Member Profiles

Sue Smorthwaite
Sue joined the BFG in 2012 and is the current Group Leader. She learnt to felt with Gillian Harris   in the UK but has gone from strength to strength since joining the BFG. She has won competitions at the SSAC in Bunbury, had her work shown on the catwalks of various fashion shows in WA and got into the finals for the 2014 Common Threads Wearable Art Competition, her first entry into a large scale Wearable Art competition.
More of Sue's work can be seen at

Brenda Warner
Brenda moved to Bunbury from Fremantle at the start of 2009. The first thing she did was to join the Bunbury Felters Group and has enjoyed friendship, skill development and sharing opportunities.  Over the past ten years, Brenda’s garments have been seen in fashion shows in Perth and areas of the South West of Western Australia. She has sold her unique fashion accessories throughout Australia and overseas. Recently, she has been working on combining her three loves of sewing, knitting and felting and uses these techniques when designing and creating a wide range items and garments for ladies.

Brenda’s work can be seen at 


Maureen Foss
Maureen is an Alpaca Breeder who processes, spins, knits and felts her own fleeces. She sells natural colours, as well as brightly dyed wool and some of the alpaca fleeces are processed into batts.
Have a look at Maureens site to see more information on her Rockview Alpacas.

1 comment:

Brenda Warner said...

Congratulations to our wonderful leader and thanks for the great work you have been doing for the Bunbury Felters Group.