NEEDLE FELTED FISHING GNOME- Steffi Stern, The Makerss- 12.30

Learn how to needle felt this fun little gnome character complete with fetching wellington boots (colour may vary) and a fish at the end of his rod.

Steffi will teach you techniques to achieve basic shapes, build bulk and sculpt with super-fast felting wool, whilst adding colours and features just by using a felting needle.

Steffi’s style is supportive, encouraging and fun filled. Take your needle felted gnome home together with an Eco wool felting mat, felting needles and full colour step-by-step instructions. The finished size is about 15cm tall.

Advisory Note:

Not suitable for children under 16 years.

Meet the Tutor

Steffi Stern

German born Steffi Stern is a craft enthusiast and has been crafting for as long as she can remember. In 2010 Steffi turned her passion into her profession when she opened her first craft shop in Gloucestershire.

Fast forward to today and she now runs the successful craft business The Makerss. She has written four books on needle felting and doll making. Steffi loves combining her business experience with her passion of crafting and helping others to realise their creativity. Steffi’s teaching style is supportive, encouraging and fun filled.

Kekfesto Cotton

Gilly Thomson specialises in beautiful Hungarian blue and white quilts. The blue and white resist printed cotton fabrics come in hundreds of patterns and are colourfast and fade resistant – This is a unique opportunity to buy at reduced prices, as her website is closing down.

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Linzi Upton

Linzi Upton is an award winning longarm quilter, teacher, author, blogger and videographer who loves to travel and experiment with textiles. She has taught patchwork and quilting workshops throughout the UK, Germany, France, USA and on board a cruise ship to Norway. Linzi has a great rapport with her students of all ages and abilities.

Make & Takes

Don’t miss our exciting selection of Make & Takes. Each mini-workshop can be found and booked on exhibitors stands and often cost less than £5 – a great way to try before you buy! We advise booking at your selected stand on arrival at the show to secure your place. Choose from:

Announcements coming soon!

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