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Papermaking Plus: Pauline White – Sunday June 11

For beginners and advanced This workshop will explore all things paper How to make paper then manipulate shapes, embossing, inclusions, layering, colouring, stitching, hanging devices…..  …..and much more.  Bring some items from your stash Sunday 11th June 1 Surrey st, Bassendean 10am – 4pm Cost $95 BAC members $75 PMWhite Bendigo Bank 633-000 Account 111187225

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HERITAGE MONTH April 18 – May 21- ‘Having a Voice’ – with workshops, hosted by the Embroiderers Guild

The 2017 Australian Heritage Festival theme is Having a Voice.   The National Trust invites communities across  Western Australia to tell your stories through different voices, recognising the many narratives that have shaped the West. Our shared heritage is rich with voices from many cultures – Having a Voice is about taking time to stop and listen to stories from…
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Update: March 24 2017  Nuno Collage and Textures by Pauline Franklyn – Visiting Textile Artisan    Mini Workshop  Wednesday April 5, 2017  9.30am to 12.30pm Combine printed and textured fabrics from Pauline’s stash of silk, velvet and cotton fabrics with Australian merino wool to make your own piece of Nuno collage. DARN IT! from socks to Art by Trudi Pollard…
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Fwd: 2017 Summer Masterclass places available – Canberra January 2017

If you are travelling further afield and will be in Canberra, the message from Ruth Hadlow below might interest you. Begin forwarded message: From: Ruth Hadlow <ruthhadlow@gmail.com> Date: 6 December 2016 at 10:17:38 am GMT+8 To: Ruth Hadlow <ruthhadlow@gmail.com> Subject: 2017 Summer Masterclass places available Dear all, several places have become available in the 2017 Summer Masterclass, which will run…
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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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Wearable Art Intro to Nuno Felting: Val Hornibrook @ Dwellingup

This introductory lesson…… teaches how to lay wool tops and silk in a laminating method known as nuno felting. When the pieces are completed there is an element of surprise from its original design as it shrinks between 30-70%. Where Forest Heritage Centre 1 Acacia Rd, Dwellingup WA 6213 When Saturday, October 15 from 10am – 1pm

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WAFTA Life Member at Work in the South West

The people of Northcliffe WA, are feeling fortunate to have renowned visual artist, Nalda Searles travelling to the south western town give a workshop there in November. Nalda is………. one of  WAFTA’s Life Members and a ‘WA National Treasure’, So if you’re heading down on a trip to view the springtime wildflowers or live close by you might like to join them for the…
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WAFTA @ Work – Week Two – at the ShopFront Northbridge – August 29 to September 2

Thank you for supporting us at the ShopFront events over two weeks in Northbridge. -ARTISTS in RESIDENCE….. were at work again, where WAFTA artists worked on their own projects, while at the same time interacting with students from North Metro TAFE at the Northbridge Campus. AiR: KERRIE ARGENT     Book binding & Stitching AiR: ANNETTE NYKIEL   Eco dyeing and Basketry TAFE Students, WAFTA…
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Hot off the Press! WAFTA@Work this week Announcement: Dr Martien van Zuillen To Give the First Artist Talk Tomorrow

WAFTA is pleased to announce the addition of Martien to our esteemed list of WAFTA artists giving their artists talks tomorrow. Martien is our first speaker so be sure you are on time. Details further down. Why not join us this week some time in Northbridge? REMINDER: For this week and next WAFTA is utilising the ShopFront at 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge for…
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WAFTA @ Work this week and next at the ShopFront Northbridge – What’s on now until August 26

Why not join us this week some time in Northbridge? REMINDER: For this week and next WAFTA is utilising the ShopFront at 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge for four WAFTA artists to work on their own projects, while at the same time interacting with students from North Metro TAFE at the Northbridge Campus. This Week 1 Monday  22 August to 26 August AiR:…
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Felt WEST’s TOSS N TELL: SATURDAY AUGUST 20 Bookings also open for Shifting Shapes in Silk with Nancy Ballesteros

Toss n Tell Saturday 20th August – this month will be held at Gallery Central with a backdrop of our wonderful Exhibition MACRO|micro. The Program…………. 12:00pm Gallery doors open. 12:15pm – 12:30 pm Bookings for Workshops & Membership Renewal. 1:00pm – 2:00pm Artist Floor talks 2:15pm – 2:30pm Mini Toss and Tell – Update on News. The Gallery closes at 4pm…
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Zing Doll Workshop: Iris Whitelock – September 17, 2016

    WAFTA member, Iris Whitelock wonders if you’ve lost your ‘ZING’ so she is running a workshop for you to…..  create your own ZING Doll.   PRESENTER:  IRIS WHITELOCK DATE:  Saturday 17 September 2016 TIME:  9.30AM – 4.30PM VENUE:  Main Training Room, Ikon Institute, 425A Albany Highway, Victoria Park, Perth Limited to 12 (Adults only; any gender) COST:  $300;…
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August 16 Meeting: Fiona Gavino and Fibres West 2017 – We Have Lift Off – Enrolments are Open

There was a buzz at the WAFTA meeting last night with two guest speakers. First Fiona Gavoni enlightened the ‘full house’ of members and visitors with a presentation showing a selection of her diverse and inspiring works, and outlining her extensive career and achievements.  A big thanks to Fiona for giving so generously of her time, from your WAFTA friends.     Second…
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Ozquilt Network Mini Conference: 23-25 September 2016

Be a part of a beautiful Bunbury weekend of activities and events with the nation-wide Ozquilt Network Mini Conference 2016 Flyer . – Artists’ Gallery talk – Inspiring speakers – Silent Auction – Design workshop – Optional Sunday Mystery Tour: to experience Art, Nature & Community – the launch of the Australia Wide Five touring exhibition coincides with this one –…
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The Heart Felt Mandala with Martien van Zuilen

The (heart)FELT Mandala: Exploring Colour, Design, and Surface Applications in hand-felted rugs Make a rug inspired by traditional design principles of the ‘Mandala’ (a Sanskrit word meaning ‘circle’). Click here for details. If you have any queries, questions or clarifications please email the Feltwest Workshop Co-ordinator at feltwest.workshops@gmail.com. Please note time structure for this workshop:  Thursday 28th July 7:00pm – 8:30pm Introduction…
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