In-person course
in Hebden Bridge

Explore wet felt-making with fibres and fabric in Hebden Bridge



A fun day workshop suited to complete beginners. Experiment and explore felt-making with a variety of wool and plant fibres using different techniques to make a colourful textural felted picture. With fibre and mixed media artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Lots of felt making samples to look at in my studio where the class is based, followed by a practical demonstration of felt-making. Then make one or two, pictorial - seascape, landscape, floral or abstract felted peices. Select from a wide choice of gorgeous coloured wools, loads of plant fibres, yarns and fabrics. Explore blending and mixing wool colours and different types of fibres together. Learn about the differing properties of wool and plant fibres, in felt making. Plus the effects can be achieved by using pieces of fabric in your felted picture. So you can embed wool/plant fibres, yarns and fabrics into the felted surface to create texture and form in your felted picture. The workshop is held in Josephine's spacious and warm studio in the lovely Birchcliffe Centre a converted chapel in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Free car park. There is a railway station and bus stop right outside the centre. Hebden Bridge is well known for its wonderful mix of independent shops plus lots of cafes. Private bespoke workshops are available for friends and families in my studio. From two people upwards. Please get in touch to discuss possibilities.

What's included in the price?

Small class. Suitable for all especially beginners. An abundance of wool and plant fibres, yarns and natural and fabrics will all be supplied. All use of equipment included. Teas, coffee and biscuits provided. Please bring a packed lunch.


4 hours (10:30am to 2:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts




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Josephine Gornall is a practising fibre and mixed media artist who runs Phinefibre courses in her studio in Hebden Bridge. She has 20 years experience delivering and managing community, celebratory and public arts projects. Including setting up, teaching and running a wide variety of arts and making courses and workshops.


Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8DG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Spooky
  • Weekends
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Mother's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Parking provided
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
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