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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.

Staffordshire - Next course on 12th May 2019
Half day workshop in creating needle felted animals and are available and ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. Full day courses are also available, please get in touch. You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. With small stabbing actions you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly into an animal of your choice. You will...
This fun workshop teaches you how to make a piece of flat felt using the wet felt technique. See the magic unfurl from merino fibre to fabric. The groups are kept small so that everyone gets plenty of space to work in and expert one to one tuition. By the end of the session you will have made a piece of felt, which you can then turn into something beautiful for the home, plenty of...
East Riding of Yorkshire
The tutor is Maxine Lowery, creator of fantastic, lifelike animals, from teacup mice to elephants and stags Learn to make needle felted animal. Animal may vary with course but typically will be a cute mouse or dog . Learn the basics of needle felting including the use of wire. Courses start with introductions and a welcome drink at 9.30 and run through to 4pm. We stop for lunch about 12.30. Courses are run on our...
Highlands - Next course on 25th May 2019
Special offer! Currently offering an amazing £250 off per person on our May 25th-June 1st 2019 week! We have two places left on this week -so you could come with a friend, sister, mother or daughter or as a solo traveller... 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...
West Midlands
This is a taster course for beginners to give you an idea of what can be done with a piece of handmade felt. You will use threads, beads, and buttons to embellish pieces of handmade felt, and then turn them into a brooch or hair decoration. This will include simple embroidery stitches, and how to attach embellishments. I have been making and embellishing felt for over ten years, and will provide other examples of felt...
West Sussex - Next course on 25th April 2019
Learn the art of wet felting to create bright, fun felted flowers using Merino wool, in a wide variety of colours. Wendy will be there to help you and show you how to do it, and you'll go home with 2 gorgeous flowers. Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a cup of tea (and biscuits, of course!). Suitable for complete beginners, you will be guided through every step by Wendy, owner of The Little...
Merseyside - Next course on 27th April 2019
Wet felt-making is the oldest form of textile & is a magical craft. Wool and silk fibres when damp and rubbed together will bond irreversibly forming an exciting and organic fabric. Catherine will show you how to felt a flower shape from scratch and assemble it by yourself - from laying down wool and silk fibres right through to embellishing with felted balls and beads. She demonstrates and you follow! Choose from over 50 beautiful...
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!
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...
Powys - Next course on 27th April 2019
Learn to wet felt merino wool into a 3-dimensional bowl-shaped container with embellishments of silk fibres, goat mohair, cotton nepps, linen threads and other surprises! Requirements Please bring a cotton tea towel. All materials will be provided for an additional charge of £5.00, to be paid at the workshop. There will be a choice of one of three colourways. Any embellishments not used in the workshop, along with the 'resist', can be taken away to...