Wherever there are sheep and wool, communities have made felt

Canberra Region Feltmakers has existed since the early '90s to support and encourage all those interested in this versatile and exceptionally creative activity. Although based in Canberra, our membership spans not only the local region, but Sydney and the rest of NSW, and also includes a number of interstate and international members. Read more about membership.

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Jindy by the Sea

5 August 2016 - 9 August 2016

This annual event for Canberra Region Feltmakers used to be held in Jindabyne but now happens at Tuross. Members can book in to attend for individual nights or the whole retreat. Five days of feltmaking in a fun, informal atmosphere. This is not a formal workshop but an opportunity to share ideas, techniques and stories.


CRF at The Royal Canberra Show

24 February 2017 - 26 February 2017

The Canberra Region Feltmakers members enter their work in the Felt section of the Crafts Expo at The Royal Canberra Show. During the show they act as stewards for the Felt section. Drop in to say hello and see feltmaking demonstrations.


Southern Hemisphere Felting Convergence

24 September 2017 - 29 September 2017

convergence.jpgConvergence is a gathering of felt makers from the Southern Hemisphere and other parts of the world. Sharing knowledge about feltmaking is the underlying theme. It has become customary to hold a Convergence every two years, alternately in Australia and New Zealand.


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Beginners Feltmaking 29 Oct

29 October 2016

This one day workshop is designed to give those new to felting the basic skills to start creating beautiful felt items. Over the day you will learn about laying out your fleece, wetting down, rubbing, rolling and fulling and most importantly, learning when your felt is fully felted.


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