Needle Felting

Ref: C2526542

Ever fancied learning to needle felt? It’s a wonderfully fun, relaxing and rewarding craft Learn how to make different landscapes and create pictures of our wool and felt in a relaxing atmosphere This course is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

Course aim

Ever fancied learning to needle felt? It’s a wonderfully fun, relaxing and rewarding craft Learn how to make different landscapes and create pictures out of wool and felt in a relaxing atmosphere

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for residents of the North of Tyne Combined Authority - Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

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

  • Understand the tools used to create pictures out of felt
  • Create 2 different landscape pictures in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere
  • Learn the relaxing techniques of needle felting which you can continue to use after the course.
  • Understand the different wools and how they work differently
  • Use 3 different wools to create a landscape picture

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A list of materials will be provided nearer the start date.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Needle Felting

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions
  • I declare that the address I have provided is correct and that I will provide evidence of this and my eligibility to live and work in the UK

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