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Needle felting courses, classes and workshops all across the UK. Learn how to needle felt to create beautiful animal sculptures (who doesn't want to re-create their pet in needle-felt?), sometimes using a wire armature structure and sometimes using a core base of wool. Needle felt is a great craft for embellishing your textile arts and other garments. Browse the courses below for inspiration but beware - this modern twist on the ancient art of felting is highly addictive!

£50
Cheshire
Come along and create your own sculptural needle felt creatures at the spectacular Mount Pleasant Gardens. Tutor Louise Worthington will guide you through the process. Using top quality British Rare Breed wools and glass eyes, Louise specialises in making British birds and wildlife and animals. Accredited by the Rare Breeds Survival trust, Wulydermy supports RBST. Suitable for all levels of experience and lots of fun . Please email via the contact form above for more...
£55
Cardiff - Next course on 22nd March 2018
Join us in this fabulous venue in Cardiff for a needle felting workshop, making a 3D hare. Suitable for all levels, and for all ages above 11 years old. We will be using and learning about native wool, and using barbed needles to sculpt it into the shape of our hares. I will have resources available for reference, but please do bring books or photographs too if you wish. We will break at 12.30 for...
£80
Warwickshire - Next course on 26th May 2018
Needle felt artist Sophie Wheatley welcomes you to a delightful day learning how to needle felt and adorable needle felt animal at a workshop in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Workshops are held in an all purpose garden studio which is a haven for you to visit and be treated to a day of felt creativity, good food and beautiful surroundings. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect environment for you to enjoy a...
£70
Herefordshire - Next course on 1st March 2018
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. For the course cost of £70.00 you can choose what animal you would like to make (within...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
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...
£70
Warwickshire
Learn the basics of needle felting and make a hare, or other animal. You will be shown how to make a wire armature for your model, how to form the structure and apply the wool, add features ... and ears! Course is suitable for absolute beginners - don't be afraid to have a go! Courses held at: Talton Mill Farm Shop, Newbold on Stour, Nr Stratford Upon Avon Please note that the course is held...
£45
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 22nd April 2018
Try needle felting with Żenia, fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. Next Available Workshops: 22 April & 12 May - make your own needle felted owl. To book please use "book online" button above - you will be directed to my Etsy shop where the workshop is listed. Dates for more future workshops are being currently set up - please visit this page frequently or follow my Facebook page where you can find all...
£75
Online
Create a Fantastic Felt Picture. This workshop is suitable for beginners and for those with some experience. Learn to paint with wool! Following through all 9 videos, you will be told what equipment and materials you need ( there is also a link to World of Wool to buy a kit for Summer storm) and taught everything you need to know in step by step instructions, to create Summer Storm. There are dialogue documents with...
£30
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th March 2018
This is a half day taster course. Join us for a half day learning the skills and the process of wet felting.A flat piece of felt will be made using the simple wet felting process of manipulating and matting fibres together using soapy water and a bit of elbow grease! You will be taught how to create your very own picture using the softest merino wool fibres and silks - the fibres are such vibrant...
£150
Worcestershire - Next course on 24th March 2018
A TWO DAY workshop learning to make a wired skeleton armature of an animal and then needle felt onto it to make a realistic, moveable animal. Though a challenge, it is suitable for beginners or experienced needle-felters. Day one will be working on making the skeleton and the basic body shape, Day two top coat fur, features, feet, eyes and expressions so you should go home with a beautiful finished piece. If you have a...