Learn how to make your own felted soap! Felted soap lasts longer and helps exfoliate as it cleans. Using locally made soaps and wool from our own Billings Farm & Museum sheep, Tiana will walk participants through the processes of both wet felting and needle felting to make a charming and sustainable product. Try out new skills, embrace your creativity, and have some good, clean fun!
A Q&A period with the presenter may continue for up to 30 minutes past the scheduled end time.
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 live on Zoom unless we become able to hold it as a live session 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.