Banner Mountain Artisan Show
Banner Mountain Artisan Show
Nevada City Craft Fair
Nevada City Craft Fair
Best of Division Nevada County Fair 2019
Best of Division Nevada County Fair 2019
Country Christmas Faire Nevada County Fairgrounds
Country Christmas Faire Nevada County Fairgrounds
Marin Arts and Crafts Faire
Marin Arts and Crafts Faire
Felting demonstration at Nevada County Fair
Felting demonstration at Nevada County Fair
Celtic Festival, Grass Valley
Celtic Festival, Grass Valley
ArtFest Loomis
ArtFest Loomis

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About the Designer

Beth Leydon

Since childhood, Beth has been a maker and creator. In 2011 she was exposed to a simple felting technique and dove headlong into this ancient and ever evolving textile art form. She crafts one-of-a-kind pieces utilizing wet and “nuno” felting processes. Wool, yarn, silk and other fibers are transformed into functional and wearable art. Scarves, hats, slippers, vests, purses and decorative vessels are just a handful of items that she produces. She enjoys experimenting with hand dyeing and hunting thrift stores for garments to be repurposed. Locally sourced materials are utilized whenever possible. She offers classes and workshops at her home studio as well as community maker spaces.

Finger painting with silk and wool. Let's get sudsy!

Welcome to Fibergarten Studio, home of Beth Leydon, designer and felter. Here, through the magic of soapy water and manual agitation, one of a kind wearable art and accesories are created. 

Fibergarten Studio

A fiber design studio and felting school

Learn how it's done. 

 Classes: Nuno and Wet Felting

If you would like to be included in my mailing list, schedule a class or view current inventory for sale, please shoot me an email and I'll be happy to respond. 

I offer semi-private classes in my home studio at your convenience! Grab some friends and find a day and a 4 hour block of time that works. 
 
  • Nuno Felting, minimum of two students. $100 per person, all materials included.
 
  • Wet Felting Party, three to six students. $65-80, depending on the size of the piece.  Pick a project that sounds fun; journal covers, hats, slippers, purses, etc.
 
OR, sign up for my email announcements of community classes open to the public. Form below.
 
Gallery update:  I have really enjoyed being a part of Persimmon Art Gallery in Auburn over the last year. As of October 2021, I am happy to announce that my new gallery home is Art Works Gallery in Grass Valley. 33 artists in a beautiful setting. Check it out:

 

News flash!  I am happy to offer semi-private felting classes again as we cautiously emerge from the pandemic challenge. At this time I can only offer these services to fully vaccinated individuals. Thanks for your understanding!

 

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