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Ulster Folk Museum

Heritage Crafts: Felt Craft

Creative Arts & Crafts Classes at The Ulster Folk Museum

- , Sun 19 May 2019

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Needlefelt Animal

Saturday 10th November

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

Needle felting uses barbed needles that intermingle fibres locking them together to form a dense matted surface. Join our tutor to learn this technique and create a small animal to take home.

Fee: £35/£30 (concession) + £7 to tutor for materials

Tutor: Dorothy Dinsmore                               Ref: 11/NEED

Nuno Felt Scarf

Sunday 2nd December

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

Nuno felting is a technique that combines felting wool to another fabric. Join our award winning tutor for the day to create a bespoke silk scarf.

Fee: £45/£40 (concession) + £10 to tutor for materials

Tutor: Dorothy Dinsmore                               Ref: 12/XNUNO

Felt Making

Saturday 26th January

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

This workshop offers the opportunity to make your own fabric in felt. In the class you will learn about layout, inlay and separation techniques.

Fee: £35/£30 (concession) + £8 to tutor for materials

Tutor: Dorothy Dinsmore                               Ref: 01/FELT

(Please note that felt making involves energetic rolling of the fabric)

Needlefelt Garden Creatures             

Sunday 19th May

Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Using felt, participants will employ a needlefelt technique to shape the body and features of a garden bug such as ladybird or bee. The little creature will then be placed on a needlefelted flower.

Fee: £25/£20 (concession) + £5 to tutor for materials

Tutor: Dorothy Dinsmore                               Ref: 05/NBUG