Wednesday, October 15, 2014

"Needle-felting: An Unexpected Journey" with Aron Lowe

The Lakeshore Fiber Arts Guild presents “Needle-Felting:  An Unexpected Journey” on Wed., Nov. 5, with Aron Lowe, at the Holland Area Arts Council, 150 East 8th St., Holland, MI 49423, starting at 6:30pm.  The doors open at 6pm.  Nonmembers are asked to pay $5 toward speaker’s fees.  Please email Aron Lowe directly if you would like to reserve a $6 kit of supplies for the hands-on demonstration at  (If you have your own supplies bring: a few felting needles, piece of foam to work on, and some orange and green wool to make a pumpkin.)  Aron will have extra supplies attendees can purchase.

Aron Lowe’s presentation will include a short discussion of the history of needle-felting and how she began using this technique, as well as walking the group through an example project and finish with a hands on portion where participants can make a small pumpkin.

Aron Lowe has won awards for her felted creations, been featured in magazines, and gained a large following for her felted pieces.

The kit will contain supplies to make a pumpkin!

The Lakeshore Fiber Arts Guild invites anyone interested in the textile fiber arts to their monthly program meetings held the first Wednesday of each month at the Holland Area Arts Council. For more information, contact or 616-878-1526.

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