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Needle Felt Classes & Workshops

Cathy teaches needle felting classes and workshops in the GTHA area of Southern Ontario AND NOW offers felting workshops ONLINE!! Take a beginner’s course to learn the basics or take your needle felting to the next level and learn some intermediate techniques. Usually classes and workshops are held in various locations in Oakville, Burlington, and Hamilton, and sometimes in the surrounding cities.

Online Zoom classes are recorded and video provided only to the students who took the class. So if you have to miss a session because life happens, you can still learn from watching the class and email Cathy any time with questions.

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Spring Workshops & Classes Online

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March 14, 2021 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Winter Scene Painting
Zoom Online
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

Learn various 2D needle felting techniques to create this beautiful wool painting. You will have a great time blending wool colours and creating the pastel gradient in the sky. This is a very relaxed project and great for all levels of felters.

Cost: $35.00 CAD for the workshop ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit ($16) and Foam Pad ($7) are ADD-ONS when you check out. Click the registration link to see what you need for this workshop.

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March 16, 2021 – Tuesday
Needle Felt a Pansy Flower – Evening
Zoom Online
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EST

Learn to needle felt a pretty Pansy flower that can be turned into a pin, magnet, clip, or as an embellishment on your wool projects. This is a great project for those who have small amounts of wool colors but don’t know what to do with them. I used 3 to 4 grams of wool for each flower.

Cost: $20.00 CAD for the workshop ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit ($14) and Foam Pad ($7) are ADD-ONS when you check out. Supply kit includes enough wool to make 4 to 5 flowers.

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March 21 & 28 2021 – 2 Sunday sessions
Needle Felt a Cute Bunny Figure Class
Zoom Online
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT

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 sit in your hand or lie in a cute basket. Special techniques you’ll 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 natural wool colours for a more realistic effect on the fur.

Cost: $55.00 CAD for the class ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit ($16) and Foam Pad ($7) are ADD-ONS when you check out. Click the registration link to see what you need for this workshop.

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Lop Bunny Puff

March 25 & April 1, 2021 – 2 sessions
Needle Felt a Bunny Puff Class
Zoom Online with Spun Fibre Arts
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT – both evenings

I sell this project as a DIY kit, but this class is for those who’d rather have a teacher. Learn to needle felt this adorable Lop Bunny Puff figure by creating a core ball shape, ears, feet, arms, and a poofy cottontail. Students will learn to properly apply locks to their bunny’s body. This class is two 2-hour sessions spread out over 2 Thursday evenings.

Cost: $60.00 CAD which INCLUDES materials (wool & needles). Foam pad is optional at an additional cost with 10% discount per student. This class is through Spun Fibre Arts. If you have questions with the registration, please contact them at 905-681-7786.

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NOTE: Woolly Doodles Gift Certificates are not eligible for this workshop.

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April 6 & 13, 2021 – Tuesdays
Needle Felt a Painting of the RBG Rock Garden – 2 Session Class
Zoom Online through the Royal Botanical Gardens
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT

From the comfort of your home, explore Spring at the Royal Botanical Gardens Rock Garden by learning how to needle felt an 8” x 10” wool painting using a special needle to stab sheep wool into a felt sheet. In this 2-session class, students will create a wool masterpiece based on a photo. Students will learn various 2D felting techniques including color blending and details. All materials are provided and will be available for pick-up at RBG Centre. Details emailed after registration.

Cost: $85.00 CAD + Service Fee (RBG members 10% off) Note: Materials are included in cost. This class is through the Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Please pre-register by March 27

NOTE: Woolly Doodles Gift Certificates are not eligible for this workshop.

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April 11 & 18 2021 – 2 Sunday sessions
Needle Felt a Garden Gnome Class
Zoom Online
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

I’m updating the Garden Gnome design to be a look more like the Santa figure. As I’m currently working on the project, I want to let you know it’s something that is coming soon. Details and registration will come once I needle felt the new and improved Mr. Garden Gnome.

Cost: $65.00 CAD for the class ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit and Foam Pad are ADD-ONS when you check out.

Registration coming soon

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April 22, 2021 – Thursday
Needle Felt a Bird Nest with Eggs – Evening
Zoom Online
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT

A fun Springtime project, learn to needle felt a pretty bird nest with removable eggs. You can use locks, feathers and twigs to add to your nest. Great to use up some of those smaller wool bits you have leftover from other projects. These would be perfect as handmade Mother’s Day gifts.

Cost: $25.00 CAD for the workshop ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit and Foam Pad are ADD-ONS when you check out.

Registration coming soon

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May 2, 2021 – Sunday
Needle Felt a Bird Nest with Eggs – Weekend
Zoom Online
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

A fun Springtime project, learn to needle felt a pretty bird nest with removable eggs. You can use locks, feathers and twigs to add to your nest. Great to use up some of those smaller wool bits you have leftover from other projects. These would be perfect as handmade Mother’s Day gifts.

Cost: $25.00 CAD for the workshop ONLY. If you have all the supplies and wool at home, you don’t need to buy the supply kit. The Workshop Supply Kit and Foam Pad are ADD-ONS when you check out.

Registration coming soon

Online Needle Felt Party

If you have 5 or more people and would like to host a private ZOOM party, connect with me and I’ll be happy to work with you. Choose any needle felt project from my list. Cost is based on the project chosen. I can mail materials for a fee or they can be picked up from my house in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

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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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Gift Certificates

GIVE THE GIFT of needle felting. Gift Certificates are NOW available!!! They are good for workshops and kits and offered in $30, $50, $70 or $100. If you want a custom amount, please Contact Me to discuss.

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I’m always planning workshops and classes. If you have a class idea or something specific you want to needle felt, please contact me.