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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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