Classes and Parties

Instructional Classes

At our mill in downtown Cynthiana, HeartFelt Fleece & Fiber hosts a series of creative classes for those who want to learn the many facets of fiber artistry in the company of great friends and good food.  From skill workshops focused on spinning, weaving, or knitting to project classes where participants improve their fiber artistry skills while creating unique gifts and home decor items, HeartFelt’s classes are suited for both the fiber-curious and those looking to expand their repertoire.   While the projects made in the classes varies with the seasons, each class features step-by-step instructions so that participants leave with masterpieces they will be proud to display in their homes.

Fall 2017 Classes

September

3 – Weaving 101

Making fabric by interlacing fibers has kept humanity warm and sheltered for millennia. Learn more about this ancient art by learning to weave. In this semi-private class, each student will create a table runner for their home.

3 – (For Kids Only) Backpack Zipper Pull

Head to school in style with a backpack zipper pull of your own creation, perfecting your needle-felting technique in the process.

10 –  Felted Pumpkin

Our felted pumpkins are beloved in our store. Come create one of your own!

14Arm Knitting

Back by popular demand! New and experienced knitters alike enjoy this quick and fun knitting method.

17Felted Autumn Leaf Table Runner

Join us in creating a lasting, seasonal accent piece for your home. With step-by-step instructions, this class is perfect for new fiber artists.

24 Weaving 101

Give an old bed sheet or favorite pair of jeans new life by creating a repurposed keepsake while learning to weave at HeartFelt.

October

1Felted Wool Ball Earrings

Learn about jewelry making and create several pairs of earrings in the process. Attend our 11/5/16 class and create a jewelry set!

15Felted Jack-o-Lantern

Just in time for Halloween, our felted pumpkins have gotten a makeover!

15 – (For Kids OnlyFelted Jack-o-Lantern

Celebrate Halloween and learn the art of wet-felting while creating a jack-o-lantern that will last the whole year through.

22Spinning 101

Learn about the ancient craft of spinning and make your own yarn! In this semi-private class, students learn the fundamentals of spinning on both a drop spindle and a spinning wheel.

29Felted Mug Rugs

Adorable and practical, our mug rugs are impossible to keep on our shelves. Create a set of your own to complement your home!

November

5Felted Wool Ball Bracelet

Tiny wool balls in your favorite colors can be strung together to create a textured, unique piece of jewelry. Join us and learn how!

5 – (For Kids OnlyFelted Wool Ball Earrings

Here’s a fun opportunity to create wearable wool art. Students will learn about jewelry making and create several pairs of earrings.

12Weaving 101

Design and create a one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving table runner just in time for the holidays—and learn to weave in the process.

19 – (For Kids OnlyIntro to Weaving

Wouldn’t it be cool to know how fabric is made? Come learn the basics of weaving and take home a finished product.

19Felted Thanksgiving Table Runner

Improve your felting technique as you create an heirloom to adorn your holiday table.

26Felted Santa Decoration

It’s Small Business Saturday, and Christmas is right around the corner! Create a Santa, perfect for gift-giving or for your home.

29Felted Wool Ball Ornament

Here is your chance to let your creativity run wild—and create a treasured, one-of-a-kind keepsake in the process!

December

6Felted Snowman   

“Do you want to build a snowman?” Come create one that will never melt.

10Felted Elf Decoration

Come create the cutest, woolliest elf to adorn your shelf!

13Felted Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament

Create a hilarious ornament in what is sure to be a fun class!

17Felted Mrs. Claus Decoration

As a member of a felted holiday trio or as a stand-alone piece, “the Mrs.” will be a joy to create!

17(For Kids Only) Christmas Gift

We don’t want to give away too much information about this class here, but we’ll be helping young fiber artists create gifts for their family members. Stop by for all the details!

20 Wet-Felted Ornament

Wet felting is a perennial favorite technique in our classes. Learn how while creating a keepsake.

21(For Kids Only) Christmas Ornament

School’s out! Spend the afternoon at HeartFelt, where we’ll be wet-felting and then embellishing Christmas ornaments.

For more information about upcoming classes and to register, please call 859-954-2381 or stop by our studio.


Private Fiber Art Parties

If you are looking for something new and exciting to do with a group, call us about a fiber art party.  Any occasion is a perfect time to get together with your friends, snack on delicious food, and have a great time creating something unlike anything you’ve made before.  No artistic experience necessary!  Our fiber parties are fun for everyone and, thanks in part to a piece of fiber art that you’ll be able to display upon completion, will be remembered for years to come!

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