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
Karen and Kim's bags
Penny and Lorraine's bags
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!