We have teamed up with Jacqui McKoy-Lewens from Pink Alpaca Studios to offer exciting Felting Workshops:

Friday 8th December: Beginners Felt Making

Felting is one of the most satisfying creative experiences. Simple enough to get great results to start with, but once you get the bug, there are so many things you can do with it. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
In the 2 hour session you will learn how to wet felt, add texture and create simple shapes.

We are offering 2 sessions for this Workshop:
either 10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm
Each session is £55.00 pp

* Refreshments provided*
*Material for the course provided*

Saturday 9th December: Family Felt Sessions

Design and make an original piece of Felt Art for your home or to give as an extra special Christmas Gift. Your Felt can be taken home to be turned into a Framed Picture, Book Cover or Cushion Front. (Some Notebooks, Picture Frames and Cushion Bases will be available for purchase on the day)


9am – 10.30am

11am – 12.30pm

1pm – 2.30pm

3pm – 4.30pm

5pm – 6.30pm

Adults: £10.00

Children: £5.00

*Material for the course provided*

Sunday 10th December: Christmas Floral Felt Wreath & Christmas Tree

Learn how to manipulate yarns to create a Christmas Wreath with Winter Flower and Christmas Tree ornament.  Perfect to welcome guests into your home at Christmas, or as a special gift for a loved one this year. No experience necessary, you’ll be learning the basics of wet felting and will be able to choose your own unique combination of colours using Pink Alpaca’s hand dyed fleeces.

Session runs 10am – 3pm

£75.00 pp

* Refreshments and a light lunch provided *
* Material for the course provided *

Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th December: Christmas Creative Gift Making Weekend

Day 1 – Saturday 16th: How to Felt; Dye Workshop & Nuno-Silk Scarf Technique

Learn specialist silk-dye techniques to create the base for 2 original Nuno-Felted Art Pieces. Create a unique and unforgettable artistic gift for a special Friend or Loved One.

 10am – 3pm

£75.00 pp

* Refreshments and a light lunch provided *
* Material for the course provided *

Day 2- Sunday 17th (am): Felted Pet Cave

Learn how to create a cosy bed for your Cat/Small Dog or Rabbit.

9.30am – 12.30pm

£55.00 pp

* Refreshments provided *
* Material for the course provided *

Day 2- Sunday 17th (pm): Jumbo Knit Lap Blanket

Learn different techniques to making these ‘huge’ Chunky Knit Blankets!!

They are the latest trend in Homewares, so amaze your Family and Friends by creating your own – Give as a gift or keep for yourself to snuggle into on Christmas Eve.

2pm – 5pm

£90.00 pp

* Refreshments provided *

* Material for the course provided *

Indicate Choice of Base Colour when booking; Natural Grey, Ivory/Cream or Beige/Taupe

A 25% Non Refundable Deposit Payment will be due at the time of booking with the balance payable 2 weeks prior to the Course.

Please wear loose and comfy clothing.

Bring an Old Towel (if available) to dry hands and work area while felting. (And a plastic bag to take it home in)

Gloves useful if required; mild soap will be used in the Felting Process.

For more Information and to Book please call 01606 888251 or email workshops@abbeywoodestate.co.uk.