FELT | WEAR | ABLE

Our mission is to give you the knowledge, skills and, most importantly, the desire to make the best quality FELT in the objects you view and WEAR, which you will be ABLE to use in your own work long after the completion of the workshop. It sounds like everything is 'Wearable,' but we have workshops in sculptural forms and items for the home as well as art to wear. We offer the best of Australian and international tutors to teach you, when they are available in Victoria, Australia.

OUR LAST WORKSHOP FOR 2018 WITH FABULOUS PAM HOVEL

Pam Hovel (Australia)

Earthy Felted Vessels
Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26

Note: Some basic felting experience is preferred
[not suitable for beginners]

Location: Camberwell, (Melbourne), Vic.

Pam Hovel: Dillibags

Workshop Information

During this workshop expect to create a variety of visually exciting 3D sculptured felted vessels each with elements of earthly beauty.

You will learn how to make a template to suit your chosen form and how to construct sturdy, well finished and unique vessels. Students will experience a range of techniques for embellishment, drawing on inspiration from the natural world. We will explore many elements of surface design such as ‘cracked suface’ technique, rusting, patina and sculptured texture giving an earthy but elegant finish to each piece.

Some basic felting experience is preferred.

Tutor Information

Pam Hovel is well known for her beautiful naturally-dyed, super-soft scarves and wraps, together with the wonderful sense of fashion and style exemplified in her stunning felted garments.

In recent years, she has turned her attention and skills to making felted objects, such as vessels and dilly-bags. Last year, she studied under the remarkable Gladys Paulus in Europe. Pam is a thorough professional in everything she does and you can look forward to learning much from her. She has taught at the Geelong Forum and at many other esteemed textile residential courses and retreats around the country.


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WHO WE ARE

FELT|WEAR|ABLE Workshops, and their sister-endeavour felt.with.attitude education, are the brain children of Jan Everett and Sarah Louise Ricketts, located in Victoria, Australia. FWA workshop venues are selected to fit the demands of each workshop and are usually around Melbourne.

Jan and Sarah are feltmakers of many years' standing and are both past Presidents of the Victorian Feltmakers Inc.

  • Jan sells her beautiful and subtle nunofelt creations at many markets. See them at www.sveltestudio.com.au.
  • Sarah exhibits regularly and images of her work may be seen at www.sarahlouisericketts.com.
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    FELT | WEAR | ABLE

    Melbourne, Victoria

    feltwearable@gmail.com

       Jan ~ 0411 468 819 | Sarah ~ 0410 107 529

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