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Felt-making - for beginners & improvers

25 December 2017
£85 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc. Materials £10 to be paid on the day.
10 - 4.30

Come and learn the oldest of textile arts - Feltmaking.  During the day you will have a beginners guide to the traditional wet-felting technique and make a piece of beautiful felt fabric that you can transform into a brooch, purse, other small item, or simply frame up as a picture.  You will also have an introduction to seamless or 3D felt and be able to make a seamless item of your choice. 

Feltmaking is a very satisfying creative activity which is suitable for everyone.  We will work with pre-dyed merino wool.  Be prepared to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in, it can be quite physical!  This really is a craft that you can easily do at home, with very little equipment needed.

Click on Heidi's name above to see more about her, and also have a look at her website:


Lovely day.  Felt very well looked after.  Lovely to be welcomed in the car park and shown where to go.  Made to feel very welcome.  Course just what I wanted.  Excellent tutor.  V pleased with my picture and case I made.  Feel I can now make some felt stuff at home.  PS Yummy lunch.  Sarah

Wonderful hospitality.  Very accommodating course leader.  Heidi skilfully juggled all our needs/wants and abilities.

A most enjoyable day – thank you!  Angela

Lovely day, thank you.


£10 to be paid on the day.

What to Bring

Strong shoes

Old clothes and aprons/overalls.


Decorative items made of felt
Felt bag made on the felt-making course at Assington Mill
Felt bag made on the felt-making course at Assington Mill
Felt panel made on the felt-making course at Assington Mill
Frilly scarf made of felt
Frilly scarf made of felt
Flower made out of felt
Baby bootees made out of felt by Heidi McEvoy Swift
Alternative Dates
Date Time Bookings / Places
Felt-making - for beginners & improvers 25 December 2017 10 - 4.30