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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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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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FeltWEST Toss ‘n’ Tell November

Saturday 17 November Xmas Party Everyone brought tasty nibbles for our Christmas Party and chatted and laughed the lunch away.  Here are a few pictures of a few attendees, sorry if we didn’t get you in a snap. Raffle prizes won by Kerri Bertucci and Sara Quail,  enjoy. Marion Messages Marion ask the members to […]

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Catherine O’Leary Jacket Workshop Report

Catherine O’Leary Sculptural Felted Jacket Workshop Nov 2018   Catherine O’Leary is a textile artist from Melbourne. She has been working with felt since 1990’s. On the first evening Catherine presented a slide show to FeltWEST of her past and present textile work. She works mainly in 3-D, often covering entire surfaces (like desks and […]

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