Felting – Beginners
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Have fun creating a range of felt items using the ancient art of wet felting. You will start off by creating your own flat piece of felt progressing on to 3D shapes, felt beads and felt against a resist. No previous experience needed just willingness to have fun and learn at the same time.
You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands-on experience.
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Courses run continually throughout the year offering learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.
The Tutor will bring along a selection of materials which will be available to purchase for a small additional fee. There will be the opportunity to purchase a starter kit so that you can continue felting at home (this will be approximately £15 or you can purchase "pay as you use" items ranging from £3 - £10. Please bring a plastic bag to take wet items home in. You may also like to bring a small sewing kit (small scissors, needles and cotton).
You will need a packed lunch.
Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.