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Welcome to the first ATASDA gathering at Epping since reopening of the centre. There are new regulations in place for safe social distancing, and limited numbers. 

Date Wed 15th Jul 2020 10:00 am
End Date Wed 15th Jul 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jul 2020
Cut off date Wed 15th Jul 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 26 Jul - Silk Painting demonstration

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. Violetta Kurbanova will demonstrate Silk Painting.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

 

 

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 26th Jul 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sun 26th Jul 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Mon 29th Jun 2020
Cut off date Thu 30th Jul 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

This event has been cancelled due to Covid-19. Watch the website for further events updates.

Date Sat 8th Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 8th Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Sat 11th Jul 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 19th Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Wed 19th Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 17th Jul 2020
Cut off date Thu 20th Aug 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 22 Aug - Techniques with leather

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. Kathy Hawkins will demonstrate various techniques with leather for you to try.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

 

Date Sat 22nd Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 22nd Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Mon 29th Jun 2020
Cut off date Sun 23rd Aug 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
NSW Quarterly Meeting Sept 2020

Come to the quarterly meeting and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sat 5th Sep 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 5th Sep 2020 4:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Please register as there is limited capacity. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

Date Sat 12th Sep 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Sep 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Date Sat 19th Sep 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 19th Sep 2020 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre

Come and see ATASDA in action on Saturday 10th October

South Group Collaborative Kandinsky 2019 Shirlene CharltonMembers meet to learn, share and challenge each other in their own textile arts practice.

See demonstrations, an exhibition of members' work, and take the opportunity to try new skills.

Book in to 1 or 2 day workshops to be held later this year and next year, or join up to start to further your creative textiles journey with ATASDA.

Please note the Covid Safe Health and Safety Plan Sutherland is in operation at this venue

Date Sat 10th Oct 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Oct 2020 3:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Start your Christmas shopping here! A vast array of beautiful hand designed and handmade items will be available, including silk scarves, bags, wall art, felted and dyed pieces, and handmade cards.

Click on Details to see photos from the day!

Date Sat 17th Oct 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 17th Oct 2020 4:00 pm
Location Australian Design Centre
Taster - Pattern Cutting from a Garment - One Day

Do you have a favourite garment? Would you like to make another?

Find out how with this informative and practical Textile Taster.

Date Wed 21st Oct 2020 9:30 am
End Date Wed 21st Oct 2020 4:30 pm
Register from Sat 7th Mar 2020
Cut off date Wed 21st Oct 2020 6:00 pm
Price $100.00 or Member rate $70.00 Material fee $0
Location Epping Creative Centre

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day:

"What's Knot to Like about Knots (and Loops and Twists)?"

Robyn Cocks card 3 2

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. You can even do some Christmas shopping! Stallholders from the Craft Week Makers Market will be selling beautiful handmade goods. Any member can set up a Trader's Table.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 25th Oct 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sun 25th Oct 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Sat 7th Mar 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
Craft & Quilt Fair

Cancelled due to COVID-19

ATASDA is on display once again at the Craft & Quilt Fair, Sydney. Come and meet members and see what they do.

Members are currently creating to the theme "REGENERATE".

Date Wed 28th Oct 2020
End Date Sun 1st Nov 2020
Location International Convention Centre Sydney
Taster - Cyanotype printing - One Day

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints.

Join Barbara Schey and Francis Brown to find out about this wonderful technique…..

Date Sat 31st Oct 2020 9:30 am
End Date Sat 31st Oct 2020 4:30 pm
Register from Sat 7th Mar 2020
Cut off date Sat 31st Oct 2020 6:00 pm
Price $100.00 or Member rate $70.00 Material fee $15
Location Epping Creative Centre
Taster - Stash to Treasure - mixed media - One Day

Use various materials you already have around your home to create a piece of mixed media textile art that expresses an idea or image. Kay Murray will lead you through various hand and machine techniques to create either a small textile piece, a series of postcards or a book cover. A sewing machine is not essential.

Date Sun 8th Nov 2020 9:30 am
End Date Sun 8th Nov 2020 4:30 pm
Register from Sun 23rd Aug 2020
Cut off date Sun 8th Nov 2020 6:00 pm
Price $100.00 or Member rate $70.00 Material fee $10
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 14 Nov

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

The focus activity for November is Vintage linens.

