Spend a day exploring wet felt techniques in both 2D and 3D . Pictures, powls, vessels, pods, bags and flowers (and more!) can be constructed these techniques.
Pictures, powls, vessels, pods, bags and flowers (and more!) can be constructed using simple 3D techniques.
We will be making a 3D wet felted bowl during your first introduction into exploring the possibilities of using felt. We will also create a wet felted picture, which you could later make into framed pictures, bag fronts, book covers, and wallhangings.
You will have opportunity to also learn how to needle felt onto your wet felted pieces so you can add depth/texture as well as 3D needle felted items to your work. For example, adding needle felted butterflies, leaves, flowers etc.
Embellishments such as beads can also be sewn on my hand or embroidery stitched to add texture and details.
This is a truly creative felt-making day!
This class is suitable for adults in a group of 4 (maximum)
Price includes all the materials to make a 2D picture project piece plus a 3D bowl or vase.
This is a truly creative wet-felt-making day!
Suitable for complete beginners and those with some wet felting experience who wish to add to their knowledge and improve their skills.
We use as many ordinary household items as possible to make wet felt so there is very little you need by way of additional equipment to continue this versatile craft at home - just felting wool! For needle felting at home, you will need felting needles and a surface to work on such as a foam pad. These will be supplied for use while you are in the workshop.
All the other equipment will be supplied except an apron which you may like to bring. Please wear clothes suitable for crafting (wet-felting can get a bit damp).
Wet-felting can be quite physically hard work so help is always available if you should need or want some extra umph! and we adapt how we work to be fully inclusive.
You may want to do more work on finishing your picture after the workshop.
Hot and cold drinks are available throughout the session. Please bring lunch, snacks and any other refreshments which you would like. Please bring your own travel mug or similar if possible.
Buying as a gift? Want to buy for a special occasion and would like help making the day even more special? Can't see a suitable date? Please contact me - always happy to help!
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
Price includes all the materials to make your projects during the Workshop.
All the other equipment will be supplied except an apron which you may like to bring. Please wear clothes suitable for crafting (wet-felting can get a bit damp but not very 'wet').
Hot and cold drinks are available throughout the session. Please bring lunch, snacks and any other refreshments which you would like which are appropriate for the length of workshop which you have booked. Please bring your own travel mug or similar if possible.
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1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)
Had an absolutely fab day and left with a felt picture that I was extremely proud of. Sally was a great teacher, explained and demonstrated everything clearly each step of the way and also very patient , Thank you! It was so nice to spend a day doing something I’d never done before and was the best therapy, just what was needed. Would highly recommend and looking forward to doing more courses with Sally. Thank you again.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you for your lovely review Kathy. It was a fab day and your felt work was excellent - look forward to seeing you again before too long :)
I spent a wonderful day with Sally wet felting. I had such a great day and learnt so much. I’m now perfecting the skills I learnt and planning future projects. Sally has so much knowledge and is very good at passing this on in a a way that makes you want to do more. I can certainly recommend her courses.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you for your lovely review Jayne .
An inspirational and uplifting day. The workshop space was well organised and a feast of wonderfully coloured wool. Sally's instruction and guidance was clear and easy to follow, leaving all the room needed for personal creative response.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you Carol - you did very well with creating your felt piece and I hope to see you again in the future.
I had the most brilliant day and learnt so much.
Sally explained all the techniques clearly and I was able to create several pieces with the huge range of resources provided.
The atmosphere was relaxed and sociable - I’d love to come again and have already recommended it to friends.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you Cathy - it was a great day and we certainly did a lot of experimenting with wet felt techniques. I hope to see you again and thank you for recommending the workshops :)
I had a wonderful day with Sally and had arrived as a complete novice. Sally was super organised and all work stations were socially distanced, well stocked and ready to go - the day was structured and learnt a load more than expected and found I really enjoyed the process of making a wet felt picture - great day thanks again!!
Response from Craft Workshops:Thanks Jen - it was a lovely day, and I hope to see you again soon.
