Felt Wreath Making - Gosport Discovery Centre - Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th November and 1st December 2022

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Felt Wreath Making

Gosport Discovery Centre

Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th November and 1st December 2022

10.00am to 12.00pm

Join us in a relaxing workshop where you will create a beautiful needle felted wreath.

  • Identify appropriate materials for each make
  • Use needle felting needles safely
  • Apply the processes required to create the needle felting look
  • Create at least one animal and background accessories such as snowmen, trees, post boxes or lampposts
  • Describe how creative activities have a positive impact on your wellbeing

About the course: Needle felting is also known as dry felting. It involves stabbing wool fibres repeatedly with a barbed needle.  This type of felting is used to create 2D or 3D shapes, including animals

Who is this course for: Anyone with an interest in felting wanting to learn a new skill and take a little time for their creative side to be explored.

Previous knowledge or experience: none required, however, this is a hands-on workshop which requires a lot of manual dexterity and may be unsuitable for some people.

How will I learn: observation and demonstration

How will I be assessed: by producing wreath and Q&A

What shall I bring: all materials will be provide for the workshop fee of £20.  Needles do sometimes break and spare needles will need to be purchased at a cost of £1 each.  There will also be a supply of other items available to purchase from the tutor should you wish to create more at home once the course has come to an end

Next steps: Further felting courses, other craft courses

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

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