Needle Felting: Making Mini Accessories with Heather

  • 3rd Jun, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • City Art - next to Mulitcultural Hub
    512 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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$30 AUD + BF
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What’s it all about? 

Needle felting is the process of turning loose wool into a solid felt using a barbed needle – it’s a very easy craft that doesn’t require extensive equipment.

Using the dry needle felting technique you’ll be taught how to create basic 2D and 3D shapes, to develop into colourful felted designs for earrings or accessories – who doesn’t need a fluffy mushroom keychain?!

As well as all instructions and materials, you will also be provided with tools and materials to continue needle felting at home.

This class is suitable for absolute beginners, and all equipment is supplied. Start thinking what you might like to create. Really, anything is possible.

What will we cover?

This hands-on workshop will teach:

  • The basics of needle felting
  • Tools and their purposes
  • Creating small 2D or 3D accessories
  • Shapes and ideas (food, pets, plants, characters…)
  • How to attach these to jewellery finding


  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Free Tickets to First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request

Who will be teaching?

Heather(she/her) loves crafting, and loves sharing it with others.
She was first asked to teach in 1998, stepping up to fill-in during
her daughter’s art class at Williamstown community house, and has been
teaching arts and crafts in various settings ever since. Heather
currently holds weekly crafting classes.

Heather also contributes content for the Get Creative Magazine with
projects published every month (right from edition #1!). She has also
contributed a third of the projects for the Kids Craft book & all
projects for the Faux Finishes book. 

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More about accessibility 

Photo: Teacher’s own wonderful work.

Any questions or other accessibility needs we can help
you with? Feel free to email Maddy (she/her) at