Workshops and Demonstration Markets at NWM

Posted 25 May 2017

Scarf Festival is the National Wool Museum’s annual celebration of all things scarf.

This must-see textile exhibition is an eclectic showcase of original handcrafted scarves entered by anyone – from school kids to beginner crafters to accomplished artisans from Australia and internationally.

There is an exciting program of workshops and demonstration markets throughout Scarf Festival.

Watch local artisans work at their craft at the demonstration markets on the following weekends from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Handmade goods are also for sale.

10-12 June

Tracey Adams Original hand knit accessories inspired by colours and textures found in her environment.
Heather Frizzell Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek Wet felting clothing and accessories

8-9 July

Tracey Adams Original hand knit accessories inspired by colours and textures found in my environment
Heather Frizzell Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek Wet felting clothing and accessories

12-13 August

Heather Frizzell Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Jo Bagge Handcrafted felted and knitted pieces
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek Wet felting clothing and accessories

Craft enthusiasts will love the wonderful program of workshops lead by talented and experienced local artisans. 

Bookings are essential – contact us by phone or email to book your place.

Click on the name of each workshop to learn more:

7 June 2017: Freestyle Machine Embroidery and Design
14 June 2017: Woolly Sheep
17 June 2017 Hand knitting – Stranded Colour Work Basics
21 June 2017: Silk and Wool Scarf
24 June 2017: Introduction to Silk Painting
28 June 2017: Year of the Rooster in Thread
5 July 2017: Beginner’s Felting
8 July 2017: Knitting Play with Colour and Texture
15 July 2017: Hand knitting – Stranded Colour Work Basics
29 July 2017: Beginner’s Felting
22 July 2017: Beadweaving for Beginners
5 August 2017: Wet Felted Vessels and Bowls
12 August 2017:

*Scarf Festival teacher guide is available.

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