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

Sunday, 9 April 2017


Please feel welcome to come to our 6th Annual Exhibition "Felt Connected"at the Old Fire Station Kiama, 40 Wentworth Street Kiama ( cnr Terralong & Wentworths Sts ) from 2nd to 7th June 2017. Meet the Artists at an informal session on Saturday 3rd June between 2 & 4pm.

Connection is the very nature of felt, the connectedness of fibres, colours, techniques, images, objects etc.
con-nection, -junction, -jugation
fusion, joined, united, linked, hinged,
junction, seam, stitch, gusset, graft, entwine
inter-link, bridge over, span, chain
fix, fasten, bind, braid, splice, knit, buckle


Friday, 3 February 2017


Beginners Feltmaking Workshops in 2017

Learn fundamental feltmaking skills with Anita Larkin, for only $90 a class!

Bookings essential: Numbers are strictly limited. Payment will secure your place in a class. All materials and equipment provided. Bring lunch.

Contact to book: anita@anitalarkin.com   0416148202   www.anitalarkin.com           
Shell Cove Community Centre: cr Southern Cross Bvde /Hinchenbrook Dr
Felt a Hat                   5 August  (10am - 3pm)
You will have a fun day learning the skills of how to make your own unique felted hat. Anita will share with you how to make a pattern for a resist and calculate ‘shrinkage’ for your hat. Learn the resist method of feltmaking, in which students will be working directly from the soft tufts of wool into a beautiful felted hat with your own hands. There is no sewing. This method of making a felted hat is magic!


Felt a Bag                  16 September  (10am - 3pm)
You will learn the skills of using a resist in feltmaking, to make your own unique felted bag. Anita will share with you how to make a pattern for a resist for your bag as well as how to include pockets and flaps into your design. Please note: Handles for your bag will need to be sewn on by you after the class.