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Learn to Felt - An Introduction

Learn about the ancient art of felt making, practised by the nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years!
£45 pp
What happens in this class?

In this introductory workshop you will learn about the ancient art of felt making, practised by the nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years and now being adopted by textiles artist across the globe.

You will learn about the process of bonding wool fibres together using the wet felting method; from laying out the loose fibres to working them together with just soap, water a little elbow grease, to form a new and unique fabric. You can use your completed felted work to stitch into, frame, embellish other textiles with and much more.

During the workshop you will…

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Do I need to be able to felt to attend this workshop?
No previous felting experience is required. All abilities are welcomed as this workshop is especially suited for beginners.
What is provided in the workshop?
All materials and equipment are provided. Illustrated handouts notes are offered to enable you to continue to practice what you learn during the workshop. We suggest you bring along a camera / camera phone to help your record the your work during the workshop.
Do I need to bring anything?
If you have a stash of yarns, fabric or other material, and which of us that love textiles doesn’t, do bring along any bits you'd like to incorporate into your work.
Should I wear specific types of clothing?
Wear old clothes and comfortable footwear. If you have a plastic laminated apron do bring it along to protect your clothing. We do have a selection of fabric aprons for your use.
How long is the workshop?
This is a half day workshop: 10am - 2pm. Participants are asked to arrive at 9:45am for a 10am start.
Do you cater for dietary restrictions?
Light refreshments are provided during all our workshops. We offer a selection of light refreshments that include traditional, herbal & fruit teas, coffee (de/caffeinated), squash and water to drink alongside sweet snacks (e.g. biscuits, flapjack, cake or seasonal fruit). If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know in advance, and we will make adjustments to cater for your need.
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129 Hazelhurst Road,
Kings Heath
B14 6AG