When: 1st & 3rd Saturday each month
Time: 10am to 3pm.
Cost: $5 for venue hire ( includes free tea & coffee)
Where: Shellcove Community Centre (corner of Southern Cross Boulevard and Hinchenbrook drive in ShellCove NSW)
What to bring: Please bring everything you need for felting & your lunch & drink
Contact: theillawarrafeltmaker@westnet.com.au or
The Illawarra Feltmakers Inc, P O Box 4247, SHELLHARBOUR NSW 2529

Saturday, 10 March 2012




Phyllis Hoffman Felted Vest Workshop 14 / 15 / 16 July 2012

Shellharbour Village Exhibition Space (SVES)

Wentworth Street, Shellharbour Village – only 30 minutes south of Wollongong

Hosted by The Illawarra Feltmakers Inc

Make your own, custom fitted felt vest with Phyllis Hoffman of Melbourne. Phyllis will guide you through the designing and making of a felt vest that is both functional and stylish. She will be teaching basic pattern making and sewing construction, as well as felting in the making of your own unique vest.

To read about Phyllis and her wonderful vests, check out her website at www.phylstudio.com and her new book Felted Vests.

In conjunction with this workshop The Illawarra Feltmakers are holding their first gallery exhibition at SVES from 10th to 13th and 17th to 22nd July 2012. It is being curated by Anita Larkin.

The cost of the workshop is $270.00 for members and $320.00 for non-members.  A deposit of $50.00 is required on application with the balance due no later than 31 May 2012.

For further details refer to our last newsletter or contact us via e-mail at theillawarrafeltmaker@westnet.com.au

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Wrap Vest Workshop

Last Saturday we had a wrap vest workshop. Everyone enjoyed creating a wearable garment.
Here we are with our wet garments on display.