Have some good clean fun as we bring back the popular Making Felted Soap on Saturday, Jan. 8 from 10-11:30am onsite at Billings Farm. Using locally made soaps and wool from our own Billings Farm & Museum sheep, Fiber Artist Tiana St. James will walk participants through the processes of both wet felting and needle felting to make a charming and sustainable product. Register by January 7 to reserve a spot.
A Q&A period with the presenter may continue for up to 30 minutes past the scheduled end time.
Cancellation Policy: There are often waitlists for our workshops, so please let us know in advance if you are unable to attend. Refunds are available up to 14 days before the class is held. There are no refunds within 14 days.
Billings Backyard is a series of workshops designed to teach sustainable living skills to adult participants and is underwritten by a generous grant from the SpringRiver Private Foundation Trust. Each workshop includes hands-on demonstrations and concrete steps for incorporating these skills into everyday life. Find more Billings Backyard Series workshops
This workshop will be held at Billings Farm & Museum.
About Tiana St. James
Tiana St. James, an Upper Valley native, has been an Interpreter at Billings Farm and Museum for seven years. She loves helping others learn about the history of anything and everything, particularly domestic arts. Tiana’s love of knitting and crochet led her to discover the fascinating and full world of fiber arts, and she has participated in all stages of the wool and flax to linen processes. Through her association with the Aker Fiber Farm in Enfield, NH, she has developed and taught classes for a variety of ages on a wide array of textile crafts. Tiana has been known to knit in such unique situations as hurricane force winds and on New England hikes. When she is not crafting, she enjoys gardening and cooking, often while listening to books. In recent years, she has also embraced the role of the fairy godmother to the Billings fairy gardens.