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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: 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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Feltwest 2017 AGM and August Toss and Tell

The Feltwest Annual General Meeting started by welcoming representatives from the Funds for Freedom Project for the presentation of   a cheque for $2,000 – the proceeds from our 50:50 scarf project.  These funds will be used to support women and children escaping domestic violence. The retiring Committee members were thanked for their huge contributions […]

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50:50 Scarf festival ends

Well done and thank you to all of you who donated scarves to the 50:50 festival at the Gesha Cafe, and to those who regularly dropped in to check on it and to keep the display looking good.  A special thanks to Soosie Jobson who organised the project but due to surgery, was unable to […]

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