Come along and join needle felting experts Judy Balchin and Roz Dace as they run our day workshops in 2016.

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These full-day workshops are brilliant for complete beginners or for anyone keen on needle felting, which is an easy technique to pick up. Just £79 per person, with materials and equipment included.

All you need is a needle and a pile of fluff and, once you’ve learned the basic method, you can make almost anything!

Christmas Penguin, Monday 28 November (Back by popular demand!)

Needle felt this penguin (15cm high). Judy and Roz show you how to create the figure and add the hat and hot-water bottle.

Needle felting penguin search press workshop

10am Meet and greet, with tea and coffee

10.30am Introduction and a short demonstration on the needle felting technique

10.45am Start needle felting the different body parts

11.30am Tea/coffee break

11.45am Finish the body parts and add facial features

1pm Lunch

2pm Finish penguin and add facial features

3pm Tea/coffee break

3.15pm Make hot-water bottle and hat

4.15pm Question time

4.30pm Workshop ends

Meet the tutors

Judy Balchin and Roz Dace

Needle felting experts Judy Balchin (left) and Roz Dace (right)

    • Judy is a designer who’s written numerous craft books and articles. She attended Cardiff and then Maidstone College of Art, where she studied graphic design, before starting work as a designer at the BBC.
    • Roz has always loved creative writing, drawing, painting and all crafts. For many years, she was a rel=”nofollow” href=””>Search Press’s editorial director, comissioning practical arts and crafts books for international markets.

Book By Phone MasterCard, Visa or Maestro cardholders can book the above workshops on 0800 024 1212* quoting code quote WW47. Alternatively, download and print our booking form and post it to us with a cheque for the full amount.

Don’t miss our other fun and friendly animals to make at the rest of our needle felting workshops.

Terms and conditions

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Where are the workshops held?

At our HQ: Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU. The workshops do not include lunch, but there is a canteen or you can bring your own and there are also food outlets close to the office. Should your chosen date already be sold out, you will if possible be offered an alternative date.


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