Needle Felt - Spring Animals

Ref: C3747166

A two-hour workshop learning how to needle felt a Spring Hare. Needle felting is a technique that locks wool together by repeatedly stabbing the wool and forming a wool sculpture. It is a very easy and relaxing process and you will be thrilled by the end result. You will be learning how to make the body shape using wire for his body, plus how to needle felt his eyes or alternatively sew on small black beads and make and attach limbs. Needle felting is an increasingly popular pastime, suitable for all ages. No special skills are required. Once the basics have been grasped, students can move on to more ambitious projects including wool painting and other 3D forms.

Course aim

Enjoy creating a Spring Hare using the relaxing technique of using wool for needle felting. This is a fun and interactive class learning how sculpture the wool to make your hare.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand the safe working practices required for needle felting and creating shapes.
  • Learn how to manipulate felting wool with a needle
  • Learn how to overlay wool and add features to your hare
  • Create a simple item using needle felting techniques

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

There will be a material list available on Canvas before the course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Needle Felt - Spring Animals


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