Introduction to Needle Felting - Make a Jacob/Wensleydale Sheep and a Robin Decoration

make a Wensleydale and Jacob sheep (one in the workshop and another at home) plus a needle felted robin that can be made into a brooch or as a hanging decoration


Come and spend the day with friendly like-minded people in our Horncastle studio and discover the magic of needle felting!

We will start with an introduction to the different tools and wool and then go on to make a simple sheep in the morning and try our hand at 2d flat needle felting a robin brooch/decoration in the afternoon.

All participants will be given 10% off all products in our specialist needle felting supplies shop on the day of the workshop only

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

You will be supplied with one of our amazing Workshop in a Box kits to keep. This includes enough materials to make both a Jacob and Wensleydale sheep and a FREE TOOL KIT. It also includes printed illustrated instructions and online video tutorials*** showing you how to use the tools and how to make the sheep - just as we will do on the day! So once you go home and are ready to make your second sheep you will have a video recording to refer back to :)

You can bring a packed lunch, we can order in for you or you can eat out in one of the local eateries.

After lunch, we will try our hand at 2d flat felting and make a robin.

Hot drinks, biscuits, materials, tools (toolkit to take home), an online video recording of the sheep workshop and a warm and friendly welcome included.

In addition, you will be invited to join our private Facebook group 'The Crafty Cows' where you can ask for help, share your workshop makes and keep in touch with the new friends you will make in the studio :)

***You will receive the online video tutorials as soon as you have purchased your workshop place (you will receive an email link so please check your spam folder)

All covid restrictions at the time will be strictly adhered to and your booking is protected by a money-back guarantee if you have to cancel due to self-isolating. You will receive an email with all info and procedures two weeks before the start date.


Claire Vines at Claire's Crafts Create!


Claire's Crafts Create STUDIO, 3 Bridge Street

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Limited mobility
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


5½ hours (10:30am to 4:00pm)

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