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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!

£30
Warwickshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
Needle felting is a process using barbed needles to mat woollen fibres to felt. Once felting is complete you can either hand embroider or machine embroider on top of the felt to further enhance your design. During the session you will work on creating a picture - you may not complete the picture during the 2 hours but you will be well on your way to creating a beautiful piece of art. During the course...
£20
Somerset - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Jo Munroe has been teaching needle felting for over two years. She runs monthly 2 hour workshops at The Hive with a different theme each time ("I like a challenge!") from cats and dogs to witches and wizards, from jewellery to toadstool houses and everything in between. Using special needles and different sorts of carded wool (pre-spun), a vast variety of 3D items can be sculpted. It's an incredibly versatile and simple craft that is...
£55
Worcestershire - Next course on 27th June 2019
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...
£55
Herefordshire
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...
£36
Cheshire
Suitable for beginners – For those new to needle felting you’ll get a fun introduction to the craft. Our focus is that you go home with a completed mini needle felted landscapel and if you have time play with creating needle felted shapes and easy 'brooch pins'. The session includes a mount and frame. Please allow 4+ hours. A short lunch is planned in - please feel free to bring your own light lunch or...
£150
Highlands
Come and learn about fleece and felt something beautiful. We mostly use local Shetland fleece, which we have sorted and naturally dyed using local and ancient imported plant materials. On our weekend courses you can choose to make one large item, such as a a wall hanging or a Mongolian style floor mat, or perhaps you prefer to make a smaller item such as bags, purses or brooches. We teach wet felting techniques; hand felting,...
£35
County Durham
Learn how to make 3d or 2d needle felting creations. Contact me for specific course details
£70
Devon
Suitable for beginners and children 12 and over. Liberate the artist in you and create your own beautiful pieces in 2 Dimensions using a combination of simple techniques in needle felting. I provide A4 sized sheets of felt and show you different ways of using yarn or fleece to ‘draw’ with. You can create fine lines, flat areas of bold or subtle colour and can even embellish with hand or machine embroidery. This is a...
£65
West Sussex
A complete introduction to felt making 10am - 4pm NB: Courses are arranged to suit, so please call to make a mutually agreeable date. Felt is the oldest form of human-made fabric and felt remains dating from about 700 BC have been found in the frozen tombs of nomadic Siberian tribesmen. Hand made felt can have many uses, both practical and decorative. This one day course, suitable for beginners, will include colourful flat felt, a...
£45
North Yorkshire
Would you like to learn something a little bit different using our wonderful alpaca fleece? Come and meet the alpacas and learn all about them on our alpaca needle felt workshop ran by the amazing Carol Lonsdale where you will make your own felted alpaca to take home (not a real one!) Bring a packed lunch and your wellies and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Yarm, North Yorkshire.

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