Toronto Makes: Needle Felting Workshop with Contrabotanic

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Kimpton Saint George Hotel

280 Bloor Street West

Toronto, ON M5S 1V8

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Learn the basics of needle felting and how to apply those techniques to create your own felt cactus from Contrabotanic.

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Needle Felting Workshop with Contrabotanic: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

In this workshop you will learn the basics of needle felting and how to apply those techniques to create your own felt cactus. Great for beginners, participants will take home the proper tools and knowledge on how to transform wool into three-dimensional sculptures. Led by the creative behind Contrabotanic, Amanda Perumal will share her tips gained from her background in textiles and years of practice. Materials included: felting needles, foam block, wool roving (assorted colours), clay pot.

All materials included. No experience is necessary. Space is very limited. Details and more at: makejoy.co

Get makin’ in the Kimpton Saint George Hotel’s Northern Suite, high above Bloor Street West, among original works by local artists and the most inspiring interior. Choose from three different workshops hosted by beloved female makers who are all featured in the book Toronto Makes by Randi Bergman.

Relax in contemporary, beautiful surroundings while you learn to make your very own crafted object, guided through each step. Enjoy sweets and bites from local makers, including an elevated cocktail by Spirit of York + Sloane Tea. Take home your own copy of Toronto Makes, signed by the author.

These workshops are part of Toronto Makes at Kimpton Saint George. Enjoy the free reception and maker talk in the Peregrine Room, hosted by Randi Bergman from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Choose from as many workshops as you like. Priced per person, per workshop and includes all materials, refreshments and your own signed copy of Toronto Makes!

Needle Felting Workshop with Contrabotanic: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Leather Notebook Workshop with Fitzy: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Jewellery Making Workshop with Michelle Ross: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Portrait of Amanda Perumal and products by Saty + Pratha as featured in Toronto Makes.

Photo of Toronto Makes by Joeseph Saraceno.

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