British Butterflies needle felting workshop



With Summer slowly unfolding and pollination underway it’s time to celebrate the beauty of Butterflies! Come activate your inner Lepidopterist and learn how to needle felt some exquisite UK specimens using natural wool fibre. You will learn how to set your finished creations onto a wool backing and mount them into a wooden frame, ready for your wall. Alternatively make your butterflies into a brooch or a visible mending feature! These butterflies look stunning as a vignette, alongside woollen landscape paintings and needle felted 3D birds from our Beloved British Birds series at The Oast Studio. Suitable for all skill levels, even if you are a complete beginner. ​​​​ During this workshop you will learn… ​ • How to make a number of butterflies • ​How to pin and mark out a butterfly drawing • How to create subtle layered colour effects with your wool and needles • How to mount your butterflies into a wool backing

What's included in the price?

• Wool • Backing • Templates • 100% wool mats and needles • All other materials needed • Organic Coffee and tea and freshly baked cakes on the premises from Oast Bakery cake • Wonderfully relaxed rural setting and good company


3½ hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Hen dos
  • Pet lovers
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • School holiday workshops & activities
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The Oast Studio, Hodore Farm, Parrock Lane, Upper Hartfield, Hartfield, Sussex, TN7 4AR