Thursday, October 12, 2017

Felting day and vest course

I hear October's felting day was a great success and Barbara's vest making course was well attended.
Barbaras vest class underway
Notice the back of Barbara's vest 



Other people go on with their own work - Peter

And Victoria

Monday, October 2, 2017

Don't forget - Felting this Saturday

Saturday 7th October  All welcome.  Bring your lunch, $10 hall charge and cash if you want to be tempted by any of Anna's lovely wools.  Barbara is running a vest class but everyone else will be working on their own felting as normal.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Next felting day - vest making - Saturday October 7th



Southern Felters is offering a vest-making workshop at our next felting day Saturday October 7th. You can come along to the fleting day and do your own thing as usual or participate in Barbara's workshop    Barbara King is going to tutor a basic short seamless vest which will be one layer of viscose and two layers of merino or merino and silk. You must have previous felting experience please and preferably have worked with a resist. Numbers will be limited.

It is essential that you contact Barbara AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to register on 021 2900 283 or arly@xtra.co.nz.  You will not be able to participate if you do not contact Barbara beforehand. Ask Barbara to send you information and a list of the materials you will need.

Cost: There will be a $3 charge for the template, $5 for tuition, $7 for the Viscose, $10 hall charge as normal - Total $25 plus the cost of your wool.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Invitation to "Woolfun Day"

This get-together-day is not part of Southern Felters but we are happy to let members know it is on.

Woolfun Day
Saturday September 9 at 10:15 a.m., at 397 Marine Drive (town side of Charteris Bay Yacht Club). Bring your wool or tapestry project and come and sit by the fireside. Please contact Philippa on 027 224 2421 with any questions.
Cheers,
Philippa Drayton

Friday, September 1, 2017

Great felting day today, September 2nd

Great turnout to Jane's felting workshop with nine new people turning up to make bags. Lovely colours and textures.  The rest of us got on with our own felting projects.


Jane and Alison discussing Alison's bag



Patrica kindly modelling Paula's magnificent felted hat

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Felting day this Saturday 2 Sept

We are expecting to have a few new people along this Saturday and Jane is going to run a class. You will be able to make a felt clutch bag ie a small bag with out a handle. Our regulars are welcome to participate in Jane's class or bring their own projects to work on as usual. Remember to bring something for the show-and-tell-table so new people can see the sorts of things we do.

Jane is going to supply all the equipment you need for the class. There will be wool available to purchase from Anna. There will be a small charge for the lesson.

Don't forget to bring your lunch and $10 for the hall hire. Halswell Hall is on the corner of Halswell Junction Road and Halswell Road. 9.00 am - 3.00 pm. Just turn up.

Our exhibition is still on at Down by the Liffey. Make sure you get along before it closes on September 10th.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Down by the Liffey opening was great fun

We have thirty-four felted items on display in the gallery.  The exhibition is open until Saturday 10 September.  Winter hours for Down by the Liffey are Friday to Sunday 10.00 am  - 4.00 pm