Fall has been a busy season, and there's still more to come!
A nuno felted scarf using silk chiffon
Nuno Felting Class on Saturday, Nov 19th!
I'm offering a new class, Nuno Felting: Scarves and Cowls, next weekend at Coyote North in Lake City, Seattle. These lightweight and texturally complex scarves are statement fashion pieces, and are a fantastic one-of-a-kind handmade holiday gift for someone special.
I've given us an extra half-hour ( 10 AM to 1:30 PM, 3.5 hours total) to make sure we have time to finish our projects with finesse. The course fee ($95) includes 3 oz of merino wool, a piece of silk approx. 20" x 72", and use of all the tools and other materials you need to complete your scarf or cowl.
Space is limited, so make sure you register early! If you register by 1 PM Monday, November 14th, you can add in the registration notes what color family you prefer for your materials. Otherwise, I will have an assortment of colors of silk gauze and chiffons and merino wool roving on hand from which you can choose.
For more info and to Register, visit
Close-up of my piece, "Roses & Thorns", now on display at the CoCA Gallery
Check Out My Fine Art in Fiber in Seattle
After a long dry spell during quarantine, I finally got back into my fine fiber art practice last fall. Since then, I've been creating lots of new work and constantly experimenting in my studio. This recent work has been making the rounds in several different galleries in the Seattle area.
In September, I was delighted to donate two works to the CoCA Seattle benefit auction, one of which, Sound Passage, was created specifically for the event. Both works sold, raising funds for a great organization that has helped me integrate into my new arts community here in the PNW. CoCA did a little spotlight video on my approach and methods, if you want to watch it on Instagram here.
I was also excited to be selected for the exhibit Fresh Talent at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts in October. The opening was jam packed, and I met and got to talk with many amazing artists and patrons.
In addition, I have some art up at University Heights in the U District. As part of the U Heights Artist Collective, I'll be keeping some work on display there, rotating the pieces periodically. It's a secure building, so unless you're involved with one of the orgs housed there, open houses and events are your best chance to visit. Make sure you follow me on Instagram to get the latest news about events.
And, last but not least, I also have a couple pieces in the CoCA exhibit Plurality at the CoCA Gallery in Pioneer Square. The show runs through January 21st, 2023. Pioneer Square First Thursdays are always a fun time to visit (Dec. 1st, January 5th) if you are able.
Not in Seattle? I always have a selection of my work to browse or to buy
at https://www.sarahcarrarts.com/ .
Roxane showing off her fabulous hat from October's workshop!
Hat Class Wrap-Up!
On October 29th, a fine group of artistically adventurous people joined me to learn how to make Weird and Witchy hats using the wet felting method. The creativity on display was inspiring, and I hope all the participants enjoy wearing their guaranteed conversation-starter hats out in the world!
Class participants: know that you can always get in touch with me if you have any questions after a workshop!
I also wanted to mention that I am working on getting this workshop published in an on-demand, online format. People who have taken the in-person workshop will get an invitation to access the course for free when it launches (hopefully by the end of November). Your input as a beta-tester would be most appreciated!
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