Workshops

This area is for reviews and thank you’s.  For a more comprehensive list of workshops refer to the Events Calendar.

Meredith Woolnough Thread: Sculptural Embroidery & Resin Embedding – 23-24 Nov

While I’m sure the many attendees to this workshop and machine embroiderers in general have their own preferred embroidery thread, Meredith’s was Rapos Gem Collection.  Rapos, a Thai manufacture has an online store.  Happy Embroidery is the only Australian based importer. Click here for details of the Gem Collection of threads from Happy Embroidery.  A PDF of the colours is attached….
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Meredith Woolnough: Sculptural Embroidery & Resin Embedding 23 – 24 Nov

A mix of all ages enjoyed Meredith’s carefully planned and sensitively delivered workshop this week to learn some complex and for many, new processes.             On Day 1 everyone experimented, adjusted thread tension, drew and stitched onto woven and water-soluble fabrics, creating a range of experimental embroidered artworks in themes of their choice. After lunch Meredith guided the attendees through explorations of…
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Helen Clarke’s Etching Workshop

WAFTA event blogger Penny Lee popped in at the end of the first day of Helen Clarke’s etching workshop at Heathcote to find the 11 participants experiencing the excitement of seeing their first set of prints. Enthusiastic comments were made on the calibre of Helen’s teaching, her vivacious presence and high level skills, the range of techniques being taught over the two…
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Run, Stitch, Run – Jan Irvine-Nealie Workshop

Run, Stitch, Run   –   Jan Irvine-Nealie workshop 22-23 June 2016 How many of us, I wonder, first learnt running stitch making little hessian potholders for Mum in primary school? The 12 lucky participants in Jan Irvine-Nealie’s course ‘Run Stitch, Run’ at Heathcote this week discovered how this simple stitch can be applied and varied to accommodate far more sophisticated…
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Fabulous Ferrous Workshop-2nd Edition: Kerrie Argent – September 4

$80 Earlybird tickets to the September 4, Fabulous Ferrous-2nd edition one day workshop ended on Sunday night 19 June. It’s still a great chance to spend a day being expertly guided through the process of rusting papers by Kerrie Argent, a sculptural artist from Lake Grace who loves working with recycled materials – in this case – old rusted bits of…
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Kerry Argent: Artist Talk and Workshop in Busselton April 9 & 10

  A warm and big WAFTA thank you to Kerry Argent who presented an informative Artist Talk at 2pm Saturday April 9 at ArtGeo Gallery, Busselton.  Her talk was well attended and many questions were answered. Three who attended the talk booked for her Sunday workshop.     Kerry also ran Fabulous Ferrous workshop on Sunday April 10 where thirteen participants took part in a full and…
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April May and June Workshops

  To find out about our upcoming events in April and May please refer to our Events Calendar .   In March and April our major event is the Memory and Commemoration Touring Exhibition in Lake Grace and Busselton. For more details please view our Events Calendar . In June our major event is our 21+ Exhibition .  Look out for more information…
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Get Hooked at Lake Grace – March 20

This workshop, attended by 12 eager participants, was an integral part of the Memory and Commemoration Exhibition on Tour at Lake Grace Regional Artspace and part of WAFTA’s Outreach program. We look forward to seeing photos from the day and also some of the pieces created by participants. A big WAFTA thank you goes to Robin Inkpen for sharing her expertise so generously.  Locker Hooking Lake…
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