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Wet felted critter workshop

  • 10 Sep 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Scout Hall, Kett Street, Kambah (beside the Burns Club)
  • 9

Registration

  • For CRF members includes workshop fee and material pack
  • Workshop fee for people who are not CRF members. Also includes material pack fee.

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 WORKSHOP 

 Introducing 'Prince Buggly'

Prince Buggly is a six legged, winged critter that is full of character. During the course of the day you will have fun creating and personalising your own wet felted critter.  These critters may be used as a Christmas tree decoration, a conversation piece or a collectable. 

Special Note ‘Buggly’ critters are not suitable as a child’s toy.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • plan and design a critter
  • calculate shrinkage of wool to achieve the desired critter size
  • design and use a resist
  • cover florist wire with florist tape and wool fibres
  • wet felt the body and head of your critter
  • finish your critter and add embellishments to create character.

Demonstrations and examples are used throughout the workshop.

YOUR TUTOR: Juliana Knight.

Juliana was first introduced to feltmaking in 2016 and is passionate about creating unique, quirky and one-of-a-kind felt items.  Living on a farm, she finds that a lot of her inspiration for her feltmaking comes from her surrounds.  

Juliana has won many Grand Championships the latest being Overall Felting Champion Royal Canberra Show 2022.

With a background in teaching children and in adult education (including running craft workshops), Juliana has planned a fun day of feltmaking and looks forward to guiding you through the process. 

Other information

Workshop level: Participants must have completed a beginner course and be familiar with wet felting techniques.

What's included in the fee:  One day workshop in small class, a small materials pack and loan of some feltmaking equipment.

What to bring: please refer to the Requirements list - critter workshop 2022.pdf that details the equipment/items you will need to bring with you to participate in the workshop. 

COVID restrictions: If we are unable to run this course due to COVID restrictions, you will be notified and your workshop fees will be refunded. 

Cancellations: see Workshop Terms and Conditions.

Canberra Region Feltmakers Inc

Meetings:  Scout Hall, Kett Street Kambah, ACT

(next door to The Burns Club)

Post:  PO Box 455 Curtin ACT 2605

ABN: 16 718 242 055

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