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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.

Gloucestershire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Discover how to make a pair of cosy felt slippers which mould to your feet, and are wonderfully comfortable. Learn how to make the template which you will use as the former, then how to adapt it and decorate it to suit your own design, and how to build up layers of wool to felt into a seamless pair of slippers, ready to decorate .
On this course you will make a piece of Abstract art using felt, silk, wool.ribbons and any bits and pieces of material you can find in the stash. Course will start at 10 am and your main abstract piece should be completed by 1pm when we will stop for lunch (Please bring own packed lunch) The afternoon will be spend either further embellishing your abstract piece with needle felting or embroidery, or you may want...
As featured on ITV's Alan Titchmarsh show! This course explains the basics of felt making and gives you something wonderful to take home! A maximum of 6 students attend each workshop, spending an enjoyable day with Alison Rose, experienced felt-maker of 8 years. Alison's felt studio contains baskets filled with a huge array of coloured merino wool for students to work with. At the end of the day each student will leave with a wall-hanging,...
Coventry - Next course on 1st June 2019
Join us for cake, coffee crafting and chat on the Coventry Canal. In this fun relaxing workshop we will experiment with a variety of needle felting techniques in order to create your choice of 3D needle felted figure or felted picture (if we have time we might make a small brooch as well). Suitable for both beginners and experienced crafters. You''ll make a stunning creation unique to you while enjoying the relaxing canal environment, they...
Suffolk - Next course on 8th December 2019
One day Christmas felting workshop, taught by Toni Peers and run by the Field Studies Council. Spend a day creating presents or decorations using handcrafted feltmaking techniques. In this one-day class, Toni Peers will cover both wet and needle felting techniques that can be used to create decorations or presents. Handcrafted felt is made using pre-spun wool, the fibres are fused together to create felt either by force using a needle, or friction, heat and...
East Dunbartonshire
You'll learn to create a seamless felt item e.g. a pouch, a pair of wrist cuffs or a small vessel. With colourful sheep's wool fibres, warm water, soap and friction you'll learn to felt around a template to create a hollow felt item. You can create your own design choosing from many colour shades. Then the fluffy soft wool fibres will be transformed into a firm, felted useful item. It's great fun to experience the...
County Durham - Next course on 20th June 2019
This full day wet felting workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to refine their felting skills. During the day, you will use a variety of traditional felting tools to create a landscape using soft Merino wool and add detail using mulberry silks, Angelina fibres, nepps and curly locks. When your work is dry you will then use needle felting techniques, embellishment and embroidery to add detail. Throughout the day you will be...
With Easter fast approaching, we are inviting you to join us for a day of needle felting fun! You will be guided every step of the way in creating an adorable Easter Bunny. The design can be adapted for all levels of needle felting abilities and will be enjoyable for beginners as well as for experienced felters.h Easter fast approaching, we are inviting you to join us for a day of needle felting fun! You...
2 day workshop. On this exciting innovative workshop you will learn how to transfer your favourite images that you have taken or sketched onto silk and then proceed to add fibres to nuno felt as a stand alone design or to reinvent the picture by chopping, rejoining, adding and felting and shadow work. You may produce sample pieces of work or go home with work that can be framed as an individual art piece or...
Cumbria - Next course on 19th June 2019
Felt Art Wed 19th June 2019; 7th October 2019 Funky Felt Slippers 19th March 12th Nov 2019 Festive Felt Garlands 27th Nov 2019; 4th Dec 2019 For availability on these courses please see our website above, thank you. 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 vibrant colours in various fleeces and...