Running Hare Needle Felting Two Day Workshop

Crafts

Needle Felting

Two Day Course

Carla Taylor

29 August 2023 to 30 August 2023

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

£170 includes materials

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Description

On this exciting two day needle felting workshop fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of needle felting as well as sharing lots of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way as well as sharing her love and passion for local Dorset and British wool.

Carla will share with you how to make your sculptures more life like and come to life by be looking in more detail at the proportions, shapes and details of the beautiful magical brown hare by creating these features using intricate felted shapes, wire legs, the mixing and layering of different wool’s and the use of reverse felting needles.

By the end of this two day workshop you will have created your own beautiful running hare mounted on a beautiful piece of locally sourced Dorset wood, ready for you to take home or if you can part with them to give to that special someone as a gift!

​A fun, creative, inspiring and relaxing couple of days in beautiful surroundings with like minded friends.

Accommodation can be booked, subject to availability.

Tutor information

Carla Taylor: The Mousehole Woolery is situated in the heart of the Dorset Countryside and is the home and studio of fibre artist Carla Taylor. The Mousehole Woolery creates contemporary sustainable wool sculptures inspired by the animals and landscape of the British countryside and coastline using local Dorset and British wool using the technique of needle felting, transforming loose fleece in to sculptural work of art!

Carla exhibits her sculptures at the Dorset Arts Festival at Sculpture by the Lakes in Dorset and at various galleries across the South West. She has also been featured on the Channel 4 programme Craft it Yourself and in Craft & Design Magazine, Wildlife Watch and the International Felting Association magazine.

Your questions answered

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.