• Felt Frenzy dates for 2018 - Enrol at https://victorianfeltmakersinc.wildapricot.org/events

    Saturday, 12th May 2018 (all day), Saturday, 14th July 2018 (all day), Saturday, 8th September 2018 (all day)
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ Hall 248 Highfield Rd Hartwell

    March 17th May 12th July 14th Sept 8th Nov 10th

  • 'EL KANAH' VFI Felting Retreat 2018 Book https://victorianfeltmakersinc.wildapricot.org/events

    Friday, 18th May 2018 at 3am - 10am Monday, 21st May
    Location: El Kanah 975 Buxton Rd Marysville Victoria

    El Kanah is a one-and-half-hour drive from Melbourne set overlooking beautiful bush land 

    This comfortable modern resort was re-built after the 2009 bush fires.
    Please go to their website for more information https://elkanahmarysville.org.au/

    The El Kanah Felting package includes:

    Shared accommodation incl a balcony, with ensuite facilities and all linen provided

    Three Dinners 
    Two lunches
    Three continental b'fasts
    Dietary requirements are catered to  ( and there is no kitchen duty roster)

    Included is a lovely airy room in which to felt, close by there are areas to sit outside or cosy lounges inside,tea and coffee facilities are also close by.
    Our Felting room and accomodation are all on one level with the dining room upstairs.

    TICKETS Costs will be :

    Early Bird          $340.01 till the end of March
    Full price           $ 350.00 starting April 1st

    Please note at this stage we are unable to accommodate non felting companions until all felting places are filled.
     
    Bookings open on February 5th, please note the date and go to the website then to book your place.
    any queries please email Margot on the address below

     

  • General Meeting Days 2018

    Saturday, 2nd June 2018 (all day), Saturday, 11th August 2018 (all day)
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ hall. 246 Highfield Road, Hartwell

    June Meeting has been moved to June 2nd to avoid the long weekend

      Feb 10th 2018 April 14th 2018  June 2nd
    2018
    Aug 11th 2018 October 13th 2018 Dec 1st 2018  
  • Collage in Felt with Elizabeth Armstrong -Book https://victorianfeltmakersinc.wildapricot.org/events

    Saturday, 23rd June 2018 at 9am - 4am Sunday, 24th June
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ hall. 246 Highfield Road, Hartwell

    Collage is a technique I have used for many years to create an intricate surface on my felts. They are rich in shading and texture.
     
    With the addition of many fibres and fabrics we will create at least 2 wall hangings that can be enhanced with stitch and appliqué.
    You may decide to turn yours into a bag or cushions or as an addition to a garment.
    Collage felts provide the perfect opportunity to utilise all those little snippets and odd little leftovers that don’t seem at all useful, but really come into their own in these works.
     
    You know those lovely tiny treasures that you can’t bear to throw out? Collage them – definitely Collage them!
     
    Hoping to see you in class!……………………………….
     

     
    My name is Elizabeth Armstrong and I am very proud to say  “ I have been a full time felter for 23 years”.  I run a home studio where I work and teach adult students.
    I have also worked as an Artist in Residence for the last 15 years, specialising in Primary where large felt installations are created.
    Teaching appointments have taken me to many parts of Australia, America the United Kingdom and I have exhibited and taught in South Korea.
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    Web address:
    www.elizabeth-armstrong.blogspot.com
     
    www.instagram.com/studiofelter/
     
    www.frostfair.etsy.com
     


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