Please call the Art House at 443-207-5576 to register for any of the workshops listed below.  For address and directions please click here.

Please see the workshop rating scale below to determine your level when considering a needle felting workshop.  Our needle felting workshops are for ages 14 and up unless otherwise noted.

Registration is complete and your spot is held when you have paid in full. We will not hold places without payment. Refunds or workshop credit are issued for emergency, illness, or weather cancellations.


3 Day Needle Felted Tortoise:  Thursday - Saturday, September 20-22nd  10:30 - 4:30  This Level 4 workshop will dive into new territory with wet felting techniques in combination with armature and needle felting to create a Tortoise approximately 9” long.  Sara will prepare for the logistics of armature with moving legs, retractable head, and hardened shell.  What we can do in 3 days we will see!!  Without a doubt you will learn something new and have fun along the way.  Level 4, All supplies and lunch included.  $375

Fall Nativity Series

Sarafina is excited to have a fun Fall line up of our favorite critters for anytime or your Nativity.  We will build by level in this 3 part series from a Level 2 Goat to a Level 3 Donkey and then finally a Level 4 Camel.  You may enroll in only one work shop as long as the level suits you.



Needle Felted Goat:  Saturday, October 6th  12:30 - 4:30 pm  The Goat is simple in shapes and Uses the shingling Top Coat application technique.  Will also use Swax on the hooves and horns.  Make one White or Gray goat with other color accent options.  Please refer to our Class Level Chart.  This workshop is a Level 2 and is a good first armature project. All supplies included, $65.



Needle Felted Donkey:  Saturday, October 20th  10:30 am - 4:30 pm The Donkey is not a complicated project in terms of armature and shapes but has many details.  We will use Swax on hooves, make wired ears, and use the pelt technique.  Please refer to our Class Level Chart.  This is an excellent Level 3 Workshop for building sculptural skills.  Includes lunch and all supplies, $125.



2 Day Needle Felted Camel:  Friday, November 2nd and Saturday November 3rd  10:30 - 4:30  The Camel is a 2 day Project with a large armature with a few extra wires and details.  We will use a pelt and some specialty fiber.  This is a Level 4 Class but will allow you to sink your felting needles into more complex shapes and details unique to the Camel!  All supplies and lunch included, $245.


Traveling from out of town?  Here is some helpful info:

We recommend flying into Philadelphia International Airport.  It is an easier drive than coming from Baltimore/Washington International Airport.  Click the links below for local hotel suggestions.  Each of these hotels is within a 10 minute drive to the Sarafina Art House.

Hampton Inn

Holiday Inn Express

La Quinta Inn

Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast