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Sculptural Needle Felting: Fantasy Dragon

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Fly in the Fibre

139 10th Ave. N.

Creston, BC V0B 1G0

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Instructor: Melissa Nasby, SoulFibre Studio

Sculptural Needle Felting: Fantasy Dragon

Saturday, September 22, 9am - 5pm & Sunday, September 23, 9am - 12pm

Cost: $140 per person- most supplies included. See below for supply list. We need the minimum number of students for the class to go-ahead so please register early to save your seat! Registration ends September 1.

Come join Melissa Nasby at Fly in the Fibre for a 1.5 day workshop to sculpt a needle felted fantasy dragon! We are excited to offer this class to needle felters of all levels of experience and interests. Learn how to build armatures and sculpt with wool. Use your own imagination and bring reference pictures to personalize your fantasy dragon. Finished dragon will be a 12-14" tall poseable dragon.

Skills Learned:

  • Working with Wire Armature

  • Learning Basic Shapes

  • Building Musculature

  • Skinning & Adding Details

Most supplies are included. Exrtra fibre will be available to purchase at Fly in the Fibre. Students are expected to bring:

  • Needelfelt Needles- Size 36, 38, & 40 (Can be purchased at Fly in the Fibre)

  • Needlefelt Foam Pad (Can be purchased at Fly in the Fibre

  • Needle Nose Pliers

  • Wire Cutters

  • Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Sharpie Marker

Minimum 10 people, Maximum 20. Register online, at Fly in the Fibre, email mjoy@flyinthefibre.ca, or call 250-402-6072

Artist Bio:

Shuswap fibre artist, Melissa Nasby specializes in needle felted masks, textiles, puppets and sculptures. Melissa’s passion is driven by the texture and versatility of wool and natural fibres. She is heavily influenced by fantasy and nature, creating one of a kind pieces that have a unique sense of organic whimsy.

Notable achievements:


  • 2014 Honourable Mention from The Jim Henson Company

  • 2015 Recipient of The Marie Manson Memorial Art Award

  • 2015 People’s Choice Award Winner -Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts

  • 2015 Featured Artist & 2nd Place People’s Choice Award -Lake Country Artwalk


Follow Melissa’s Art on Instagram @SoulfibreStudio or on facebook.com/soulfibre

SoulFibre Studio | Dragon | Fly in the Fibre | Creston BC

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