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.
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf or you may like to try your hand at making a picture or wall-hanging for your home/office or give as a gift.
This day is ideal for beginners or the more advanced felter but I also teach a variety of techniques on the same day as I keep to small groups.
During this fabulous felting day, we will make...
Join us for a fascinating day of felting and head home with two completed items!
Felt is the oldest form of fabric. It consists of layers of fibre that have been agitated and compressed until the fibres lock together forming a mat. The fibre used to create this versatile fabric is an animal's fleece and what finer animal than the Alpaca! Alpacas are fascinating inquisitive and intelligent creatures that create the most wonderful fleece.
we do it in the woods - connecting people, woodlands & creativity. Our ethos is to support and inspire; our workshops are suitable for people who don't think they're arty as well as those who wish to progress their skills or just enjoy working alongside an artist.
Each day is hosted by Tara Kelsall and begins with an exploration of the magical ancient Pipley Wood, gathering inspiration and resources to bring back to our marquee...
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...
Tyne and Wear
- Next course on 30th September 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...
- Next course on 1st September 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...
This course is principally aimed at those with basic felting experience. However, it is also suitable for complete beginners.
Welcome to my nuno felted (wet felting) scarf workshop to create very light scarf by painting on silk with wool simply using a nuno felting technique. We will be using hand wooven Margialn silk and merino wool to create light but warm felted scarf.
You will learn how to create various textures...
"Create your own wool painting" course taught by a professional Textile Artist Raya Brown . (Suitable for absolute beginners as well as experienced artists)
This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk and viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool.
This is an...
This is a half day course. Join us for a half day learning the skills and the process of needle felting.
We will be making a hare, a delightful addition to your home!
Start time either 10am or 1pm depending on morning or afternoon session.
You will be taught how to get the best from the wool and needles, creating your very own animal (Hare, Fox, Chicken, Owl). We use the best British wool and...
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...