Needlefelt Yourself a Sheep with Kate Eldridge
Join Kate, an experienced craft tutor, and introduce yourself to this fun and creative craft. In this workshop you’ll learn about various types of fibre and how best to needlefelt them. You’ll get up close and personal with a selection of fabulous British fibres, including curly locks from British longwool sheep. Choose from a range of delightful natural colours and create your own unique and characterful sheep friend.
This is a great starter project that will get you hooked on needlefelting! All materials and use of tools and equipment are included (please note that needlefelting needles are very sharp) and Kate will guide you through every step, answering questions and sharing her knowledge along the way.
Skill Level Information (what will be covered): Suitable for adults and teenagers with no prior experience required.
What is included? Wool tops, including curly locks will be provided as class materials, plus all needles and foam – these tools will then be yours to take away with you for future needlefelted creations. You will also receive a voucher for a beverage of your choosing from the pop-up MOW café.
What do students need to bring? Just your imagination!
If you click the link below then you will be taken to our booking system on Eventbrite to complete your booking. You’re also more then welcome to give us a bell (+44 (0)1769 579861) and book over the phone if you would prefer. Thanks!
Time: 09.30 am to 12.00 pm – 2.5 hours. Please arrive 30 mins before event starts
Date: Friday 16th June, 2023
Location: The Mayor’s Parlour, South Molton Town Hall, EX36 3AB
Price: £45.00 including materials
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– The Mill Folk x
Kate Eldridge is a fibre, bead and textile artist who has owned and managed The Bead & Fibre Cellar shop in Black Torrington, Devon since 2009. She is an experienced crafts tutor and is passionate about sharing crafting skills and developing creativity within her students. Her own fibrecraft work ranges from energetic figurative sculptures to depicting fossils in felt and her work is regularly exhibited. Kate’s ‘Curls Collection’ of hand dyed and felted wearable accessories featuring the fabulous curly locks of British longwool sheep are available in a number of outlets.
Website: www.thebeadandfibrecellar.co.uk | Instagram: @kateeldridgefibreartist | Facebook: @thebeadandfibrecellar