Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2008
The Felting Forum is pleased to announce its launch of How To Felt: Online classes and workshops for felting and needle felting, available at http://www.howtofelt.com.
How To Felt brings together designers from around the world for eclectic and interesting felting classes of many flavors. Beginner to Advanced felt makers are know able to learn new techniques and get fresh ideas at the click of a mouse.
The online format makes it easy to learn as each class is beautifully presented with colorful step-by-step pictures and text in downloadable PDF documents. As classes are self-paced, students do not have to wait for classes to "start" and they are able to download all available modules from day one. This permits the student to go as fast as they desire and not wait for future modules. Each class comes will one-on-one help from the teacher via private forums on the Felting Forum.
The initial offering of classes includes beginner to advanced wet felting classes such as making a seamless toy doll using a resist to making a detailed and elaborate handbag. Beginner to advanced needle felting classes are also offered and range from simple surface design to dry sculpting dolls.
Price per class ranges from free to $60+ and is based on the complexity of the project and detail of the class directions. Some classes may have one module to download while others have up to nine modules.
Forum founder Marie Spaulding has years of experience delivering felting instruction online. She launched her brand LIVING FELT in 2004 with the first full-color instruction booklet for making a needle felted bear with over 70 step-by-step photos. Marie considers herself a "Gatherer of Like Minds & Great Talents" and enjoys bringing together people for mutual benefit and en-JOY-ment.
About the Felting Forum
The Felting Forum launched in 2005 to establish a central community for support and inspiration around felting and needle felting. The Felting Forum commitment is to support felting awareness, appreciation, education, access to resources, and the livelihood businesses related to the craft. http://www.feltingforum.com