In-person course
in Hartfield

Hedgehog & Autumn Leaves Needle Felting workshop



Join us for this delightful workshop and discover how to needle felt one of the UK's most adored nocturnal creatures - The Hedgehog. This hedgehog nestled on his bed of felted Autumn leaves makes a unique centrepiece for any nature table and also pairs beautifully with other Autumn treasures. The workshop takes place in a lovely rural creative space set within the Ashdown Forest near Hartfield, East Sussex. Master Felter Cecily Kate will guide you every step of the way even if you are completely new to needle felting. This course uses only eco friendly materials. ​ During this workshop you will learn... ​ How to create the core shape out of wool, capture the character of the hedgehog and make its eyes twinkle using wool fibres alone (we do not use polystyrene forms) How to cut a pattern for its protective coat of needles. How to create stencils so you can flat felt your leaves with a needle punch tool. How to blend and grade your autumn wool colours​ How to needle felt all the elements together

What's included in the price?

*Wool and all other materials for making hedgehog and leaves *100% wool felting mat and needles plus needle punch tool *Fresh coffee, tea and delicious freshly baked organic cakes from the Oast Bakery downstairs * Good company


4 hours (9:30am to 1:30pm)

Cancellation policy

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



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The Oast Studio, Hodore Farm, Parrock Lane, Upper Hartfield, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4AR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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