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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!

£70
West Yorkshire - Next course on 3rd June 2018
Felting and Free Motion Machine Embroidery Workshop. Creating Watercolours in Wool! Crafts in the Valley offers this creative workshop at the Creative with Nature studio gallery in Todmorden, West Yorkshire. Full Day Workshop starting at 10.30am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to experiment with a range of textiles skills including wet felting, needle felting, hand stitched embroidery and free motion machine embroidery. By the end of the...
£80
Warwickshire - Next course on 26th May 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...
£70
Herefordshire - Next course on 25th May 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...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 26th May 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...
£65
Warwickshire
Fun and inspiring beginners needle felting workshops, in the beautiful surroundings of Bonds Lifestyle, Stratford Upon Avon. 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 by step, to get you started and to create a beautiful woodland creature of your very own. Makes...
£45
Cambridgeshire
Try needle felting with Żenia, fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. Next Available Workshop: 20 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 dates in "Events" section....
£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...
£68
Cumbria - Next course on 24th June 2018
Annis will arrive with everything you need to create and learn to carefully needle felt the soft blended Herdwick wool mix to make a fabulous Herdwick, Hare , Owls or Hummingbird . She is highly accomplished in needle felting and her work is for sale in local galleries in Cumbria. She also sells needle felt kits online. **** Sat 12 May - Needle felt Herdwicks Doorstop **** New date with spaces *** Mon 28 May...
£150
Gwent
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...
£80
Worcestershire
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 groups with plenty of chat and cake. I don't use...