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.

 

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

October 21, 2018 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Barn Owl – Burlington SOLD OUT* 
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

 

Learn the art of needle felting by making a cute little barn owl figure. Once you make one, you’ll want to make many more! Students will also learn how to make a little nest for their owl to sleep in. Suitable for teens and adults.

 

Techniques you’ll learn include creating the core shape, make and attach wings, and the face detailing.

 

Cost: $25.00 + tax + $15 materials fee payable to Cathy at the workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

SOLD OUT*

 

*NOTE: If you are interested in learning how to needle felt a Barn Owl, please email me at cathy@woollydoodles.com. As this workshop is sold out and I’ve had inquiries as to if I am teaching another one, I may hold a special barn owl workshop in November.

 


October 25, 2018 – Thursday
Halloween Craft – Needle Felt Animal Ear Headbands
Speckles Art Studio, 461 North Service Rd. West – Unit 11B, Oakville L6M 2V5

 

Is it getting down to the Halloween wire and you still can’t find the perfect animal ears? Well, look no further because you can make one yourself! Have fun needle felting while creating an animal ear headband to wear for Halloween or year round. Students can choose from making a Fox, Cat, Bunny, or Dog. We will be wire wrapping a metal headband and there will be a variety of wool colours to choose from. This workshop is good for any level of needle felter and suitable for teens and adults. Wool, needles, and headband wire-frame are included in the price.

 

Cost: $40.00 + fee
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Note: Need a minimum of 3 students or the class will be cancelled. Please tell your friends!

 

Register Online >

 


Gnome figure

November 11, 2018 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Gnome – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

 

Learn how to needle felt by creating a funny Gnome character that will bring a smile to everyone’s face. This shaggy hair forest dweller is a great project to learn some different techniques of needle felting. Learn to create a core shape using a skewer for wrapping, apply an outer colour to the hat, roll a ball to make a nose, apply wool hair to cover the entire body, and create the hat brim that gives him all his personality. Suitable for adults.

 

Cost: $25.00 + tax + $15 materials fee payable to Cathy at the workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Note: Need a minimum of 7 students or the class will be cancelled. Art Gallery of Burlington decides this 1 week in advance so sign up early.

 

Register Online >

 


Upcoming Classes

November 17, 2018 – Saturday – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Needle Felt Painting – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8

 


December 2, 2018 – Sunday – 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Needle Felt a Gnome – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8

 


Christmas Project Workshops
A couple Christmas project workshops are being planned and will be held end of November and beginning of December.