Nuno Felt Sunset Dress
– Nuno Felt a Custom-Fitted Dress with Optional Collar –

with Charity van der Meer

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Nuno Felt Sunset Dress Workshop


About this Course

Skills Focus: Wet Felting Over a Resist, Nuno Felt
Video Lessons: Videos are divided into easy to digest & easy to reference segments
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Helpful Experience to Have: Basic Wet Felting, Nuno Felting
Course Length: This course is equivalent to a 3-day in person workshop

Create a dazzling, yet sophisticated nuno felt dress with show-stopping silk ruffles and an optional fold-down collar.

Skills you will learn:

  • Felting a seamless nuno felt dress from wool and silk
  • Measuring the body and draft a pattern for a custom-sized felt wearable
  • Creating the template to account for wool shrinkage rates
  • Tips and techniques for achieving an even fiber layout
  • Consider embellishment fibers and how colors draw the eye
  • Making a strong nuno felt fabric that will hold up over time
  • Felting with a sander to speed up the process
  • Adding an optional cowl collar that folds over the the top of the dress for an elegant effect
  • Creating ruffles with silk fabrics that give movement and flare to the dress skirt.
  • Incorporating pleats and baubles to add texture and intrigue to the dress

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.