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Workshop/Course, Tue 26 Nov 2019, £40




This workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with a little experience of the wonderful art of needle felting.

Using local wool, in an array of beautiful colours, you will learn the basic techniques of 3D needle felting to make your very own unique Christmas pudding, beautiful angel and possibly a Christmas Tree decorations.

Course length will be approx 3 hours and will include a needlefelting kit for you to take home.

Hanne is also running a half day workshop in the morning on 26th Nov to make 3D Toadstools and Mushrooms. If you wish to attend both workshops I can offer these at a reduced rate. Please email me if you are interested in this option.

The workshop will take place in our purpose built creative space overlooking Coniston Water and the Old Man of Coniston. We will provide refreshments and sweet treats.


Hanne Crank is a local artist specialising in 3D needle felt art. Originally, from Sheffield, Hanne moved to the South Lakes to concentrate on her art and live a more fulfilling life in this beautiful part of the world.

Hanne's needle felting journey began when she saw a tiny curled up fox at a friend’s house. After discovering this animal was made out of merino wool using a single needle she knew she had to learn more and has since taught herself the craft and become completely absorbed in the therapeutic process.

Hanne is still on her needle felting journey, as she continues to create new and original pieces. Always using the Lake District scenery and its local flora and fauna as inspiration, she finds the satisfaction of seeing a unique piece coming to life in her hands truly magical and forever intriguing.

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Event details

Dates Times
Tue 26 Nov 2019 14:00 to 17:00


including all materials and kit, cakes and endless tea/coffee! Please bring glasses for close work if required.


East of Lake,
LA21 8AA


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