Take a creative foray into the world of NEEDLE FELTED fungi and learn to make characterful Fly agaric mushrooms, that look like they're straight from the woods!

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL
21st January
(Replays available to all registrants)

With just a handful of wool and a felting needle, you’ll bring to life a beautiful Fly agaric mushroom (as a sculpture and picture) as you follow me, artist Sophie Wheatley, in these two step by step enjoyable online workshops.

January 30th 2pm GMT
Fly agaric Mushroom Workshop:
 Learn how to needle felt wool into SHAPES and add DETAILS creating a realistic chunky 3D fungi model. (With replay after)

February 1st 2pm GMT
Fly agaric
Picture Workshop: An introduction to PAINTING WITH WOOL with an adorable fly agaric picture in this great beginners workshop. (Replay if you can't join live)

ALL the details have been planned for you, so you can focus on enjoying yourself.

  • The LIVE WORKSHOPS take place on Tuesday 30th January and 1st February in an online Facebook group where you'll watch the live, get help from Sophie and meet other group members. Itinerary emailed to you following registration.
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 21st January. You'll get all the details via email including an itinerary, equipment lists, and you'll be invited to join the Facebook group where the workshop will take place.
  • PREPARATION WEEK 22-28th January giving you time to get equipment prepared. But start to prepare as soon as you register. There's a needle felt kit option to buy everything you need in one place.
  • There's a REPLAY if you miss a workshop and the group will be open for 10 days after the live workshop so you can catch up.

Enjoy some quality crafting YOU time, getting creative with these two fun projects you'll love!

What will you do with yours?

Add them to your craft projects and decorate your home.

Finished and framed to gift to a fungi loving friend (if you can bear to part with them!)

Hang them around your home to bring a little fungi fun into your life!

MEET THE ARTIST

With over 10 years teaching needle felting, Sophie from All Things Felt & Beautiful knows a thing or two about helping beginners to make felt art they LOVE.

Her gentle, easy approach to teaching, makes sure that even as a beginner, you'll quickly get the hang of this craft and enjoy creating mushrooms you're SUPER proud of and can't wait to share with the world.

Did you know?

The Fly agaric mushroom was traditionally used as an insecticide.

The cap was broken up and sprinkled into saucers of milk. It's known to contain ibotenic acid, which both attracts and kills flies – which gave it its name.