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.

Tyne and Wear - Next course on 2nd February 2018
*************Please contact me to book this course as my website is under redevelopment at the moment. ***************** 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...
Felt making workshops in my craft room on our farm near Stratford upon Avon. Half day workshops run throughout the year, come and learn how to make beautiful felt, using wet felt technique. Your felt can be used to make a Kindle case, phone case or brooch or just use it as an art piece or wall hanging. Small groups ensures plenty of attention. Please get in touch on the email form above to arrange...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd December 2017
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...
Cumbria - Next course on 8th December 2017
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 in various fleeces and silks. See pics of the July felt art day with Marieke in the page gallery or just click on any of the pics on the website link. Marieke is a very talented and largely self-taught felt artist...
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 4th February 2018
Using traditional wet felting techniques create your favourite landscape from wool fibres. Learn how to use pre-felts and other surface textural delights. (Aimed at beginners). An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day. Wool fibre can be purchased on the day or you are welcome to bring your own. You'll be able to purchase the best quality merino tops in a wide variety of colours, also hand dyed silk...
Yorkshire - Next course on 10th February 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...
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 11th February 2018
During this class, we will be creating two or three felted flowers brooches using wet felting and nuno felting techniques. These brooches will make beautiful presents. Skills Required: This course is suitable for beginners or anybody who would like to improve their wet felting skills. Other: Additional felting materials can be purchased on a day to take home to experiment further with felt making.
cumbria - Next course on 20th January 2018
This course will be held in Appleby Hub in Appleby in Westmorland and is for experts and beginners. I will show you how to create a wonderfully wooly 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...
Felt Making Classes Felting is the process of fusing wool fibres (pre-spinning stage) together to create felt, which has numerous properties as well as being very versatile to use. I teach a range of needle felting techniques (for embellishment or to create beads, 3D shapes or creatures) as well as wet felting techniques including making flat felt, nuno felt and hollow or 3D forms. Please note these prices include materials and are the price if...
Come and learn about fleece and felt something beautiful. We mostly use local Shetland fleece, which we have sorted and naturally dyed using local and ancient imported plant materials. On our weekend courses you can choose to make one large item, such as a a wall hanging or a Mongolian style floor mat, or perhaps you prefer to make a smaller item such as bags, purses or brooches. We teach wet felting techniques; hand felting,...