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Welcome to our new committee 19/20

Hello my name is Soosie Jobson and I am the new President of Feltwest.  Nice to meet you all.  It is lovely to be back on the committee after an absence of 3 years and would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to the new members from the past 3 years.  I have […]

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Workshop Review: 50 SHADES OF GREY (FELT!) – Wendy Bailye

Report by Jean McKenzie On Friday 2 August this year thirteen very enthusiastic FeltWEST members gathered at Craft House to learn from a very experienced tutor.  Wendy has over 25 years’ experience as a felter and has been co-editor of “Felt” magazine.  She is currently co-ordinator of the Australasia region for the International Feltmakers’ Association and runs her own business – The Felt Studio, in Brisbane.  Over […]

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FeltWEST May 2018 Meeting

 Saturday Felting 19 May, 2018. Mini Workshop by Dale Rollerson – silk strippings and silk rods. Dale Rollerson of The Thread Studio ran a mini-workshop/demo of silk strippings and silk rods. They are both waste product in the process of spinning silk. Silk strippings –  is cocoon waste that cannot be spun. It still contains […]

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FeltWEST April 2018 Meeting

 Saturday Felting 21 April, 2018. Mini Workshop by Nancy Ballesteros – 9 different ways to layout felt. Nancy provided a number of charts as a visual example of the layouts, to show direction of laying. The dots and an arrows to show the direction of laying. The denser end of the wool will be at […]

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