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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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Report from Woolarama

Feltwest participated the Wagin Woolarama this year for the first time in many years. Woolarama is one of the biggest agricultural shows in WA, attracting people from throughout the south west and Perth and took place over two days on 9th and 10th March. Feltwest had a 3x3m display where we were able to: Demonstrate […]

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Feltwest March 2018 Meeting

Mini workshop “Fantasy flowers by Sara Quail was the theme for our mini – workshop at the March meeting. With around 40 members in attendance, she demonstrated how to create a variety of flower shapes using a small round resist and directional fulling techniques.  Sara showed us ways to layout the wool and how to […]

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