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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
Lincolnshire
Come along and join a small group of like-minded people and learn all about this fascinating and therapeutic craft! We will start with an introduction to the tools and materials. You will get your own tool kit including a set of felting needles to take home. In the morning we will make a simple Lincoln Longwool sheep and in the afternoon move onto a more intricate cute little fox. You can either bring a packed...
£0
Herefordshire
A stunning workshop space available for hire in Herefordshire. Full catering offered . Wood burner in the winter. All tables and chairs supplied. Full use of garden. Lots of natural light and fantastic comfortable surroundings. Free Wifi, ample parking
£35
Staffordshire - Next course on 24th June 2019
During this half day workshop you will create a needle felted animal or a flat picture of an animal. Full day courses are also available on request. You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. Small animals could be an owl, penguin, bird or similar, on a full day you would make a more substantial animal i.e animal with leg, ears etc......
£55
Somerset - Next course on 27th July 2019
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! The course is held at Farrington's Farm Shop, Farrington Gurney, Somerset, BS39 6UB in a private conference room, which is located...
£35
Somerset - Next course on 13th July 2019
Spend a day learning to wet felt. Once you have made a small wet felted sample you will be able to explore the many possibilities for using felt. Pictures, book covers, and wallhangings can be made with 2D methods. Bowls, vessels and flowers can be constructed using simple 3D techniques. You will have opportunity to also learn how to needle felt onto your wet felted piece so you can add depth/texture as well as 3D...
£70
Gloucestershire - Next course on 3rd August 2019
Learn to make your own beautiful felt hat! On this course, you will be shown how to design your own hat, working from a basic template,which you can then personalise by adding flaps, flowers, tassels, bobbles or any other decoration you can think of ! I have been making, and teaching felt making for many years now, and have developed this range of courses to cover basic felt-making techniques, to produce a finished item during...
£945
Highlands
Come and join us in the Highlands of Scotland to get really immersed in traditional wool crafts. We run our Fleece to Felt weeks in May and August, our Dye to Spin weeks in July and August and our Craft retreat in September. We start our May and July weeks by shearing one of our Shetland sheep and washing and sorting fleeces. We go on to picking dye plants, making natural dyes and dyeing our...
£95
Derbyshire - Next course on 27th March 2020
A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Von will introduce you to the basic methods of dry felting natural wool fibre. By forming simple shapes and joining them together you will begin to build your soft animal structure. Different shades can be mixed or overlapped to produce markings. The addition of ears and eyes, a tail and nose will complete your creature and bring him/her life. Mad March hares or Easter Bunnies, your...
£25
Somerset
Needle Felting Workshops Full step by step tuition Suitable for beginners and those with a little experience Location - Somerset Needle Felting is a wonderful craft, suitable for practically anyone with a degree of dexterity. You will be amazed at the results you can achieve from a few hours tuition and will go away with a smile on your face and a creation to be proud of!
£55
Gloucestershire
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 Swan House Tea Room, Woolaston, on the A48 between Gloucester and...

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