Online Felting Course for Teachers and Beginners
The Magic Trout Imaginarium's virtual felting course is a great way to learn needle felting or wet felting.
There are so many tools and techniques, so what is the best way? The easiest way? Or the cheapest way to get started?
Let us show you!
In this easy step by step course, beginners (teacher, artists, or students) can felt along in class or at their own pace.
"Fantastic Workshop! I love how they incorporated the growth mindset into making! I came struggling with confidence regarding the idea of the project and left with a fun, completed project! Thank You!"-Sarah SD 38
All About Wool
What types of wool work best for which styles of felting and why? How do sheep get treated in the wool industry and where does our wool come from? We will answer all your questions about wool and how to best use it in your new hobby.
Tools & Materials
There are so many tools and supplies you can use to wet felt and needle felt. In this online felting course, we'll teach which tools to use when and why We'll also show you the pros and cons of various supplies on the market and what our favorites are and why.
Learn how to wet felt and needle felt, create specific shapes, mix colors, attach pieces to one another and use wool for various projects like costumes, decorations, artwork, lampshades, stop motion animations and even adding interactive electronics!
Our online felting course walks you through basic projects that will give you the skills and confidence you need to become a felting expert! It's really easy! Fpr exmaple, this beginner sushi felting project teaching basic shapes, color mixing, and attachment of wool
Meet Your Instructor Zee Kesler
For the past 10 years Zee has played a key role in bringing maker culture to libraries schools and higher education institutions in the Vancouver area through programs, meetups, public engagements and festivals.
Zee loves felting and teaches hands on professional development workshops and conferences all over Canada on a wide range of topics including textiles, open source assistive technlogy, electronics, trades skills, Makey Makey and the growth mindset. Zee loves wool because it is the most environmentally friendly art material on earth and is extremely forgiving for those who are not detail oriented or confident in their creative art making skills.
Note: This course is captioned for those who are deaf or hard of hearing
Buy one of our classroom sized kits and get access to the Felt Along course and lesson plans FREE!