Beverly Ash Gilbert
Author - Artist - Color Consultant
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Kirkland Arts Center

Nuno Felting Workshops

Kirkland Arts Center
620 Market St, Kirkland, WA
(425) 822-7161
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Two of the Following Workshops are offered at the Kirkland Arts Center each semester. We try to select projects that will be of interest to you each term - if there is one that you would like to have offered, please let us know!

Nuno Felt Collage Scarf Workshop

Nuno Felt Collage Scarf

Create stunning wearable art in a single day by collaging bits of silk and wool into a new piece of fabric. This Nuno Felted project is accomplished with no sewing, knitting or stitching of any kind. Play with exciting color combinations to create a scarf that is as much fun to wear as it is to make!

Still Life in Nuno Felt

Still Life in Nuno Felt
In this 1 day workshop, paint with fiber to create a textural piece using silk and wool. Learn the stunning art of Nuno Felt, while you create leaves, flowers, trees, and other still life subjects. You will come away knowing how to blend wool to create a rich depth of color to mimic shadows and highlights. Create a pillow topper, wallhanging, or…

Dive Into Color with Nuno Felt
Dive Into Color with Nuno Felt (2 Day)

Create luscious color palettes with depth and interest – then use your favorite combinations in 2 fun Nuno Felt projects – a Dreadlock Necklace on Day 1 and a Crossover Purse on Day 2! In Dive Into Color you will enhance the colorways you already know and love, move confidently into new color palettes and train your eye to know when a color palette works and how to fix color palettes that don’t work.


During this workshop, you will create:

  • Numerous color palettes that can be applied to any medium
  • Dreadlock Necklace
  • Afternoon Purse


Designed for all levels of color experience!

3D Fiber Art - Pods and Vessels

3D Fiber Art - Pods and Vessels
Learn how to create fiber art in 3 dimensions. Using wool roving, bits of yarn and silk and resists, you will come away with fiber art vessels bursting with color.

In class we will learn easy wet felt techniques while we dive into color and design to create one-of-a-kind artwork with no knitting, sewing or needles!

Nuno Felt Flower Garden Workshop

Nuno Felt Flower Garden
Create a garden of flowers in Nuno Felt! Using silk and wool, you will learn how to create a new piece of fabric and come away with completed pieces of wearable art.

Nuno Felt Ruffle Scarf Workshop
Nuno Felt Ruffle Scarf
In this 1 day workshop, you will experiment with directional felting while incorporating nuno felting elements to create a beautiful ruffle scarf. We will explore color flow techniques and learn how to blend wool to create a glow of color.

Already Enrolled in a Nuno Felt Workshop at KAC?
Purchase a Materials kit instead of rounding up your own supplies - I will have a vast array of colors in silks, wools and decorative fibers for you to choose from. You may purchase below or during class.

You may also rent a Tool Kit so that all you have to bring is some large towels and a bin for collecting water. Just let me know in advance to reserve your Tool Kit.

Please note: only available to those enrolled in class

Nuno Felt Collage Scarf Workshop - Materials Kit

3D Pod Workshop - Materials Kit

Tool Kit Rental - Includes all tools you will need for any of my workshops. All you need to bring is some large towels and a large bin for collecting water

Other Workshops - Class Kit
Price varies per project, purchases during class