Needle Felting Workshop - Toadstools (UC09U35F)

Have a go at Needle Felting and make your own felt toadstools

When? Saturday, 10:00am - 12:30pm from 22nd June 2019 until 22nd June 2019 for 1 weeks.
Where? The course is held in Uckfield College, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DJ.
How much does it cost? The full fee is £35.00.

How to enrol?

Contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 and staff will be pleased to help you.

Course overview

An introduction to the techniques of Needle Felting. A fun half day workshop where you will learn how to felt your own toadstool.

During the course

What you already need to know

You do not need to have any previous knowledge of felting.

What you will learn

The workshop will include the following -

The techniques of needle felting to make 3D shapes,
How to pull wool off wool fibres from a wool top,
How to use needle felting to decorate projects.

How you will learn it

You will learn it through:
- Tutor demonstration, the tutor will model each stage needed to wet and needle felt.
- One to one support
- The encouragement of exploring your projects online, along with suggested books and websites.

What do I need to bring to the first session?

You will be given on the day 3 needles, a foam pad and wool for the initial project(s).

Should you wish to undertaken any projects in addition to those listed, there will be an opportunity to purchase materials from the tutor on the day. Spare needles will be also be available at a cost of 60p per needle.


How much extra study or practice is involved?

None

What do previous students say?

Feedback from Sara's previous workshops:

My mother and I thoroughly enjoyed the courses we have been on. Sara was enthusiastic and supportive. We can't wait to try out our new skills!

The tuition was excellent.

What can I learn next?

What are the next steps within this subject with ACRES?

ACRES are hoping to offer a variety of wet and needle felting one-day workshops with Sara during the next academic year.

What are the future steps beyond ACRES?

To find out about other courses that might extend your skills and knowledge go to https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/courses/Pages/default.aspx

How can I get further information about these?

For details of ACRES courses, please speak to your tutor, visit the ACRES website at www.acreslearning.org.uk, consult our latest brochure, or alternatively speak to a member of staff at the office in Uckfield on: 01825 761820