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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.

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
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...
This exciting course aims to release your creativity to make your own pieces of felted artwork using a variety of hand dyed luxury fibres and textures. You will learn how to design at least one piece of unique artwork. I am an experienced textile artist and will have many examples of my felted and stitched artwork to inspire you. We will use a wide variety of hand dyed (by me) silks and texture fibres to...
Spend a day learning how to make a small felt shoulder bag in the pretty surroundings of Great Elm. I will demonstrate step by step the basic bag form and one surface design, but you can decorate it with your own design. There will be photographs and other bags for inspiration. I will also show you how to make the shoulder strap, which you could equally keep short if you preferred a handbag. I will...
A great introduction into the art of wet felting. Learn how to make fabulous felted flowers and progress onto a decorative 3D structured vessel. Starting with unspun merino wool –in a huge range of colours – you will learn basic wet felting techniques and using little more than hot soapy water and enthusiasm, you will go home with a colourful, unique felt vessel or bowl! No experience necessary, but a little bit of “elbow grease”...
Shropshire - Next course on 26th August 2019
New at HF Holidays We'll take inspiration from the local landscape, then blend colours and textures in felt-making silk fusion, tapestry and freeform weave. You’ll create a collection of small works ideal for a journal or to mount for display. Holiday highlights Create your own beautiful felted, silk fusion and woven items Our professional craft leader will guide and encourage Share inspiration and exchange ideas Gain knowledge to continue crafting at home Longmynd House is...
Create your own individual floral picture made with Merino and silk, using wet and dry needle felting techniques. In the morning you will create the background and whilst this is drying you will make a wet felted flower using pre-felt and sari silk. You will then complete the flower picture with Merino fibres, and yarns. These two projects are completed in one session because the background needs time to dry before being dry felted.
Northumberland - Next course on 26th July 2019
Anna Turnbull is a celebrated Northumbrian artist and tutor with over 20 years of teaching experience. She works with willow and wool. In this one day workshop you will explore wet felting techniques for visual representation. Drawing and painting with wool, adding depth and texture to your work and needle felting for fine detail. No drawing or felting experience is necessary. We can work from drawings, photographs and other printed images. These can be provided,...

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