NEW HARTFORD — Grey Fox Mercantile, 70 Genesee St., will start a new line-up of July felting workshops.
In the wet felting workshops, students will get to choose their favorite colors from a wide assortment of wool and layer them in any way they like as they learn how to transform these colorful bits of wool fluff into a beautiful geode or flower.
Wet felting is a process that requires only soap, water, wool, and your hands to create felt. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and students will leave the workshop with a geode or flower to display in their home.
Youth Felted Geodes (ages 6 and up): July 8 from 10-11 a.m., cost $15 per person.
Morning Glory Garland (Beginner Wet Felting) July 27: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., cost $50 per person.
Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. Grey Fox Mercantile offers beginner, intermediate, advanced, and youth programs.
In each workshop, students will be guided in making their own needle felted creations from start to finish. All materials are included, and participants get to take their set of felting needles, foam pad, and extra wool home.
Barn Owl Pin (Beginner Needle Felting) will be on July 11:from 5-7 p.m., cost is $35 per person.
Orca Whale (Intermediate Needle Felting) July 13: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., cost is $85 per person.
Baby Penguin (Youth Needle Felting, ages 8 and up) July 14: from 1-3 p.m., cost is $25 per person.
Bee (Beginner Needle Felting) July 18:from 5-7 p.m., cost is $35 per person.
Mute Swan (Advanced Needle Felting) Two-day workshop: July 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., cost is $170 per person.
Students may sign up for a workshop on the shop’s website or in person. Grey Fox Mercantile hours are Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.