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Needle Felting: Dogs

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Imortalize your favorite furry friend in felt! In this beginner/intermediate needle felting class, you’ll learn how to mould wool fibres, all while creating a needle-felted dog of your choice!

This course is an excellent compliment to our Needle Felting for Beginners, because while this course is also suitable for beginners, it involves learning different techniques for creating free-standing wool figurines. You’ll be shown step by step how to make the body, legs, tail and head, then add the some colour using a felting needle and wool.

It is helpful to bring an image of the dog you would like to create, either printed out or on your phone, for refecence. At the end of the session, you'll be able to take your new felted friend home with you!

Katie Jackson, the leader of this workshop, is a Yorkshire born fibre artist and printmaker and recent graduate from LJMU’s graphic design and illustration programme. She loves using traditional media to create characterful animal illustrations. The memories of growing up on her uncle’s farm greatly inspires her work to this day. It is the driving force behind all her work and the root of her passion for animals. To see more of her work, check out her website, https://www.katiejacksonillustration.com.


Do I need any experience prior to the class?

No prior experience is necessary, all health and safety will be taught by our experienced practitioner.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Any child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, this particular class is not suitable for children or vulnerable adults.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On street parking is free and unlimited. Public transport links are nearby, and the venue is easily accessible on foot from Liverpool City Centre.

How accessible is the venue?

The workshop is located on the 2nd floor of Elevator Studios which provides full accessibility to the premises including a access lift. On the day of the class, wait down stairs in the Baltic Social, and at the time of the event the practitioner will come down and meet you. We would advise wheelchair users to contact the workshop provider on the sale of the ticket to arrange building access due to equipment requiring a keycode.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Feel free to get in touch on 0151 601 8665 or email hello@makeliverpool.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you would like to gift this ticket or pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful, please let the us know if you need to do this by contacting us at the above email address or phone number. You may also transfer your ticket to another date up to 14 days before the class.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is preferable, but not necessary to bring your ticket.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds will be offered in the case of the event being cancelled. Make reserves the right to cancel 5 days before the class. Alternative dates will be offered if appropriate or a full refund will be given up to 5 days after the cancellation. If for any reason you find you are unable to attend then please get in touch and a refund can be offered up to 14 days before the class. After this date we can only offer a refund if your space is able to be filled.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Please bring along a print out of your ticket if the registration does not match the attendee, or contact hello@makeliverpool.com to have them change the ticket.

What do I bring into the event?

We provide all equipment and materials for this session, but it is helpful to bring an image of the dog you would like to create, either printed out or on your phone, for refecence. All you need to bring is yourself, and a snack if you want one.

What should I wear? Wear comfortable clothes.