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Needle Felt Classes & Workshops

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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Winter 2020 Classes


January 21, 2020 – Tuesday
Wool “Painting” of a Winter Scene – Waterdown
Tea at the White House, 35 Main Street North #Unit 1, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

During this cold Winter, get out of the house and learn something new! Needle felt a wool “painting” in this fun workshop. You will needle felt a 4″x6″ wool painting of a winter scene. Learn various 2-D felting techniques while needle felting wool into a felt sheet. Enjoy a pot of tea while you stab away.

We encourage you to arrive around 5:30 p.m. This will give you time to settle in and pick your tea and you can purchase scones or cheese to nibble on.

Cost: $55.00 (needles, wool & a pot of tea included)

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Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 5 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂


January 26, February 2, 9, & 23 :: 4 session class on Sundays
Needle Felt 3 Small Butterfly Wool “Paintings” – Burlington
Royal Botanical Gardens – Main Centre, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. for each session

In this 4-session class, learn to needle felt three 4″ x 6″ “paintings” each with a local butterfly. Wool paintings are made by stabbing sheep wool into a wool canvas using a special barbed needle. Each week we will build on the techniques learned the week before and the butterflies will progressively become more challenging. The Monarch “painting” is split into 2-sessions where you will spend time learning to add a background and flower.

Cost: $125.00 + $8.13 Fee + $17.31 HST (materials included in cost)

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NOTE: Once on Eventbrite, click on the Register button and it’s 20 down on the list. Look for the title: Bring Nature Home – Needle Felting: Sundays, January 26 to February 9, 23; 1 to 4 p.m. at RBG Centre

Coming Soon

More workshops are being planned. Check back often.

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

Book a Needle Felt Party

If you have 5 or more people and would like to host a private party with a needle felt project you get to choose, connect with me and I’ll be happy to work with you. Cost is based on amount of people, location, time needed for the class, and materials required. Don’t hesitate to ask me!

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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.

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