Do you like Coffee? Don’t throw away your Coffee Capsules, you’d rather felt them in! I will show you how I hammer and prepare them for felting and also how to make a felted Coffee Capsule Crater Ring using them.
I recommend this course for beginners and advanced alike.
What will you learn?
Hammering Coffee Capsules into a crumpled surface
Making the Ring Rail from Pre-felt and connecting it to the Ring Head
Incorporation of a rigid item into felt, in this case an aluminum Nespresso Coffee
Capsule, with the use of Separating Foil
Basic Felting Techniques
Shaping of the Ring
How much does it cost and what is included in the price?
The price of the workshop is 60 EUR, which covers the followings:
Online felting live workshop on the 12th of June (Saturday) from 6pm to 9pm
(Central European Time) in English.
If you live in a different timezone and need help converting your time follow this link.
You can follow the course with the help of ZOOM app, which you can
download for free to both desktop and smartphone
You will have an access to the workshop’s recorded material, which will be
available for 3 months after the live workshop
Access to a live consultation in Zoom which will begin at 6pm (CET) on the
16th of June (Wednesday), 2021, where you can ask questions and share
your works with others if you like.
How to clean the Coffee Capsules.
List of Materials and Tools
Fine Australian Merino Wool in Roving (Wool top), (Micron 16) a total of about 5
Fine Prefelt (Micron 16-20), 17 x 17 cm =(6,7 x 6,7 inches)
Cleaned Nespresso Coffee Capsules, not flattened, the diameter of the bottom of the capsule is 36 mm
Wooden Meat Tenderiser Mallet (one half should be pure wood), if you don’t have it you can replace it with a Hammer, but the Meat Tenderiser Mallet works best
A Wooden Rod to get into the Capsule
Something to pierce a hole with, an Awl or a bigger Needle
A Cork Cube is also practical but not obligated.
Sharpe Scissors in different sizes, a curved-ended Scissors
IKEA Mat Variera (with dots) it’s not an obligation, but might be practical to work on, you can replace it with a Piece of Bubble Wrap on your table
Chopstick or Wooden Stick
Bowl for Water
Bubble Wrap for the Templates, a tiny piece (15 x 15 cm) = (6 x 6 inches)
Bubble Wrap for rubbing (20 x 25 cm)=(8 x 10 inches)
Synthetic Kitchen Cloth to absorb the Water
A tiny Mesh for covering the Ring during the massage. (20 x 20 cm)=(8 x 8 inches)
A tiny Piece of Cotton Cloth for rolling (e.g. an old piece of Sheet) (20 x 25 cm)= (8 x 10 inches)
A small round Wooden Tool can also be practical for shaping the Ring.
About the Wool I use:
I usually buy the Wool and the Prefelt from a German Company, Wollknoll. I will use
their 16 Microns thick white Australian Merino Wool (Art.Nr.1492) after hand dyeing
and their 19,5 Microns Prefelt (e.g.Art.Nr.1254-18) https://www.wollknoll.eu/shop/