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a-lil-whimsyLillian's Workshop
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*The work shown is that of the instructor
I invite students to open the windows of their imagination and have fun developing their own “poppet” character. Students will enjoy hands-on sculpting with paper clays and later, after painting their creations, they’ll embellish their “poppet” with fanciful fabrics and trims. This class has been designed for the intermediate crafter with hand sewing skills. Previous experience with paper clays (Cellu-clay and creative paper clay) is helpful though not necessary. Students are encouraged to come to the table with a rough sketch of their intended project.


two day workshop (12 hours)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day


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Instructor supplies:

wood dowel
wood base
Creative paper clay
fine gauge wire
gold acrylic paint

imitation hair
quilting batting
wire mesh
brown felt
black satin
fine grade sand paper

Student kit fee:

$23.00 per student (one-time fee) to be collected
at the start of class

Students supply:

¼ yard of each of the fabrics
they intend to use to costume
their creations as well as trims (buttons, lace, jewels, etc.) and threads that coordinate with
their chosen fabrics

masking tape
needle nose pliers
wire cutters

assorted paints
sewing needles
assorted paint brushes
work gloves (for handling wire mesh)
assorted sculpting tools
Alene’s Craft glue
jewelry (optional)

Class requirements:

toaster oven
access to sink with hot water