Tomtens: Folkloric Felting
The belief in tomtens – or rural elves – started in Sweden and continues to be part of the folklore of the winter/holiday season. Tomtens are often portrayed both helpful and mischievous: they’ll do the chores, and then steal the cookies. Sound like a young person you know? No wonder these colorful, mythical creatures are also said to be the protectors of children. Felt tomtens and other holiday ornaments in this half-day course. Learn the basics of sculptural and needle felting while connecting with this old Scandinavian myth. Enrich the holiday experience for a young person in your life; this course is open to kids ages 10+ assisted by an adult.