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Jigsaw Weave & Felt with Martien van Zuilen

Workshop – Nov 2017 Presented by Martien van Zuilen, a FeltWest member and international tutor, participants spent a very pleasurable 2 days learning her unique Jigsaw Weave & Felt technique. With its strong visual impact, the opportunities to include this woven effect in handmade felt are endless – homewares, accessories and wearables or as accent […]

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Feltwest October Toss N Tell – Surface Design

October 2017 Toss ‘n’ Tell Demonstration – Surface Textures by Sara Quail 21 October 2017 Sara presented a fantastic and comprehensive demonstration, encompassing a huge variety of ideas & techniques that she has been experimenting with. I can hardly begin to represent it here…The accompanying pictures will help to tell the story. Looking beyond conventional […]

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Feltwest 2017 September Toss ‘n’ Tell

September 2017 Toss ‘n’ Tell Demonstration – Silk Paper -Nancy Ballesteros Please see full instructions on Nancy’s website here: http://treetopscolours.com.au/more/make/silk-paper/ Materials & utensils: Bombyx or tussah silk tops, baking paper, iron, ironing board, starch (either spray or powder & water mixed in spray bottle), water, net, textile medium or acrylic gloss medium/varnish, anti-static spray (if […]

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Review of Leather Workshop

What an inspiring day looking at the possibilities of adding leather to our felt!  We met at Leather Direct in Osborne Park where there was lots of different leathers and tools available.   Bec from Hammered Leather works showed us the properties of different types of leather and their uses, from very soft kid leather, used for clothing, […]

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