Two day Enchanted Woodland Wet Felt course in Hebden Bridge



Two day (consecutive) structured wet felt making course to make a wall hanging completed with hand embroidery and needle felted details. The course is for a maximum of five people. It is run by highly experienced fibre artist and tutor Josephine Gornall and is held in her warm studio which is in the historic Birchcliffe Centre nestled above Hebden Bridge near woodland. You will be able to make an 'Enchanted Woodland’ scene. It will be wet felted and embellished with needle felting and stitch into a fully finished large picture (approx 40 x 40cm) similar to the one pictured ready for framing or as a wall hanging. Overview of the two day course: Day One: 10.30 - 5pm approx: Full instructions and demo on how to create the Enchanted Woodland scene onto your (provided) wool background, choosing colours, blending, layering a range of wool and some plant fibres to build up the picture. Information on how different wool and plant fibres felt together. Followed by step by step instructions on how to wet felt it all together. Day two: 10.30 - 5pm approx Embellishment of your now dry felted picture using needle felting techniques and hand embroidery to create textures, flowers wildlife etc. Plus tips and ideas for mounting your completed felted picture at a later stage ready for framing or display as a wall hanging. Please note that this is a 2-day course but only Day 1 shows as available in the calendar. Just book a place on this date, and it will include the full 2-day course i.e. 2 consecutive days. This is a two day course but not a residential however accommodation is available next door to the Birchcliffe Centre and at lots of other places around the Hebden Bridge area. For those that live a distance away or fancy a break in Hebden Bridge. If this is of interest to you please book your place and let me know your requirements. Please message me with any questions. The workshop is held in the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge which is well known for its wonderful mix of independent shops and cafes should you wish to stay in the area for the weekend of travelling. There is free car park, a Railway station and a regular bus service which stop right outside the centre. It is a fully accessible building.

What's included in the price?

The price is for both days. A ready made 45 x 45cm piece of square wool backing. All materials needed: wools, yarns, embroidery threads etc and use of equipment is included for both days. Teas/coffee fruit/biscuits provided but bring your own packed lunch for both days. Free parking. Train station in Hebden Bridge. Buses stop right outside the centre from the station.


2 days

Cancellation policy

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




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Josephine Gornall is a full time practising fibre and mixed media artist and tutor with over 20 years experience of all aspects of felt-making. She runs Phinefibre felt making and needle felting workshops in her studio in Hebden Bridge and other venues. She has delivered and managed celebratory and public arts projects. Including teaching workshops and projects within Schools, and the wider community..

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Mother's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • Accommodation offered
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Christmas
  • Tutor can travel
  • Parking provided
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
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Yes we have a large free car park situated at the back of the Birchcliffe Centre, signposted from the Birchcliffe Road.

Yes you need to bring a packed lunch.
Teas, coffee and biscuits are provided


Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8DG