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Megan Cleland :: Two Fall 2019 Workshops

Updated: Oct 27, 2021

Elora based felt artist, Megan Cleland is hosting two Fall workshops at the Elora Centre For the Arts.

Contact the centre @ (519) 846-9698, email @

Needle Felted Landscape

Sunday October 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Price: $95 plus HST 

A $20 kit fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Workshop Description:

Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a landscape of your choice. Come with an image (hard copy or digital) and recreate a favourite landscape for yourself, or as a gift! Colour theory is discussed to enable students to understand how to bring the subject forward and recede. The student will leave the class with the knowledge to complete their needle-felted portrait at home.

No drawing experience required.  Ideal for the beginner to intermediate.


Felted Holiday Hat 

Saturday November 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Price: $125 plus HST (Members receive a 10% discount) 

Workshop Description:

Learn the basics of wet felting to create a lightweight and stylish hat ready for the cooler weather! Colour theory is discussed to help participants design a hat in the palette and style of their choice. Brimmed or cloche! Ideal for beginners and up.  Finishing instructions provided.

*An additional $20 Kit Fee is payable direct to instructor at first class session


About Megan

Megan has a passion for anything felted. Living on a farm in Australia for 10 years surrounded by sheep and angora goats, Megan started exploring felted garments, hats and bags. Using various techniques she realized that she was a felter and not a weaver.

Moving to Canada, the popularity of Facebook created more exposure to felting artists and techniques. Needlefelted  portraits was the beginning of her journey and then came wet felted hats. Using a technique from Russia opened all sorts of possibilities in creating hats that were distinct and stylish. Megan loves passing on new ideas to students and provides support long after her class is done.

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