Online Tapestry Crochet Class

Looking for a Christmas present or a New Year’s resolution? How about gifting or learning a new skill? Crochetville is offering several online classes, including mine that will teach how to bead and then felt the tapestry crocheted 3.5″ wide felted cell phone bag below.

Bead Felted Tapestry Crochet Bag
Bead tapestry crochet reversible cell phone bag before and after felting.

The loose stitch used for felted tapestry crochet is perfect for beginners. Students need to know how to chain, slip stitch, and single crochet, but will be taught how to change colors, place beads, and felt their project in the washing machine.  These skills can then be used to create a variety of other projects – maybe even next year’s gifts! Happy holidays!

5 Responses to “Online Tapestry Crochet Class”

  1. Judi Hays says:

    Can you please help me? I would like to know. Just what are all of the suppies that I will need. I do know how to crochet. Thank You Judi

  2. You would need partial balls of Scarlet and Goldenrod Lion Wool (not superwash, though, or it won’t felt) and a stitch marker and 46 Red #5 Triangle beads and one heavy beading needle. You may purchase the beads and beading needle from Fire Mountain Gems if you don’t have a local supplier. You can see the beads at http://www.firemountaingems.com/shopping.asp?skw=KWSEEDTRIANGLECOLORLINED If you substitute other beads, make sure they are washable, because some are painted and the paint washes off.

  3. Arielle says:

    What a cute bag! I’ve been wanting to learn tapestry crochet for a long time. I bought your second book, but still have not had a chance to teach myself this kind of crochet, even though I have only been crocheting since I was five years old. So I just joined Crochetville to take your class and am now registered for this class. I look forward to starting! :-) Thanks for the great blog, by the way. Very much enjoy the posts and excellent photos. Inspiring!

  4. Malos says:

    Hi
    I’m from Kuwait
    I’m so happy when I’m seeing your wonderful work realy its fantastic
    my problom is my washing machine is only with cold water & i like to filt my some work but its not working with me so if you have another way i will be happy
    thank u so much

  5. You don’t need a washing machine. You can put your piece in a bowl of hot, soapy water and squeeze it with your hands for 15 minutes, then rinse it in cold water. You can repeat the process until it has shrunk and felted enough, then wring out the water, shape it with your hands, and let it air dry.

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