Needle Felted Creatures For Beginners

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Description

Felt is a textile that is produced by matting and knotting natural fibres together. This can be done using a wet or dry method. Needle felting is the dry method of creating 3D felt objects, or further embellishing flat pieces of work. Using special barbed needles and carded wool (from local sheep) you will learn the techniques behind creating a lovely bee brooch and then have a chance to make a little project of your own choice.

We will start by learning about the tools and equipment used in needle felting. We will have lots of samples of wool and fibre to help us learn about texture and form. Each attendee will make a small sample to practise using the needles before we start on a felted creatures. You will be shown how to felt different shapes and how to join those shapes together.

You will leave the course having learnt a new craft skill. If you fancy, you can also buy a felt kit and wool directly from us to continue at home.

This course is suitable for complete beginners to needle felting or those wishing to brush up their skills. As needle felting involves pushing very sharp needles into felt we recommended attendees are 12 and over (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

This is a 2 hr course and will include hot and cold beverages and lots of lovely biscuits.

Please be aware all of our new workshops at based at The Pigeon Loft Studio in Beeston, there is a flight of stairs to access the studio.

You will receive a confirmation email after booking this workshop, it will contain directions to the studio which can also be found on our ‘Find Us’ website page.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Beverages and snacks, plus materials are provided and you get to take home your felting mat and needle at the end of the workshop.

Maker

Lucy Jamieson at Two Little Magpies

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Venue

The Pigeon Loft Studio
2B, Upper Floor, Derby Street
Beeston
Nottinghamshire
NG9 2LG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

2 hours (1:00pm to 3:00pm)

Price

£35

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