Needle Felt A Bumble Bee Family

Aug 25 2019 10:30 - 16:30

Workshop & Play, The Barn, R/O 102 Dunstable St, Ampthill, MK45 2JP Bedfordshire


Create these wonderful needle felted Bumble bees mounted in a frame like a true feltie entomologist !

Join Felt and Dandy and learn basic needle felting techniques whilst making lovely bumble bees.

This workshop is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of needle felting, as well as enthusiastic felters.

You will learn the basic needle felting techniques for most creations through demonstration and step by step guidance.

By the end of the workshop, you will have learnt:

1.Use needles and needle felting tools
2. Make 3d shapes in felt
3. Make wire legs
4. Join shapes
5. Blend colours
6. Add contour details
7. Attach eyes and wings

Some needles, wools and tools will be available to buy for your own future use but all other materials will be provided. You will get to go home with a finished creation plus some off cuts and trimmings from the day.

Cost £49.00. Includes booking fee and light refreshments.  Feel free to bring your own lunch or take the opportunity at lunctime to grab a bit to eat out.  To book, please click on the ticketing link above. If you experience booking problems, please email Emma at

**Polite notice for attendees - there is no parking on-site, instead we encourage you to use the free car park (Saturday & Sunday only) behind Aragon Housing Association - accessed via Chandos Road & Katherine’s Gardens, Waitrose 3-hr bays, the new Pay & Display next to Costa Coffee (£1 p/hr & closest to us!) or find suitable on-road parking nearby.