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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Some new work ….

It seems the year is flying by very fast. At last some images of my felt work from the studio …………

It is lovely having a sabbatical from teaching. More time to make and a lot less paperwork.Playing with a lot of textured work and refining my long term techniques working with silk and wool combinations.The bottom picture is flowery scarves made by students on the cruise I taught on in February! I have a new facebook link…   https://www.facebook.com/thefeltstudio ….Please like and share -everything you do helps me to spread the word about this wonderful thing called felt!

 

 

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A New Year!

Just returned from a teaching trip to New Zealand.  I cannot believe it is nearly March and I have not posted anything on my webpage! My plan for this year is to have a quieter year with no Studio teaching from my home studio and much reduced  technology time so you won’t hear from me quite so much! I will be focusing on making.. So here are some  images from pieces I made late last year-hold mouse over for description.Enjoy! The first image is inspired by Pam de Groot and a class I hosted in my studio with her.Brooches were inspired by Lisa Klakulak.

 

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What’s happening at The Felt Studio?

Well……I have been busy making all sorts of felty goodies for my exhibition with Sharyn Hall . Only two weeks to go ! I have been preparing for Jorie Johnson’s visit to The Felt Studio-so looking forward to it.I will post some images when class is done. My planned sabbatical from teaching in the studio is underway and I must admit I am really looking forward to focusing purely on my own work.You really do need to recharge the batteries once in a while when you are a teacher and this is my time to do so.Please click on the newsletter tab to read more of my plans.Here are some photos to tempt you to visit our exhibition….or maybe just tempt you to make a new piece of felt!Please see the events section for details of the exhibition.

See the latest weekend notes link below for more information.

http://www.weekendnotes.com/wild-things-exhibition-richard-randall-art-studio/

 

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Jorie Johnson’s class 2 spaces remaining!

 

New Newsletter….September 2013…Lots of news…Click on bar above to find your way.

Due to  last minute cancellations ,October 25th-27th, I have two spaces available in Jorie’ s  amazing class! Jorie is world renowned for her felt making and this is truly an event not to be missed.

Her book is a tried and tested book that all who have made felt for a long time can attest to.She is coming all the way from Japan and you will be assured of a treat !If you are interested please email me!

Jorie and some of her beautiful work!

The class theme will relate to felt as art objects and we will explore color, layering, thickness/thinness, tails, reserve design, and the class will be open  on any points that you want to present. Jorie has asked us to  bring examples of small pieces which inspire us or a motif  we recognize as something that comes up often in our work. Let’s search for our personal imagery through life experiences and  natural phenomenon!

How Exciting ! Hope you can join us.

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Felting Convergence in NSW

Just back from 5 days at the 12th Southern Hemisphere Felters’ Convergence at Stanwell Tops in NSW. What a  great week!Lots of learning and lovely people to meet with. I taught two sessions on felting samples….and the importance of samples in the progressing of your textile work.

Enjoyed seeing the community Yurt erected and enjoyed once again its gentle presence.A lovely quiet spot to hide!


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Anna Gunnarsdottir Teaching at The Felt Studio Brisbane September 2013.. We have 1 Vacancy

Anna Gunnarsdottir.... Teaching at the Felt Studio September 2013

Anna will be here soon ..One lucky last vacancy still available for this amazing tutor!September 13/14/15.Email Wendy for details…waiting list being taken…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Natural Dyeing….

Pam de Groots natural dyeing and freedom construction class at the Felt Studio..so much fun and so much learnt!

Enjoy!


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Wendy makes space!

Life is amazing,exciting and full of change . Have been feeling for quite a while now that I need to have a break from teaching to concentrate fully on my own work. As you all know I love teaching and I love my students ,so this is a difficult decision but also not so hard because I know it really is  time .

So I have decided.

I am ceasing monthly teaching in my studio from my July 2013 classes.I will still be teaching  for Toowoomba Spinners and Weavers in August and in Noosa in September .

I will also still be teaching for Koala Conventions and my cruise class in 2014.  My guest Tutor classes will stay the same.

So wish me well….I  will  keep you up to date with my work through my blog as always! I am making space and making a slight change of direction for a bit.I do not know what is around the corner but I know intuitively I need to make the  space  and see what comes.It is exciting and it’s a little scary. Wish me luck !!

 

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