Whether you are completely new to felting, have dabbled and want to find out more, or would just like to make some unique and original hand-made gifts for your loved ones this spring holiday, this course will provide you with the knowledge you need to start creating with felt.
Come and enjoy this mini crafting adventure in making felt eggs, chicks and rabbits. You will learn how to make felt fabric, beads and more complex shapes in felt using both wet felting and needle felting techniques. With plenty of opportunities to explore your own creativity and to be guided by your tutor, this course will suit anyone with an interest in working with wool and felt.
Take all your finished projects home with you. All resources provided.
There are no formal assessments for this course. The tutor will give regular feedback to help you improve.
At the end of this course, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Developer Level workshop or course.
Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone!
Need to know…
This course is suitable if you’re a beginner and want to learn about this subject, and you don’t have relevant knowledge or experience.
If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.
If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.
Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).
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