Making a felted bag – Petra Hilsen

Course Overview

Make yourself a small felted bag , using  a resist method.

In this one day workshop, Petra will show you how to: 

  • Lay out the wool
  • Make prefelt 
  • Create a surface design
  • Wet felt the bag. 
  • Instructions on how to finish the bag of once dry

Teacher Profile

Petra is a Newcastle- based experienced Felt Maker

“Felt helped me to contain myself  and allowed me to work creatively. I love the design and sculptural abilities the felt offers and make items that have a practical use as well as uniquely designed and are fun. I love to play with colour and shape”

Materials List

Material: $25 fee 

Workshop Terms

While our fibre art workshops are usually held in the gallery's historically significant workshop space, the workshop venue may change according to the needs and wishes of the artist tutor. Likewise, the times of the workshops may vary depending on the type of workshop and its presentation.

Timeless Textiles Gallery will, at its own discretion, where a participant is unable to attend a fibre art workshop, an exchange or credit note will be made available or a refund of the  deposit or payment in accordance with the following Workshop Refund Policy.

Major commitments must be met, and in fairness to all, the policy concerning the refund is:
Cancellations 3 months prior to workshop date - refund 80% fees paid
Cancellations 2 months prior to workshop date- refund 50% fees paid.
Cancellations 1 month prior to workshop date- no refund.


19 Jun 2021


9:30 am - 4:30 pm