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March 2017

Members’ Meeting

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road
Menora, Western Australia 6932
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This month we have the pleasure of inviting Kathryn Harmer Fox to speak to us about her art practice as a machine embroiderer. A friend of WAFTA Secretary Gail Hawes, Kathryn is visiting from South Africa to do a workshop with Chez Armstrong at Handcrafters House in Midland, before heading over to Ballarat to teach. Be inspired by her work…

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April 2017

Textile Technique Toolbox: Fun Spin!

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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This workshop is full, but please register to go on our waiting list.  Places do sometimes become available.  (phone/tablet: click on Details ; web browser: click on Tickets) If we get enough people on our waiting list we will endeavour to offer a second session. Learn basic spinning techniques that go back to prehistoric times! Spinning fibres to make a yarn has been around…

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$35

Textile Technique Toolbox: Procion Dyeing

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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Learn how to dye all the colours of the rainbow (and the rest) using cold water Procion dyes with experienced dyer and WAFTA member, Prudence Ford.  Be inspired for your entry to the Altered States Members' Exhibition in September! These dyes are suitable for cotton, silk, linen and hemp and can even be used to colour wool with the addition…

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$35

Textile Technique Toolbox: Eco-Dye!

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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A simple technique based session to inspire you to experiment with natural or eco-dyes which you could use with your Altered States exhibition materials! WAFTA member, and experimental eco-dyer, Margaret Ford will introduce the idea of colouring fabric and thread with plants that are readily available, with simple mordants and “assists”, along with a look at the choices of resist…

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General Committee Meeting

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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Committee meetings are held once a month.  If you would like to join the committee, come along to a meeting, or have something you would like us to consider, please email us on info@wafta.co.au.

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$5 - $10

Members’ Meeting

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road
Menora, Western Australia 6932
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You are warmly welcomed to this month's meeting. We will be updating this page when we have confirmed our speaker. As at every Members' Meeting there will be supper and a chance to chat with friends old and new.

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$5

Fridays in the Studio

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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Brand New Studio Day for WAFTA members to come and work, make friends, and get involved in all things fibre and textile! Community Projects to be announced.... Sue Girak will be kicking off the 'Footprints' Project. Bring your lunch and we'll provide morning tea.           image https://margieandbert.com/category/textile-art/

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$5

Wearable Art Study Group

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alexander Park Craft House Studio, Clyde St
Menora, Australia
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The Wearable Art Study Group meeting is held in the APCH Studio - with air conditioning (or heating in the winter). Themes vary from month to month. This is usually a morning meeting, with refreshments provided but please check the calendar each month for session times. WAFTA members $5 at the door.. To find out more, let us know you'll…

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$190

Felt Adorned

April 29 @ 9:30 am - April 30 @ 4:30 pm
Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road
Menora, Western Australia 6932
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Bookings open 10th February 2017Please wait a few seconds while the Eventbrite app loads ... Powered by Eventbrite

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May 2017
$80 - $170

Unravelling first, then sewing it all together. What every textile artist needs to know before 2020!

May 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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We invite members of WAFTA and non-members to attend this amazing opportunity to learn from the very best in creative professional development in the fabulous surroundings of the brand new Perth City Library Lecture Theatre. Paula Silbert's lecture will cover: ‐ Is it me or did the whole arts fabric just change? ‐ My work’s great and my studio’s fabulous,…

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