Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Workshops workshops workshops!

Workshops are happening at Precious Purl!
Register your interest by email or visit Precious Purl for more details.

Saturday 8th May 1.30-3.30pm      $40
"Bowled Over" Crochet Hats/Beanies/Berets
This is a follow up class to our Introduction to Crochet where participants made a necklace.
 (see post on 23rd March) Feel free to join us even if you didn't do this class, only a basic grasp of crochet is needed.
This promises to be lots of fun with Penny O'Neill of Artrageous Fashions and Alice Springs Beanie Festival fame! Penny is a magnificent story teller, a recycling queen and a fabulous teacher. Her crochet skills were pitted against a world record on "Rove" -ask her to tell you the story??


Saturday 22nd May 1.30-3.30pm  $30
Beginners Knitting class.
(Bek)Rebecca Scott of Calico House will run this class for those people keen to learn this wonderful craft.
This class is particularly aimed at those around Bek's age(26) but her bubbly personality will enthuse all ages.
Bek has been a passionate Knitter since her Nan taught her and she is one of Precious Purl's best customers, after all she does just work downstairs!!! Follow up classes will be discussed on the day.

Saturday 5th June  1.30-3.30pm  $40
An Introduction to Felting   - a Demonstration and some participation class.
This will be an absolute beginners class open to all those wanting to learn about the materials, techniques, and enthralling possibilities of wet felting. A Kit to get you started will be included in the cost.
Your Tutor will be Catherine Byatt of Feltazia. Catherine has held exhibitions of her wonderfully theatrical garments and in particular hats, showcasing her amazing use of fibre and colour.

Contact us soon, some places filled already.

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