About Our Group

The Victorian Feltmakers Inc. [VFI] is a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 members ranging from beginners to advanced feltmakers. We meet regularly to share the latest feltmaking techniques and keep up-to-date with happenings in the world of felt with natural and synthetic fibres. Our organisation is all about sharing and supporting the development of the feltmaking community.
Membership is available to feltmakers of all standards. All you need is an interest and desire to learn about this ancient, yet wonderfully modern, flexible technique to create anything from wafting fabrics to solid sculptural structures.
VFI Membership Benefits
-Varied levels of ability workshop programs at discounted prices to members -Free online classified listing of member feltmaking activities. -6 friendly general meetings run bi-monthly.
-Fantastic social day - valuable time to learn about VFI activities -Guest speaker and/or demonstration
-'Show and Tell' of members' work - Be Inspired! -Library of books and feltmaking equipment to hire -Guest traders and VFI members traders' stalls -Fibre shop for all your feltmaking needs at discounted prices -Interactive Felting Frenzy days, gathering with fellow feltmakers working on your own projects at your pace. A great opportunity for sharing ideas and helping each other.
VFI's annual feltmaking retreat in regional Victoria - two or three days of feltmaking, mentoring and relaxation. VFI's bi-annual Felt Exhibition.
Access to online VFI documentation.

Website: www.vicfelt.org
Contact Name: Genielle Phillips, President
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Upcoming Events - Click Event for Full Details

  • General Meeting Days 2018

    Saturday, 10th February 2018 (all day), Saturday, 14th April 2018 (all day), Saturday, 9th June 2018 (all day), Saturday, 11th August 2018 (all day)
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ hall. 246 Highfield Road, Hartwell

      Feb 10th 2018 April 14th 2018  June 9th

  • FELT FRENZY

    Saturday, 17th February 2018 at 9:30am - 3:30pm
    Location: Church of Christ Hall 248 Highfield Rd Hartwell

    Our February Felt Frenzy will be on the third week of the month, as the Labour day wk end falls…

  • Felt Frenzies 2018

    Saturday, 17th February 2018 (all day), Saturday, 12th May 2018 (all day), Saturday, 14th July 2018 (all day), Saturday, 8th September 2018 (all day)

    March 17th May 12th July 14th Sept 8th Nov…

  • Painting With Wool with Olga Finkel

    Saturday, 3rd March 2018 at 9am - 4:30pm, Sunday, 4th March 2018 at 9am - 4:30pm
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ hall. 246 Highfield Road, Hartwell

    In this workshop students will be introduced to methods of “painting with wool” using prefelt…

  • Felt Wearable: Sharit Meer Dresses with Flair - 3 Days

    Saturday, 24th March 2018 (all day), Sunday, 25th March 2018 (all day), Monday, 26th March 2018 (all day)
    Location: Abbotsford Convent
     

    Saturday through Monday, March 24 - 26

    Note: Not suitable for beginners

    In this…
  • Beginners Felting with Phyllis Hoffman

    Saturday, 7th April 2018 at 9am - 4:30pm, Sunday, 8th April 2018 at 9am - 4:30pm
    Location: Hartwell Church of Christ hall. 246 Highfield Road, Hartwell

    This workshop is designed for beginners covering the basics of felting and nuno felting.

  • Felt Wearable: Cathy Moon -Naturally Dyed Shibori Silk Jewellery

    Friday, 27th April 2018 (all day), Saturday, 28th April 2018 (all day)
    Location: Hartwell
     2 Day Workshop

    In Naturally-Dyed Shibori Silk Jewellery, Cathy Moon invites you to discover…

  • Felt Wearable: Cathy Moon -Indigo Dyeing and Shibori Silk Scarves

    Sunday, 29th April 2018 (all day)
    Location: Hartwell
     Natural Indigo and Naturally-dyed Silk Scarves is a stand-alone workshop just for you. Cathy will…
  • 'EL KANAH' VFI Felting Retreat 2018

    Friday, 18th May 2018 at 3am - 10am Monday, 21st May
    Location: El Kanah 975 Buxton Rd Marysville Victoria

    El Kanah is a one-and-half-hour drive from Melbourne set overlooking beautiful bush…

Events

January 2018
Saturday 13th
9:30am FELT FRENZY January 13th 2018
February 2018
Saturday 10th
General Meeting Days 2018
Saturday 17th
9:30am FELT FRENZY
Felt Frenzies 2018
March 2018
Saturday 3rd
9am Painting With Wool with Olga Finkel
Sunday 4th
9am Painting With Wool with Olga Finkel
February 2018
 
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