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Becky Utecht

Ogilvie, MN
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Becky Utecht lives in Ogilvie, Minnesota. She raises sheep and makes fiber art, specializing in feltmaking. Using the wool from her flock of Bluefaced Leicester sheep, she creates two- and three-dimensional felt art pieces including wall art, garments, accessories, rugs, and vessels. Felting combines her love of animals and nature with her passion for art. She enjoys teaching and sharing the magic of felting with others. She has studied with renowned feltmakers from many countries.Her felt artwork has been included in fine art shows, wool festivals,and publications including The New York Times and 500 Felt Objects.

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Current Courses Offered by Becky Utecht

1 Day
Teaser image for Cobweb Felt Lampshade

Cobweb Felt Lampshade

Felt is a non-woven fabric that utilizes the ability of microscopic scales on wool fiber to attach and hold together firmly. Cobweb felting is an advanced form of felting that is made with a single layer of wool – sheer, but sturdy enough to hold together well. Cobweb felt is…
Fri, Feb 15th, 2019
Instructor: Becky Utecht
1½ Days
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Raw Felted Fleece: A New Approach to the Sheepskin Blanket

UUnfortunately, traditional sheepskin blankets with a tanned leather back require that the sheep make the ultimate sacrifice. Yet it doesn't have to be so! Instructor Becky Utecht has developed a modern approach to an age-old craft. Using felting techniques, students in this course will start with an unwashed sheep fleece…
Sat, Jul 20th, 2019  –  Sun, Jul 21st, 2019
Instructor: Becky Utecht

Past Courses Offered by Becky Utecht

Ecoprinted Nuno Felt Lampshade