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Judy McDowell

Judy McDowell is a passionate feltmaker and handcraft instructor. She lives in western Hennepin County on a small farm where wool has always been a part of her life, from raising sheep to transforming their fibers into felted, knitted and handspun products. Judy believes that our lives are enriched by daily use of handcrafted items, and especially loves working in community with other makers, whether teaching or sharing knowledge.

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  • Workshop: Hand Felted Sculptural Tomte

  • Workshop: Felted Globe Luminaries

  • Workshop: Wet Felting Foundations with Judy McDowell

  • Workshop: Felted Slippers

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