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August 2020

AGM Toss n Tell – August

August 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Craft House, Alexander Park
Menora, Western Australia 6050 Australia
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$2
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September 2020

Extension Skills Program – Layering up prefelts and differential shrinkage

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Craft House, Alexander Park
Menora, Western Australia 6050 Australia
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$50

Join Jean and Sue to learn how multiple layers of prefelt at different stages of the felting process can be used to form three dimensional shapes.  A light prefelt will only have shrunk a little bit, whilst a firm prefelt will have shrunk quite a lot.  When prefelts at different stages are felted together the differential shrinkages create a three-dimensional form.   Techniques will be shown to attach prefelts that are at different stages of the felting process.   One…

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October 2020

Extension Skills Program – Felting around an object

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Craft House, Alexander Park
Menora, Western Australia 6050 Australia
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$50
Felting skills extension

It is fun to felt around a rock or other object, but there are a few simple tips that you need to know to ensure that the wool is able to shrink properly to form tight, firm felt.  Join us for a fun session learning how to lay wool around an object eg, a balloon or ball, creating sufficient space for the felt to shrink around the object to create a well felted piece.  Holes can be formed in the…

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November 2020

Extension Skills Program – Pockets and multiple resists.

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Craft House, Alexander Park
Menora, Western Australia 6050 Australia
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$50
pockets and multiple resists

Use of multiple resists can create exciting and multidimensional shapes in your felt.  This session will show how to use multiple resists to make complex forms, and will teach how to get a firm shape to the work, as well as how to incorporate silk fabric to add extra nuno texture.  Samples will be provided to demonstrate how these techniques can be applied to create a broad range of effects.  We will make a sample pocket that can be turned…

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