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

February 24 & March 3, 2019 – Sundays
Needle Felt a Sheep – Burlington – SOLD OUT
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (2 sessions, 2.5 hours each, total time 5 hours)

 

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

 

SOLD OUT

 

Get on the waiting list.

 


March 10, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Tired Bunny – Burlington
Teresa Seaton Studio and Gallery, 652 Spring Gardens Rd, Burlington, ON L7T 1J2
Time: 1:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Easter is coming and the bunny gets tired after delivering all those Easter baskets. Take your needle felting to the next level by creating a sweet bunny that will lay in your hand or in a cute basket. Special techniques you will learn are creating the main bunny shape with a skewer, how to sculpt the face by using add-on wool techniques and how to blend wool colours for a more realistic effect on the fur.

 

Cost: $50.00 + fee (materials included in cost)

 

Register Online >

 


March 23, 2019 – Saturday
Needle Felt a Barn Owl at a Fibre Farm – Hamilton
Lickety Spit Fibre Farm, 107 Binbrook Road, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0
Time: 1:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Spend 2 hours on a fibre farm where you’ll be using wool raised from the sheep on the farm to learn how to needle felt a cute 2.5” tall Barn Owl. Techniques you’ll learn include creating the core shape, add an outer color of wool, make and attach wings, and the face detailing. Cathy promises that this class will be a Hoot!

 

Cost: $45.00 + fee (materials included in cost)

 

Register Online >

 


March 31, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Bluebird – Burlington
Teresa Seaton Studio and Gallery, 652 Spring Gardens Rd, Burlington, ON L7T 1J2
Time: 1:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

By this time of the year we can’t WAIT for Spring! Why not get in the mood by learning to needle felt a bluebird of happiness. Using a pipe cleaner, learn how to create a beak and wrap wool around it to create the core shape. You will learn to attach wool locks for wings and a nylon cord so you can let your bird sway in the breeze.

 

Cost: $55.00 + fee (materials included in cost)

 

Register Online >

 

Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 3 students sign up. If it is cancelled, you will be notified by noon on Saturday March 30 and will receive a full refund. So please share with your friends. 🙂

 


Upcoming Classes

A couple more Winter 2019 workshops are being planned including an evening one.

 

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.