Needle Felt a Hare - with Annis McGowan. A 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Cycle Cafe near Penrith and Ullswater
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About the Course
Make a lovely Hare of sitting height is approx 34 cm plus the ears . You can decide your own pose, either with ears up, or "moongazing" with the ears back. We will be using natural brown wools, all materials and tools are provided.
A full day workshop learning new methods which will inspire you to make more felted creations in future! Annis is highly accomplished in needle felting and her work is for sale in local galleries in Cumbria . She also sells needle felt kits online.
This type of felt is produced by locking the wool together through repeatedly stabbing it with your needle, it sounds complicated but can easily be learned and some beautiful pieces can be created in this way.
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?
Welcome drinks : fresh coffee & home made biscuits, a lovely 2 course Aga lunch served in our farmhouse kitchen or outside in the Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden as soon as it's warm enough. To finish off the day, a freshly made Cream Tea (including Aga-baked scones, cream and jam).
Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District.
We have been hosting and organising 'Quirky Workshops' since 2005 from our friendly family run Cycle Cafe Tea Garden on the northern fringes of the Lake District. All our tutors are carefully hand selected experts and professionals and many considered as leading nationally in their field.
There will be an additional charge of £18 payable on the day to Annis for the materials used.
Didn't really know what I was coming to. It was FANTASTIC. A hare was born! Excellent course, amazing food & hospitality. Thanks you all. I am going to bring my son next time.
Susan SC - - #11680
Super afternoon - enjoyed it thoroughly as usual. Annis is brilliant - as is the other Annie.
Jane H - - #11679
Loved making a hare- simple step-by-step instructions to end up with a felt creation to be proud of.
Zoe C - - #11678
Wonderful day, lovely hare to take home. Thanks Annie.
Anuf R - - #11677
Excellent course, great tuition, great food and a really enjoyable day. Thank you !
Clare B - - #11676
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Course Start DatesMonday 28th May 2018
Sunday 24th June 2018
Friday 30th November 2018
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