Thursday, 31 October 2013

4 new books have just arrived for our Library resources - will have to wait until our meeting tomorrow to view them.
 by Sheila Smith
by the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
for the International Lace Award
edited by Lindie Ward 
by Nancy Schwab
by Candie Cooper

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

More felt pieces, eco dying, soap making, 2D & 3D pieces in nuno method or laminating of layers these were taken at the annual camp in Augusta, Western Australia  (a beautiful part of the South West of Western Australia).

 soap making

 lunch time

Thursday, 24 October 2013

17 Bunbury Felters packed up there cars for a 3 day weekend camp away in Augusta, Western Australia. This is our annual event where each member attending did a mini workshop and look at the results WOW. Great company, lots of chat, wonderful food and wine and 3 days of fabulous felting.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

More garments from the Fire Fibre & Fine Arts Exhibition - nuno or laminating techniques using wool and silk works really well together as you can see by the designers below.
 Designer: Sue Smorthwaite
 Designer: Brenda Warner
 Designer: Kerry Gelmi
Designer:  Jacqui Gibson

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Bunbury ladies did a workshop with Pam Hovel from Raw Edge Textiles - we all made a top to fit in her special techniques of felting with rouching. Some will be dyed in there own method of eco or coloured dyes maybe leaving it white - well done everyone and thank you Pam for showing us your beautiful garments from your Raw Edge Textile collection.

Saturday, 12 October 2013

This weekend is the Annual Fire, Fibre & Fine Arts Exhibition open Saturday 10-4pm with a Art to Wear Fashion Parade with afternoon tea and entertainment. Sunday open 10-4pm. ALL Welcome. Displays of art work, ceramics, knitwear, felt, jewellery, bead work, machine embroidery.  You only have today and tomorrow to see this wonderful annual event by the members of the art centre so come down to the Stirling Street Arts Centre, Stirling Street, Bunbury

Felt Necklace
Designer: Jean Braund
Collar and Necklace
 Designer: Jean Braund 
Seamless Top
 Designer: Kim Pearce

 Designer: Kim Pearce 
Zip Necklace  Designed by Rhonda Tomerine 

Thursday, 10 October 2013

October meeting was embellishing your felt pieces then framing them.  Emma showing off her collection beads, threads, paper beards, threads, yarns all those lovely felt bits we just can't throw away.
Designer: Emma White

 Emma's lovely treasures
Designer: Emma White

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Early September a 160 feltmakers attended the 12th Southern Hemisphere Felting Convergence which is held every 2 years.  Five days of tutorials from attendees, international tutors.  Was a great event enjoyed by all.

160 Feltmakers from the Southern Hemisphere 

Here are pictures taken at the event - my sincere apologies for not naming who made them - please email and let us know if this is your piece.

3D Felt Sculptures

 Wendy Bailye
Jenny Farrell

Click here  and follow their facebook link  for more photographs.