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Introduction to felt-making

Duration: 10am - 4.30pm

Price: £55

Run by: Penny Fleet
at Penny Fleet


the stables
park corner farm

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About the Course

Make a beautiful felt picture with artist Penny Fleet.

You will be working in Penny's garage studio and will learn how to make a piece of felt fabric using dyed merino wool fibres, pre-felt, soap, water and your hands, using the process known as 'wet felting'.

You will learn how to make the felt, blend and 'paint' with fibres and how to create fabulous colour combinations, patterns and shapes. Making felt takes a while and is extremely therapeutic so this full-day workshop runs from 10am-4.30pm and includes lunch and refreshments.

By the end of the day you will be able to take home a finished piece of felt fabric approximately
40 x 30cms.

No experience is needed, beginners welcome. 
£55.00 per person and maximum is 5 people. Groups of friends welcome.

For further information or for details of all Penny's other workshops please email via the contact form above.

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 equipment are included, and feltmaking kits are available to buy at extra cost of £20-£25, credit cards accepted.

A vegetarian lunch is included of either homemade soup, breads and cheeses, or quiches and salads.

Tea, coffee and homemade cookies are available throughout the day.

Please bring an apron or overall and wear comfortable clothing.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Suitable for beginners