Back by popular demand! Join renowned felt artist and popular tutor Martien van Zuilen in this Mosaic Felt Bags & Hats workshop. Using soft Merino wool fibres and ‘scraps’ of sumptuous silk fabrics, you will learn the ins and outs of making durable felted hats and bags. The workshop also includes adding pockets, cords, brims, and closures.
This hands-on class encourages you to play with creative intention and aim for well-finished and durable results.
Course Code: 410
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Dates: Monday 8th – Wednesday 10th Jan
Suitable For: Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced
Martien van Zuilen
Martien van Zuilen (PhD) is a fibre artist widely recognised for her technical excellence and design skills in the medium of handmade felt. Since the late 1980s, she has exhibited her distinctive artworks nationally and internationally. Martien is also one of Australia’s leading felting tutors with an extensive teaching portfolio of national and international workshops at all levels of experience, across a broad range of topics.
She is passionate about the role of the arts in community and counts herself lucky to be able to inspire others about the ‘magic’ of Felt in all its forms. Based in Perth, WA, Martien has a full-time studio practice which she combines with her roles as Editor of FELT (Australia’s national felting magazine) and Convenor of Fibres West Inc. Her work is included in numerous international publications, books, and specialist arts magazines. www.martienvanzuilen.com, Instagram: @martienvanzuilen, Facebook: Martien van Zuilen