Classes

Cathy teaches needle felting classes and workshops in the GTHA area of Southern Ontario. Take a beginner’s course to learn the basics or take your needle felting to the next level and learn some intermediate techniques. Classes and workshops are currently held in various locations in Oakville, Burlington, and Hamilton. Each listing will say where the event is being held and a link for more information where you can sign up.

 

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Don’t see a class that fits your time?

If you have 4 or more people and would like a private class with a project designed specific to what you want to make, please contact me and I will be happy to work with you. Cost is based on amount of people, time needed for the class, and materials required. Contact me >>

 

Private Lessons

Private lessons are very beneficial as you can get the one-on-one attention that you need, and every lesson is catered to your specific issue and project. If your problem requires more time and attention than 5 minutes, please book a private session with me. Contact me >>

 


Current Classes

May 05, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Garden Gnome – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Spring has sprung! Why not learn to needle felt a whimsical garden gnome to watch over your house plants? Students will learn special techniques to create this mythical creature, like attaching a separate cone hat and applying wool locks for hair. NOTE: This course is for intermediate students who have taken needle felting courses in the past or have lots of practice.

 

Cost: $25.00 + HST + $15.00 materials fee payable to the instructor at the class

 

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Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 7 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂

 


May 11, 2019 – Saturday
Needle Felt a Bee – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Spring is abuzz and it’s the perfect time to learn to needle felt a cute bee on a wire to decorate your house plants. This class is the day before Mother’s Day so why not treat your Mom to a special early gift. Techniques you’ll learn are wrap wire around wool then wrap wool around that to create the core bee shape, add yellow stripes, bee wings and the cute bulgy eyes.

 

Cost: $40.00 + materials (receive 10% off all materials for this class at Spun)

 

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Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 3 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂

 


May 18, 2019 – Saturday
Felted Jewelry at the Fibre Farm – Binbrook
Lickety Spit Fibre Farm, 107 Binbrook Road, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

It’s the long weekend so why not take your Mom out for a late Mother’s Day gift to enjoy a fun workshop at a fibre farm. Meet the animals on the farm and learn to needle and wet felt a pair of earrings and a bracelet using the natural colour fibres from the animals raised on the farm. As a special treat, there will be tea and a cone to start, included in the price. Your mom will love the break from gardening!

 

Cost: $55.00 – materials included + tea & scone

 

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Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 6 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂

 


May 25, 2019 – Saturday
Needle Felt “Paint” Afternoon – Guelph
Fionn MacCool’s, 494 Edinburgh Road S, Guelph, ON N1G 4Z1
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (arrive earlier if eating lunch)

 

What is a wool “painting”? In this workshop, you will learn how to needle felt a landscape onto an 8″ x 10″ pre-felted wool sheet to make a beautiful wool “painting”. This is a very relaxed project and great to do with friends. All materials are included, and you get to take home the foam pad, needle, all the extra wool in your kit, along with your masterpiece.

 

Cost: $50.00 + food or beverage purchase* – materials included

 

*NOTE: In order to use the room at Fionn MacCool’s, everyone must order a drink and/or food item. Please arrive earlier if you’d like to eat lunch. Cathy will be there at 11:30 a.m.

 

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May 26, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Bluebird – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Create a beautiful bluebird using needle felting techniques! Using a pipe cleaner, learn how to create a beak and wrap wool around it to create the core shape. Students will learn to attach wool locks for wings and a nylon cord so you can let your bird sway in the breeze.

 

Cost: $25.00 + HST + $15.00 materials fee payable to the instructor at the class

 

Register Online >

 

Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 7 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂

 


Upcoming Classes

 

More Spring workshops are begin planned. Check back often.

 

If you have a class idea or something specific you want to needle felt, please let me know: cathy@woollydoodles.com. I am always looking for new ideas.