The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Crochet Necklace with Felted Flower and Swarovski Crystals

Sunday, October 20, 2013

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Instructor: Pat Riesenburger

Class Fee: $125.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 18

18 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Create a stunning and versatile jewelry ensemble! The bead crochet necklace is dripping with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Pendants. It is accented by a delicate felted flower enhanced by additional Swarovski Crystal Elements. The flower can be worn separately as a brooch and the necklace easily transforms into a stunning cuff bracelet. Channel your inner diva and learn to make couture quality jewelry!

Students will use hand dyed merino wool, silk threads, and silk ribbons, as well as spectacular Swarovski Crystals and other assorted embellishments to felt an incredible piece of wearable art. The juxtaposition of texture in this piece is truly sublime. The techniques include wet felting, mastering a fiber bezel, embroidery, and crochet. No previous felting or crochet experience required.

STUDENTS SHOULD BRING: 2mm to 2.5mm crochet hook, a hand towel, a task light, and a smile.

Pat will be assisted by her good friend, Monica Zavala-Durazo, a talented felt artist from the great state of Arizona.

Workshop Instructor

Pat Riesenburger is a former trial attorney who discovered that it was much more fun to play in the art studio than fight in the courtroom. Pat, an more