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Tiny Felted Purses From Start To Finish On January 28

Learn to make, finish, and embellish Cute Cute!, the Love purses, or Heart on My Sleeve in time for Valentine's Day Gifting or Celebrating

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What You Will Learn in the Tiny Felted Purses in One Day Class

  • How to knit a Tiny Purse - Cute Cute! will be the demonstration purse I will be making.
  • How to felt tiny purses in different ways: in the washer, in the dryer, and by hand. I will also discuss how to felt any Noni purse.
  • How to line your tiny purse.
  • How to put (by gluing and sewing) your tiny purse in a purse frame.
  • How to hand-bead your purse.
  • How to unleash your own creative powers to decorate and embellish your tiny purse in a way that is inspired and personal, using beads, ribbons, ornaments, or knitted flowers.
  • How to apply bag feet to purses that need them.

What You Will Get with Tiny Felted Purses In One Day Class

  • A copy of the Big Love and More Big Love! Pattern ($8.50 value) as an immediate pdf download.
  • All my tricks, tips, techniques, cautions, stories, ideas, and inspiration that will allow you to tackle any Tiny Purse, and any Noni purse that requires a purse frame. You will leave the class with confidence and, if you follow along with your own project, a finished tiny purse.
  • Hands-on, student-focused instruction divided between live demonstrations and practice-focused, hands-on work (as you prefer).
  • Support through your entire project, even after the class ends.
  • Lifetime access to the recordings of our Zoom classroom session.
  • Personalized attention when you need it
  • An invitation to attend the next Tiny Purses in One Day live Zoom class.

What The Tiny Felted Purses In One Day Class Costs

  • The class costs only $55 for 6 hours of hands-on, focused work on your own purse and access to all my tricks, tips, ideas, and stories.

You Also Get:

  • The pdf download for Little Big Love and More Big Love (an $8.50 value)
  • And 25% off other hardware, kits, and patterns in the Tiny Purses category with the Promocode MORETINYKNITS25 (UNTIL jANUARY 31)

Class Meeting Date and Time

  • Saturday January 28th, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET

Why You Should Take This Class: What Past Course Alumni Are Saying

This course will give you all the basic skills to finish virtually any Noni purse . . . but on a small scale that allows you to finish a project, from casting on to finishing touches in a single day.

Jenifer from Oregon: It seemed like such a simple pattern; I wasn't sure there would be much to learn. . . I could not have been more wrong!

"It was love at first sight of a Noni bag--the cherry blossom and lattice bags. I wanted to knit and own them all. I have even taught classes at my LYS to share the joy of a felted Noni bag.
With that much Noni knitting experince, I wasn’t sure that I would learn much taking the Tiny Felted Purses workshop. It seemed like such a simple pattern, I wasn't sure there would be much to learn. I could not have been more wrong!

I learned insider tips about every step of the process from the Master herself: felting, attaching bags to the frame, finishing, and beading. I admit that I haven’t put beads on my bags because the process seemed tedious and difficult.  With Nora‘s insider tips, however, I look forward to jazzing up and bedazzling any number of future felted bags. I also felt energized with ideas (which I needed after the pandemic). It was a wonderful experince and so fun."

Lisa from Michigan: Many of the finishing techniques taught in this course will help me finish other purses I’ve knitted but have yet to finish . . . with the technology of Zoom and the small class size, it was almost like having Nora in my home as my personal tutor.

"I took Nora’s Tiny Felted Purses from Start to Finish class in December, and I highly recommend it. Just like the name says, you’ll have a completely finished, lined and beaded tiny purse by the end of theclass, and the only prep work you have to do before class is wind the yarn into a ball.

Many of the finishing techniques taught in this course will help me finish other purses I’ve knitted but have yet to finish.

I now know how to sew a purse into a frame, line a purse, and embellish with beads. These skills apply to the larger Noni purses as well. In addition, Nora can answer any questions you have about knitting or finishing any of her purses. You can even ask her any knitting questions you have related to other projects!

The other thing I found very useful is that Nora told us what she would change about some of her older projects and how to adapt those patterns. The class was definitely worth the price, and with the technology of Zoom and the small class size, it was almost like having Nora in my home as my personal tutor."


Class FAQ

Will there be breaks for lunch? stretching, etc? 

Yes, there will be mini-breaks throughout the day that allow you to stay comfortable.

What if I want to make a purse other than the ones you are promoting here? 

No problem, simply purchase the Tiny Purse Complete Kit and or Hardware, Yarn, and Pattern combo that appeals to you and use that for the workshop. If you have questions, reach out to Nora.

What if I can't make it to the in-person zoom class? 

No Problem! All course content will be available in video form after the class.  You will not lose access to the video.

What if I want to attend a later session of this class . . . can I take it again?

All class alumni will be invited to attend future versions of this class, so if you can't make it for this particular class in person, it's likely you will be able to attend a future date.

What if I can't get my purse made up before the class? 

It takes less than an hour to make your Little Big Love, More Big Love, or Cute Cute! purse(s)! Heart on My Sleeve Takes somewhat longer than that, so if this is your favorite, please knit it at home and be ready to weave in ends on class day.

For the really tiny purses, such as Cute Cute and the two Love purses, we will knit them in class. We will all felt our purses by hand as part of the class. I will cover other felting techniques also: felting in the top-loader and felting in the clothes dryer.

Is it ok to ask questions about purses I made before this class? 

By all means, yes. Bring all your questions, show-and-tell unfinished bags, share things you need help with, things you need to fix, and get inspired to felt, fix, and finish them.

All the skills you learn in this class are transferrable to different and, many times, larger bag, tote, and purse projects. Everyone benefits from the answers to different people's questions.

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