Buzzy Bee Needle Punching with Una Walker (Sat AM)
"Buzzy Bee" will introduce you to another level of punch needle, pun intended. This class project will teach several punch needle techniques; how to sculpt your punched loops as well as reverse punching. Included in this project are several embroidery stitches to complete this ready to hang 12” Bee on Linen
Level: Must know basics of Punch Needle, advanced beginner
Materials Fee: $40, includes the kit for the Buzzy Bee, a 12" stretched linen with the design hand drawn, yarn and instructions
Please Bring: Students should bring Oxford Punch Needles in sizes #10 and #9 regular (can be purchased from instructor) and good sharp small scissors.
To Do BEFORE Class: nothing
This Class will be held in Building 1 (Classroom Building)
In Classroom Area: 4
Date/Time: Sat April 29 - 9am-12pm
Please arrive at Class Check-In (at the entrance to the Class Building) at least 10 minutes early to receive your Nametag and find your class area.
Una is a Fiber Artist from La Grande, Oregon whose fashion and artwork has been exhibited nationally to rave reviews. As a sought after fiber arts teacher, her classes range from beginning to advanced techniques in a variety of mediums. Una grew up in her parents’ craft supply store where she gained experience in a wide range of crafts as both an artist and teacher. An example being her appearance on HGTV’s ‘That’s Clever’ in 2009, making a pair of shoes! She got started punching over a decade ago at a craft show “make and take” where she first worked with the Oxford Punch Needle. Combining unique materials is Una’s most inspiring challenge in her work; she loves “figuring it all out”. From raw wool, to sewing the finishing stitch, she is always looking ahead to new and creative approaches. Una’s latest fiber experiments include explorations in dyeing and seeing how the color and texture bring life to her designs. Una’s work has been exhibited at craft shows across the country where she also sells under her business name of Wooly Walkers.
Una has completed her Advanced Oxford Punch Needle training and has been teaching punch needle for the past 14 years.
She teaches with both patience and an attention to detail, that combined with her easy-going sense of humor results in a fun and rewarding experience for all. Una thrives on problem solving and she loves working with beginners. She can be reached through her website, www.woolywalkers.com or directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation / Refund Policy
In the unfortunate event you need to cancel your registration, please contact the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair team at email@example.com or by calling 385.429.3201.
Please note: after March 31, 2022, we will refund 50% of the class fee, and after April 15, 2022, refunds are no longer available.
Transfers to other classes will be approved on an individual basis.