Local and national events related to felt
Rapt in Felt is the Canberra Region Feltmakers exhibition, fashion parade and bazaar showcasing and selling work made by members. The handmade felt pieces on exhibition are unique and typically use a range of fibres including wool, silk and alpaca - as well as woven fabrics. This colourful event is popular, with a host of regular visitors as well as many new faces each year.
10 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
Come and see our work at the Craft and Quilt Fair. Talk to felt makers. Watch demonstrations. Find out how to get involved with our group.
24 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Convergence 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.
14 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
Fibre Couture is an exciting and innovative fashion parade followed by high tea and exclusive access to the Fibre Couture Bazaar. Combining the talents of members of ACT Textile Arts Association and the Canberra Region Feltmakers, the fashion parade will showcase wearable art created from diverse textile media including handmade felt, shibori and fabric embellishments.
24 Nov 2017
We will be holding an open studio in Chifley as part of Design Canberra. All welcome. More information coming soon.
23 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
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.