Join Lesley Mitchell, of Heartfelties, for an inspirational, fun, and friendly three-day needle felting workshop, where creativity blooms among like-minded individuals who share a passion for crafting.
Day 1 – Basics and Beginnings: Discover the art of needle felting as Lesley guides you through fundamental techniques. Learn to select the right equipment and wool, and delve into building a wire armature. Begin shaping the head and body, paying close attention to proportion and form.
- Introduction to needle felting basics
- Equipment and wool selection
- Building a wire armature
- Initiating the head and body construction
- Proportion and shaping exploration
Day 2 – Detailing and Blending: Continue your creative journey by refining the body and delving into detailed work on shaping the head. Add eyes and ears to bring your creation to life. Explore the art of colour blending to infuse vibrancy into your felted masterpiece.
- Detailed work on body shaping
- Adding eyes and ears
- Exploring colour blending techniques
Day 3 – Finishing Flourishes: Embark on the final day by refining the body’s colour and adding fine details that bring personality to your hare. Dive into the art of finishing touches, ensuring your creation is a true reflection of your artistic expression.
- Continuing work on body colour
- Adding fine finishing details
- Crafting a personalized and unique hare
- Your very own charming needle-felted hare
- In-depth knowledge of needle felting basics and techniques
Lunch and Materials: Indulge in leisurely lunches and exchange creative ideas with your fellow crafters. All materials are provided, allowing you to focus entirely on the joy of crafting without any logistical concerns.
More about Lesley Mitchell: Lesley brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for needle felting to the workshop. With a delightful blend of guidance, tips, and a love for the craft, she is excited to help you bring your wool to life and create a beautiful, whimsical hare.