Some new work….

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Classes coming up!

Only a few spaces remaining! Pam is joining us from the USA for this very special class!

PAMELA A.  MACGREGOR    A Study in Three Dimensional Felting    (USA)                                                                                  

January 6/7/8 2017

Design a felt sculpture, vessel, or perhaps a teapot. Learn how to form spouts, handles, well fitted stoppers or manipulate a simple pattern into a beautiful sculptural form.

During this 3 day workshop each participant will explore interesting surface designs suitable for their individual work as well as study new approaches to sculpting felt.

This is an intermediate to advanced workshop.   A thorough skill in using a resist pattern and basic wool layout is a prerequisite.

Email for full details.

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Still a few places remaining for Trace Willans workshop in August 2016. Artist Statement

Natural Mixed media samples for the class below-

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Class Calendar May-November

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Class Calendar May-November  is finally confirmed. A few of you have been waiting on these dates.

I have teaching planned for:
June, Alice Springs: A teaching trip for the Beanie Festival where I will teach a few  classes during and after the festival.

July in New Zealand, Embroidery Conference

Warwick, July  28-31st Slippers and Pods  Jumpers and Jazz    festival 

August 18th -21st Guest Tutor at the Felt Studio Trace Willans -Natural mixed media…4 days of natural dyeing and mixed media application. Indigo, leaf dyes/eco dyeing on paper and fabric.

August 26th – 28th 3 day Felt Intensive with Wendy Bailye. Choose from “the list of classes” available on my website. One two or three days.2014-08-05 13.14.01

Melbourne : September 9,10 & 11 . I will be teaching a two day 50 Shades of Grey Class and a one day class TBA!

October 28th/29th /30th  –  Shades of Grey: Three day  3D sculptural felt class with Wendy Bailye. Take your 3D work to the next level! Learn to use templates, make slippers, pots and pods, hats, experiment and have fun in 3 dimensions…. This is a full three day class and a follow on from our Shades of Grey class at the beginning of the year.Tuition Cost:$300. A full materials kit  is available for this class.Details TBA.

Wendy Bailye Bag Pod Handfelted New pod for my exhibition.
I was also still hoping to schedule a felt play day later in the year but seem to have run out of dates! Next year might be better! A day where you pay a small fee and can play in the studio on small project of your own in a group setting.I will not be teaching as such but here to advise you on your own small projects if needed.
If you can’t make it to a class don’t forget I have a range  of online classes , DVD’S and CD roms available in my Etsy shop .
and my  Hat Academy Classes  .
Thank you all for showing an interest in The Felt Studio.
Remember Blessed are the Feltmakers! for details.

Have been playng this week with my shades of grey again! Spots, I love them!

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Three new classes coming up!

Had a wonderful class this week 50 Shades of Grey Felt! Everyone made something different. A very creative bunch of women! Here are just a few images

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Scarves from Shades of Grey Class with Wendy Bailye at the Felt Studio

Bag from Shades of Grey Class with Wendy Bailye at the Felt Studio


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The next round of classes for you here.Please go to the workshops page for the working links,these are just photos and the links don’t link!!!

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Traces Workshop dates: August 18th -21st  August  2016

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Book your felt class now!

My latest newsletter has details of the many classes available at The Felt Studio. Click here to view

I have limited workshops this year from my studio so if you have thought about doing a class now is the time. Some of the workshops only have a few spaces remaining.

Sophie Munns design workshop is on very soon and promises to be amazing! On the last day you will have two tutors Sophie for design and Wendy for felt, double trouble or twice blessed! Book now to do a design class with this amazing artist and make felt with a seed focus!10603518_1156736354354255_490006884756235062_n

Learn to make lovely scarves and wraps at Wendy’s Shades of Grey class in March.

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You can also do a class with Wendy at her Felt Intensive. Do a project (chosen from “The List” click here ) a day!

