Wed, 12 Apr|
Felting Workshop - Toronto 2023
Learn the ancient craft of wet felting wool to create a unique felt piece to make into coasters, hang on the wall or other small item. Supported by Lake Macquarie City Council.
Time & Location
12 Apr 2023, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toronto, 97 The Boulevarde, Toronto NSW 2283, Australia
About the Event
In this small group workshop we will be discovering the ancient craft of Wet felting wool? This wonderful and versatile craft can be used to create both beautiful and functional objects.
In this half day workshop guided by textile artist, Amanda Donohue, you'll learn new skills and take away your own unique piece that can be used to make a wall hanging, cushion cover, journal cover, coasters, needle-case, small bag or other similar items. You will learn the principles of wet felting ie how to lay out the wool tops, decorate your piece, then felt and full it.
This workshop is a great opportunity to enjoy handmade processes and have fun learning how to continue traditional crafts. Other workshops are scheduled in shashiko, shibori and fabric printing.
No experience needed.
Tickets are $18, supported by Lake Macquarie City Council, and include:
2.5 hour face to face workshop
All materials and tools including wool tops, soap, bubble wrap.
Morning tea will be available for a gold coin donation.
About your tutor:
Amanda Donohue works as both a textile artist and printmaker. Amanda's printmaking and textile works are informed by multiple themes; the environment and in particular water, the domestic and popular culture. Amanda investigates these themes and images in connection to her own personal history. With a BA in Visual Arts (Honours in Printmaking) from the University of Sydney, Amanda has over 20 years experience. Amanda's work is collected in galleries throughout Australia and she exhibits regularly.
Wet felting workshop
Ticket includes face to face workshop and all materials and tools. Supported by Lake Macquarie City Council.$18.00Sold Out
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