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.
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.
East Riding of Yorkshire
- Next course on 8th June 2019
Full day creative workshop. We will use coloured merino tops, silk, dyed locks and Angelina to create gorgeous 3 dimensional wet felt flowers. We will then use silk cocoons, ribbons and beads to give a professional finish.
By the end of the session you will have:
Learnt about the process of making wet felt
Made two or three wet felt flowers in different styles
Embellished at least one of your flowers using beads, ribbon, embroidery...
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
- Next course on 9th June 2019
Full day course, suitable for enthusiastic beginner or those with more experience. The tutor is Maxine Lowery, creator of fantastic, lifelike animals, from teacup mice to elephants and stags
Learn to make a needle felted animal. Animal may vary with course but typically will be a cute hare 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...
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf.
Alternatively, if you would prefer to make a wall hanging for your home/office or to give as a gift then this is a great full day to do that.
This day is ideal for people who have a little bit of experience but beginners are welcome too. There is just a bit more rubbing (fulling) in this technique.
Felting and free motion machine embroidery workshops. Creating watercolours in wool!
Crafts in the Valley offers these creative textile workshops at the quirky Cobbles and Clay Cafe in the historic town of Haworth in West Yorkshire.
These workshops are run by two experienced facilitators, myself Melanie Louise, and Linda Lewis. Refreshments and lunch are provided by Cobbles and Clay who serve up a wholesome bowl of soup with rustic bread, followed by a delicious slice...
A full day workshop with Fibre and Mixed media Artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Discover how to create a gorgeous little needle felted dog or cat of any breed or type using just a felting needle to bond bundles of wool fibres together to make different forms. Learn how to put these all together, how to do body shaping and make ears to bring your mini pet to life. Discover how to blend colours and...
- Next course on 14th September 2019
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture.
You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture.
Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre...
Join me at my Beginners Felt Picture Workshop to learn how to create a beautiful picture of your own using merino wool! On this half day workshop you will be taught how to lay down the merino wool fibres and build up the image and how to mix colours by carding. I will then take you step by step through the wet felting processs.
You will leave with your own felt picture which you can...
Experimental Feltmaking day course covering basic flat felt techniques: Designing and making images and patterns, pre-felts, Layering and all you need to get started as a felt maker!
You will be shown how to design your own pattern or picture from an image or source of your own choice (don't worry if you haven't got any ideas, I've got lots of books and samples to inspire you) for either a wall hanging, cushion, scarf, or...