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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!

£45
Online & Cumbria - Next course on 25th November 2017
The class is in Debra's studio, which is in a bright, inspirational and spacious old church. You will learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art, using a wonderful selection of merino wool (over 120 colours), silks of all kinds and colours, different breeds of wool as well as other fibres. Debra is extremely generous with her materials and skills and will introduce you to every imaginable way of incorporating different textures and...
£75
Warwickshire - Next course on 25th November 2017
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...
£65
Herefordshire - Next course on 20th January 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. The needle-felting courses are held at Trumpet Corner Gallery and Tea Room, which is just outside Ledbury...
£70
Worcestershire - Next course on 3rd December 2017
"Create a wool painting" course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £70 (materials included) 11am- 6pm. This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool. Come along and bring a picture or a photo that you...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 25th November 2017
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...
£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...
£35
Cambridgeshire
Come and discover needle felting with Żenia, fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. ALL DECEMBER WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY BOOKED NOW. During my future workshops we will be making BLUE TIT and DUCKLING sculptures. We will start from building a base shape made from core wool, then adding colour and detail. We will be using special felting needles. You will be able to finish and take home one cute bird, that will be based on...
£30
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd December 2017
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...
£80
Gwent - Next course on 1st December 2017
Please see my website for current workshops and venues. Next up is Christmas mouse workshop at Weedon Bec, Northampton 1st December. Price includes refreshments and all materials. £80 includes all materials and drinks. I will guide you through the process from a blob of fluff to an animal 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...