Needle-felt a Maine Scene, Mini-Painting

Belfast FiberArts 171 High St, Belfast, ME

Students will receive a brief introduction to needle felting and instruction in the simple basic process. Students then select one from among several available design kits based on iconic Maine scenery and complete a “mini-painting” of about 5” x 7” or 6” x 6”, with patient guidance from the instructor as needed. Children of age […]


Around the World in Wool: A Hands-on Breed Study

Belfast, Maine

One of the joys of spinning is being able to spin with intention so that the yarn you make is the yarn you want. Color, spinning style and a number of plies are, of course, important elements. However, the type of wool you start with makes a big difference. Some fibers are so soft that […]


Late Summer Retreat, Weaving on a 4-harness Floor Loom

Belfast FiberArts 171 High St, Belfast, ME

Four Days - Four Shafts Each day will include a combination of a structured group class, individual instruction, and studio time, You will learn the language of weaving, and how to read a pattern. We will explore various weave structures, and practice making draw-downs of them. Alice will work one-on-one with each student to design […]