Hand-felted Wool and Silk Scarf & Beanie Workshop

About the Event

Use soft merino wool fibres and lustrous silk fabric to create your own soft, beautiful, hand-felted scarf and beanie.

About the Artist - Moira Simpson

Moira's artistic practice and teaching workshops seamlessly integrate dyed and painted fabrics, wax resist, encaustic, mixed media, handmade felt, handmade papers, block printing, free machine embroidery, and hand stitching. She is particularly drawn to the semi-transparent qualities of fabrics like cotton scrim, silk chiffon, and organza, utilising their ethereal nature to craft nuanced layers and depth. Beyond textiles, Moira incorporates materials such as metal shims, waxed paper and fabric, cork, and wood, elevating stitched textiles into three-dimensional forms.

Nature serves as a wellspring of inspiration for Moira, influencing her impressionistic and abstract or semi-abstract creations that prioritise colour, texture, and form. Employing sheer fabrics enables her to experiment with overlays and distressing techniques, conveying the passage of time and alluding to diverse cultural and historical references.

Workshop Features

  • Adults

  • Textiles

Artists

  • Moira Simpson

Venue

  • Provenance Barossa

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Key Details

Date: 07/04/2024

Time: 10am to 12.30pm

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Price: $115.00

Venue Information

Provenance Barossa

18-28 Tanunda Rd, Nuriootpa SA 5355, Australia

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