BURE BURE Educational training courses

BURE BURE Educational training courses

We’ve been felting slippers for a decade and holding training courses for 8 years already. We offer short, beginners’ workshops as well as advanced level explicit trainings, which combine theoretic and practical tasks. You don’t need any special preparation for BURE BURE courses since we provide students with all the equipment and materials needed.  If you choose our programme, you can expect to finish a first pair of slippers on the first training day. Our team loves travelling abroad!  We have international trainings experience and are interested into meeting new people. Therefore, if you are not able to come to our studio, invite us to your country.

Main lecturer of trainings -  BURE BURE establisher Inga Samusiene. For groups of 10 students or more,  Inga’s  husband Kestutis Samusis joins her.  

Trainings can be held in Lithuanian, English or Russian languages.

Workshop for beginners (6 hours): “Your first felted slippers”

Everyone can make slippers! You just need some wool and a little bit of soap, water, love and knowledge. This you’ll learn after 6 hours of felting from natural European wool. 

Beginners workshop is designed for those, who are interested to learn basics.

PROGRAM:  

  • Theory + 1 practical task to felt your first slippers with soles.

DON’T FORGET TO TAKE: a notebook, a pen, good mood and a lunch box. Everything else will be provided by us.

GROUP:  1-10 people. For more participants, we bring two lecturers instead of one.

REGISTER: inga.samusiene@gmail.com

Advanced footwear felting course (1-3 days): 

This course concentrates on felting footwear and is applicable for both, beginners and professionals. More days you choose, more models of slippers you learn to felt and different soles to stitch.

  • During the practical training, you will make slippers on your own. 
  • You will select right type of wool and count amount of material needed to make each item;
  • You will gain knowledge how to combine wool and other supplements while felting; 
  • You will learn to stitch soles by hands or/and coat fabric with latex;
  • You will be introduced to different decoration and ornamentation techniques;
  • You will learn how to properly felting (washing, drying etc.) and look after woolen footwear.

DON’T FORGET TO TAKE: a notebook, a pen, good mood and a lunchbox. Other materials and equipment will be provided by us. 

GROUP: 1-10 people. For more participants, we bring two lecturers instead of one.

REGISTER: inga.samusiene@gmail.com 

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