Course overview

Come along and join us for this fun and interactive needle felting class! Over 5 sessions you will create landscape paintings depicting the changing seasons. The tutor will be working along with you all the way through, supporting breaking everything down step by step. You will learn the basics of needle felting, a fun and creative craft technique that involves using a special felting needle to stab and agitate wool. The classes are run in a relaxed environment and the pace of learning is based around your confidence and comfort.

Course description

This course is designed to introduce learners to needle felting, which is a captivating craft that allows you to transform raw wool fibres into stunning works of art like needle felted landscapes. This 5-week course will provide you with the opportunity to create your own needle felted wool painting. Through hands-on practice, you will also experience the therapeutic benefits of craftwork while exploring your own creativity. It’s perfect for beginners looking to delve into the world of needle felting. You will learn new skills and become part of a community of like-minded people, share your experience with others in a friendly and constructive way.

On this course, you will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor. You will also be able to set your own personal learning goals and get one to one support towards achieving them. The friendly atmosphere will offer the opportunity to learn new skills at your own pace.

The course will support adults on their journey to learn skills which help them progress either in work or life. Alongside the potential economic benefits, the course is intended to reduce loneliness and make people happier, healthier, more confident, capable and more resilient. This taster is free for WHIST members.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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