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.