Felt Pod Vessels
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About the Course
Create a simple and elegant seamless 3D pod using felted wool in colours of your choice. You will learn how to make a pattern, layout the wool and wool it into a permanent shape using only soap and water!
No previous experience of felting is required, all abilities welcomed.
Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a felt maker with over fifteen years experience teaching, designing & making felt for her award winning textiles company, Silversoles. The workshop will take place in her home studio in South Birmingham with a small group of no more than five. Please note: the studio is situated at the bottom of a garden with one step up to access the building.
The workshop starts at 10am and runs until 1:30pm, (please arrive at 9:45 for a 10am start). Please get in touch for more information or to book your place.
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 light refreshments are provided as part of the courses alongside handout notes to help you continue to enjoy making your chosen felt projects in the future.
A terrific morning. I was delighted with my creation. I hadn't done felting before so tried not to have great expectations. However my pod exceeded my suppressed hopes. I was greatly stimulated by the examples we were shown, and was able to craft my own simple but effective version. We had a rich variety of materials to work with, and very personalised guidance and tuition. I particularly appreciated the physicality of the task....so tactile and energetic. Like a good workout but with a gift at the end of it!
I would love to do more......small bags, glasses cases, table mats.....all spring to mind.
Please keep me in touch.
Liz Davies - - #7879
Fabulous morning: challenging, stimulating, thought provoking! Superbly explained, excellent explanatory handout, loadsa lovely wools, wonderful made vessels as models, lovely garden setting (complete with hens!),plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits.
A lot packed into the session, though I know it's my own energy levels that let me down. For me, with some experience of felting, it was a great opportunity to have input from a truly professional and expert feltmaker artist. A privilege to share the time with Emma, and there were several aspects of the feltmaking process that I appreciated "re-learning". More please!
Lesley Stewart - - #7829
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Course Start DatesSaturday 2nd February 2019
- Accessible by public transport
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
- Teen friendly
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