Wet Felt Flower Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

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Learn the basics of wet felting with textile artist, Jo Barr.

In this half-day workshop, you will learn wet felting techniques to make two-three simple flowers from Australian fine merino wool fibres.

You will be able to play with different colours and designs as you manipulate and sculpt the fibre to make your own truly unique flowers.

You will then attach your flowers to brooch pins to turn them into brooches.

At the end of the workshop, you will take your creations home with you.

Held at Ballarat’s Australian Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades, a world-class facility dedicated to learning and preserving Australia’s rare arts and trades through a series of workshops, masterclasses, events, and residencies.

Content: Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

  • Thu 18 Jul

9am–12:30pm

Centre for Rare Arts & Forgotten Trades

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

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$155 per person


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Accessibility Information

  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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