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Welcome to Fireweed Farm & School! We grow rare and hard to find organic medicinal herb plants and seeds, craft high quality herbal products, and provide education on herbal medicine, wildcrafting, herb growing, and nature-based arts. Fireweed is located on the beautiful Saanich Peninsula near Victoria BC on Southern Vancouver Island.

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Felting Series: Wet Felting

Join felting artist Grace, for this fun and informative hands-on workshop on the art of wet felting. In this workshop you will learn all you need to get started exploring the creative art of wet felting, and will make your own wet felted pouch to take home.

Felting Series: Wet Felting

Sunday, June 11, 2017
with Grace Aroella-Jarvie

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Using beautiful merino wool and silk each person will learn to wet felt around a resist to create a form which can be turned into a pouch. Students may wish to bring thier own button to sew on their pouch, alternatively Grace will have some fun antler and wood ones available to purchase for an additional fee of $4-$6.

Ages: 8+

No previous felting experience required. 

Grace Aroella-Jarvie has a wide array of passions and an endless curiosity which keeps her striving towards new experiences. She is especially interested in traditional skills and knowledge, seeking to maintain a way of life that is connected to the earth. Her pursuits currently include herbalism, wild crafting, small-scale farming and a variety of artistic crafts. Tying together a love for natural materials and working with her hands, Grace has been exploring the world of fibre arts for the last 6 years. Her fibre practices include felting, natural dying, spinning, crocheting and weaving. She has been teaching felting workshops to children and adults for the last 2 years. She hopes to share her enthusiasm for hand crafted goods and the beauty of natural materials in a way that inspires others.