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Introduction to Tufting: Learn to Paint with Yarn

A course by Trish Andersen , Fiber Artist

Fiber Artist. Savannah, United States.
Joined July 2021

Discover how to combine tufting techniques like cut pile and loop pile to create colorful and expressive pieces of textile art

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  • 99% positive reviews (92)
  • 4846 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Discover how to combine tufting techniques like cut pile and loop pile to create colorful and expressive pieces of textile art

A course by Trish Andersen

Some textile processes are linear, but fiber art gives you the freedom to experiment with colors and textures, similar to drawing. Fiber artist Trish Andersen uses a tool called a tufting gun to paint with yarn. She runs her own studio and has collaborated with brands including Coca-Cola.

In this course, Trish teaches you how to make colorful textile artwork using both loop and cut pile guns. Create an expressive tufted wall hanging to brighten your home with Trish as your guide. Are you ready to discover new creative possibilities through tufting?

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 16 downloads

Materials
11 minutes, 34 seconds
Types of Tufting Guns
10 minutes, 31 seconds
Preparing the Wool and Fabric
19 minutes, 58 seconds
Color and Sketching
14 minutes, 24 seconds
Transferring Sketch to Fabric
11 minutes, 22 seconds
Tufting: Cut Pile Gun 1
12 minutes, 21 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (92)
  • 4846 students
  • 16 lessons (3h 9m)
  • 16 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a tufted piece of wall art using both loop and cut pile tufting guns.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in learning to create unique textile artwork from scratch.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required.

In terms of materials, you will need electric tufting guns, a tufting frame, yarn, scissors, liquid latex, and other materials specified by the teacher in this course.


Reviews

4846 Students
92 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Trish Andersen

A course by Trish Andersen

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Fiber Artist

Trish Andersen is a fiber artist from Dalton, Georgia. She first started experimenting with crafts when she was diagnosed with leukemia at just two years old. During her three-year treatment, she used art as a way to interpret the world around her. She later began studying graphic design at Savannah School of Art and Design before moving on to interior designer, where she discovered a love for fiber art. After graduating, she moved to New York in 2005, where she created displays for Anthropologie and later started her own studio in 2007. In search of a new creative outlet, she came across tufting and began sharing her work online.

Trish now works full-time creating fiber art for clients all over the world including Coca-Cola, who commissioned her to create a piece of artwork inspired by her hometown. She also continues to share her work with over 100K followers on Instagram.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Tools and Preparation

    • Materials
    • Types of Tufting Guns
    • Preparing the Wool and Fabric
  • U3

    Making the Artwork

    • Color and Sketching
    • Transferring Sketch to Fabric
    • Tufting: Cut Pile Gun 1
    • Tufting: Cut Pile Gun 2
    • Tufting: Loop Gun 1
    • Tufting: Loop Gun 2
    • Finishing Touches 1
    • Finishing Touches 2
    • Finishing Touches 3
  • U4

    Some Extra Advice

    • Care Tips
    • Scaling up Your Artwork
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to Tufting: Learn to Paint with Yarn

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Introduction to Tufting: Learn to Paint with Yarn. Craft course by Trish Andersen Best seller

Introduction to Tufting: Learn to Paint with Yarn

A course by Trish Andersen
Fiber Artist. Savannah, United States.
Joined July 2021
  • 99% positive reviews (92)
  • 4846 students