Mon, Jan 28 | Lancaster

Scandinavian Skinnfell Course - Sheepskin coverlets (Lancaster, PA)

3-day course. Learn how to make traditional Scandinavian coverlets / blankets (skinnfell) using sheepskin as a fabric.
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Scandinavian Skinnfell Course - Sheepskin coverlets (Lancaster, PA)

Time & Location

Jan 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jan 30, 2019, 4:00 AM
Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, USA

About the Event

Course aim:

- Give students the background, theoretical knowledge and practical skills for hand-sewing of Scandinavian skinnfell (sheepskin coverlets).

In this class students will learn all skills needed to complete their own skinnfell made from 4 sheepskins.

We will start teaching basic techniques used in the larger project, beginner´s are welcome!

If you have already taken the beginner´s class in hand-sewing, you will have an advantage, but new skills are teached in this class.

Class schedule includes:


Selection of sheepskins


Basic skinnfell techniques

Steps for making a skinnfell

Framework & Decorative details

Woodblock printing - theory & practice

Own project & Practice time

Students should bring: Note book

Course fee includes

* 3 days tuition, class hours 9 am – 5 pm incl. 1 hour lunch break.

* Morning/afternoon coffe/drinks + snacks

* 4 sheepskins (white/brown/dyed)

* Start kit for hand-sewing:

- Needles for sheepskin

- Linen thread

- Paperclips,

- Ruler

- Scissor

Wood blocks for class room use available (no extra cost)

Participants can buy extra material / equipment and wood blocks, available during course hours.

Prices for extra material (08/01/18) – cards accepted

Gotland Sheepskins: + $200 / 4 skins

Wood blocks $ 120 - $180 / each

Skinnfell ruler (transparent plastic pattern): $80

Start kits for hand-sewing: $ 80

  • Scandinavian Skinnfell Course

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