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Karen Engelbretson

A local artist from Grant, Karen Engelbretson has been making needle felted birds since 2008.  She regularly teaches at the Textile Center of Minnesota https://textilecentermn.org/ and other locations.  Karen is a semi-retired graphic designer currently working with organizations to communicate the need to improve water quality and restore wildlife habitats.

June 2019

Needle Felted Birds: Chikadee-dee-dee

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
$55 1 ticket left

Needle felt a beautiful three-dimensional chickadee. Makers will learn needle felting basics and techniques to needle felt details and realism in wool. Instructions will be given for making wire legs and feet, and for hanging your bird as an ornament. Participants will complete one bird in class and leave with enough supplies to make a second one on their own. Felting is older than spinning or weaving and found in many world cultures.  Felting wool means to agitate the fibers…

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