Saturday 30th November 2019 – 10.30am to 2.30pm
At North East Artisans, 122 Bridge St Benalla, Victoria
Learn how to do Nuno felting- felt on a silk scarf.
Cost $65 ($40 tuition plus $25 for materials)
(Materials - either a black or white silk scarf and wool and silk fibres.)
Bring: 2 old towels, small scissors, paper scissors, pencil and your lunch (or purchase it across the road).
If your skin is sensitive to soap please bring gloves.
Pay on the day with cash to Annie or by direct deposit prior to the class please.
Bookings essential please contact Annie by 28th November for a place in the class.
For inquiries and booking contact Annie Longmuir 0407554416
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wet Felting Class
with Annie Longmuir
Saturday 23 February 2019
10.30 am to 2.30 pm
Make a flower, small bag, pot, scarf or anything you'd like
Cost $35 plus fibre or byo clean fibre.
Bookings - contact Annie Longmuir 0407554416 or email@example.com
NEA's beautiful felted soaps by Lise Darcy are flying out the door! Wet and use your felted soap as you would a normal bar of soap. The wool will exfoliate your skin and when the soap is finished you will have a soft merino wool face cloth! Available in a rainbow of colours and only $7.00! A unique gift for Christmas, birthdays or yourself!
Photos taken at the second of Annie's two felting workshops held in May 2018.
Valerie started felting after retiring from a career in science. Using merino wool (sourced from Euroa, Victoria) and silk for embellishment, she makes wearable art, mainly in the form of scarves.
A member of the Victorian Felt Makers Inc. and Shepparton Textile Artists Inc., Valerie's work has received awards including 1st prize for textiles at the Milawa Gourmet Region Art Show in 2014. and highly commended in 2015 then 1st prize in 2016 at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo.
Valerie's scarves are worn by many people, both locally and overseas. Valerie is happy to do commission work to colours of your choice.
Valerie can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Make a nuno felted scarf using prefelts.
Cost $65 includes materials- black or white silk scarf, wool and silk fibres. In the class we will make wool prefelts, cut out shapes and felt them onto a silk scarf. The class will commence at 10.30 am on Saturday 16 December and will be at least 4 hours.
Bring 2 towels, a piece of dowel or broom stick, small sharp scissors and your lunch.
Contact Annie Longmuir 0407554416 for booking--pay by direct deposit to Annie to secure your place or pay on the day with cash.
'From Fibre to Felt' is one of two free 'Door of Hope' courses offered by NEA in February to creative people with artistic dreams who are keen to develop a work for exhibition and possible sale, Taught by NEA artisan Annie Longmuir, 'From Fibre to Felt' commences on Wednesday 15th February from 10.30 to 12.3o pm and runs for six weeks.
'From Fibre to Felt' offers the opportunity to learn the basic techniques of wet felting; to change fibre to felt and to make an individual piece of 'felt art'. Felt can be made to create jewelry, bags, framed art, wall hangings, 3D objects such as decorative bowls or wearable art such as scarves .
Participants in the 'From Fibre to Felt' course will exhibit an individual piece of 'felt art' at North East Artisans during the Wall to Wall Street Art Festival in April.
Funded by the Tomorrow Today Foundation, the 'From Fibre to Felt' course is free-of-charge (including materials) to individuals 18 years and over residing in the Greater Benalla Rural City. Fliers and application forms are available on the Door of Hope web page, at the NEA gallery and gift shop, or from the Tomorrow Today Foundation.
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Address: 28 B & C, Carrier Street, Benalla, VIC 3672
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