 10 and up, age 8-10 may participate with an adult helper

9 am-11 am, sheet felting (wet felting)

1 pm-4 pm,  landscape / pictorial needle felting  (create your image on a sheet felted during the morning class, or use linen fabric as a base) 

Day 2—Three-dimensional Felting skills.

9 am-1 pm, sculptural wet felting ('the splash')

Ages 16 and up (ambitious workers age 12 & up may email to inquire)

3 pm-5 pm, needle-felted critters

Ages 10 and up, age 8-10 may participate with an adult helper

Day 3

9 am-4 pm (with hour-long lunch break), wet-felted tote

Ages 18 and up (ambitious workers age 15 & up may email to inquire)

Audra Christie is a Maine-based artist working with installation, printmaking and socially engaged art. EAC has been fortunate to host Audra for several past workshops, including wet-felted vessels, felted beads and buttons, and landscape felting. 

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