Carla Taylor Needle Felting Workshops
Fibre artist Carla Taylor creates contemporary sustainable wool sculptures inspired by wildlife and the British Countryside. She has a studio, the Mousehole Woolery, in the heart of Dorset. She enjoys passing on her skills to others through her very popular needled felting workshops here at Fisherton Mill.
29th September 2018 - 10am to 4.30pm
Woodland Squirrels Needle Felting Workshop
Fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the techniques of needle felting. This technique uses special barbed needles to repeatedly stab and sculpt wool fibres together to create 2 & 3D forms, transforming beautiful loose sheeps' fleece into your own unique woodland squirrel.
On this one day workshop, Carla will share with you lots of tips and tricks she has learnt along the way. You will learn to build individual shapes, join shapes together using felting needles and your hands to mould, shape and sculpt the wool. There will also be demonstrations of the principles of building and covering wire armatures.
By the end of the workshop you will have created your own woodland squirrel ready for you to take home.
Suitable for both beginners and those with some experience of needle felting.
Friday 2nd November 2018 - 10am to 4.30pm
Autumn Woodland Felt
Love wool? Then you'll love needle felting!
Fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the techniques of needle felting as well as sharing lots of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way.
Inspired by the autumn colours of the British countryside you will learn how to create pumpkins, acorns, autumn leaves, fungi, conkers and fox brooches using a beautiful array of wool that can then be transformed into either a garland, wreath or to decorate your home with to give it that cosy autumn feel or wear as an autumn brooch!
These workshops are suitable for both beginners or those with some experience of needle felting and includes all materials and a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with.
A fun, creative and inspiring day!
1st December 2018 - 10am to 4.30pm
Festive Christmas Robins Needle Felting Workshop
Fibre artist Carla Taylor of the Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of needle felting including the more advanced techniques of learning how to cover and work around the wire legs to create your own beautiful festive robin to decorate your home or give to someone special as a gift!
This workshop is suitable for those with some experience of needle felting basic shapes and the price includes all materials and a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with.