Lovely introduction to wet felting and making a picture, Sally was very relaxed, friendly, and gave good instructions throughout the day, nice small friendly group, would definitely recommend, and hope to go back 😀
Excellent workshop! Sally makes it good fun whilst teaching you in such an easy to understand way. We made three lovely different vessels using different techniques with everything you need supplied. Good company, excellent tuition, will definitely be booking on future courses. Thank you!!
This course was exciting with instant and stunning results. I still can't believe I made three good things in one day! Being told what to do step by step was so reassuring and Sally could spot errors we were unaware of and point us in the correct direction before we ruined our work, that sort of experience would have taken me years to gain, if I had the time to do it! Hugely valuable.
Earlier this year I attended one of Sally’s needle felting courses and loved it! Last Saturday a friend and I did the wet felting course and loved it equally as much!
Sally is a wonderful teacher, very patient and encouraging, with a really good sense of humour! We all went home with a picture, a small pot and a bowl ( mine not really a bowl but a nice piece of felt!!) I would definitely recommend Sally’s courses and will be booking more in the future.
Thank you Sally.
I attended this course on 13th July 2019 as a follow on to a previous needle felting day with Sally to refresh the process of both needle and wet felting.
It is the third course I have done with Sally and I cannot recommend them enough. It is a very relaxed small group session which means that Sally is able to offer everyone individual tuition as needed.
She provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere along with a good sense of humour. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced there is alway something to learn from Sally’s expertise and she is happy to share all her knowledge openly and encourages you to continue with your chosen craft.
Each day offers a variety of projects so everyone can have a choice and work at their own speed which is brilliant rather than all doing the same thing.
I recommend Sally’s courses and will be booking more in the future and attending her Sunday follow up craft sessions.
This course is fantastic in all respects. Sally provided all materials necessary (and more) for you to be able to produce a really substantial piece of art. She is a talented tutor who guided me expertly through each stage, and insisted on supplying me with tea and coffee all day and wouldn’t even let me clear up. The premises were ideal and we had a lovely self contained room for us to work.
All in all, an fabulous day, excellent value and I came away with a new skill I am thrilled about.
Will be booking on another course soon!
Thank you Sally x
A thoroughly satisfying and informative workshop. Thank you Sally for a great session wet felting. I had no idea how to do it before but Sally was patient, encouraging and a great teacher. The day went very swiftly and after as much tea or coffee as we wanted, plus all the materials we needed, we all were very successful with our final pieces. I loved the day and would definitely do another.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you for coming to the wet felting workshop Prue - really enjoyed having you in the group. The pieces which you went home with were lovely! Look forward to seeing you again soon.
My daughter and I went to this class yesterday for my birthday - and it was a real treat!
Sally is a very caring and considerate course facilitator. She was in touch with us before the day and totally took on board all of our specific needs and requirements. During the day she made sure each participant understood what to do next - and was very supportive and encouraging at all times.
There was a wide variety of materials available for us to explore and use and we had the opportunity to do a sample piece of felt before working on a larger picture. We received excellent instruction in a friendly and informal setting which created a really positive learning environment. The location was also great with good facilities. Over an hour from where we live - but this was totally worth the drive!
It was lovely to see such different end results from each participant - all adding to the learning process which we can take forward to future projects. I would definitely recommend this course and look forward to doing other workshops with Sally in future.
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you for sharing your Birthday with us Majulaa - it was lovely to have you attend the workshop day. Thank you for the wonderful review - I am so pleased that you enjoyed learning about wet felting, and the pieces which you made on the day were fantastic! Look forward to seeing you again soon.
Attended this class yesterday and completely loved it. Sally made the class completely accessible to beginners and encouraged our own creativity whilst guiding us with the technical side of things.
With the chance to try a sample piece first we could try out some different ideas without committing to a final piece, which was a great aspect.
Really pleased with how my final picture came out and this is definitely down to the excellent guidance and advice along the way from Sally.
Would definitely return for another class! Thank you so much xx
Response from Craft Workshops:Thank you for attending the Wet Felting course Eliana - it was great to meet you and I am very pleased you enjoyed the course. Your wet felted pieces were fantastic! Look forward to seeing you again soon.