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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?

This Wet Felting course for beginners offers a new and exciting opportunity to learn an age old skill used through craft making and clothing throughout the centuries. This is a very hands on course with lots of opportunities to grow and develop your new found skills. This could be in the form of a new hobby - you can create ornaments, vases, bowls and cups, as well as items of clothing, decorations and pieces of art. The possibilities really are endless! You can create items for yourself, as a gift or start selling at local craft markets.

What will I be learning?

The course will cover the basic way of felting wool using the 'wet' style of felting. This is a very fun technique and tactile process. You will learn a skill that can be used at home and is a stepping stone to creating your own unique projects, gifts and decorations.

There will be a chance to create a flat piece of work, usually a coaster or mat, and then a more advanced piece in 3D form such as a bowl or cup that you can take home at the end of the day.

Why is this course for me?

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

How will my learning be enhanced?

As this is the basic line of 'how to felt', once you have mastered this you can learn more technical ways in which to create 3D objects, embellish using needle techniques or even design into clothing.

What do I need to sign up?

This course is completely suitable for beginners or those who have tried felting before. This is a course to explore wet felting and it's diversity, with the opportunity to create something to take home. 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?

This will be a wet process. Your hands will be in water and wet for the majority of the workshop. Therefore, if you suffer from any form of skin irritation or dryness, it may be best to bring some gloves or moisturiser on the day.

All materials will be provided for your workshop. There are no other costs anticipated in respect of this course.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

Course Code

NDLCFT/WET

Course Options

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8/5/2021 - Apply Now

Venue

Eastleigh College

Session code

C840Z

Day

Sat

Time

09:30 – 13:30

Weeks

1

Fees

£52.00

24+: £52.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C840Z Eastleigh College 8/5/2021 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £52.00 £52.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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.