LivingWell: Needle Felting A Tribute to Our Feline Companions

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Course code: PM1775F

We know they can’t be replaced but by joining this creative felting course you can create a miniature tribute to your beloved feline companion to treasure forever.



From 26 Jun 2024 to 17 Jul 2024
Wed 13:30-16:00

4 weeks

26 Jun 2024

13:30 to 16:00

03 Jul 2024

13:30 to 16:00

10 Jul 2024

13:30 to 16:00

17 Jul 2024

13:30 to 16:00


Dorchester Library and Learning Centre 

Charles Street



Fees and concessions



Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>During this course you will receive both group and individual support in order to help you learn more about creating a felt art model inspired by a beloved cat in your life.</p>

<p>You will have time to talk about and share memories as you develop your miniature felt model.</p>

<p>Topics that may be covered include:</p>

<li>Basic drawing techniques and demonstrations</li>
<li>Support choosing the right felt materials and colours to get started </li>
<li>Basic felting techniques</li>
<li>Basic sewing techniques</li>

<p>The course is participative and includes information giving, demonstration, discussion and working together. You will need to be prepared to take an active part in the sessions and to challenge some of your thoughts and beliefs.</p>

<p>All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading and writing, and you will work using these elements throughout the course.</p>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. </p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no Pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a Beginners course, and you will be expected to have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject. </p>

<p>This course is for people who are experiencing low mood, anxiety and/or stress. </p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder. <br />
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Materials and resources will be provided for this course.<br />
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You are advised to wear old clothes or an overall to protect your clothes. </p>