Image - Kay Murray

Please register as there is limited capacity due to COVID-19. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

Date Sat 14th Nov 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 14th Nov 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Taster - Eco-dyeing - One Day

Experience the wonderful range of natural colours and botanical prints achieved with plants. Join Sam Tannous to find out how natural dyeing and printing processes can be used to produce wonderful textiles and papers.

Date Sun 29th Nov 2020 9:30 am
End Date Sun 29th Nov 2020 4:30 pm
Register from Sat 7th Mar 2020
Cut off date Sun 29th Nov 2020 6:00 pm
Price $100.00 or Member rate $70.00 Material fee $10
Location Epping Creative Centre

Come to the quarterly meeting and Christmas Party and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

The event will be run in two separate sessions in order to accommodate the numbers.

Please indicate your preference by typing Morning, Afternoon or Either in the comments field when you register. You will contacted in person to confirm your allocated session.
Please note: The reference to 10am on your registration email merely indicates the room booking. It is not your allocated session.

1) Morning Session 10am - 1pm (includes Quarterly Meeting)

2) Afternoon Session 2pm - 4.30pm

3) Either - Don't mind

You can also let us know if you'd like to be in the same session as a friend, and name that friend. 

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sat 5th Dec 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 5th Dec 2020 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Come along to the South Group Christmas lunch and Social Day. Registration requested for lunch numbers.

Date Sat 12th Dec 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Dec 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Cut off date Sat 12th Dec 2020
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 13th Feb 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Feb 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 17 Feb

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. 

Focus Activity - Make a Boro Book Cover! with Cathie Griffith. See details for what to bring.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 17th Feb 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 17th Feb 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Lisa Walton - Permission to Play – Surface Design Techniques

Permission to Play is an opportunity to play with a wide range of surface design tools and techniques. Join Lisa in this Masterclass exploring colour, textures and embellishments.

Date Sat 20th Feb 2021 9:30 am
End Date Sun 21st Feb 2021 4:30 pm
Register from Fri 4th Sep 2020
Cut off date Sat 6th Feb 2021
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $20
Location Epping Creative Centre

Come to the quarterly meeting and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Guest Speakers Denise Lithgow and Peter Griffen.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sat 6th Mar 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 6th Mar 2021 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 13 Mar

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 13th Mar 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Mar 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 17 Mar

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Focus Activity - Block Printing for Picasso's Bedsit display at the Craft & Quilt Fair.

 Diane GSilkPrint

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 17th Mar 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 17th Mar 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Lee Bethel - Paper: The Cut, the Fold and the Play of Light
Learn to manipulate paper using cutting and folding to create light-capturing works. Apply colour that creates reflection and shadow play. Expand ideas and methods with a variety of techniques such as the integration of fibres and mixed media to enhance and develop an approach for both 2 and 3 dimensional artworks.
Date Sat 27th Mar 2021 9:30 am
End Date Sun 28th Mar 2021 4:30 pm
Register from Fri 4th Sep 2020
Cut off date Sat 13th Mar 2021
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $20
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 10th Apr 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Apr 2021 2:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Denise Lithgow - Funky Felting 3D Vessels

Design and create unique sculptural vessels using merino wool in this inspiring two day creative workshop. 

Textile artist Denise Lithgow will guide you through the process of making and moulding felt into innovative forms and shapes. You’ll learn how to form shapes and translate these into three dimensional non-functional vessels.

Date Sat 17th Apr 2021 9:30 am
End Date Sun 18th Apr 2021 4:30 pm
Register from Fri 4th Sep 2020
Cut off date Sat 3rd Apr 2021
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $25 or BYO fibre & tools
Location Denise's Studio, Leichhardt
Social Day 21 Apr

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 21st Apr 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 21st Apr 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 8 May

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 8th May 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 8th May 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 19 May

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Focus activity - Jen Corkish will teach how to make a book from a fabric collage, cleverly folded. Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 19th May 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 19th May 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
Roberta Montorfano - The Art of Textile Print & Design

Draw and create your own Textile Print Design, and gain an understanding of the processes involved in the beautiful world of textiles. Step by step you will be guided to plan, hand draw and digitise your design. Play with colour, movement, scale and layout. Use tools in Photoshop to develop and manipulate your unique textile print.

