Needle Felted Animals


Duration: 2.5 Hours

Price: £35

Run by: Barbara (Meek) Simmons
at Feltworld - Creative Art courses

07966944817

Penkridge
Staffordshire
ST19 5BL

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About the Course

Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters.
Half day -10am-12.30pm

On this course you will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely pictures. By using woolly fibres and small stabbing action with a barbed felting needle you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly. We will sculpt and form it into a unique item that you will be proud to take home - I promise :-).

I have many examples, images animals and landscape pictures if you would prefer to create a picture instead of a 3 D structure. But do bring your own images along.

If you do not see a date to suit you or have an enquiry regarding a group booking then please get in touch.

We will cover all needle felting basics and safety.

Look forward to meeting you

Barbara

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?

- Expert tuition from a creative feltmaker - Barbara
Half day - includes all materials and refreshments
Full day - Includes all materials, larger animal using a wire armature structure, includes lunch
**Please see website feltworld.co.uk for full day courses.

- Opportunity to play with colour, texture and explore your creativity!
- The fee includes all felt fibres and embellishment bits and bobs.
- Lots of inspiration ideas, examples and techniques to get you. started on your fabulous felting journey in needle felting.



Want to review this course?

Thank you Barbara .. I have just spent a lovely day with you making a hare. It was my first attempt at needle felting and I was so pleased with the results.
Most enjoyable xx

- - #18135

I attended a half-day dry needle-felting course, my third class with Barbara. I have previously made a wet felt picture, and a handbag. Today I made a robin and a penguin. I have been very pleased with everything I have made, and they have been much admired by friends and family.
It was a lovely afternoon out with a difference. There was a lovely relaxed atmosphere, combined with excellent teaching. Thank you, Barbara.

- - #18128

Nuno Scarf wet felting....Barbara offers clear instruction and works at a comfortable pace to complete the project. I have thoroughly enjoyed creating my scarf using the Wool / groomed fur from my Huskies....so impressed with how it turned out....I decided to do another workshop with Barbara....this time mixing Husky Wool with Merino....wow so pleased.....Barbara is an inspiration and an Excellent teacher/instructor ....Thank You!!

- - #15342

First real attempt at dry felting. I really enjoyed the day and impressed myself and my family, of producing a felt rabbit which was pleasingly convincing! It also got the ah! factor from work colleagues and has already got me wanting to make more. Most enjoyable!

- - #9635

I thoroughly enjoyed the half day course with Barbara and it has left me wanting more. The extensive resources and Barbara's encouraging teaching style gave me confidence to learn new skills. I highly recommend the experience.

- - #8601

First attempt at felting. Enjoyed the process and found it enjoyable. Barbara was an informative and patient tutor. Would definitely like to do further sessions.

- - #2745

I attended Barbara's Wet Felt Picture Taster Session and thoroughly enjoyed it!

Barbara's lovely studio provided the perfect creative environment to learn the skill of wet felting and her friendly teaching style made even a novice like me, feel confident that I could create something beautiful.

I'm now hooked and can't wait to try another of Barbara's workshops.

- - #2744

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 24th November 2018
Wednesday 28th November 2018
Sunday 2nd December 2018
Saturday 12th January 2019
Saturday 2nd March 2019
Saturday 6th April 2019
Saturday 4th May 2019

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