Felted Festive Poinsettias with Anne-Marie Abbate

We’re in it Together – Christmas 2022

10 December 2022

Book your space and then drop in between the times above. We estimate it will take 15 minutes to make your creation. There may be a short wait at busier times. 

Pay what you can from as little as £3* per person. Please book 1 space for every participant.

Drop-in spaces available on the day

*The recommended ticket price for this workshop is £5 per person. If you are in a position to make this donation towards the running costs of the workshop, it is greatly received.

This enables us to offer future workshops and helps to secure the long-term future of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. If you wish to make a smaller donation, you can decide the amount that is right for you from the drop down above.

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
This session is designed to be engaging on different levels for families and participants of all ages. No experience required.

Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times.

What will be covered in the class?
During this creative workshop you will be taught how to lay out your sheep’s wool fibres and add details to create a festive poinsettia, using the wet felting technique. By simply adding soap and water and rubbing the fibres you will be able to achieve a fully felted image.

What will students leave the workshop with?
You will leave the workshop with a wet felted poinsettia Christmas decoration.

What will I need to bring?
All materials and tools are provided.

Art Studio. The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.


Anne-Marie Abbate is a multidisciplinary artist, her approach incorporates sculpture, print, textiles, painting and collage. Her artworks explore environmental themes and with an affinity to use discarded and found objects, studying their history and bringing them back to life to allow them to have a second chance of survival. Anne-Marie is a member of the International Feltmakers Association.

Photographs and/or video will be taken during this workshop
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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