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Felt-making (wet felting) courses

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.

£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th July 2019
'Fields with red poppies ' wool fibre painting workshop. Complete beginners are welcome! This course will take place at beautiful Bevere Gallery in Worcester. Wool painting or wool watercolour, as some people call it, is a unique relatively new technique which originated in St. Petersburg. This is not felt making. It is about creating a fibre picture using merino wool, silk and viscose. Laying and shaping fibres, blending the colours together, creating beautiful textures and...
£75
East Riding of Yorkshire
Full day course, suitable for enthusiastic beginner or those with more experience. The tutor is Maxine Lowery, creator of fantastic, lifelike animals, from teacup mice to elephants and stags Learn to make a needle felted animal. Animal may vary with course but typically will be a cute hare or dog . Learn the basics of needle felting including the use of wire. Courses start with introductions and a welcome drink at 9.30 and run through...
£40
Kent
This fun workshop teaches you how to make a piece of flat felt using the wet felt technique. See the magic unfurl from merino fibre to fabric. The groups are kept small so that everyone gets plenty of space to work in and expert one to one tuition. By the end of the session you will have made a piece of felt, which you can then turn into something beautiful for the home, plenty of...
£75
Staffordshire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf or a piece of wall-art. Beginners welcome. Scarf option: during this fabulous felting day, we will make a scarf using soft merino wool and a silk scarf, incorporating a beautiful 100% silk scarf and silky fibres to give it a shimmer effect if desired. By manipulating a thin layer of wool through a fine woven material, we will make a...
£75
West Yorkshire - Next course on 20th July 2019
Felting and free motion machine embroidery workshops. Creating watercolours in wool! Crafts in the Valley offers these creative textile workshops at the quirky Cobbles and Clay Cafe in the historic town of Haworth in West Yorkshire. These workshops are run by two experienced facilitators, myself Melanie Louise, and Linda Lewis. Refreshments and lunch are provided by Cobbles and Clay who serve up a wholesome bowl of soup with rustic bread, followed by a delicious slice...
£55
Warwickshire
Join me at my Beginners Felt Picture Workshop to learn how to create a beautiful picture of your own using merino wool! On this half day workshop you will be taught how to lay down the merino wool fibres and build up the image and how to mix colours by carding. I will then take you step by step through the wet felting processs. You will leave with your own felt picture which you can...
£60
West Yorkshire - Next course on 9th August 2019
A full day workshop with fibre and mixed media artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Discover how to create a gorgeous little needle felted dog or cat of any breed or type using just a felting needle to bond bundles of wool fibres together to make different forms. Learn how to put these all together, how to do body shaping and make ears to bring your mini pet to life. Discover how to blend colours and...
£165
North Yorkshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
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...
£45
London - Next course on 14th September 2019
Workshop full or can't come on my dates - gather together a group of 4 and get in touch for a time and date suitable for you. Taking place at Heather's home in Camberwell. You will be fuelled by plenty of home made cake, teas and/or coffee. With a maximum of four participants, these three hour workshops are designed to provide everybody with plenty of time for one on one attention. Heather always aims for...
£35
West Midlands
Ever wondered how to create felt? In this introductory workshop you will learn about the ancient art of felt making practised by nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years and now being adopted by textiles artist across the globe today. You will learn about the process of bonding wool fibres together using the wet felting method, from laying out the loose fibres to working them together with other exotic fibres to form a...

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