Create your own chirpy little friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Armed with new skills and simple tools, you can continue this fun and therapeutic craft at your leisure.
This workshop is open to beginners and improvers. You will learn to needle felt a delicate festive robin (approx. 9cm tall). Jo will introduce you to the basics of dry felting natural wool fibre. By forming simple shapes and joining them together you will gradually build your soft bird structure. Different shades can be mixed or overlapped to produce markings. The addition of eyes and beak, legs and a stand will complete your creature and bring him/her life. Full of character, your adorable sculpture will take centre stage this Christmas and many more to come.
Tutor: Jo Gardner
Jo is an artist based in the Staffordshire Moorlands. She works from her home studio creating wool sculptures and paintings. Her love of nature inspires her art, often depicting woodland creatures and garden birds.
She delights in sharing her skills with others through both teaching and her own range of needle felting kits.
To view Jo’s own website visit www.jogardinerart.com
100% wool fibre in various shades plus glass eyes, beak, wire legs and stand. Also your own felting tool kit to take home consisting of needles, mat and finger protectors.
Materials fee: approx £10
Note: This is in addition to the course fee
Timing & Refreshments
Join us from 9.30am for tea/coffee & introductions
Tuition: 10.00am – 4.30pm
We take an hour for lunch and breaks whenever you wish
Lunch & refreshments are included in the course fee
Help yourself to drinks & biscuits. Home-made cake mid afternoon
“The whole experience was delightful – including the lunch and home baking“