Creative Fibre

Creative types unite! Be inspired by the originality of the region’s most talented textile artists showcasing and selling their work at our annual Creative Fibre. This day offers an excellent opportunity to engage with the textile artists who call the Canberra region home. You can see products and learn about the processes involved in designing, printing on fabric, creating mixed media homewares and wearable textiles, weaving, knitting, crocheting, hand dyeing fabric and more. 

What might you find? A large range of handcrafted homewares, clothing and textiles.


Macrame Pot Hangers with Annette Boyd - 8 July, 2018 - 1pm-3pm

In this two and a half hour workshop you will learn several basic macrame knots - handy for making all kinds of home decor items and accessories.

You will take home a beautiful plant hanger of your own design. All materials are included. Each participant will walk home with their own macrame pot hanger made from 100% cotton.

Additional Information:

  • The workshop will be held in the office space above the ground level office. The stairs can be accessed in between the men's and women's restrooms
  • Warm clothing is advised
  • This workshop is suitable for beginners
  • Adult supervision is required for those under 16 years

ABOUT ANNETTE

Annette, from Annette Boyd Art and Design, uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots and wall hangers - and is a casual stallholder at the Old Bus Depot Markets.

Annette is well-known throughout Canberra as an artist, maker, and teacher. Annette uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots, and kooky owls.

 

In the event that this workshop is fully booked, please fill in our Workshops Expression of Interest. If we get a considerable amount of expressions, we will be in touch with the tutor and keep you updated.


Knit a Coffee Cup Cosy with the Knitter's Guild Queanbeyan - 1pm-3pm

In this two-hour workshop you will learn how to make your own re-usable coffee cup cosy presented by Antoinette Buchanan and Libby Hay from the Knitter's Guild Queanbeyan.

Students will be introduced to several techniques for seamless knitting, and practice knitting with double pointed needles, the magic loop technique and seamless knitting with two circular needles.  Selecting one technique, students will make a reusable coffee cup cosy to take home.

Students will receive:

  • Class notes and pattern
  • 1 set double pointed knitting needles
  • 1 x 60cm circular needle
  • 1 x 80cm circular needle
  • Yarn to complete one project

Additional Information:

  • The workshop will be held in the office space above the ground level office. The stairs can be accessed in between the men's and women's restrooms
  • Warm clothing is advised
  • This workshop is suitable for beginners
  • Adult supervision is required for those under 16 years

ABOUT THE KNITTER'S GUILD QUEANBEYAN

The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community. The Queanbeyan Group is one of the fastest growing Guild groups with members aged in their teens to their eighties.

 

In the event that this workshop is fully booked, please fill in our Workshops Expression of Interest. If we get a considerable amount of expressions, we will be in touch with the tutor and keep you updated.


Macrame Pot Hangers with Annette Boyd - 8 July, 2018 - 10am-12pm

In this two and a half hour workshop you will learn several basic macrame knots - handy for making all kinds of home decor items and accessories.

You will take home a beautiful plant hanger of your own design. All materials are included. Each participant will walk home with their own macrame pot hanger made from 100% cotton.

Additional Information:

  • The workshop will be held in the office space above the ground level office. The stairs can be accessed in between the men's and women's restrooms
  • Warm clothing is advised
  • This workshop is suitable for beginners
  • Adult supervision is required for those under 16 years

ABOUT ANNETTE

Annette, from Annette Boyd Art and Design, uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots and wall hangers - and is a casual stallholder at the Old Bus Depot Markets.

Annette is well-known throughout Canberra as an artist, maker, and teacher. Annette uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots, and kooky owls.

 

In the event that this workshop is fully booked, please fill in our Workshops Expression of Interest. If we get a considerable amount of expressions, we will be in touch with the tutor and keep you updated.


Knit a Coffee Cup Cosy with the Knitter's Guild Queanbeyan - 10am-12pm

In this two-hour workshop you will learn how to make your own re-usable coffee cup cosy presented by Antoinette Buchanan and Libby Hay from the Knitter's Guild Queanbeyan.

Students will be introduced to several techniques for seamless knitting, and practice knitting with double pointed needles, the magic loop technique and seamless knitting with two circular needles.  Selecting one technique, students will make a reusable coffee cup cosy to take home.

Students will receive:

  • Class notes and pattern
  • 1 set double pointed knitting needles
  • 1 x 60cm circular needle
  • 1 x 80cm circular needle
  • Yarn to complete one project

Additional Information:

  • The workshop will be held in the office space above the ground level office. The stairs can be accessed in between the men's and women's restrooms
  • Warm clothing is advised
  • This workshop is suitable for beginners
  • Adult supervision is required for those under 16 years

ABOUT THE KNITTER'S GUILD QUEANBEYAN

The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community. The Queanbeyan Group is one of the fastest growing Guild groups with members aged in their teens to their eighties.

 

In the event that this workshop is fully booked, please fill in our Workshops Expression of Interest. If we get a considerable amount of expressions, we will be in touch with the tutor and keep you updated.


Creative Fibre

Creative types unite! Be inspired by the originality of the region’s most talented textile artists showcasing and selling their work at our annual Creative Fibre. This day offers an excellent opportunity to engage with the textile artists who call the Canberra region home. You can see products and learn about the processes involved in designing, printing on fabric, creating mixed media homewares and wearable textiles, weaving, knitting, crocheting, hand dyeing fabric and more. 

What might you find? A large range of handcrafted homewares, clothing and textiles.