Free Online Classes

Interested in Felt Making, but not ready to dip into a live workshop, why not try one of my free online classes from the list below. Craft kits containing all the necessary materials are available to purchase from my online shop.

Recent Videos

Keep Well: Stained Glass Felt with Liadain

Keep Well: Stained Glass Felt with Liadain

nikiJul 20, 20212 min read

Liadain would like to welcome you to her class in the Felt with Us series. You are going to be finishing your bird with her. https://youtu.be/3vvKIdD3ATI Mentor Profile: Liadain De Buitlear From designing, creating…

Keep Well: Patchwork Felt with Niki

Keep Well: Patchwork Felt with Niki

nikiJul 20, 20212 min read

Hey Curious Makers! I am delighted that you would be giving Patchwork Felt a go. This is a fun packed video tutorial of cutting felt, putting pieces together as if they…

Keep Well: Felt Picture with Caoilfionn

Keep Well: Felt Picture with Caoilfionn

nikiJul 20, 20212 min read

Welcome to the wonderful series of classes Felt with Us. It has been so heartening to create with so many of you. This is the first of three videos. Information on the other videos…

Crafted Felt Bugs

nikiJun 25, 20201 min read

Roll up your sleeves and create these cute ‘Crafted Critter’s’ with Niki Collier. A DCCI funded video produced as part of the Let’s Get Ireland Making initiative. https://youtu.be/g2mgaiQ_NNk

How to Felt a Butterfly

nikiMay 20, 20201 min read

Create a beautiful butterfly using a combination of super fine merino, silk, in a combination of blue, pink, yellow, green and red. Demonstrated by fibre artist Niki Collier from her…

How to Draw a Butterfly

nikiMay 19, 20201 min read

Three simple ways to draw a butterfly using acryllic paint and water-colour paint. Demonstrated by fibre artist Niki Collier from her stunning studio in Marlay Park as part of the…

How to felt a Lilly

nikiApr 19, 20201 min read

Lillies are one of the most popular flowers in the world. Follow the video below to make your own Lilly for the summer. Materials For the Lilly: Green, white and…

How to felt a Shamrock

nikiApr 19, 20201 min read

Shamrocks are a symbol of Irish Culture and a mainstay of every St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. This video explains how to create your own Felt Shamrock from some fiber, soap…

How to make a Minimalist Felt Picture from Wool

by Niki and Tanya Collier.

Using a handful of wool & silk fibres you will make a quick colourful picture. Roll up your sleeves, put the kettle on, grab some bubble wrap, a sliver of soap and your smile.

Developed for the 2020 Cruinniú na nÓg Childrens Festival

How to make a Felt Picture of Your Street in Wool

by Niki and Tanya Collier.

Using a handful of wool, some shiny fibres and a few pieces of prefelt you will make a quick colourful picture. Roll up your sleeves, put the kettle on, grab some bubble wrap, a sliver of soap and your smile.

Developed for the 2020 Cruinniú na nÓg Childrens Festival

How to Needle Felt a Firefly

by Niki and Tanya Collier

Using a handful of wool, some wool and a few pins we will make some beautiful bugs. Roll up your sleeves, grab your wool and put your smile on.

Developed for the 2020 Cruinniú na nÓg Childrens Festival

Soldering and Stitching Electronics to Light up your Firefly

by Niki and Tanya Collier

Do you have a bug? Now let’s make it glow in the dark.

This tutorial will show you how to make your bug glow. You would learn to solder an LED to a battery holder and after that attach it to the belly of your bug.

Developed for the 2020 Cruinniú na nÓg Childrens Festival

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