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1st August

10am - 1.30pm

with Cecily Kate from Art Felt Fibres

Suitable for: All

Class size: 6-8

This is the perfect project for beginners where you can create something delicate and beautiful with little or no experience.

Discover how to make this absolutely darling mouse pup napping in a felted woolly vessel under the expert guidance of Cecily Kate, from Art Felt Fibres.

Cecily Kate will guide you through basic and intermediate felting skills, including how to use the needles, blend colours, sculpt and refine form as well as wet felting the tail and the woolly vessel.

During this  workshop you will learn:

  • How to form the core mouse shape - a great skill for needle felting other small creatures

  • How to tightly wrap wool for the head

  • How to wet felt around a small resist for the nest and also wet felt a tail

  • How to needle felt all the elements together so you can gently breathe life into your snoozing mouse, matching its heart beat up to 632 times a minute!

What’s Included:

All materials, wool, needles, needle tool and 100% wool pad plus ball and materials for wet felting provided. 

Delicious cake baked in the Oast Bakery, fresh organic coffee and tea, a beautiful rural setting and good company.

You take home your adorable needle felted Sleeping Mouse in Wooly Vessel plus the other end of the wet felted tail and the remaining half of the vessel in order you can make another perfectly proportioned napping mouse pup if you wish!

"A wonderful felting course in a wonderful location with wonderful people. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this very enlightening course. This was my very first try at needle felting - the tuition was excellent as were the refreshments and baked pastries … however, beware!…once you've been on this course you'll get the felting bug. Very much looking forward to visiting, learning and felting on my next chosen course at this venue.

You truly won't be disappointed - enjoy. "


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