Wet Felting Workshop - Embellished Soap Bar or Pebble Cover CANCELLED - LOW NUMBERS (UC09U36F)
An introduction to wet felting. Learn how to wet felt a cover onto a soap bar or similar sized stone as a gift.
When? Saturday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm 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 £33.00.
How to enrol? Contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 and staff will be pleased to help you.
Course overview Learn how to wet felt a cover onto a soap bar or similar sized stone as a gift.
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 processes needed to wet felt to 3D projects,
- How to pull of wool fibres from a wool top,
- How to lay the wool fibres during a project to ensure the project is firm and strong,
- How to embellish the felt with a design.
How you will learn it You will learn it through:
- Tutor demonstration, the tutor will model each stage needed to wet 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? Latex or washing up gloves if allergic to soapy water, a small old towel, a water spray, a washing up bowl, a bar of soap or a stone the size of a bar of soap
All materials will be provided to make the soap/stone cover. If you wish to make a flower then wool will be available to purchase from the tutor on the day.
How much extra study or practice is involved? None
What do previous students say? Feedback from Sara's other courses
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 hope to offer a variety of wet and needle felting one-day workshops with Sara during the next academic year. Please check our brochure for details.
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