INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – October 18 – Needle Felted Pumpkin with Olivia Johnson

Thursday, October 18 from 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Class Fee $10

The INSPIRE – Classes for Teens series is funded in part by a grant from the FACF Youth Advisory Committee. These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed to give middle and high school students a chance to learn about art styles and mediums they might not get in a classroom. All materials provided.

In this class, Fiber artist Olivia Johnson will help students use felting needles, wool roving and embroidery materials to create a flying bat for Halloween festivities!

Needle Felted Poppy Field Landscape with Olivia Johnson

Thursday, May 24, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $35 ($30 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Needle felting is the art of using layers of colorful wool
roving applied with barbed needles to create a charming
poppy field. This is a delightful piece and Olivia will
gentle guide you through the process. Please bring a
small 4×6”/5×7” wood frame to finish your project.

Needle Felted Sheep with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. March 15
Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members) Ages 16-Adult
Now is the time to try the art of needle felting. Use
wool roving and a barbed needle to form one of
these adorable sheep. Olivia will gently guide you
through the process and even provide you with a kit to
continue felting at home.

Needle Felting – Gnome or Santa with Olivia Johnson December 11

Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m. December 11
Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members) Ages 16-Adult
Spend a fun evening exploring the art of needle felting. Using wool roving and a barbed needle Olivia will gently guide you through the process of forming a Gnome or Santa Clause to celebrate the winter holiday season! This is a fun activity for a group of friends. Each participant will receive a kit to continue felting at home.

Needle Felted Birds with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

May 25

Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Are you a bird lover? In this class Olivia will guide you in the process of creating your choice of bird using
colorful wool roving and a barbed needle. This is a unique process that anyone can enjoy. Call a group of
friends and enjoy this class together. Each participant will receive a kit to continue felting at home.

Needle Felted Flower Pin – Spring Break! with Lindsay Isenhart

Wednesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

April 5

Class Fee: $6/person

Ages 8-18

Using a variety of wool, beads, and embroidery threads, students will needle felt a flower pin. Once the base felt design is made using needle felting techniques, each pin will be personally detailed using embroidery stitches and bead work. A perfect expression of spring!

Needle Felting: Bunny with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

March 16

Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Gather a few friends or young people together to enjoy an evening trying a fun technique. In this class colorful wool roving and a barbed needle are used to create a charming little bunny. Olivia will gently guide you through this felting process. A take home kit will be provided so you can create a colony of bunnies at home just in time for Easter.

Needle Felting with Olivia Johnson: Necklace

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

September 29

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult
This is a new felting idea from Olivia. In this class students will use colorful wool roving and barbed needles to make a collection of round beads. These beads will be strung together to make a very artistic fashion statement for fall. Each participant will receive a kit to continue felting at home.

Needle Felting: Sheep with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

August 18

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Come and join needle felting artist, Olivia Johnson,
and learn the art and craft of using wool roving and
barbed needles to create a charming sculpture of
a sheep. Each person will receive a kit to continue
exploring this medium at home.

Needle Felting: Chickadee with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

July 14

Class Fee $30($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

You see and hear these favorite birds all summer
long. Now is the time to learn to use wool roving and
a barbed needle to form one of these beauties. Olivia
will gently guide you through the process and even
provide you will a kit to continue at home.