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. Refunds up to 7 days before event. For bookings please use the provided Facebook links or Eventbrite links in the workshop description or get in touch via the contact form, if no links are provided.
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, additional information about 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.
Needle Felt Workshops on Wednesdays or sometimes another work day 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, 11. & 18. December 2019, and 15. & 29. January and 12. February and Tuesday, 25. February and Wednesday, 11. March 2020, ongoing.
Price: For the first three sessions and drop in it’s £9 per session. If you become a regular participant it’s £7 per session. Includes material and a cup of tea. Children age 8+ are welcome during school holidays, when accompanied by an adult. Please contact me to book your place. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Needle Felt Workshop – Create a colourful woolen Fairy or Gnome, on Saturday, 25. January 2020, 10.30am-1.00pm
In this needle felt workshop for beginners and intermediates you will learn to create a woollen fairy, or a gnome 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 one needle felted item.
This workshop is very suitable to book together with a friend or for mum and daughter. No previous experience needed. Children age 8+ are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Please book and pay in advance to secure your place! Price: £19 + booking fee= £21.23 via Eventbrite Includes material and a cup of tea. Venue: Bishopbriggs
In The Oak Tree Gallery in Helensburgh: Wet Felt Workshop for Juniors, ages 8+ on Saturday, 29. February 2020, 1.30 – 3.30pm
Youngsters can enjoy 2 hours with tutor Laryna Wuppermann learning how to wet felt beads and a flat felt for either a brooch, a flower or a bracelet. We’ll be using colourful wool fibres, warm water, soap and. friction using the hands and a matt to make a firm fabric out of the fluffy wool. Also some sparkly Angelina fibres will be available for those who wish to embellish the flat felt with sparkle. All wool and one brooch back or hair clasp per participant are included in the price of £20 (+ booking fee) per participant. For bookings please follow thislink. Venue: The Oak Tree Gallery, 27 East King Street, G84 7QQ, Helensburgh
Beginners and Intermediate Wet Felt Workshop on Saturday, 22. February 2020 10.30am – 1.00pm
In this wet felt workshop you’ll learn to create a flat felted item.
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: £21 when booking via Facebook or pay £23.23 ( incl. booking fee) when booking via Eventbrite Includes material and a cup of tea. Max. 4 participants. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Create a Seamless Felted Pouch or Wrist Cuffs – Wet Felt Workshop, on Saturday, 07. March 2020, 10.30am – 2.30pm
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: £32 when booking via Facebook or pay £35.08 (incl. booking fee) when booking via Eventbrite. Includes material tea and biscuits.
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: Bishopbriggs. This workshop is listed in Craft Courses uk.
Flower Felting Workshop – Wet Felt Workshop on Saturday, 28. March 2020, 10.30am -1.00pm
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 pay in advance to secure your place. Price: £21 when booking via Facebook or pay £23.23 (incl. booking fee) when booking via Eventbrite. Max. 4 participants. Material, tea/coffee and biscuits included. Venue: Bishopbrigs
Paint with Wool Fibres – Needle Felt Workshop for adults and Juniors ages 6+ on Saturday, 04. April 2020, 10.30am -12.30pm
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: £15 / adult, or 1 child + 1 adult =£27. please contact me to book and pay in advance to secure your place. Material, tea/coffee/juice and biscuits included. Venue: Bishopbriggs
Create a Wet Felted 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: £42. 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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