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Needle Felt a Herdwick doorstop with Annis McGowan

Create your own gorgeous needle felted sheep using soft Herdwick blended wool, with Annis McGowan.

Needle Felt a Herdwick doorstop with Annis McGowan event.

Event Date

25 April 2021

This event will also happen on the following dates:

Sunday 25 Apr 2021
Sunday 27 Jun 2021
Friday 01 Oct 2021

£ 75


Create your own unique and characterful heavy Herdwick doorstop, weighing around 3.5kg and measuring 38cm long, using all quality wools including that of the local Cumbrian Herdwick sheep... although this piece heavy enough to hold back a door, most their proud makers allow them to be admired on tables and shelves! 

A full day workshop ideal for beginners or those with experience learning inspiring needle felting techniques. Needle felting is the locking the wool fibres together through repeat stabbing with barbed needles, it sounds complicated but can easily be learned and some beautiful pieces can be created in this way.

Please note that this workshop will take place in a first floor studio up a flight of stairs. 

£75 including lovely 2 course Aga Lunch and home baking / Material Charges £30.

Event Venue

Quirky Workshops, Greytoke, Penrith, CA11 0UT

Event Website


Quirky Workshops,
Poplin Dub,
CA11 0UT

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