Needle Felted Birds (1 Space)

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Needle felted birds
Needle felted birds

With Gemma Bee    £40

A workshop suitable for beginners and improvres. Learn the art of three dimensional needle felting.

You will learn the various techniques you will need to create a garden bird with wire legs, which we will make together step by step.

You may choose from a selection of small bird breeds on the day. Options include: Robin, blue tit, bullfinch, goldfinch, chaffinch, sparrow and wren.

By the end of the workshop you will have learnt the safe and correct use of felting needles and other tools needed, selecting teh correct needles and tools for each part of a project, types of wool best suited to needle felting, wool/felting terms to help demystify the jargon, how to make different shapes out of wool that make up the bird, joining wool shapes together, make wire legs and how to attach them to your bird, blending colours and adding detail.

You will be able to take your needes and a colour printed workshop handout with you at the end of the session. The handout includes step by step photo's and descriptions of the techniques used.