Needle Felt a Penguin (In-Person) January 28, 2023

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Cost $90.00

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This class is designed to introduce students to needle felting with a simple, seasonal project. Perfect for beginners. No experience necessary.

Felting is older than spinning or weaving and found in many world cultures. Felting wool means to agitate the fibers so that they bond together into a non-woven fabric or a three-dimensional form. Dry needle felting involves the use of a sharp, barbed needle and stabbing the wool to connect fibers to build density and form.

Participants will learn to felt one or two baby penguins about 4 inches high.

Your instructor will provide the following materials:

  • all supplies, including wool, felting needles, and foam

Want to keep felting at home? Tools and supplies will be available for purchase.

  • $5 foam pad and 2 needles
  • $5 extra wool roving, plain
  • $5 extra wool prefelt, colors

Students are asked to bring the following materials:

  • Those with previous experience can bring their own needles and foam.
  • Snacks or water, as there are no food facilities at the folk school

Age requirement
Students ages 18 and older are welcome to attend this class.

Skill Level
No experience needed

Cost details
Tuition: $80
Materials fee: $10
Total cost: $90

NOTE:  Be aware we may cancel class if a minimum number of registrations is not reached. We work to balance teachers’ need to plan for a class with students’ busy schedules — not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!