Felt-making (wet felting) courses

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Wet felting courses and workshops all across the UK. Felt, uniquely, is a cloth that is not woven and wet felting techniques open up a world of abstract creative opportunity in the way of felted slippers, hats, wall hangings and beautiful felt pictures.

£45
Online & Cumbria - Next course on 17th March 2018
The class is in Debra's studio, which is in a bright, inspirational and spacious old church. You will learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art, using a wonderful selection of merino wool (over 120 colours), silks of all kinds and colours, different breeds of wool as well as other fibres. Debra is extremely generous with her materials and skills and will introduce you to every imaginable way of incorporating different textures and...
£60
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th May 2018
"Felted Poppies and Daffodils" course: This is a complete beginner or experienced artist workshop Make beautiful felted poppy and daffodil during this enjoyable and relaxing workshop taught by a professional artist. Learn how to make a complex 3D seamless flower which you could wear as a brooch or attach to a bag or a hat. Explore wet felting techniques and processes as well as experiment with various fibres and colours. All in one workshop! Enjoy...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture. You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture. Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre...
£55
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 20th May 2018
Lena Archbold lives and creates in the North East of England. Lena is an experienced crafts tutor, a feltmaker, a textile artist who loves to create bespoke, one-off ‘wearable art’ garments. She creates and run workshops from her studio in Team Valley, Gateshead just off A1. Paint with wool and other fibres, create a wool picture and learn basics of feltmaking in the comfort of my colourful feltmaking studio. Max 7 places. This workshop is...
£65
Gloucestershire - Next course on 14th April 2018
Experimental Feltmaking day course covering basic flat felt techniques: Designing and making images and patterns, pre-felts, Layering and all you need to get started as a felt maker! You will be shown how to design your own pattern or picture from an image or source of your own choice (don't worry if you haven't got any ideas, I've got lots of books and samples to inspire you) for either a wall hanging, cushion, scarf, or...
£30
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th March 2018
This is a half day taster course. Join us for a half day learning the skills and the process of wet felting.A flat piece of felt will be made using the simple wet felting process of manipulating and matting fibres together using soapy water and a bit of elbow grease! You will be taught how to create your very own picture using the softest merino wool fibres and silks - the fibres are such vibrant...
£68
Cumbria - Next course on 16th March 2018
Felt Art Sat 23 June and Sun 7 Oct 2018 Funky Felt Slippers Fri 16 March Wed 20 June & Fri 9 Nov 2018 Festive Felt Garlands Friday 8 December 2017 and then Fri 23 Nov and Fri 7 Dec 2018 Perfect for beginners as well as those with some experience, create your very own felt masterpiece Marieke will bring all the materials necessary for the day, including a lovely choice of of vibrant colours...
£35
Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd June 2018
WHAT TO EXPECT: Join me and learn how to create a beautiful piece of felt. Using wet felting techniques you will have the opportunity to experiment with silkily soft merino wool fibres, play with colours and shapes and learn how to craft a lovely woolly piece of fabric that you can take home to use as a wall hanging, a framed piece of art, or to use as a piece of fabric to sew any...
£75
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 25th February 2018
I am running this class in order to raise some funds towards cancer treatment of Katya Vetrova, Russian feltmaker. I learned this technique from Katya and have her permission to teach. You will learn how to create a soft well draped, beautiful and high-quality felted hat, create a smooth and textured decor with the help of fibres, yarns, nepps and even finished felt. How to calculate coefficient of shrinkage and build a hat pattern to...
£55
cumbria - Next course on 24th February 2018
This course is for experts and beginners. I will show you how to create a wonderfully woolly warm pair of slippers fitted to your own feet. We will employ the wet felting method of felting using colourful merino fleece dyed with non toxic dye from a choice of several beautiful colours. This method is very easy but does require some elbow grease! Stage by stage I will show you all you need to know on...