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Needle Felting on Clothing with Cai Krikorian

Any needle felting project can be done on student’s clothing, fleece or jeans. If students do not have clothing to felt on, then I will provide fleece pieces to work on. Students are expected to come with a pre drawn sketch of what they want to felt.

Grade Suitability:

K-7

Maximum Class Size:

12

Time Required:

2 hours + 1 hour of prep time

Material Required:

Artist will supply

Material Cost:

$15 per child for raw wool and needles.

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

Whitehorse

Cai Krikorian

Cai Krikorian (M.Ed) is an experienced felter who has worked with preschool and school aged children in Whitehorse and Haines Junction. She started exploring wet felting through her work as leader of Chickadees Playschool, and has done simple flat pictures, felting rocks, felted bird nests with young children. Through AIS Cai has done felted globes, Yukon Birds, and local landscapes. She also specializes in needle felting on clothing.

In her own work Cai has created gloves, slippers, and larger wall hangings.

Cai enjoys connecting felting projects with curriculum outcomes. Send her an idea of what you are covering in the curriculum and most likely she can turn it into a felting project.

Contact: 867 689 2370

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