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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!

£50
Lincolnshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
Various felting workshops take place at The Old Forge Art Studio, in rural Lincolnshire. We offer making a felt Wall Hanging, a Nuno felted scarf and felted bag workshops. One day courses are taught by textile artist Barbara Melling in her studio and students use wet felting techniques and Nuno techniques (felting wool through fabric). We use Merino wool, natural wool tops & fleece and silk & banana fibers. Please get in touch for more...
£160.49
Wiltshire - Next course on 12th July 2019
Fibre artist Carla Taylor creates contemporary sustainable wool sculptures inspired by wildlife and the British Countryside. She has a studio, the Mousehole Woolery, in the heart of Dorset. She enjoys passing on her skills to others through her very popular needled felting workshops here at Fisherton Mill. Come and join us for a relaxing, inspirational fun weekend of needle felting with like minded, friendly and creative people! On this new exciting two day needle felting...
£830
Online & Lancashire
So you want to learn how to make felt? We will teach you the traditional and modern techniques of felt making. You will be able to create designs of your own as a starting point for your felts, building up a library of samples. You will make two items, an aesthetic and a functional item. We look at stitching into felt and you will learn how to dye your own materials to use. It is...
£80
Gloucestershire
Tutor: Karin Celestine Date & Time: Thurs 26th Oct, 10am - 4pm Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts REF: SW142-17 PRICE: £80 (£0.00 VAT) A one day workshop learning to make a wired skeleton armature of an hare and then needle felt onto it to make a realistic, moveable animal. Though a challenge, it is suitable for beginners or experienced needle-felters. All abilities welcome! Karin Celestine lives in a small house in Monmouth, Wales. In...
£80
Birmingham - Next course on 30th June 2019
An adult intensive course run over two Sundays, aimed at intermediate level needle felters who would like to improve their equine makes and add a better sense of realism. Tutor Natalie Brooks (Harris) is a fine artist using needle felting, the creator of Roly Poly Ponies and a long time horse addict with a HND in equine science as well as a fine art degree. Natalie will spend time discussing proportions and giving an insight...
£55
Surrey - Next course on 21st September 2019
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 seamless felt purse and needle felting (dry felting)  3D techniques.
£60
North Yorkshire
Make and take the teddy bear shown, and all materials will be included, full information and instructions
£60
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 28th June 2019
Introduction to needle felting - create and frame a stained glass effect felted picture. Tickled Pink Craft Workshops take place in the village of Sawston, just south of Cambridge and within easy reach of the M11. They are run by experienced crafter and graphic designer Anita Marsden and teacher Liz Bailey, in Liz's home. We offer friendly and supportive tuition, and unlimited tea and cake! Bring a packed lunch to eat in the garden, or...
£80
Cheshire
Using felting needles and a variety of fleece tops, woollen fabrics, fibres and yarns, you will learn how to create rich two dimensional surfaces and small three dimensional forms, exploring the medium's potential for achieving both sculptural and painterly items. Experimenting with a variety of base fabrics and pre-felts, and with the addition of hand stitch and beadwork embellishment, you will be helped and encouraged to create a range of sample areas, as well as...
£30
Lincolnshire
Come along and join us for a lovely afternoon of needle felting. If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at needle felting and not sure how to get started, this is perfect for you. You will learn new skills and become confident in a friendly relaxed, atmosphere. We will be concentrating on themes for each workshop....including Autumn, Halloween and a festive theme ready for Christmas. Suitable for beginners. Come and join us in making your...

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