Creative Felting & Textile Workshops at Diva Design Studio

workshop-montage-210x321We really enjoy passing on our knowledge and excitement about colours, textures and techniques. Our courses are brilliant for beginners and more experienced hands alike as well as anyone yearning to be creative who believes they’re not artistic. Come and have fun and surprise yourself!

*Click on any of the following courses for full details and dates.

Art-to-Wear Scarves

Make a one of a kind  felted scarf in soft, flexible fibres and glorious colours.

Baubles, Bangles & Beads

Learn various techniques to make lush felted jewellery.

Beautiful Bags

Design and felt a seamless handbag, clutch or even a sporran! Make a pouch to fit your phone, kindle or tablet.

Beginners / Improver’s Felting

Come and play with all our glorious colours and blends of fibres in our beautiful studio.

Botanical Felting

Taking seasonal inspiration from a range of flowers to create a felted “Botanical Painting”.

Christmas to Keep

Create a seasonal heirloom decoration.

3D Felting

Vessels, vases and pots – learn to create three dimensional shapes in felt.

Dyeing Texture

Dyeing a range of different silk and wool fibre textures then experimenting with felting the textures you have dyed.

Embellish Embellish

A made to measure course for those wishing to learn how to get the best from their embellishing machines.

Fantastic Felted Hats

Design and make the perfect hat for you!

Felted Flower Corsages

Learn how to make various flower forms that can be used to make a corsage to wear on your coat, hat, bag, or in your hair.

Felted Flower Lights

Felt a fabulous festoon of flowers and attach them to a string of fairy lights.

Felted Flower Wall Hanging

Create a large flower study in felt.

Felted Table Runners

Make a wet felted table centre or small runner.

Felted Fairy Houses

Come and make a little 3-D fairy house; rustic and earthy, sweet and flowery or flamboyant and wild.

Felting Master Class

Five days to explore and deepen your felting skills.

Felting With Lace

Make a pair of felted cuffs, a needle book, or journal cover with vintage lace.

Felting Small Gifts

Making small gifts.

Free Form Crochet

Crocheting ‘outside the box’.


Making small, friendly gnomes from felt and other things.

Hand Spinning for Beginners

From the sheep’s back to yours – well, nearly!

Lights, Lamps and Doorstops

Learn how to felt onto a form such as a vase, lampshade or pebble.

Made to Measure Workshop

Play day for you and your friends, picked from our range of workshops.

Making Mini Books

Learn to make and decorate several kinds of mini books.

Paint and Stitch

Play with colour and create a picture using paint and hand stitches on fabric.

Seasonal Special

Get prepared for Christmas and send gifts and cards you have made yourself.

Simple Landscapes

Come and learn to ‘paint’ beautiful landscapes with merino and silk.

Shibori – Felt and Dye

Learn how to felt, dye and create unusual effects using the technique of ‘shibori’.

Textured Art Brooches

Using all sorts of texture-making tricks to make an Art-to-wear brooch.

Trash to Treasure

Turn fabric and paper scraps into glorious metallic effect artwork.

Weaving Wishes, Memories and Dreams

Weaving a wall-hanging on a nature loom.

Wild 3D Felting

Weird and wonderful multifaceted forms – pods, pots and sculptures of all kinds.