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.

Rapt in Felt: Colour Dance

A collaboration with Warehouse Circus, Canberra Region Feltmakers Rapt in Felt Colour Dance Fashion Parade and Bazaar showcasing and selling work made by members.

The handmade felt pieces on parade and in the bazaar are unique and typically use a range of fibres including wool, silk and alpaca - as well as woven fabrics. Rapt in Felt is popular, with a host of regular visitors as well as many new faces each year.

This promises to be a different take on a fashion parade and entertainment.

Tickets are now available for the following times
3.45pm Saturday 14 September
1.30pm Sunday 15 September
3.45pm Sunday 15 September

Ways to stay in touch...

Become a CRF member - join or renew online or fill in the membership form

Sign up for occasional emails about our upcoming events

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Come along to a workshop or a Fun Felt Evening or Day

....  watch our How Felt is Made video

Non-members are welcome to come along to one meeting to 'check us out' and may also attend our workshops, fun evenings and fun days.

 

Textile Works Gallery

Public and members-only exhibitions each month in the Gallery at Chifley.

Textile Works Gallery Form PDF for members only.

For members

Log in for access to the Members' area

Felt Fun Evenings  4.00pm-8.00pm (first and third Thursday each month) at Textile Works
$5 paid on the day for members, $10 for non-members

Tuesday Drop In Days (with Canberra Spinners and Weavers) - 10am - 3pm and 5.30pm-8pm on Tuesdays at Textile Works.

Sunday Drop in Days, 4th Sunday of the month 1pm-4pm at Textile Works. Come along and learn other textile techniques including rug making and braiding. 

 

Latest news

Jindy by the Sea

15 July 2019 - 22 July 2019

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. A week of feltmaking in a fun, informal atmosphere. This is not a formal workshop but an opportunity to share ideas, techniques and stories.

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Craft and Quilt Fair

15 August 2019 - 18 August 2019

Come and see our work at the Craft and Quilt Fair 15-18 August 2019. Talk to felt makers. Watch demonstrations. Find out how to get involved with our group.

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Workshops

Wedny Bailye 1

Textures and Patterns in Nature

12 October 2019 - 13 October 2019

A workshop to explore the colours, patterns and textures in the natural world that can inspire your felt work. Join Wendy on a sampling journey creating from natures palette.

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Wendy Bailye 10

The Art of Embossing

14 October 2019 - 14 October 2019

This class is a creative, process oriented workshop designed to develop your felt making skills in a playful, experimental manner. You will make a lovely lightweight embossed scarf and some great samples.

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