Free taster: Wet needle felt making
Who is this course for?
This workshop will introduce you to wet felting techniques.
You will be creating some flat felt samples from wool fleece using a variety of techniques.
Support and feedback
To find out how you are getting on, you will complete an individual learning plan and have one-to-one discussions with your tutor. You will also create a small folder to demonstrate sewing techniques
If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to a tutor or centre staff who will arrange for you to receive support or talk to a learning support tutor. Any information given will be treated confidentially.
Additional costs and requirements
No previous experience is necessary. All materials will be provided. Please bring rubber gloves with you and wear old clothes. A notepad and pencil will also be useful.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
About the tutor
Sam Brown currently works as a tutor for Learn Devon running courses in craft and design. Prior to this she had a varied career working as a Graphic Designer, an Interior Designer and as a Manager in interior and fashion retail.
Sam has a BA(Hons) in Design/Typography from the University of Plymouth as well as diplomas in Interior Design and Fashion and Textile Design.
Since childhood, Sam has loved making handcrafted pieces, developing skills in needlecraft and creative textiles techniques. She is interested in combining old and new technologies in her work from hand embroidery to digitally printed fabrics and from letterpress printing to Adobe Creative Cloud.
“I love teaching adults new skills – whether for pleasure or to pursue a new career, every course is unique in that friendships are formed, skills are learnt and dreams are followed.”
Samantha Brown, Arts & Crafts Tutor, Learn Devon.