About the Course
During this half day workshop you will create a needle felted animal or a flat picture of an animal. Full day courses are also available on request and via my website- Feltworld.
You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. Small animals could be an owl, penguin, bird or similar, on a full day you would make a more substantial animal i.e animal with leg, ears etc...
With small stabbing actions you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly into an animal of your choice.
You will sculpt and form it alongside a very experienced feltmaker to create a unique item that you will be proud to take home - I promise :-).
I have many examples that you can use for inspiration of images and animals; or landscape pictures if you would prefer to create a picture. 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 via the contact form or my feltworld website.
We will cover all needle felting basics and safety.
Look forward to meeting you
Barbara Meek -Felt maker
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. 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 - £35- includes all materials and refreshments
Full day -£70 -Includes all materials+ light lunch/refreshments
**Please see my website 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.
Barbara was absolutely fantastic in delivering our felting course. Purchased as a birthday gift for me, my fiancé and I had a really wonderful time. Barbara was so accommodating, kind and helpful and really made the day magical. Thank you so much for a great day, with a lovely lunch too!!
Timothy Newcombe - - #23238
Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:Thank you for the lovely feedback. You and Imogen have a natural talent in sculpting your needle felted cute hare's. Well done
Had a fabulous day, with some yummy lunch. Will be back to do another.
Michelle sudale - - #20193
Had a splendid day and created what i consider to be a very good hare. Very relaxed and supportive atmosphere with all you need provided and as much or as little guidance as you need. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Barbara as a teacher.
Liz - - #19479
Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:Thank you Liz :-). Loved your cute hare. If you want any advice on refining the detail, please let me know. Barbara
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
Susan Hanslow - - #18135
Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:Hi Susan, Your hare is absolutely fabulous and well done in picking up the techniques so quickly. I look forward to taking you to the next level :-0 .
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.
Elizabeth Greaves - - #18128
Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:Thank you elizabeth. I am also really pleased that your felt bag is traveling around the world with you too. Barbara
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!!
Dawn Hsmmond - - #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!
Laura McCluskey - - #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.
Jenny Lewis - - #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.
Suzy Kellaway - - #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.
Jayne Watson - - #2744
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