Laryna’s felt workshops in 2024

Get creative with colourful and natural wool fibres!

Felt workshops in Glasgow and surroundings

Felt making is fun for all ages and easy to learn! It is a relaxing, uplifting, rewarding and creative craft. Find out yourself and book in for one or a series of felt workshops. As an experienced fiber craft artist and workshop leader I’m happy to share my skills and ability with you in felt workshops, both technics, wet felting and needle felting. Felt making is fun and confidence building, plus can give you extra assets for your work and home life. Some workshops are suitable for children when accompanied by an adult. Please book in advance to secure your place. Refunds up to 7 days before workshops which are lasting more than 2 hours. For bookings please get in touch via the contact form, if no links are provided.

If not mentioned otherwise the venue for the following workshops is 36 Emerson Road, G64 1QH, Glasgow/Bishopbriggs (5 min. walk from the train station and Bishopbriggs town centre).

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Giant Shetland wool beret

Additionally you can book my service for private or public felt workshops, tailored to the requirements of your group. I also teach hand spinning on hand spindles and spinning wheels.

Free online needle felt class on my Facebook page Laryna’s creative fiber craft

Upcoming Felt Workshops in 2024

Three gnomes Three needle felted gnomes

Monthly Needle Felt Workshop on Tuesdays, 14. May and 18. June 2024, 2.00 – 4.00pm

Felted items
Felted items

We use colourful wool fibres to make seasonal decorations, e.g. ornaments, jewelry, gnomes, mushrooms, 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. Price per workshop session: £14 inclusive material and a cup of tea/coffee. (Non refundable deposit of £7, payable via PayPal. Please pay the other £7 on arrival at the workshop.) Children age 8+ are welcome during school holidays, when accompanied by an adult. Please contact me to book your place. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

What workshop participants say:

  • A: Having wanted to needle felt for years and having stalked a lot of YouTube videos, I am so glad I went to Laryna‘s workshop. It was beginner friendly, relaxed and instructive with all materials provided. Laryna is friendly, knowledgeable and approachable – just perfect to help people learn. The workshop was also excellent value for 2 hours of fun and learning. The time passed too quickly 😊 I would love to attend more workshops this year and improve the skills I’ve started to develop. Thank you.
  • R: Great experience-very knowledgeable. Would come back for more workshops and highly recommended.
  • A: I had a really fun time at the workshop! Laryna was very welcoming and accommodating. The workshop was very informative and I came away from it with the skills to continue needle felting myself.

Create a Colourful Woolen Fairy – Needle Felt Workshop on Saturday, 20. April 2024, 1.30 – 4.00 pm

In this afternoon needle felt workshop for beginners and intermediates you will learn to create a woolen fairy using colourful wool fibres and a felt needle. It is fun, rewarding and easy to learn! At the end of this workshop you will have experienced the needle felting technique and will take home a unique woolen fairy.

This workshop is very suitable to book together with a friend or for mum and daughter. No previous experience needed. Material and a cup of

Turquoise woolen fairy

tea included in the price of £24. (Non refundable deposit of £12, payable via PayPal. Please pay the other £12 on arrival at the workshop.) Please contact me to book your place. It is a small group of up to 5 participants. Teenagers from 16+ years upwards are welcome and from 12+ years when accompanied by an adult. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

More felt workshops which I can offer. Not scheduled yet. Please, get in touch to find out more.

Flower Felting Wet Felt Workshop, 2.5 hours

Felted flowers Wet felted flowers

Depending on the season we might felt in the garden, surrounded by flowers and trees. This wet felt 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 or home deco. Children from 8+years are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Please, contact me and pay in advance to secure your place. Price: £25 incl. material, tea/coffee included. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

Beginners and Intermediate Wet Felt Workshop, 2.5 hours

In this wet felt workshop you’ll learn to create a flat felted item.

 Two wet felted bracelets
Two wet felted bracelets

If you’re new to wet felting you’ll receive an introduction into the wet felting process. You’ll learn to felt a bead and a flat felted sheet. Depending on your design it can be made into a coaster, a brooch, a bracelet or a little wall hanging. It’s fun and you can get hooked easily! No previous experience requested. Children from 8+years are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place. Price: £25 Includes material, tea/coffee. Max. 4 participants. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

What workshop participants say:

  • B: I’m learning both needle felting and wet felting with Laryna. I’m thoroughly enjoying the different processes and aim to learn how to combine the techniques. Very creative craft and once learned and mastered, you’ll only be limited by your own imagination. Highly recommended.

Felt a unique Drum Beater – Wet Felt and Needle Felt Workshop, 3 hours

Drum beaters, felted with pure sheep’s wool

In this workshop you will make a drum beater for your shamanic drum. You can use both felting method: Wet felting and dry felting with a felt needle. Bring your own wooden stick for the drum beater in case you have one. Otherwise I have a small selection of sticks you can choose one from. You can choose your favourite colours and also design the drum beater in the way you wish. I’m happy to support you in this process. If you already have a drum please feel free to bring it along to the workshop.Cost: £32 incl. material and a cup of tea. Please book your place by contacting me.

Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

Create a Seamless Felted Pouch or Wrist Cuffs – Wet Felt Workshop, 4 hours

Felted pouches
Felted pouches for a mobile phone and for a pair of glasses

In this workshop you’ll learn to felt a hollow and seamless item e. g. a pouch, a pair of reversible wrist cuffs or a vessel. You will use colourful sheep’s wool fibres, warm water, soap and friction and a template to create a hollow and firm felt item. It’s great fun to experience the process of wet felting! Craft experience and basic felt experience are welcome. This workshop is suitable for children age 10+ with interest in craft and accompanied by an adult. Please pay in advance to secure your place. Price: £40

Green wrist cuffs

In case you would like to felt a cover for a mini hot water bottle, then basic felt experience is expected. Then the price for the workshop incl. mini hot water bottle would be an extra £5, to be paid at the workshop. Please bring a towel and a packed lunch or snack for a short break.Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs.

Hot water bottle cover
Felted hot water bottle cover, small

Paint with Wool Fibres – Needle Felt Workshop for adults and Juniors ages 6+ on a Saturday, 2 hours

This beginner 2d needle felt workshop is suitable for adults and juniors 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: £18 / adult, or 1 child + 1 adult =£30. please contact me to book and pay in advance to secure your place. Material, tea/coffee/juice and biscuits included. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

Create a Wet Felted Picture and add Needle Felted Features, 5.5 hours with 20-30 min. lunch break

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: £52. All material included. Tea and biscuits provided. Please book in advance, as places are limited to four participants. Venue: Glasgow, Bishopbriggs

Wet felted eascape with needle felted embellishment Felted seascape

Please, feel free to invite friends to the felt workshops!

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