A one day course making wet felted soft toys and puppets in the Forest of Dean.


Duration: One day

Price: £65

Run by: Christine Waygood
at Christine Waygood. Contemporary Textiles.

01594 516902

Kent Cottage
Blakeney Hill
Blakeney
Gloucestershire
GL15 4BS

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About the Course

This is a really fun course for beginners to create your own special child's toy. We will be exploring ways of making soft toys and puppets, both by using both wet and dry methods of felt making. You will be shown ways of making birds and animals ,and of ways of sculpting them using needle felting.

I will be covering a range of ideas and techniques for making a variety of soft toys in time for Christmas. Have fun creating your own soft toy, be it a monster ,or as cute and cuddly as you like, the choice is yours.

I am showing a variety of items which we have made on similar courses run during the rest of the year, using these techniques.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and home baked snacks and lunch including soup or salads made from our home grown organic vegetables (in season).

Please click through to my website on the button above for the next available date.



Want to review this course?

A fabulous, fun, inspiring and creative day! Although 'crafty' I had never done felting before and so everything was new. Chris was wonderfully patient and inspiring and I came home with two pieces of work that I continue to enjoy. I will definitely be back for more!

- - #5685

I couldn't believe I could achieve something I was so pleased with in just one day. I've never felted before!

Lindy Lloyd Evans

- - #5633

Great Fun! Was really pleased with what I produced.

Mandy Fish

- - #5632

I really enjoyed the day I spent with you making a felt bird and flower. The colours we used were beautiful and we had great fun. Thank you

Nok Marasri

- - #5631

Felting courses with Christine Waygood are such great fun. Not only is Chris a fount of knowledge when it comes to every aspect of felt-making but there are simply no limits to her creativity. I always come away feeling really inspired, buzzing with new ideas and looking forward to my next visit.

- - #2442

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Saturday 26th January 2019
Saturday 23rd February 2019
Saturday 30th March 2019

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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