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Needle Felted Hedgehogs

Instructor: Karen Zukas

Ages: 10 up

Format: 2 1/2 hour workshop 

Date: Thursday, April 25th OR MAY 16th

Time:  10:00 to 1:00

Course Fee: $45 All materials included, Multi colored Wools, needles, tools,pads, instruction. 

Needle Felted Hedgehogs

  • Learn the skill of needle felting while creating one of these adorable little Hedgehogs or Owls.    You choose the critter you'd like to make and we'll take you through the process, step by step guiding with as much individual attention and assistance as we can.  It's easier than you may think to felt one of these delightful characters, and with a little practice, you'll be doing it with speed and accuracy and developing your own unique style.  They make great gifts for so many occasions or you can create a fun menagerie of your own !    

  • Karen Charbonneau Zukas has been making all kinds of art and craft for most of her life.  Needle Felting is a recent skill acquired, but she has taken off like a rocket, making sweet little domestic and woodland animals for fun.  She is a graduate of Tufts university and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with a master’s degree in education from Western New England University. She is a recognized portrait painter and potter and former columnist for the Bulletin in Boston. She has been teaching various subjects, primarily advanced ESL, fine art, writing, test prep, debate and humanities; at universities, preparatory, public, private and international schools and community ed in Boston and now locally for over 35 years. She and her family moved back to the south coast in 2013. She is currently working on a book which is a series of short animal stories from her personal experiences. She is the proprietor of Peasantware Pottery in New Bedford and the founder of The New Bedford Art and Cultural Emporium at Kilburn ! Email: 

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