February 2017 Toss ‘n Tell
Various ingenious ways of making good quality cords were demonstrated by Sue Eslick.
- showed her reclining mermaid in which she used various techniques viz. woodblock surface design , embellishments of stitching and beading.
- A school of fish all made in 1 piece using numerous resists. The beading embellishment enhanced the piece and gave it an extra dimension.
Alison showed off her very warm hat that she had made for herself . It is the first hat that she has made and was a great success.
Marie had made a sample using black merino wool and silk lap.
Sue Eslick her Rabbit Teapot that she made at Pam Mc Gregor’s workshop using Gotland wool. For the rabbit and carrot stopper she used merino.
Judith showed off her beautiful blue hat / beanie
Sara displayed her lovely delicate Uzbek silk and wool wrap. She also attended Pam Mc Gregor’s workshop and made a Fish Teapot using Finnish wool.
Vera showed us photos of various lamps that she has made recently.
Alison Gomes Showed us her latest wall hanging in wool and silk that is a work-in-progress. It is now at the pre-felt stage , having shrunk approx. 15%.
Katrina showed us the brochure of the current exhibition being held at the Mundaring Art Centre which ends on 19 March 2013. She will be doing a demo for WAFTA on 15th May ( Mothers Day) on making of wire armatures