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Wearable Art Mandurah 2017 Updates

March 22  CALLOUT FOR WAFTA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE WAM JUDGING DAY ON APRIL 8 WAM 2017 invites members interested in any putting their volunteer hand up for any of these roles to follow this link to the full list…….  http://www.mandurah.wa.gov.au/…/Ca…/Employment-Opportunities If you are interested please let Barb Thoms (WAM) know. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to indicate which…
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Wearable Art Study Group January 21 2017 – glue guns with Sarah Quail

What could one learn in a “Gluing Workshop” – glue is for joining and repair, right? WAFTA member Sara Quail gave a workshop focused on, in her words, “Embracing your glue gun and emblazoning fabrics by embellishing, embedding, embossing and more……. Creating a decorative, dimensional and structural medium for integrating with textiles” – all done with everyday items from the…
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Wearable Art Study Group with Louise Wells: February 11 2017

At an exciting morning on the February 11 meeting of the Wearable Art Study group (WASG) members discovered more possibilities of upcycling their recycling bin!   The group of 11 members was very excited to have WAFTA member, and several times Wearable Art Mandurah artist, Louise Wells talk to us about how her ideas developed for each of her entry garments.  Our biggest thanks…
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Wearable Art Study Group: December 3 2016

Wearable Art Study Group: December 3 2016 The last meeting for 2016 ran last Saturday December 3 and saw ten eager WAFTA members enjoying over three hours of sharing, intense discussion, planning and ‘play’.  The morning ran to an ‘open plan’ with participants enjoying it immensely. A big thanks to Emma Seaton for setting us up and collaborating with us all throughout…
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Wearable Art Mandurah 2017

Entries close 16 December   For more information click here. Four great reasons to enter: Ten prizes and awards on offer Exposure to a large audience through exhibitions, expos and events Free professional photography to all artists who pass pre-selection All artists who present for the main judging receive a free ticket                …
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WAFTA Fibreswest Scholarship – Going, going, almost gone – news and updates about Fibres West 2017

Welcome to this timely update from Fibres West 2017 – it has been some weeks since I had the chance to circulate an update and I hope it has been a creative time for all. Now it’s time to grab a cuppa, and read here! Since the launch of our 2017 program, the response has been nothing short of tremendous with 114 confirmed enrolments thus far. Hence the…
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Common Threads Wearable Art 2017

  This exciting competition gets better every year.  Entries for 2017 are now open. There’s over $7,000 in prizes to be won with a special award for first time entrants! The whole thing culminates in a choreographed musical, dance and artistic performance on stage in the Performing Arts Centre in Mandurah.  It was a sellout last year. It’s not just an…
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