Needle felted dogs and cats at the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge



A full day workshop with fibre and mixed media artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Discover how to make a gorgeous little needle felted dog or cat of any breed or type using just a felting needle to felt natural wool fibres together. Discover how to put these all together, do body shaping and make ears to bring your mini pet to life. How to blend colours, make textures and features to create the unique character of your dog or cat. Complete by adding glass eyes and a nose. Bring along a photo of your pet if you would like to make a little needle felted animal that needs no feeding or walking! Or create your own fantasy or cartoon style dog or cat. Private bespoke workshops are available for families and friends in my studio. From two people upwards. Please get in touch to discuss possibilities.

What's included in the price?

All materials and use of equipment supplied. Small class. Suitable for all including beginners. Teas, coffee and biscuits provided. Please bring a packed lunch. The workshop is held in my warm studio in the lovely Birchcliffe Centre a converted chapel in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Free car park. Hebden Bridge has a Railway station and buses stop right outside the centre.


6½ hours (10:30am to 5:00pm)

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 with over 20 years experience. She runs Phinefibre courses in her studio in Hebden Bridge and at other venues. She has also delivered and managed celebratory and public arts projects. Including setting up and teaching arts and making courses and workshops within Schools, and the much wider community..

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Pet lovers
  • Parking provided
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Tutor can travel
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
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Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8DG