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19" Square Felt Hat

Design and sculpt a felt hat


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Description

Learn how to design and sculpt a felt hat. The design possibilities are endless and you'll be taught some of the many ways to achieve this. Together we'll be felting a square shape and transforming it into a well balanced hat of your choice.

Give yourself permission to play and surprise yourself with the outcome.

Basic felting experience required.

Date: Saturday Nov 10

Time: 9:30am-4:00pm

Cost: $130

What to bring:

  • Nametag
  • Apron
  • Plastic drop sheet to protect your work area
  • 2 towels
  • 2 x 1m x 1m of bubble wrap
  • 19inch square thick white foam for template  (or bubble wrap)
  • 150 gr of fine Merino Wool tops, colour of your choice
  • Optional: small pieces of silk, silk fibres, silk hankies, yarn to decorate the surface
  • 8 clothes pegs
  • pins
  • olive soap or equivalent
  • small bucket
  • Ice cream container
  • Milk bottle with holes in lid, or Brauser if you have one
  • Hat block and Lazy Susan if you have them - It makes it easier and is more stable to work on a hat block and the lazy Susan helps during the shaping process.

Tutor: Brigitte Haldemann.

Since graduating from “Studio Stitch – Art Design and Textiles” at Box Hill Institute in 2005, Brigitte Haldemann has undertaken several projects, group and solo exhibitions and competitions. Over time she has developed her own distinctive style and shares a passion for colour, balance, texture and design. Teaching new skills and sharing new ideas encourages exploring and expands the creative horizon.


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What you will learn
  • Felt sculpture
  • To recognise and make quality felt
What you will get
  • Your beautiful, one of a kind felt hat to take home

What to bring
  • See comprehensive list in description
What to wear

Comfortable clothing for felting (can get a bit wet)

Appropriate for

Adults 18 and over interested in felting and hats


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Opendrawer

Vendor since 2015

Be enticed by the colour and texture of Opendrawer. Founded by Robyn Steel-Stickland (& co.) in 2010, we are a retail gallery for handmade artist product from all around Australia, a vintage and textile art supply wonderland, and a workshop centre for people of all skill levels. At Opendrawer, you'll learn skills, techniques and ideas that encourage you to find your own creativity.

You can enrol in workshops in felt making, sewing, embroidery, book making, crochet, dyeing, drawing, jewellery making, paper sculpture, art & design, enhancing your creativity, mixed media, and more. We're open to expressions of interest too, so let us know if there's something you want to learn. 

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

If Opendrawer cancels a workshop, you will be given a full refund or can choose a replacement workshop to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is necessary due to insufficient enrolments.

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Terms & Conditions

A $10 admin fee applies to all changes of date/workshop bookings.

Cancellations made within two weeks of the booked workshop will forfeit 50% of the advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

Cancellations made within 24 hours of the workshop will forfeit the full advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

A minimum of five people are required for a workshop to run. Opendrawer reserves the right to cancel a workshop if the minimum booking is not achieved. Full refunds will be given or a replacement workshop offered to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is deemed necessary. Unfortunately, due to the workshop timetable, no makeup classes are available.

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Tracy

12 November 2018 • 19" Square Felt Hat

My daughter and I really enjoyed the 19” Square Felt Hat workshop we attended over the weekend. Presenter was very downto earth, patient, creative and hands on. Thank you for a wonderful experience. We are looking forward to creating more hats at home!