Sunday, 28 April 2013

Anne Bonney and Maureen Foss at the Autumn Fair all ready for a sell out day of these lovely felted garments made from our members.  A lovely mix of items for sale from books, hats, scarves, wraps and more!

Davida Palmer was all done up in a felted hat, top and scarf all to match.  Davida is also a ceramic artist selling her many pots for the Pottery Group at the SSAC.

Congratulations to those who entered the Autumn Fair at the Stirling Street Arts Centre.

 7 Day A Week Winner
Designer:  Sue Smorthwaite
 Glamour Puss Bag Winner
SSAC Member ? Please let me know
Recycle Bag Winner
Designer: Jo Scott
Recycle cool drink pull rings

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

A busy weekend ahead for the felting group.

Balingup Small Field Day
Saturday - 10.-4pm
20 April 2013

Small agricultural field day which is related to sustainable small farming, together with a huge range of cottage industry products.  Bunbury Felters were invited to showcase there garments in the Fashion Parade -  times are 11am, 12am and 2pm. We also have a stall full of beautiful garments available for sale.

Designer: Sue Smorthwaite
Mothers Day Autumn Fair

The autumn challenge is handbags the categories are:
  • Glamour Puss - stretch your creative vibes - this bag is for that special event.
  • 7 Days a Week - this bag will take you from town to country.
  • Recycled - use your wildest imagination to recycle your trash into a handbag.  Upcycled unique fashion piece.
At the fair there will be stalls for you to peruse on the day - a felt stall of course. Also remember to vote for your favourite bag on the day between 10.00am - 3.00pm.

Designer Val Hornibrook

Friday, 12 April 2013

April's meeting was a flurry of busy felters, making bags and hats for this coming season.

Christine and Colleen
mmmmhhh look forward to see what they have made for next month

One cannot have enough cushions - felt with stitching - lovely.

Designer: Colleen Castledene 

Monday, 8 April 2013

Sue has been making bags for April's workshop and demonstrating how she does it here.

 Designer: Sue Smorthwaite
made from her scraps of silk/wool
 Designer: Sue Smorthwaite
Carpet Bag

a close up

A rosie clutch bag
Designer: Denise Read

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

A close up of a 3D piece that is part of the South West Survey at the Bunbury Regional Art Gallery.  50 Artisans showcasing there work from the south west region of Western Australia in all types of mediums.  Exhibitions closes 14th April.
 Designer: Val Hornibrook

The start of a circle scarf will have to wait until next meeting to see the results.

Scarf of burnt oranges with stitch

 Designer: Jane Paterson

The ten minute tip - 2 pieces of embroided felt:

 Designer: Christine Ferguson