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Needle felting courses

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!

Leicestershire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Needle felting starter class, create your own animal puppy or penguin please enquire for details. Fun relaxed environment to try and a develop a new skill. There is an additional charge if you wish to keep the equipment. Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Staffordshire - Next course on 12th May 2019
Half day workshop in creating needle felted animals and are available and ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. Full day courses are also available, please get in touch. You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. With small stabbing actions you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly into an animal of your choice. You will...
Cumbria - Next course on 4th June 2019
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with a little experience of the wonderful art of needle felting. Using local wool, in an array of beautiful colours, you will learn the basic techniques of 3D needle felting to make your very own original mushroom/toadstool scene. Course length will be approximately 3 hours and will include a needle felting kit for you to take home. You will mount your scene on a...
East Riding of Yorkshire
The tutor is Maxine Lowery, creator of fantastic, lifelike animals, from teacup mice to elephants and stags Learn to make needle felted animal. Animal may vary with course but typically will be a cute mouse or dog . Learn the basics of needle felting including the use of wire. Courses start with introductions and a welcome drink at 9.30 and run through to 4pm. We stop for lunch about 12.30. Courses are run on our...
Highlands - Next course on 25th May 2019
Special offer! Currently offering an amazing £250 off per person on our May 25th-June 1st 2019 week! We have two places left on this week -so you could come with a friend, sister, mother or daughter or as a solo traveller... 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...
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
Derbyshire - Next course on 22nd April 2019
Join Val in this needlefelt workshop that you will go barking mad for! Use wire armature techniques with your felting to create this spotty dog's smooth coat and create your own canine pal! This class would suit an intermediate felter, to develop technique and learn more detailed structuring of projects.
Derbyshire - Next course on 22nd April 2019
Earlier in April Val taught you how to create a realistic felted eye - in this class she will bring to life a natural looking mouth in 2D. This is a intermediate class and not recommended for beginners.
Somerset - Next course on 18th May 2019
Sweet Liberty Belle needle felting workshop - learn how to needle felt animal sculptures or design your own hanging heart / picture . Come and unwind, be free to create at your own pace and enjoy a chat. Enjoy Langport High Street and a walk by the river for some inspiration. Suitable for beginners and felters wanting some tips and to try something different. For a parent and child together there is a family price...
Somerset - Next course on 20th April 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...