Needle felting for beginners
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About the Course
This needle felting course is ideal for beginners. I will teach you the techniques to make your own special pet to take home. Remember to bring a photo of the friend you would like to copy. I will explain and show the processes from shearing of the sheep to felting the item. You will be able to try out carding and combing of the shearings to spinning the wool yourself. Various different types of wool will be available for you to practice with. We will discuss dying wool with natural and artificial dyes
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials required are included in the price of the course.
The day begins with coffee or tea and biscuits and a general discussion then the work begins.
Lunch will be served at 1pm followed by a walk around the farm where you will meet my llamas, alpacas and sheep. Please bring wellingtons if the weather is not too good.
The day will finish when you have completed your project.
Needle felting starter packs can be bought for £15 on the day if you feel motivated to continue. These include: A large sponge pad, several different felting needles, needle holder, finger protectors and a variety of wool rovings.