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The Felt Studio – Newsletter October 2014Revised (1)



 

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Little pods and pouches Felt Class

 I am on sabbatical from teaching but do a few little classes at the markets…

Felt Pod and Felt Pouch  Class

Come and join us for two little felt class at the next Handmade Samford markets October 18th at the Old Catholic Church Hall , crn of Camp Mountain Rd and Samford Rd, Samford. It seems in my newsletter I said Sunday ..bad typo…. really sorry about that!

Last markets we made flowers and baby booties .It was lovely fun.

Pod Class

Feltmaker Wendy Bailye will teach you to use a template to create a basic small “Pod” shaped vessel. You will learn sculptural techniques to make a gorgeous round hollow felt pod. Learn how to make really hard felt that will hold its shape. We will make one small round pod. The pod can be stitched and embroidered at home.  A bit of fun on a Saturday afternoon! Bookings are essential www.wendybailye.com – email through her website

Wendy will provide all the materials and requirements for the class

Time :1.00-3.00pm

Cost $35.00 per participant

 

Felt Pouch Class

We will also be having a class making a little felt pouch that can be used to house your mobile phone. Learn how to make little pouches that can hold all sorts of treasures! Wendy will provide all the materials and requirements for the class

Time: 3.30 -5.00pm

Cost $30.00 per participant

Please book through email on the Contact page on this website

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Studio work for September….

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have been enjoying doing some Felt “Paintings”…

And making pods….

 

 
And some quirky brooches for my exhibition…

 

Tomorrow I will start on some new scarves with NO flowers..I am a bit over flowers! Thus saying a sunflower or two

might be nice!

 

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“Wild Things” is coming!

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                                           Mini Felting Workshops 
Handmade Samford Market this Saturday..

I have a little stall at these lovely markets and have decided to do a little mini class… I am officially not teaching from my studio this year but a little class at the markets seemed like fun!!!
Where? Old Catholic Church Hall ,Samford Rd.
Make your own solid felt flowers
Date: September 20th market
Time 1.30-2.30 Solid Felt Flowers
Cost $25.00 per person
Learn how to make these solid wool felt flowers with felt artisan Wendy Bailye. Wendy will teach you this simple and fun technique enabling you to quickly and easily make your own unique flowers from handmade felt. Use them to adorn clothing, bags, hair, hats, presents and home wares. During the class you will make a beautiful flower with stamen and stems it is guaranteed to turn you into a felt-a-holic! Wendy brings a variety of wool colours so you can design your own flower.
Class includes tuition, instructions and kit to make two flowers. We will make one flower in the class, the other can be made at home.
Wendy will provide all materials and equipment. www.wendybailye.com

Make your own baby booties
Date: September 20th market
Time: 3.00-4.30
Cost: Baby Booties $35.00
Baby Booties
Learn how to make a gorgeous pair of baby booties with Wendy Bailye! So cute and lots of fun learning to sculpt the felt and shape things all in one..
Cost $35.00 per person includes tuition, template pattern and basic instructions and
materials. We will make one pair of booties in the class .Pink , blue or white tonings!
Wendy will provide all materials and equipment. www.wendybailye.com

Email me if you are interested!

 

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Off to the woolshed!

About to head out to Jondaryan Woolshed for the Jackie Howe Shearing festival . So excited . I will be demonstrating felt making and selling my Feltwork…Hope to see you there!

Some of my work that I will have with me….

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A special workshop…

 

 

 

I will be teaching a little mini workshop   Saturday 16 August 2014 at Handmade Samford 1.30pm to 2.30pm. This lovely little handmade market will be held at the Old Catholic Church Hall on Samford Rd(on the left before you get to the roundabout and garage.Come join us for an enjoyable time learning how to make  silk and wool felt flowers ! Learn this simple and fun technique enabling you to quickly and easily make your own unique flowers from handmade felt. Use them to adorn clothing, bags, hair, hats, presents and homewares. You will be amazed at what you can create so effortlessly. During the class you will make a beautiful flower with wool and silk. This class suits beginner to advanced felt makers and will turn you into a guaranteed felt-a-holic! I will have  a variety of wool colours and silks so you can design your own flower. Cost $25.00 per person includes tuition, instructions and kit to make two flowers. One flower will be made in the class, the other can be made at home. Bookings are essential email me on   wendy (at) wendybailye.com to secure your place.I will also have a small display of my work and a few goodies to sell.

 

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Lovely Class with Moy Mackay

What a lovely four days we had with Moy Mackay from Scotland teaching in the studio.She was very generous with her techniques and everyone went away feeling very chuffed with their work and new skills…Will be posting  some images from the class soon (see my facebook page- Wendy Bailye) for a few in the mean time!



and some images of  studio work of mine…feeling very inspired!

 

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Moy Mackay Teaching at the Felt Studio this week…spaces available….

The lovely Moy Mackay from Scotland will be teaching two classes in my studio in Brisbane this week and we have a couple of last minute cancellations!Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!
http://www.moymackaygallery.com/
Come join us for some wonderful artistic creation.
Email wendy@wendybailye.com for details..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Koala Conventions

Hello !!

I am preparing to teach at Koala Conventions and thought you might love to come to the open day ..Click here for details

Open Day Koala Conventions 2014

Koala Conventions free open day on 29th June at Brisbane Girls Grammar . 10.00am – 3.00pm. There are so many people who live in Brisbane who may love to come. All of the designs on display are truly Inspirational and I think it a very worthwhile day out .There are lots of goodies to buy in a well stocked textile shop. Love to see you there! I will be teaching the two wraps below .There are still spaces available!

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