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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.
Wet felt & needle felt cushions
Platinum AWARD
(6)
Wet felt & needle felt cushions
Staffordshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£75
Unique cushions or upholstered footstools You will have the opportunity to create either a wet felted landscape picture or a needle felted landscape picture and create a unique cushion or you may like to cover a footstool...the possibilities are endless. You will learn how to mix different colours of fleece/wool like an artist mixes paints. Incorporating scrummy bits and bobs of alpaca, wensleydale curly tops and silky shimmers to enhance your picture. You will need to bring a selection of pictures or a brief idea along for inspiration, or I...
Exploring felting with fibres and fabric at The Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge
Gold AWARD
(5)
Exploring felting with fibres and fabric at The Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£48
A day workshop with fibre and mixed media artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Experiment and explore felt-making with a variety of different techniques to make one or two textural, pictorial or abstract pieces of felt. Discover the different ways of working with and felting fibres and fabrics. Lots of samples to look at and mull over followed by a practical demonstration, then make one or two textural pictorial - seascape, landscape or abstract felted peices. Select from a wide choice of gorgeous coloured wools and plant fibres and lots of...
Felted soaps
Platinum AWARD
(4)
Felted soaps
Dorset
£35
Two workshops on the same day, choose either, 10am-1pm or 6.30pm-9.30pm. To book please get in touch via the Contact link above. Felted soaps are a soap and washcloth in one! They help to make the soap last longer, help to prevent the soap going soggy in the soap dish and act as a gentle exfoliator. In the Soap Felting workshop you will get chance to felt 3 small soaps as well as have a go at needle felting a simple design onto a couple of soaps.
Needle Felting Workshops in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, by Heartfelt by Heidi
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(6)
Needle Felting Workshops in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, by Heartfelt by Heidi
Somerset
£25
Needle Felting Workshops Full step by step tuition Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience Location - Somerset Needle Felting is a wonderful craft, suitable for practically anyone with a degree of dexterity. You will be amazed at the results you can achieve from a few hours tuition and will go away with a smile on your face and a creation to be proud of!
Wet felting with Virginia
Gold AWARD
(8)
Wet felting with Virginia
Warwickshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£30
Wet felting is a method of producing felt from wool and other fibres. Warm soapy water is applied to layers of wool tops. Repeated agitation and compression causes the fibres to hook together to create a single piece of fabric. You will really enjoy creating a beautiful picture using an amazing array of colours. Once the work has dried you will be able to hand or machine embroider on top to further enhance your work (your work will not be dry during session). Virginia will demonstrate machine embroidery at the...
Wet felted bowls, vessels and vases
Gold AWARD
(5)
Wet felted bowls, vessels and vases
Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£35
What to expect: Join textile artist Kat Wood and learn how to create unique and beautiful bowls, vessels and vases using only wool fibres. No previous experience of felt making is required and by the end of the afternoon session you will have a stunning, three dimensional, felted vessel to take home with you. Timings: The workshop runs from 1.00pm to 4.30pm(ish). If you need leave at precisely 4.30pm please let me know at the start of the session Skills required: None at all. This is a beginners workshop and...
Felting & natural dyeing craft holidays & courses in the Highlands of Scotland
Gold AWARD
(6)
Felting & natural dyeing craft holidays & courses in the Highlands of Scotland
Highlands
£945
Come and join us in the Highlands of Scotland to get really immersed in traditional wool crafts. We run our Fleece to Felt weeks in May and August, our Dye to Spin weeks in July and August and our Craft retreat in September. We start our May and July weeks by shearing one of our Shetland sheep and washing and sorting fleeces. We go on to picking dye plants, making natural dyes and dyeing our fleece over outdoor fires the traditional way. Mid week we visit some of the areas...
Fun with felt flowers
Gold AWARD
(13)
Fun with felt flowers
Surrey
£45
Fun with felt flowers gives beginners all the basic information to learn felting around a resist. In the three and a half hours, students will make two different flowers, using different techniques, along with different centres. Workshops start at 10am. I only teach up to five students at a time unless a group is booked (maximum 10) but I can also travel within 20 miles if someone wants a group of friends (minimum 5 participants) in their own house or school. Fabulous idea for a hen party! I would be...
Felt making for beginners - learn how to make a beautiful piece of wet felted fabric
Gold AWARD
(13)
Felt making for beginners - learn how to make a beautiful piece of wet felted fabric
Yorkshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£35
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 item you can think of. Timings: The workshop runs from 1.00pm to 4.00pm(ish). If you...
Needle felt a Hare - with Annis McGowan. A 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
(7)
Needle felt a Hare - with Annis McGowan. A 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria - Next course on 31st August 2019
£75
For availability & to book this course please see our website on the above purple "button" link - thank you. Make a lovely hare of sitting height approx 34 cm plus the ears. You can decide your own pose, either with ears up, or "moongazing" with the ears back. We will be using natural brown and grey blended wool, all materials and tools are provided. Please see our own website above for all the needle felting workshops dates in 2019 with Annis McGowan- we have approx 12 courses at least...

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