Masterclass in Nuno Felt Wearables:
– Custom Dye, Design & Felt Your Own Top and Dress –
with Charity van der Meer
Getting Started: Info & Resources
Dyeing Wool in a Pan
Dyeing Wool by Steaming
Dyeing Silk Fibers
Dyeing Silk Fabric
Nuno Felt Top: Preparations
Nuno Felt Top: Fiber Layout
Nuno Felt Top: Felting and Finishing
Nuno Felt Dress: Preparations
Nuno Felt Dress: Fiber Layout
Nuno Felt Dress: Felting and Finishing
Certificate of Completion
Nuno Felt Wearables Master Class
About this Course
Skills Focus: Dyeing Fibers and Fabrics, Nuno Felting Wearables
Video Lessons: Videos are divided in to easy to digest & easy to reference segments
Difficulty Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Helpful Experience to Have: Wet Felting, Nuno Felting, Felting Over a Resist
Create one of a kind custom nuno felt wearables in this master class from the dyeing of the fabric and fibers to getting a perfect fit!
Skills you will Learn:
- Dye wool and silk fibers
- Dye Silk fabrics
- Measuring the body
- Pattern Drafting
- Fiber Layout to Control Shrinkage
- Felting a Tunic Top as a Wearable Sample
- Felting a Dress to fit your body, without sewing or zippers
- Creating artful textures and design elements with nuno felt techniques
Included in this course:
- 24/7, 365 Instant access to the course streamed directly to your computer, tablet or phone
- High quality video instruction divided into short, digestible lessons
- Learn at your own pace and refer back to lessons at any time
- Complete materials list with links to recommended supplies
Meet the Instructor
Charity van der Meer
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Charity van der Meer-Musoma was born in and grew up in Zambia. She is a fashion designer specialized in hand-made ecological garments, and graduated as a Fashion and Knitwear Designer from Nottingham Trent University of Art and Design (UK) in 2002. Charity moved to the Netherlands in the same year, where she continues to work in fashion and design independently.
“Felt has given me a chance to express myself beyond the conformity of the traditional felt making and dress making. There are endless possibilities and I am constantly researching new materials and new techniques. All material I use will tell their own story through my pieces.”
Today, Charity’s contemporary designs are inspired by nature itself. Her mission is to create unique, natural, sustainable and wearable garments and to share this with others around the world. To produce her collections, Charity uses new ideas and techniques that are inspired by nature and uses durable and ecological products.
Her label Sharit – which comes from “Share It” – embodies Charity’s passion for sharing her creativity and knowledge with others and to inspire them and stimulate their creative thoughts.
Charity travels all around the world teaching felt fashion and felt techniques. Her contact with so many cultures encourages her ideas and inspires her towards new creations. Her dream of sharing is her reality and this has led her to invest in this new online way of sharing her passion.