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Felt-making (wet felting) courses

111 felt-making (wet felting) workshops found

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 20th August 2019
The nuno felted / eco print / botanical print workshop is suitable for complete beginners or anyone who would like to learn how to print on nuno felt. Main workshop information: This course is designed for complete beginners or anyone who would like to learn nuno felt and eco print (botanical print). During this course you will learn various techniques, such as: nuno felt using Margialn gauze silk; introduction to plants for eco printing on...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 9th November 2019
Learn to make your own beautiful felt bag on this one day course! You will be shown how different styles of bags are made. How to add handles, flaps or a pocket, and to design the pattern, then helped to make a bag to your own design. You can never have too many bags! Felt is one of the earliest fabrics to be made, occurring throughout the world, and used extensively for everything from hats...
Cumbria - Next course on 9th November 2019
You will learn how to wet felt using a Japanese technique called Nuno felting where you will learn how to amalgamate silks, chiffons and merino wool (no sewing). Using these techniques you will create a wrap/scarf which is beautifully light and delicate yet extremely strong, suitable for both winter and summer use. Debra has a fabulous studio which will inspire your choice of colours. Debra has taught over 2000 people during her ten years of...
Leicestershire - Next course on 3rd August 2019
Join us to learn the basics of wet felting, one of the oldest fibre arts. In this half day (3 hours) course you will be introduced to the art of wet felting and have the opportunity to create your own wet felt work of art using processed British Shetland wool in a range of colours. You will be guided through the steps, making a small wet felted piece (usually a felted flower). This is followed...
West Sussex
A complete introduction to felt making 10am - 4pm NB: Courses are arranged to suit, so please call to make a mutually agreeable date. Felt is the oldest form of human-made fabric and felt remains dating from about 700 BC have been found in the frozen tombs of nomadic Siberian tribesmen. Hand made felt can have many uses, both practical and decorative. This one day course, suitable for beginners, will include colourful flat felt, a...
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...
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,...
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...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
Felted Vases, Vessels and Lanterns with Crafts in the Valley and LALewii. Venue: Cobbles and Clay, Haworth, West Yorkshire. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experiment with a range of natural wool and textile skills. During the workshop you will explore texture and colour through wet felting, applique, needle felting and machine embroidery. You will create a beautiful felted vessel which can be used as a vase or lantern. These vessels look...
This is a course that needs no previous experience in textiles and is designed to be an enjoyable, sociable learning experience culminating in your own seascape design. We start the day with an innovative wet feltmaking technique to produce our very realistic looking felt pebbles. Then we move on to the upcycling techniques that transform yarns and fabrics into the background colours of our seascape. Both of these techniques ultimately combine to produce a very...

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