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Sue Firkser Design News

September 23, 2014

Dundas Studio Tour 2014 – Sue Firkser Design (and friends!)

I’m looking forward to seeing you during the Dundas Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th. Please come by my studio at 10 Woodward Ave, Dundas, Ontario to see me and my fellow artists: Sue Firkser Designs – Fibre artist: clothing , visual art, scarves Barnstorm Leather- Leather Artisan: purses, belts ,
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December 16, 2013

Sue Firkser awarded residency with Joseph Schneider Haus, Kitchener, Ontario

With great pleasure and pride I would like to announce that I have been awarded a residency with the Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener, Ontario for the year 2014. The Folk Artist-in-Residence Programme Sponsored annually since 1990 by the Friends of Joseph Schneider Haus, the Folk Artist-in-Residence Programme was designed to support the efforts of
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November 7, 2013

Christmas felting workshops help you create unique felted Christmas gifts

Nothing nicer than a handmade gift given from the heart! Right? Aunt Daisy would love a nuno felted scarf to keep her warm this winter. Kira, your teen, will gush over the felted bag for her laptop. And Willow, the dog, would look great in a felted bed. Not to mention, a pair of warm
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July 30, 2013

Moms and kids felting workshops in Dundas, Ontario

With summer here, it might be tougher to get away for a felting workshop. So I thought, why not let the kids join in with mom (or dad!). If you’d like to bring your little artist or crafter along to your “Learn to wet felt and needle felt” or “Nuno felting on silk” workshop, he
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April 15, 2013

Wet felt and needle felting workshops available at your location

I’m ready to take my felting workshops on the road. With the interest I’ve received from people who live far from my Dundas, Ontario home, I’ve decided to offer a two-day felting workshop at your location. Here’s what you can expect. We’ll spend two wonderful days exploring the history, the science (only a little), and
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April 12, 2013

Needle felting workshops for spring

Yes, we do teach needle felting at our workshops. It’s the finishing touch to a full day immersion in the fabulous art of felting. To begin with, you’ll learn the traditional way of making a flat piece of felt, using water and soap, rolling and rubbing. With this under your belts, we’ll move on to
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March 15, 2013

Ontario teachers: amazing felt art class a hit with students

Need to use your remaining budget for 2013? Felting is an amazing activity for kids, and we can tie in history and science to this art project. Allow me to join you in your classroom for 180 minutes (2 periods), during which each student will create their own piece of felt. It’s a magical process,
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March 12, 2013

Felting at One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale

The One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale is fast approaching! We will be at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto from Wednesday, March 27th to Sunday, March 31st: Easter Weekend. Our felting display and art and supplies will be in Booth N34, right by the Bistro! I will have amazing new felting work
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February 28, 2013

Needle felting – a quick introduction

Looking at things in general on my website, I realized that I don’t pay enough homage to needle felting. Needle felting is a wonderful way to answer your creative voice. It’s easy to do, and you don’t need any special abilities. Needle felting is a popular fibre arts craft that creates felt without the use
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February 5, 2013

Nuno Felting on silk workshops in Dundas, Ontario

You have all been asking , soooo: Nuno felting! Nuno felting is the combination of combining woven fabrics (silk) and felt to create a lightweight airy fabulous fabric that can be used as a scarf or clothing. It’s a full day nuno felting workshop, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the $140 price includes
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