A One-day Feltmaking Course to Make a Fabulous Felt Hat in the Beautiful Forest of Dean.
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About the Course
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 the day, and to encourage further experimentation (and of course have lots of fun)!
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).
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Really good interesting and fun day-amazed at how much we achieved.We all enjoyed our day, and were quite impressed with our respective titfers. Allison.
A great day- 4 hats achieved,all different. What an achievement. Frances
Thank you for a great day- and a great hat! Honor
Allison Bucknell and friends - - #11243
Whether someone wanted to make a beret, a beanie or a bonnet, Chris helped us all to make our wishes come true. Highly recommended.
Clare Spencer - - #10947
I would just like to say what a wonderful day I had with Christine , making a felt hat.
Four of us students altogether, with three of us makng hats, and the other one making a nuno scarf.
All so fascinating, with lots of banter between us, and such a fab lunch made by Christine’s hubby, not forgetting Christine’s homemade ‘FlatJacks’!
Marion Bartholomew - - #10946
Well what a beautiful day with Christine, course hat making was easy to follow and with an outstanding result in my beautiful hat. Would highly recommend anyone to go along and try this wet felt making. Lovely lunch provided was amazing. Thank you so much for a stress less and relaxing day. Xxx
Lynette Bennett - - #10945
I attended a felt hat making course and enjoyed every part of it. The start with great coffee. Christine warmly explains every step and diplomatically explains should you make a mistake! Not that I did!! Flapjacks for mid morning and a fabulous homemade, with homegrown ingredients, lunch just topped off the experience with lovely people. All that and a hat!
Colette Kresse - - #10944
Fabulous day... relaxed and creative!
Just what was needed!
Lunch was lovely-an added bonus!
Will be in touch very soon for school and ladies club day.
Thank you so much.
Jo Preece - - #9805
What a super day!! It was so much fun,and so relaxed all at the same time!
I will be back very soon. And a beautiful lunch.
Thank you so much.
Lucy Martin - - #9804
A great day where I made the hat I really wanted - each time I go I learn so much more in great surroundings, a friendly atmosphere with expert tuition and guidance from Chris.
Claire - - #6049
Wonderful fun with Christine, excellent teacher, and great product (hat) to take home at the end of the day. I'm now addicted!
Kim Barrett - - #5640
Beautiful way to spend a day - felting, lovely food, and wonderful company.
Annie Tyhurst - - #5639
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
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