We offer many different classes, demonstrations, presentations, artist-in-residencies, resources for teachers and consulting for schools, guilds, groups, libraries, organizations and churches. Bringing fiber to life by sharing the process from "sheep to chic", will leave audiences of all ages and interests feeling inspired towards their own creative journey. Learn more 

atasha Lehrer Lewis has taught at the Chicago Botanic Garden, National Art Educator's Conference, Waubonsee Community College, North Suburban Needle Art Guild, Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Festival, Carol Stream Middle School, South Beloit Elementary and Middle School, regional art educator conferences, regional libraries and many, many more places. 

 

  We offer a presentation of the process from the sheep to art. This 45 minute presentation is engaging for all ages. $150, plus travel    Walk alongside as Natasha shares with humor, heart and knowledge, her story as an artist, entrepreneur, agricultural advocate, educator and shepherd. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation provides plenty of visuals alongside her rich storytelling. Audience participation makes this fun interactive for all age groups.


We offer a presentation of the process from the sheep to art. This 45 minute presentation is engaging for all ages. $150, plus travel


Walk alongside as Natasha shares with humor, heart and knowledge, her story as an artist, entrepreneur, agricultural advocate, educator and shepherd. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation provides plenty of visuals alongside her rich storytelling. Audience participation makes this fun interactive for all age groups.


Creativity is intelligence having fun
— Albert Einstein

Natasha Lehrer Lewis, of Esther's Place, shares how to use wet felting to make a flower with the stem fused in! Follow this tutorial to create your very own. 

We have great tutorials for simple projects that are helpful resources for needle and wet felting. Check them out! 


 
 We offer a demonstration table and display of fiber arts inspiration. At the demo table, participants will be able to spend about 10 minutes and have a project to take home. Some things we have made before are felted acorns, hearts, mini abstracts, etc. This is a fantastic way for better outreach to all participants! $350 / up to 4 hrs. plus travel

We offer a demonstration table and display of fiber arts inspiration. At the demo table, participants will be able to spend about 10 minutes and have a project to take home. Some things we have made before are felted acorns, hearts, mini abstracts, etc. This is a fantastic way for better outreach to all participants! $350 / up to 4 hrs. plus travel


The ‘Earth’ without ‘art’ is just ‘eh’
— Unknown

  We also offer lots of other classes varying from 90 minute to three hour classes in a wide range of topics and costs. Call us to discuss!


We also offer lots of other classes varying from 90 minute to three hour classes in a wide range of topics and costs. Call us to discuss!


Art washes from your soul the dust of everyday life
— Pablo Picasso

 Artist In Residency, $500. Supplies are roughly $4.50 a square foot. , plus travel   We will supply the instruction, supervision and necessary tools to bring together the student’s components with the concept idea. Participants will learn techniques, and get to work hand in hand with a professional artist. At the end of the project, a finished project will be presented to the school.

Artist In Residency, $500. Supplies are roughly $4.50 a square foot. , plus travel


We will supply the instruction, supervision and necessary tools to bring together the student’s components with the concept idea. Participants will learn techniques, and get to work hand in hand with a professional artist. At the end of the project, a finished project will be presented to the school.


 Choose a make and take workshop with a needle or wet felting project. This is about an hour ( or tailored to your time frame), includes all necessary supplies, and can accommodate up to 35 in a class.  Click here  and scroll down to "Craft Projects" . One project would be selected for the group. We can help suggest or tailor a project to your group! We do have minimum and maximum numbers for participants. $10 / participant, plus travel

Choose a make and take workshop with a needle or wet felting project. This is about an hour ( or tailored to your time frame), includes all necessary supplies, and can accommodate up to 35 in a class. Click here and scroll down to "Craft Projects" . One project would be selected for the group. We can help suggest or tailor a project to your group! We do have minimum and maximum numbers for participants. $10 / participant, plus travel


Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time
— Thomas Merton