Full Day Workshop - Needle Felting 'Christmas Robin with Holly' & 'Woolly Sheep with Scarf' - includes festive 3 course lunch!

Beautiful Robin with Holly


An inspiring Christmas needle felting workshop at the Oast Studio in the Ashdown Forest. Learn how to make this adorable 'Robin With Holly' and 'Woolly Sheep With Scarf' and bring some artisan magic to your tree, table or mantlepiece.

Come nourish your soul!

Ideal for beginners, improvers and experienced needle-felters alike. Facilitated by award-winning designer Cecily Kate from Art Felt Fibres. An experienced teacher Cecily Kate will guide you through each step of the make. This immersive day is in collaboration with the Oast Studio, providing a lovely and calm crafting circle vibe with regular breaks, delicious lunch and legendary fresh bakes made by Alison at the Oast Bakery.

Other quirky needle felting kits, bags of wool, tools and 100% wool eco-felting mats will be offered at discount prices later in the day should you wish to stock up on quality needle-felting materials or Christmas gifts.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials, templates and tools provided. You take home a foam pad, needles, templates, your creations and some extra wool too. Delicious lunch, beautiful atmosphere and legendary tea & cake by Alison at the Oast Bakery.


Cecily Kate Jett at Art Felt Fibres


The Oast Studio, Hodore Farm, Parrock Lane
Upper Hartfield
East Sussex

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


6 hours (10:30am to 4:30pm)

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John Martineau - - #35848

Cecily Kate's workshops are utterly inspiring.
The love, beauty and attention to detail in her work and her teaching pays off in the amazing things her students produce. We now have a small zoo of gorgeous felted animals!!
Highly recommended!

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Natalie Pecht - - #35831

Cecily-Kate's felt animals are the best that I have ever seen - they have so much life and character! Cecily-Kate pours love, care and attention into all of her work and her courses are no exception.

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Tash - - #35826

Cecily-Kate is a genius at craft felting. Her instructions are clear and courses are full creative fun.

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Lorraine Pond - - #35805

Cecil Kate is truly inspirational - fabulous courses and amazing felt work!

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Natacha - - #35803

I have some of Cecily Kate’s felt animals and flower fairies, they’re exquisitely made, heirloom-quality treasures that our family use every year to decorate! She is a truly inspiring and creative artist, and lovely with it, this course will be a treat.

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A Edwards - - #35797

Beautiful and creative

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Paget Aisling - - #35788

Brilliant ! Well done🌹🌻🌷

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Caroline L von Zweigbergk - - #35785

Cecily- Kate is a truly masterful artist. Her craftwork has the highest quality and her instructions are easy to follow. Such skill and fine artistry go into her craftsmanship. The end product is absolutely exquisite with great integrity and refinement. The way with which she makes the course such a heartfelt journey makes her craft courses that extra special. I'd recommend her courses to anyone looking for a joyful and engaging craft experience, with an end product that will melt your heart. Absolutely brilliant.

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