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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

Create your very own festive Christmas baubles using needle felting techniques. This is a very hands on course with lots of opportunities to grow and develop your new found skills. Items can be created for yourself, as gifts, or to start selling at local craft markets.

Other textile courses are offered at Eastleigh College - please browse the website for more information.

What will I be learning?

During the day you will be shown how to needle felt some wonderful woolly creations. We will be making Reindeer, Penguin, Christmas Pudding, and Robin festive decorations. This very simple and effective technique will give you the tools to create your very own and unique Christmas decorations. All the items you make on the workshop are yours to take home with you. The possibilities are endless and once you start, you can't stop!

Why is this course for me?

This course is taught and assessed through practical demonstrations and hands on activities.

How will my learning be enhanced?

Once you have mastered the basics, you will be able to learn to create more technical baubles.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

The tutor has a degree in textile designs and has been crafting and selling felt products for the last three years. She has a passion for the craft and would love to see others using this skill to create their own products.

What do I need to sign up?

This course is suitable for complete beginners or those who have tried needle felting before. All you need is to be open to trying and learning a new skill. But above all, you have fun and enjoy the experience.

Is there anything else I need to know?

All materials will be provided for your workshop.

There are no other costs anticipated in respect of this course.

Application Information

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

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28/11/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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09:30 – 13:30





24+: £49.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C841X Eastleigh College 28/11/2020 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £49.00 £49.00 Apply now

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Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.