In this 3 1/2 hr workshop (10am till 1:30pm) you will take part in a fun, experimental felting morning, suitable for beginners or people who have some needle felting knowledge.
You will produce a 9 x 9 inch felted picture (complete with mount and frame) to take home.
You will learn basic needle felting skills using a range of carded wool and extra detailing through embroidery stitches and beadwork.
You will be working on a wool felt background piece and felting pad, working to manipulate & build up your picture using the various wool types and extra materials.
Due to the current Covid situation, workshop groups will be limited to 3 people maximum, complying with the social distancing rules in place. All work surfaces will be regularly disinfectanted and hand sanitiser will be readily available.
Your image can be based on an imaginative scene, a favourite greetings card, a photograph, magazine cutting etc, (there will also be plenty of idea resources available at the studio too).
You will be taught by Lorraine, owner of Blueberry Button, in her cosy, colourful studio / shop at the foot of the Malvern Hills.
Lorraine is a qualified textiles teacher who now runs her own business at The Fold, Eco Centre.
You will be welcomed with a warm smile, plenty of tea, cake & laughter.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials, equipment & refreshments are included to keep the creative juices flowing...Further refreshments are available from the Fold Cafe if required. Free car parking is also available on site.
* Please contact Lorraine to enquire about booking or you can now book directly through Craft Courses. Thank you.
3¼ hours (10:00am to 1:30pm)
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3¼ hours (10:00am to 1:30pm)
I thoroughly enjoyed my needle felting session with Lorraine, who was very warm and friendly. With her guidance and help, I managed to create my first ever needle felted image. Thank you, Lorraine.
A really, friendly workshop, plenty of advice & help. I love attending these workshops.
What a fantastic day, I learnt a new skill and have a picture to hang mounted and framed inclusive of the price. Lovely homemade cake and coffee to keep me going. I thoroughly enjoyed it all. Excellent tuition, easy to follow steps.
Very interesting and lots to learn. Very constructive.
So satisfying to create a lovely picture from scratch.
A fabulous afternoon spent with 3 generations, doing something none of us have ever done.
A really friendly and enjoyable session - thank you
Great course, very friendly, lots of help given, lots of choice of supplies - would definitely recommend.
Informative, enjoyable and very pleased with finished item.
Excellent time, very well organised. Great expertise, excellent knowledge & guidance.
Very addictive. I would highly recommend as thoroughly enjoyed myself.
Really enjoyed this afternoon, even though I don't consider myself artistic. Lorraine is very experienced and passionate and patient and full of ideas and tips. Can't wait to come back again.
I am an absolute beginner. I found the course at the appropriate pace and challenge. Lorraine supported me and gave me plenty of opportunities to try to be creative. What a surprise! My work once in the frame looked professional!! I will be trying this again at home. I would recommend the session.
Clear and confident instruction and demonstrations. Lorraine is an excellent teacher and enables her clients to achieve results they are proud of.
Lorraine was an excellent teacher, very encouraging and patient. Really enjoyed the workshop and came away with a lovely picture. Thank you.
Very informative and patient with learners like me. Finished picture to take home and hang - brilliant
Excellent day, good fun and a finished picture to go home. Good to have a free choice of subject.
Hope to do another course at Christmas.
Great introduction to felting in a lovely location. Allowed me time to finish my work even though I ran over. Highly recommend it.