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Emma Herian - Felted Christmas Decorations

Date and Time - Monday 6th December - 7 to 9.30pm

Location - ArtStart, Studio 14, Star Brewery, Castle Ditch Lane, Lewes, BN7 1YJ

Fee - £30 for 1 workshop £80 for all 3 workshops

About the workshop


6th December Week 3 - Christmas Decorations Workshop

In this final week of needle felting workshops you will be shown how to make the most beautiful Christmas decorations that will become traditional every year as they are used too decorate your home. From baubles to gingerbread houses the possibilities will make it a magical time to celebrate.


All tools and materials will be provided as well as useful worksheets for each lesson.

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Course Summary:


Needle felting is a great hobby for adults as it improves dexterity and

concentration but, be warned, it is hugely addictive! 


What you’ll learn in the adult needle felting club


  • Techniques and processes

  • Planning and designing

  • The tools of the trade

  • Foundation and structure


About Emma Herian, Fibre Artist, Writer & Tutor


Emma Herian has been creative ever since she was able to knit on two pencils during school story time!


Having studied ceramics and plastics at Brighton University she then went on to work for a furniture design company in London. Emma's life changed when she had children which then brought her back to her love for sewing, vintage textiles and knitting, exhibiting and selling unique handmade pieces all over the world.


The needle felted pieces of work evolved when she was asked to teach the craft at a workshop which has taken Emma's love of making into a whole new direction. Being a self taught needle felter, Emma’s background in three dimensional crafts allows her to mould and create characterful yet whimsical pieces out of wool, each one unique yet charming. 15 years on and her workshops are proving to be a popular way of learning this therapeutic craft.


Emma Herian Fibre Artist is Emma’s creative business selling, teaching and writing about her handmade needle felted animals and accessories.

Emma has used many of her craft skills to create small animated films which can be seen over on her YouTube channel as well as her Instagram account.

Emma has also been a feature writer for Making Magazine, creating and writing various craft tutorials and has had her work published in various craft books.


Her work has also been featured on the Channel 4 ‘Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas 2015’ programme, a Christmas tableau of needle felted animals in a winter wonderland.


Published work

Felt & Fur - 20 Simple Makes To Sew by Emma (April 2021) GMC Publications Ltd

Needle Felting- 20 Cute Projects to Felt From Wool by Emma Herian (October 2019) GMC Publications Ltd


Projects featured in -

Leathercraft - Inspirational Projects for You and Your Home by GMC Editors Sewn Bags - Stylish Bags For Every Occasion by GMC Editors

Decorative Paper Craft by GMC Editors

Quick & Simple Sewing Home by Leisure Arts Inc


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