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WA Quilters Stitched and Bound 2019 Juried Exhibition

stitched and bound 2019 is a juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts and is open to textile artists residing in Western Australian. It will be the twelfth; self-funded, juried exhibition curated by Western Australian Quilters Association and will be at the Zig Zag Gallery. It will showcase work of Western Australian textile artists who […]

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Toss N Tell Report Saturday 16 Feb 2019

FeltWEST February 2019 meeting Mini-workshop – Fibre Finesse for Felt Today Sara Quail kindly demonstrated the use of plant fibres for embellishing felt to create texture, subtle bling, sheen and colour variation. Adding non-wool fibre also reduces pilling and increases the structural integrity, allowing for extremely thin layouts. Silk waste, silk spaghetti, soy silk, mulberry […]

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Sue Clay – Commemorative Felt Wall Hanging

THIS WALL HANGING HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR 1 AND FUNDED BY THE HOLME VALLEY PARISH COUNCIL . THIS LARGE FELTED HANGING WAS MADE FROM CARDED SHEEP’S FLEECE AT TEXTILE ARTIST SUE CLAY’S MYTHOLMBRIDGE ART STUDIO, THONGSBRIDGE BY MEMBERS OF THE HOLME VALLEY TEXTILE GROUP.   THE […]

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Big Ink Workshop – Tutor F Duthie Reporter M van Zuilen

Big Ink – Surface Design + Garment Construction FeltWEST started its 2019 program with a truly creative bang. Big Ink – Surface Design + Garment Construction (January 31-February 3) was a 4-day workshop hosted by FeltWEST with the amazing felt artist and tutor extraordinaire Fiona Duthie. The workshop filled almost instantly when it opened for […]

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