What we are making is an opportunity to share our work and designs with members.
Audrey won the Linen Trust Award, Creative Fibre National Exhibition, Rotorua and was placed second in the Brooch Challenge, Black and Coloured Sheep Breeders National Conference, Gore
Rachel’s flax weaving. With the help of friends, Rachel made 20 birds for her husbands project for Seabird Sustainability Trust. They are proxy birds to identify by on board monitoring cameras on longline fishing boats.
Flo modelling her felted tunic top.
Anne’s kumihimo braids stitched together to make a piece of fabric which will be used to make a cover for a journal.
Fiona’s needle felted figurine
Esther working on a new tapestry
Frances shared what she has been knitting and sewing.
5000 Poppies – A community tribute of respect and remembrance.
5000 Poppies – A community tribute of respect and remembrance
Anzac Day 2015
Preparation for displays at Johnsonville Community Centre and Johnsonville Library
Johnsonville Community Centre
Flora, Fauna, Fibre Event Challenge 2014
The contents of this travelling collection were selected from pieces that were hung at Dunedin, as part of the Otago ‘Legacy of Yarns’, Creative Fibre Event held in Dunedin, April 2014
Tania, Wellington Area Delegate, CF, visited us with the suitcase.
Handling and touching of items is permitted!
What a great theme for the year!
Show and Tell – the fibre of our crafts involved a lot of sheeps wool
Tomoko has been spinning
Flo attended a gathering of felters and made some hats
Marilyn showed us her shawl which was a gift (from Maureen OFG)
Romain has been making some nuno felted scarves
Denise made made some ‘pencil’ socks
Finally – just for fun, we had a short article written by Steve Wyn-Harris (MD)
Annual General Meeting 25 November 2014, held at Nan’s place in Khandallah
Rachel was not available for re-election as president in 2015
Anne is our new president
President – Anne
Vice president – Rachel
Secretary – Caroline
Treasurer – Esther
Committee – Beverley and Elanor
Library – Romain, Facebook – Frances, Blog – Denise
Wellington Area Delegate, Tania Preston, introduced herself and spoke of her plans for the area and gathered ideas from members.
After a shared lunch, some members worked on ‘the blanket’
11 November 2014
Fiona and Tomoko shared their knowledge on dry felting.
Fiona showed how to create figures starting with a pipe cleaner frame
Tomoko starts her figures by forming the wool into a ball
Hands on and having a go
WHAT WE ARE MAKING –
Nan has completed her entrelac blanket
Marilyn also completed her entrelac blanket for a child’s car seat
Audrey made a cushion cover
Flo’s poppy is a wip – weaving on a plate and using a darning needle
28 October 2014
The challenge was to create, and show the workings of the container.
The containers on display
Judging was by ‘popular choice’
Winner of Best Use Of Colour was Audrey
Audrey also won The Most Useful Container
Caroline created The Best Constructed Container
The winner of The Most Original and Innovative Container was Romain with her entry