Category Archives: Events

Spinners and Knitters Day at Halfway House, Heritage Week, 27 October 2018

 

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Making Temari Balls

 

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Johnsonville Library – demonstration and “have a go” 29 August 2014

A few members were at Johnsonville Library  on Friday evening showing and giving people opportunities to try spinning, needle-felting, wet-felting, flax flower making, tapestry weaving, knitting, and fabric flower making. http://www.wcl.govt.nz/about/branches/johnsonville/whatson.html Check out this link to the Library website on … Continue reading

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Using hand made fabric and other creations in tailored garments.

13 May 2014 Romain has a background in sewing and tailoring and gave a very practical talk on how we can use our hand made fabrics when making garments.  Members brought along pieces that they wanted advice on.

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Tote Bag Making – 25th March 2014

We had a visit to Frances’ home and had a great time  having a chat and coffee together. Frances showed us how to sew a tote bag. Lovely.  The ladies had a chat and coffee together.We watch Frances sewing a … Continue reading

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Beginners’ Crochet – 8 April

8 April 2014 We had Kathy McLauchlan in to tutor us in how to crochet.  Many of us are inexperienced at crochet, and a few have very good skills and were able to help the beginners.   A very worthwhile morning … Continue reading

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HAPPY 20TH BIRTHDAY OFG

11th February 2014 This was our first meeting of the year and there was lots to catch up on.   We had a long show and tell, chatted about the years programme and Caroline showed us some scrumbling before the workshop … Continue reading

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Nuno Felting

22 October 2013 Romain and Flo took a session on nuno felting, showing us how to make a scarf with silk fabric and wool sliver.  We didn’t get them completed in the time we had, but took them home to … Continue reading

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Felted Beret

24 September 2013 Today we had a beret-making workshop.  Flo took us through the process step by step. They look great and we look forward to seeing some finished berets at Show and Tell next meeting.

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Show and Tell

13 August 2013

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