Sunday, 6 December 2015

2015 Christmas members workshop

On Saturday we had our Christmas member's workshop. Lots of members turned up and a good time was had by all. We 'podged' polystyrene wreaths and tree shapes with lots of glitzy and traditional fabrics. and did it use up a lot of fabric. We started the day carefully cutting up 2 inch squares by the end of the day for some of us any size or shape  would do!!But the results were glorious as can be seen.
Cutting started in neat and tidy areas

Sharing ideas of other decoration ideas.

all getting started they are looking great already

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what happened to the tidy table ??

Lots of food was contributed by all. Its amazing what a variety was brought.

After lunch and the progress is  obvious

Louise looking glorious!

Janet and her little ball! ! 

Denise and Carole concentrating - the end is nigh! 

Lillian happy with her fluffy felted ball


Great day. Wishing everyone a peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year and see you all in 2016!

Monday, 23 November 2015

Ruth Singer Fabric Manipulation Advanced Techniques Workshop - November 21st

Examples of work from Ruth Singer's workshop
 This was a Fabric Manipulation workshop with advanced techniques
A variety of skills and effects were practised

Ruth manipulates fabric by gathering, pleating, folding amongst others

 Lovely effects through folding

 Pinching the fabric to form triangles

My thanks to Roberta for taking the photographs today