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 5 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

June 23, 2019 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Sheep – Oakville
Spun Fibre Arts, 2464 Lakeshore Rd W #4, Oakville, ON L6L 1H8
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.


Don’t be baaaaashful. Spend a lovely Sunday afternoon needle felting an adorable Sheepy figure with big black eyes and curly locks. Learn to create a core shape using a rolling technique, ear shapes, feet, apply wool locks to cover the body, and face detailing.


Cost: $45.00 + materials (receive 10% off all materials for this class at Spun)


Register Online >


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


Fall 2019 Classes

October 18, 2019 – Friday
Needle Felt a Barn Owlet Using Local Wool Fibres – Woodstock
Part of the Woodstock Fleece Festival
Unifor Hall Local 636, 126 Beale Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 6X5 – 4 minute drive from the fairgrounds
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.


This workshop is part of the Woodstock Fleece Festival’s Friday workshop sessions. Learn how to need felt a cute 2.5″ tall Barn Owlet using wool from an Ontario Fibre Farm. Techniques you’ll learn include creating the core shape, add a top colour of wool, make and attach wings and a tail, and the face detailing. Cathy promises that this class will be a Hoot at Woolstock!


Cost: $45.00 + $15.00 materials fee payable to the instructor at the class


Register Online >


Note: This class will be cancelled if less than 8 students sign up. So please share with your friends. 🙂


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.