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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!

Cumbria - Next course on 23rd October 2018
The wonderful native Herdwick Sheep is the focus of this Lakeland needlefelted scene. Made using real Herdwick wool, the cute little sheep nestles happily amongst the local flora and fauna by the shore of Coniston Water. On this one day workshop you will begin by learning the basic techniques of needle felting and move on to building up the base using core wool. The colourful elements of the grass and water will be added followed...
Cumbria - Next course on 27th September 2018
In 1871, John Ruskin painted his famous "Study of a Kingfisher" with dominant reference to colour. Using this beautiful painting as a reference, on this one day workshop you will create a stunning needle felted Kingfisher using wonderfully soft and vibrantly coloured Merino wool. You will begin by learning the basic techniques of needle felting and move on to building up the body. At various stages you will paint and attach the pre sculptured clay...
POWYS - Next course on 13th September 2018
In this workshop, we will be using needle felting techniques to create a felted creation with a Bagpuss inspired theme! l - please feel free to bring along a photo or create from your imagination! To book, please email me to arrange deposit to secure your place
Warwickshire - Next course on 4th August 2018
This workshop's perfect for beginners and those with some experience. All equipment's included - just bring your ideas and enthusiasm! Throughout the day you'll make a needle felt animal or pet of your choice and I'll guide you closely showing you how to create and join different shapes, how to felt around wire, which fleece to choose, and how to add adorable character so that by the end of the day you'll be ready to...
Herefordshire - Next course on 20th July 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 you can choose which animal you would like to make (within reason!), but...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 21st July 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...
Fun and inspiring beginners needle felting workshops, in the beautiful surroundings of Bonds Lifestyle, Stratford Upon Avon and Crafty Gal HQ, Needle Felting Studio in Marlcliff, near Bidford on Avon - workshops in both locations. Whether you’ve seen needle felting on TV, had a little go or just fancy trying something creative and different - this course is for you. An introduction to the magic of dry needle felting incl. all the basic techniques, step...
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 29th July 2018
Try needle felting with Żenia, fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. Next Available Workshops: 29 July - needle felted bunny 12 August - needle felted bird of your choice 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...
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...
Monmouthshire - Next course on 2nd November 2018
Needle felted Christmas Mouse at Didier and Dandelion in Monmouth. I will guide you through the process from a blob of fluff to a creature with character and charm you are proud of. I will cover all the basics of how to needle felt, using wire, features, ears, types of wool and needles and equipment. As an experienced teacher I can guide the most nervous to the experienced wishing to try something new. Relaxed small...