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« on: May 20, 2008 05:44:25 AM »

So I taught my first needle felting workshop today. I was crapping myself!! I've never taught before.
And to have to explain what I was doing and trying to be coherent was very scary. It was how to make a teddy bear.
But it went well and I think everyone had fun. They all got to bring home a bear at the end of the 4 hours. They did choose to do a more advanced pose: the reclining teddy bear, so that was a challenge. But I think they all did really well for a first go. Four hours was the max for beginners I think, as arm fatigue was beginning to set in! And quite a few finger pricks too! All part of the learning process.
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The poster boy for the workshop and the one they all wanted to make:



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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2008 07:53:52 AM »

gasp!!!   Oh my gosh!  what fun!!  look at all the little lovelies!  well you obviously are a natural teacher cause look at them all!  they look like bears!!!!  sooooo very cute!
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2008 07:57:37 AM »

Oh! That's one of my favorites! I really wish I could have been a part of it! Looks like you did a great job!
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those are SO adorable  Smiley
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