Needle Felting Animals for Beginners

Event Details Date: March 12, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Venue: The Encorepreneur Cafe Needle Felting Animals for Beginners

Event Details

Afternoon Session
Thursday, March 12, 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Needle felting is a technique to make sculptures from wool using a barbed needle. In this meetup, we will have workshops to learn and enjoy needle felting. Beginners are welcome. Once you learn the basics, you can make dogs, cats, and whatever you like!

You will learn basic needle felting technique with wool.You will make “maneki neko” (beckoning cat) or “kokeshi doll cat (rabbit, pig)”

This event is for ages 16 and over.

We will use barbed needles. We are not responsible for injury during the workshop.

All the materials will be provided.

Fee: $40 (materials included) This is a special, discounted price that the artist is providing for us for this first workshop. Space is limited, so please register early. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Register here:
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If you want to pay by card, cash, or check, please send private message to the organizer, to, or call 503-954-2837. Contact person: Erin Schmith and Masaki Fujimoto.

Minimum 4, Maximum 10

Instructor: Sunami Bjornson / Mini-Pup Creations
As a Husky parent, she has collected a lot of dog hair off and on, and wondered how she could use it. It was a few months after her first Husky had passed away when she decided to make his replica using his hair and wool by needle felting method. It was from her deep sadness of losing her dog. Years passed, and she has made a lot of Mini-Pups for her customers. Each time she put a lot of love and passion for the animals in the Mini-Pups.

Check out her Etsy website
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