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WORKSHOP | Felted Bygone Moths | Intro to needle felting | 20 Apr 2023

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Event description

When: Thursday 20 April 5.30pm-8.30pm

Whereartisan’s workshop space at South Brisbane,170 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101

Cost: $110 per person, limited to 8 attendees 

Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate

About the workshop: 

Join Wendy and learn the skills to produce a mixed media moth, primarily focusing on the practice of needle felting. This is a beginner’s workshop, but anyone with an interest in soft sculpture, felting or moths is welcome to participate. In the allotted time, we will produce a needle felted body, attach pre-sewn wings, learn a number of ways to make legs and antennae and produce creative little creatures. As a keen up-cycler, participants will also learn Wendy's approach to reusing and repurposing with tips and tricks to getting the most out of the supplies you may have lying around the house.  

Included in workshop ticket:

  • New skills!
  • Take home felting kit
  • All tools, materials and equipment necessary
  • Light refreshments
  • Finished creation

What to bring:

  • Your imagination
  • Closed in shoes
  • Notepad and pencil

About the facilitator: 

Wendy Winsley is a Brisbane based sculptural artist, with over 25 years teaching experience within the public and private sectors. Telling stories is her passion and working in the sculptural format allows her to convey snippets of time, things she finds interesting or amusing and illustrates beauty. Ceramics, felting, mixed media and printmaking all play a role in her creative practice. Using such diverse media has allowed to her follow any flight of fancy. When building in clay becomes too intensely messy, she turn to the more meditative processes of felting and textiles. Wendy's creative practice has, over time, developed a natural ebb and flow of energy and output. 

COVID-Safe Policy:

Please be assured artisan has well considered COVID-safe protocols regarding our workshop programming. You will be offered socially distanced seating, access to your own PPE sanitation options at your workspace, and a large extremely well-ventilated workshop venue.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

Please note this workshop can be cancelled by artisan due to unforeseen circumstances or if minimum numbers are not reached. In this event participants will be refunded accordingly and as soon as possible.

Participant Cancellation Policy:

Workshops have limited spaces and involve preparation by the facilitator. Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop may be refunded, but a 20% non-refundable administration fee will be deducted. Bookings cancelled within a week of the workshop commencing will NOT be refunded. Refunds are to be processed by attendees through Humanitix. 

Workshop Transfer Policy:

You may transfer your booking into an alternative workshop up to one week prior to the start of the workshop. Any difference in cost will be charged accordingly. Please endeavour to complete any transfers at least one week prior to the workshop. You are also welcome to transfer your booking to another person prior to the workshop commencing. Please confirm this arrangement in writing to

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Refund policy

Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to the event