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Technique Focus Workshop: “Cracked Earth” October 2nd

02/10/2018 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Technique Focus – ‘Cracked Earth’

(formally known as Extension Workshop) 

Open to all FeltWest members


October 2nd 2018    $45


Looking forward to seeing you at Craft House on Tuesday the 2nd of October when we will experiment with a Technique commonly known as ‘Cracked Earth’.

Members: Workshop Booking click here

Non Members: Workshop Booking & Membership Bundle click here

For all queries, questions or clarifications please email the Feltwest Workshop Co-ordinator at

Sara Quail cracked earth felt samples

This is a fascinating technique that has been used to make rugs (just ask Our life member Liz Odd) and softer finishes as in a scarf or on journal covers! We will help you make a sample then you can decide where you will use it.


Objective: make a sampler exploring how to achieve this ‘Cracked’ finish

  • Skills Covered:
  • Layering of wool
  • Making pre-felt
  • Designing with colour results in mind
  • Internal resists
  • Fulling cut edges


3 Hours – 10:30 start 2:30 Finish, allowing 1/2hr lunch, 1/2hr pack-up & re-cap.


Student to bring:

  • Towel and tea towel
  • Own lunch and ‘coffee’ cup
  • Plastic bag
  • $10:00 for wool pack
  • or
  • Up to 20 grams of fine merino wool (at least 2 colours)


Felting Kit supplied for loan 😊

The room is booked from 9.30 onwards and other Feltwest members will be there felting.  You are welcome to turn up anytime from 9.30 onwards to meet other members and work on your own felt project.

  • Workshops held at Craft House Alexander Park, Clyde Street, Menora,  WA.
  • tea and coffee provided
  • BYO Lunch


10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Craft House
Alexander Park
Menora, Western Australia 6050 Australia
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