Needle Felt - Garden Birds

Ref: C3747270

Needle felting is a very relaxing and enjoyable activity. Enjoy creating your favourite garden birds using needle felting techniques. Over the six weeks you will learn how to sculpture and form the wool to bring your birds to life.

Course aim

A fun course creating your favourite garden birds. Suitable for beginners and for those with some experience. You will learn about different wools, using different needles and using wire to create your birds legs and feet.

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 over lay wool and add features to your birds
  • Use wire to make legs and feet
  • Know that there are different types of wool

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will watch live demonstrations and see samples to help you progress. You will need to provide your own materials and information for this will be available on Canvas. You may like to work on your project in-between classes.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Needle Felt - Garden Birds

Enrolment 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 2021
  • 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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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