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

January 13, 2019 – Sunday – SOLD OUT
Needle Felt Painting – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8

 

What is a felt “painting”? In this workshop, you will learn to use a barbed needle to attach wool roving to a pre-felted 100% wool sheet to create a picture or what we call a felt painting. This class will focus on a scene inspired by the artwork of fibre artist Tracey McCracken Palmer to create an 8” x 10” wool “painting”. This needle felt workshop is a great all levels project.

 

Price: $40.00 + materials (receive 10% off all materials for this class at Spun) + HST
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

SOLD OUT

 


January 20, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Red Fox – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

 

Foxes are sly, sleek, and one of the cutest animals alive. Join teacher Cathy Disbrow and learn to needle felt an adorable sitting red fox figure, bushy tail and all. Impress your friends and wow your family by showing them how you turned wool fluff into a super cute fox. A good workshop for those looking for an intermediate needle felt project.

 

Cost: $25 + HST + $15 materials fee paid to instructor at the workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Register Online >

 

Note: This class needs a minimum of 7 students signed up to run. Please share with your friends.

 


February 2, 2019 – Saturday
Needle Felt Painting – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8

 

What is a felt “painting”? In this workshop, you will learn to use a barbed needle to attach wool roving to a pre-felted 100% wool sheet to create a picture or what we call a felt painting. This class will focus on a scene inspired by the artwork of fibre artist Tracey McCracken Palmer to create an 8” x 10” wool “painting”. This needle felt workshop is a great all levels project.

 

Price: $40.00 + materials (receive 10% off all materials for this class at Spun) + HST
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Registration Coming Soon

 

Note: This class needs a minimum of 3 students signed up to run. Please share with your friends.

 


February 10, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Hedgehog – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

 

You will learn a basic needle felt wire wrapping technique. Using a pipe cleaner as the base, you will wrap wool around it to get the basic body shape. Learn the technique of attaching wool locks to make the hedgie spines, make the face shape, ear shapes, and face detailing. Great workshop for teens and adults.

 

Cost: $25 + HST + $20 materials fee paid to instructor at the workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Register Online >

 

Note: This class needs a minimum of 7 students signed up to run. Please share with your friends.

 


February 24 & March 3, 2019 – Sundays
Needle Felt a Sheep – Burlington
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

 

In this 2 session class, you will learn to create a standing sheep figure without using a wire armature. Students will create basic wool shapes and learn how to attach the 4 tubular legs to the body so your sheep will stand stable and sturdy. Learn various techniques for creating facial features and how to properly attach wool locks to the body.

 

Cost: $25 + HST + $20 materials fee paid to instructor at the workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (2 sessions, 2.5 hours each, total time 5 hours)

 

Register Online >

 

Note: This class needs a minimum of 7 students signed up to run. Please share with your friends.

 


Upcoming Classes

More Winter 2019 classes are being planned. They will be posted beginning of January.

 

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.