Scarves by Wendy Bailye

Scarves by Wendy Bailye

Wrap Class at Koala Conventions

Wrap Class at Koala Conventions

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Wrap Class at Jumpers and Jazz with Wendy Bailye

Wrap Class at Jumpers and Jazz with Wendy Bailye

Learn to dye fibre and felt with Master Dyer  Rachel Meek .

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Mixed media artist Trace Willans will do a 4 day wonderful natural  mixed media class as well.IMG_0430

What a year!

I also have teaching planned for:
June Alice Springs: I am planning a teaching trip for the
 Beanie Festival where I will teach a few  classes during and after the festival.
 July in New Zealand Embroidery Conference
 July Warwick  Jumpers and Jazz festival 
 Melbourne :September 10 & 11 . I will be teaching a two day 50 Shades of Grey Class and a one day class TBA!

If you can’t make it to a class don’t forget I have a range  of online classes , DVD’S and CD roms available in my Etsy shop .

and my  Hat Academy Classes  .
Thank you all for showing an interest in The Felt Studio.Remember Blessed are the Feltmakers!


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New hats!

My online lessons at teach you how to make a dusky purple cloche hat with flowers.

My Hat academy class

My Hat Academy class

Here is the same hat in  different colour ways and styles to show what can be done once you learn the basic skills.

Cloche Hat by Wendy Bailye

Cloche Hat by Wendy Bailye

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Flower arranging...

Flower arranging…

Wild Poppy Hat

Wild Poppy Hat

Wild Poppy hat

Wild Poppy hat


I will also have a video coming soon on how to make simple poppy flowers!


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New work

Having a lovely time in the studio playing.The secret to studio success is to make time for your own work but more importantly to take time out to quieten your mind and care for your inner life. Meditation and yoga each morning with my lovely hubby has been a beautiful start to the year.Feeling blessed and very creative is a good combination! Below is some design work from the studio this week.

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Felt Lariot

Design from my garden

Design work…flowers from my garden

Design work ..banksia drawings

Design work ..banksia drawings

Design work

Design work

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Sophie Munns Workshop

So excited to have Sophie Munns teach a 3 day class at the Felt Studio
Sophie Munns conducts ‘Seeds through An
Artist’s Lens’ workshops for her Homage to the
Seed Project launched in 2010.


Click here for details : Design Class with Sophie Munns
At the Felt Studio in February she will be guiding
participants through 3 DAYS of Visual
experimentation with a lively SEED focus, taking
the opportunity to discover a diversity of local and
regional species in particular.
Gestural drawing, mark-making, layering, patterning
& painting will provide exciting ways to celebrate
the seeds of this region to arrive at the engaging
designs ready to apply to a piece of handmade felt.
Day 3: You can continue your paper based design
work with Sophie or bring a textile/stitch element
into your work (bring your textile materials with
you!) , or with Wendy as felt guide create a piece of
felt reflecting the wonders of our local Biodiversity
(NB: up to small scarf size) BYO felting materials or
purchase/lend from the studio.The studio has a design focus  for this year!

In this class you will have a wonderful time using seeds as inspiration and can choose to make a piece of felt inspired by seeds at the end !Please email for costing details.

What to bring to class: Click here for details    UPDATED SAMFORD SEEDS FELT

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New Year Special !

Happy New Year! My online lessons with The Hat Academy are a wonderful introduction to feltmaking. We have a wonderful New Year Felting special.If you buy the Deluxe course you get a  Cloche Hat course absolutely free! Huge savings! Click here to take up this great offer! Below are some images of the hats and scarf styles taught.( Colours and styles may differ but the skills are the same!)

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Classes 2016

Just sent out my newsletter for classes in 2016. There are no final costings yet for classes… I will send this out in the New Year! It is suffice at this point to send me an expression of interest and I shall make a class list and a waiting list if needed. Am now on holidays. Yippee! My website is updates so you can see what is coming up.Have a look in the workshops section….lots happening.

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