Come along to an ATASDA workshop to gain knowledge and skills, and share the experience with other like-minded textile artists. Workshop tutors are experienced artists, and accredited teachers, some visiting from overseas or interstate. We welcome participants of all skill levels, from beginners to the more experienced. 

Textile Tasters are a way to try something new, experiment or develop skills further. They are taught by experienced members of ATASDA, on a single day.

Non-members who join ATASDA benefit from reduced member workshop rates.
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NSW Workshop

27
Aug
2022

Anita Johnson - Found objects revealed: Assemblage & Felt

Sat 27th Aug 2022 9:30 am - Sun 28th Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Anita Johnson - Found objects revealed: Assemblage & Felt

Explore how narratives can be drawn out of the assemblage of found objects and the act of making felt around them. Learn many practical and ingenious methods of using hand-tools to join found objects together. This is a weekend of alchemy, of animating the inanimate and creating engaging sculptures by felting discarded things.

ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $10
29
Oct
2022

Ro Cook - Theme, Draw, Cut, Print, Stitch

Sat 29th Oct 2022 9:30 am - Sun 30th Oct 2022 4:30 pm
Ro Cook - Theme, Draw, Cut, Print, Stitch

A hand printing workshop - Working to a theme, participants will explore and draw ideas. Create hand cut lino blocks and use found objects to print in an explosion of colour and shapes. Add surface design with stitching. Come away with a hand printed, embellished cloth that is your unique expression.

ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $TBA
06
Nov
2022

Heidi Helyard - Polymer Clay Pendants

Sun 6th Nov 2022 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Heidi Helyard - Polymer Clay Pendants

Learn to work with polymer clay, to create unique pieces of wearable art. Heidi will share her knowledge and skills as a graphic artist incorporating fibre into clay. This is her original design, and incorporates advanced polymer clay and fibre techniques.

Mix your own colours, learn to design the work, and stitch it with embroidery and other threads to create a pendant. You will acquire the skills and equipment to continue making at home.

ATASDA Members $100 Non-members $125 Materials Fee $50

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