A New Experience! Felt Fairies

Ref: C3840735

Learn how to use felt to make a fairy.

Course aim

Discuss safety aspects when using the felting needle Use an attaching method to fix felt to felt Discuss the process for making a fairy

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Discussion about using felt its natural state (dyed) to produce an end product. Safety when using needles. Making a fairy, using the needle felting technique.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

Discuss safety aspects when using the felting needle Use an attaching method to fix felt to felt Discuss the process for making a fairy Successfully add a body/dress to the base Add hair, jewellery and eyes

How will I know I'm making progress?

Feedback will be informal & verbal throughout the session.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

N/A

Reading and information sources

None

What could the course lead to?

Other craft tasters e.g. pottery, knitting, crocheting, floristry & card making.

Download full course outline

A New Experience! Felt Fairies Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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