WEEKEND TEXTILE DYEING WORKSHOP

1“Sampler Selection with Fibre Reactive (Procion MX) Dyes” This workshop will give you hands-on experience in traditional techniques, including low-water immersion dyeing, ice-dyeing and spiral dyeing and introduces exciting stamping, stencilling and mono-printing opportunities, using thickened dyes, to design and create your own fabric art cloth.
 

 

Where:  Kurrara Design Textile Studio, 86 William Road, Red Hill, Vic

When: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April 2017 from 9.30am to 4.00 pm

Cost: $250 for the two-day workshop

www.kurraradesigns.com.au

tina@kurraradesigns.com.au or ph. 0417 352 713

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NATURAL DYEING ON THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA

tina-whitely-logoTextile artist and natural dyer, Tina Whiteley, invites you to a two-day weekend workshop to learn the basics of how to dye your own fabrics and threads, using plants, including eucalypts and other Australian natives.

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Where: Kurrara Designs Studio in Red Hill

When: Saturday 26 November and Sunday 27 November 2016 from 9.30 am to 4.00pm

Bookings: Contact Tina 5989 2083 M: 0417 352 713 E: tina@kurraradesigns.com.au

Visit: kurraradesigns.com.au

 

BALUK ARTS EXHIBITION @ KOORIE HERITAGE TRUST

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What:  Exhibition by Lisa and Naup Waup titled Threaded Journey

You are invited to the opening of Threaded Journey.  Both Lisa and Naup will be expressing the diverse roles through their own gender and backgrounds with their connections to the string bag.  One notion in this dual exhibition is to explore and investigate the process to rediscover and to understand the multi-cultural layering of ties that both Australia and Papua New Guinea has had for thousands of years. Using the string bag as a cultural focus connecting Lisa and Naup’s diverse yet connected backgrounds. Naup will be doing a performance piece on the story of the bilum (string bag).

When: Wednesday July 23 from 6 to 8pm

Where: Koorie Heritage Trust, 295 King Street, Melbourne

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‘BLUE ALCHEMY’ @ ARTHAVEN

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What:  One day workshopIndigo Fabric Dyeing with Jane Suffield

Indigo has its own special magic. Learn how to set up your own vat with three simple ingredients. See how easy it is to pattern cloth with straightforward steps and uncomplicated stitching, binding and clamping techniques. Watch as the cloth is transformed into a unique expression of pattern and colour.

When: Sunday 13th July

Costs:   Some Materials Provided $95

Where:  Arthaven Studios, 85 Sages Rd. Baxter

Bookings and Enquiries: Ph: Jane 5982 2877   Lorin 0412 660 495 E: lorin@arthaven.com.au

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TEXTILE WORKSHOPS IN THE GRAMPIANS 2015

What: Grampians Texture 2015 .  Autumn in the Grampians is a wonderful time of year. Develop your interest in fibre arts and textiles at Grampians Texture. An opportunity to work with Australian and international textile tutors in 2, 4 and 6 day workshops.

Seventeen fantastic Australian and international tutors cover topics of: felting, jewellery, print making, books, dyeing, spinning, stitching by hand and machine, crotchet, leather, fabric and fibre.

Halls Gap is a place of inspiration on the edge of the stunning Grampians National Park. Join other students and tutors for evening meals, exhibitions, petanque, bushwalks, students and tutor Twilight Market etc.

Traders selling specialist textile and art supplies will be at Halls Gap Centenary Hall – 8.30 am – 5 pm daily.

When: March 14 – 19th 2015

Where: Halls Gap

Visit: http://www.grampianstexture.com.au

Contact: 0428 825 971 or E: grampianstexture@gmail.com

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UPCYCLE YOUR CLOTHES AUTUMN ACTIVITY @ THE BRIARS

What:  Darn it!  Upcycle your clothes

Cost : $15

When: Sat March 15 1pm – 2pm

Where:  The Eco Living Display Centre, The Briars, 450 Nepean Hwy Mount Martha

Contact: 5987 3078

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MORNINGTON PENINSULA PATHCWORKERS INC EXHIBITION ‘CONFETTI NATURESCAPES’

What: The latest exhibition in the Mornington Library Foyer Exhibition Space are beautiful small quilts from the Mornington Peninsula Patchworkers Inc.  Titled ‘Confetti Naturescapes’ the quilts were made by members of the group who had applied to the  Mornington Peninsula Shire through the annual Arts Stream Community Grants to hold a ‘skills development workshop’.  The group are now keen to demonstrate to other quilters and groups interested in the exciting technique. 

For further information on the Mornington Peninsula Patchworkers Inc contact Sandra Fisher on 5975 3339

The quilts will be on display until the morning of March 28.

Kathie Page-Robertson from MPP Inc beside the latest exhibition 'Confetti Naturescapes' quilts on the Mornington Library Foyer Exhibition Space
Kathie Page-Robertson from MPP Inc beside the latest exhibition ‘Confetti Naturescapes’ quilts in the Mornington Library Foyer Exhibition Space