Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The Merry Month of May

Wow what a busy and exciting start to the month it has been so far....

Friday 1st May
At our monthly meeting Kim demonstrated how to make nuno felt pre-felts as illustrated in Catherine O'Leary's book. 
Kim demonstrating how to make nuno felt pre-felts

Karen showing us her amazing jacket (using the nuno felted pre-felts) that she bought from Catherine O'Leary.

May Show and Tell

Colleen's bag 

Karen and Kim's bags

Penny and Lorraine's bags

Brenda's slippers

Sue#2's hat

Ren and Jane attended a 3 day workshop with Pam de Groot and made these amazing dresses

Detail of the layers and the dyeing on the dresses

Penny's wonderful chalk artwork on the boards at the Stirling Street Arts Centre

Saturday 2nd May
Was the Final Showcase event for the Common Threads Wearable Art Competition in Mandurah. CONGRATULATIONS go to Kerry for winning the overall show prize with her garment Icosahedron.

Kerry and Sue#2 with Jackie's model on stage after the show and Sue#2's garment on stage. (images for Icosahedron and sue's garment on stage are from the STRETCH official facebook site)

The garments are now on exhibition at CASM, Ormsby Tce. Manudrah along with other garments from the competition.

Then from Sunday 3rd to Tuesday 5th May, 9 of us attended a 3 day mosaic felt bag workshop with well known felt artist Pam de Groot. 
More photos of the workshop to come............

and that's just the first week of May!

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