Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Bee!

Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted bee from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles, foam pad, and extra wool home! Coffee and tea will be served as well.

 

Date:  Thursday, October 17

Time:  5:30 – 7:30pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Red Fox!

Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted owl from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too! Your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea is included.

 

Date:  Saturday, June 29

Time:  9:00am – noon

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

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Wet Felted Geode Workshop at the Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival!

Grey Fox Felting will be a part of the New York Makers Village at the 10th Annual Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival, and we’re so excited to host this special workshop at the event!

In this beginner felting workshop, each participant will learn how to layer colorful wool fiber to create a felted ball, which will then be cut open at the end of the workshop to reveal a unique geode!  We’ll be using the process of wet felting, which requires only soap, water, wool, and your hands to create felt. Unlike needle felting, there are no needles involved in this process, making it a wonderful activity for children as well as adults! All materials are included, and you’ll leave the workshop with a beautiful geode to display in your home.

Ages 7 – 100+

Date: Sunday, September 15

Time: 11am-noon

Location: Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival, Sharon Springs, NY – in the New York Makers village

Cost: $12 per person, or $20 for 2 people (discount will be refunded following purchase of tickets)

Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival in Sharon Springs, NY + Felted Geode Workshop!

This year, Beekman 1802 celebrates the 10th Annual Beekman 1802 Harvest Festival. Join in this spirit of homecoming. Every vendor and artisan who has ever been part of their Beekman Neighborhood is welcomed back with open arms, and they look forward to what they are sure will be a joyful reunion!

Shop the Beekman 1802 Mercantile and then explore the mini villages, of which New York Makers is a part of, around town to find one-of-a-kind, handmade, artisan wares from over 100 makers across the country. There will also be areas dedicated to live music, festival food, and activities for all ages.

You can find my booth in the New York Makers village, with needle felted sculptures, felting kits, wet felted scarves, and more!

I’m also teaching a workshop on the second day of the festival!  Join me in the New York Makers Village to make a Wet Felted Geode! Information and tickets available here.

Dates + Times: Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 from 10 am – 5 pm. Rain or shine.

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Potted Aloe Plant!

Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted aloe plant from start to finish. We’ll even pot it in some wool “soil” in a little terra cotta pot! No felting (or gardening) experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too! Your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea is included.

 

Date:  Saturday, August 24

Time:  9:00am-noon

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Intermediate Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Monarch Butterfly

Join us for a day of needle felting as you learn how to make a beautiful monarch butterfly in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this intermediate level workshop, you will learn how to create a three-dimensional needle felted monarch butterfly from start to finish.

It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well as several completed needle felting projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. A light lunch is included with your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea.

 

Date:  Saturday, August 17

Time:  9:00am – 2:00pm

Cost: $65

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Advanced Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Moon Bear

Join us for a weekend of needle felting as you learn how to make a beautiful moon bear in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this advanced level workshop, you will learn how to make your own free standing needle felted moon bear from start to finish. Time permitting, you will have the option of adorning your bear with a needle felted botanical motif.

It is recommended that you have a good understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well as several completed three dimensional projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. Lunch on both days is included, as well as freshly brewed coffee and tea. (Please contact me if you have any dietary restrictions.)

About our needle felting subject for the weekend:

The Moon Bear is also known as an Asiatic black bear or a white-chested bear, and is known for the beautiful white crescent shape on its chest, resembling a waning moon.

Date:  Saturday + Sunday, August 10 – 11

Time:  Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Advanced Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Mute Swan

Join us for a weekend of needle felting as you learn how to make a graceful mute swan in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this advanced level workshop, you will learn how to create a complete needle felted mute swan sculpture from start to finish. Time permitting, you will have the option of adorning your swan with a needle felted botanical motif.

It is recommended that you have a good understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well as several completed three dimensional projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. Lunch on both days is included, as well as freshly brewed coffee and tea. (Please contact me if you have any dietary restrictions.)

 

Date:  Saturday + Sunday, July 20 – 21

Time:  Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $170

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Bee!

Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted bee from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles, foam pad, and extra wool home! Coffee and tea will be served as well.

 

Date:  Thursday, July 18

Time:  5:00 – 7:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make a Baby Penguin

In this beginner needle felting workshop, students will learn about the basic techniques and materials involved in needle felting as they create an adorable needle felted baby penguin! No experience is necessary, and we recommend a minimum age of 8 to begin needle felting, as the needles involved are very sharp. Finger guards will be provided if students wish to use them. All materials are included!

 

Date:  Sunday, July 14

Time:  1:00 – 3:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Intermediate Needle Felting Workshop – Make an Orca Whale

Join us for a day of needle felting as you learn how to make a beautiful orca whale in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this intermediate level workshop, you will learn how to create a complete needle felted orca whale sculpture entirely out of wool from start to finish.

It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well as several completed three dimensional projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. Lunch is included, as well as freshly brewed coffee and tea. (Please contact me if you have any dietary restrictions.)

 

Date:  Saturday, July 13

Time:  9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: $85

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Beginner Needle Felting Workshop – Make an Owl!

Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted owl from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too! Your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea is included.

 

Date:  Saturday, June 29

Time:  9:00am – noon

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413