Felt workshops in Glasgow and surroundings
As an experienced fiber craft artist and workshop leader I’m happy to share my skills and ability with you in felt workshops. Some workshops are suitable for children when accompanied by an adult.
Please book in advance to secure your place. For bookings please use the contact form. Bring a friend and you both will get 10% off your fee. Applies for the 3 +hours workshops and if it’s the first time for both of you to take part in one of my felt workshop.
The venue for the following workshops, if not stated otherwise, is: 63 Crowhill Road, G64 1QY, Glasgow/Bishopbriggs (near the train station and Bishopbriggs town centre). For updates, to book your place & pay for a workshop and to be added to the mailing list please use the contact form.
Felt making is an amazing relaxing, uplifting, rewarding and creative craft. Find out yourself and book in for one or a series of felt workshops.
Additionally you can book my service for private or public felt workshops, tailored to the requirements of your group.
Fortnightly needle felt workshops Wednesdays 10.00-11.30am
We use colourful wool fibers to make seasonal decorations, e.g. ornaments, jewelry, woolly fairies, gnomes, animals, flowers, fruits and more. Or bring your own ideas, what you would like to create from wool fibers. You can learn how to use a felt needle for 2 and 3 dimensional dry felting, or improve your existing needle felt skills. It’s fun and I warn you, you can get hooked. 🙂 No previous experience needed. Sessions can be booked separately. Dates for the next workshops: Wednesday, 07. & 21. August and (no workshop on the 04, September) 18. September and Thursday, 3. October and Wednesday, 16. October 2019, ongoing.
Price: First three sessions and drop in £9 per session. If you become a regular participants: £7 per session. Includes material and a cup of tea. Children age 8+ are welcome during school holidays, when accompanied by an adult. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Flower felting workshop – learn to wet felt a flower, Saturday, 28. September 2019, 10.30am -1.00pm
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some wet felt experience. You will learn how to wet felt a 3 d flower using colourful sheep’s wool fibres, warm water and soap. You can make the flower into a brooch by sewing on a brooch back or make it into a hair piece. You can also add a felted stem to the blossom. Children from 8+years are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Price: £21 . Max. 4 participants. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place. Material, tea/coffee and biscuits included. Venue: Bishopbrigs
Paint with wool fibres – Needle felt workshop for adults and children on Saturday, 19. October, 10.30am -12.30pm
This beginner 2d needle felt workshop is suitable for adults and children 6+ years when accompanied by an adult. You will receive a prefelt or other flat sheet of woven or knitted fabric to needle felt an image, landscape, flower or other design on it. A huge variety of colourful sheep’s wool fibers is available to create your unique design. Price: £15, incl. material. Two children + 1 adult =£40.00 You’re saving: £5. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place. Material, tea/coffee/juice and biscuits included. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Create a fairy, a gnome or other magical being – beginners and intermediate needle felt workshop, Saturday, 26. October 2019, 10.30am-1.00pm
You will learn to create a fairy, a gnome or other three-dimensional ornament using colourful wool fibers and a felt needle. It is fun, rewarding and easy to learn!
This workshop is very suitable to book together with a friend or for mum and daughter. No previous experience needed. Price: £19 Includes material and a cup of tea. Children age 8+ are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place! Venue: Bishopbriggs
Create a seamless felted pouch – wet felt workshop, date for a Saturday 10.30am – 2.30pm to be confirmed
You’ll learn to create a seamless felt item e. g. a pouch, a pair of wrist cuffs or a vessel. With colourful sheep’s wool fibres, warm water, soap and friction you’ll learn to felt around a template to create a hollow felt item. You can create your own design choosing from many colour shades. Then the fluffy soft wool fibres will be transformed into a firm, felted useful item.
It’s great fun to experience the process of wet felting. Craft experience and basic felt experience are welcome. If you are new to wet felting it is useful to first take part in a beginner wet felt workshop. If wet felting is new to you but you have craft experience, then I recommend to create a felt item like a pouch. This workshop is suitable for children age 10+ with interest in craft and accompanied by an adult. Price: £32. Max. 4 participants. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place. In case you would like to felt a cover for a mini hot water bottle, then basic felt experience is expected and the price for the workshop would be an extra £5, which means £37 for the workshop, incl. mini hot water bottle. Venue: Bishopbriggs. This workshop is listed in Craft Courses uk.
Create a wet felted landscape picture and add needle felted features, date for a Saturday, 10.30am-4.00pm to be confirmed
In this joint felt workshop you will first create a wet felted picture, using your imagination, or bring an image, photo, postcard or drawing for inspiration. The size of the picture could be about A4 or smaller. After the wet felt process has been completed you will learn to add features and highlights to your felted picture, using a specific felt needle. Basic felt experience is useful, but not requested. Price: £39. All material included. Tea and biscuits provided. Please book in advance, as places are limited to four participants. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Wet felted early Spring landscape with a bit of needle felting
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