Date Sat 22nd May 2021 9:30 am
End Date Sun 23rd May 2021 4:30 pm
Register from Fri 4th Sep 2020
Cut off date Sat 8th May 2021
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $15
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 12 June

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 12th Jun 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Jun 2021 2:00 pm
Social Day 4 Jul - Cancelled

Cancelled due to COVID lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Christmas In July

Make this Japanese style hanging decoration. (Details next page)

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 4th Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sun 4th Jul 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 10 July

Cancelled Due to NSW Covid restrictions.

We hope to repeat this event soon. Keep and eye on the website.

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 10th Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Jul 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 21 July - cancelled

Cancelled due to COVID lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Christmas In July

Anne Schmitz will teach how to make this lovely Japanese style hanging Christmas decoration. You may like to bring your handmade Christmas decorations to share your techniques with others.

What are you working on? Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

 

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
Journeys Exhibition - Frayed Group - Postponed

Postponed to 2022 due to Covid-19.

An exhibition of Textile and Artwork by members of ATASDA in the Frayed Group.

We'd love you to visit!

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm, Sunday August 1st closing at 3pm. Not open Monday-Thursday.

Date Fri 23rd Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sun 1st Aug 2021 3:00 pm
Location Balmain Watch House

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 14th Aug 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 14th Aug 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Cancelled due to Covid lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 18th Aug 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 18th Aug 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
Craft & Quilt Fair Sydney - cancelled

Due to COVID, the 2021 Craft & Quilt show has been cancelled.

Don't miss ATASDA's exciting display at the Craft & Quilt Fair Sydney 2021.

The theme for 2021 is Picasso's Bedsit, an eye-catching display, showcasing the diversity of members' textile arts practise. Book in for a creative workshop, talk to members of ATASDA and watch them work in their creative space.

Date Wed 1st Sep 2021
End Date Sun 5th Sep 2021
Location Sydney Showground

JOIN US FOR TWO BRIEF ONLINE ZOOM MEETINGS:

SOCIAL TIME – 10:00 am – 10:40 am

QUARTERLY BUSINESS MEETING – 11.30am – 12.10 pm

We welcome old and new members to join via zoom!
Feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, hear the latest Branch news and connect with other members.

 

Date Sat 4th Sep 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 4th Sep 2021 12:10 pm

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 11th Sep 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Sep 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 18 Sep - ONLINE SOCIAL HOUR

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this online social hour. Have some creative works or your luminary ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members have been sent the zoom link in e-news on 12th September. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Image: Jen Corkish

Date Sat 18th Sep 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 18th Sep 2021 11:00 am
Social Day 2 Oct - ONLINE SOCIAL HOUR

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Image: Jen Corkish

Date Sat 2nd Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 2nd Oct 2021 11:00 am

Sydney Craft Week is about celebrating creativity and the handmade in all its forms. Run by Australian Design Centre, this festival creates the opportunity for the whole community to engage with craft, experience the benefits of making, and purchase local handmade work.

Physical events have been cancelled. Online events can be seen on the website sydneycraftweek.com 

Date Fri 8th Oct 2021
End Date Sun 17th Oct 2021
South Group 9 Oct - cancelled

Please watch for Covid-19 Updates for this event.

Open day with Interactive Textile Arts & Surface Design. This talented group of ATASDA members will demonstrate techniques to create scarves using wool and Solvy; embellish felt with yarn, roving and fabric; make tassels using fabric, wire and beads for jewellery and decoration; and create free motion embroidery. 

Image - Beads handmade by South Group members

For a small fee visitors can try their hand at these skills and take their creative piece home. Meet members, book into a workshop, or join ATASDA. All levels of experience are welcome! 

Details: Saturday 9 October, 10am to 3pm

Date Sat 9th Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 9th Oct 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Speaking In Colour - Online Weaving

2 hour online workshop

Participants will learn contemporary indigenous weaving techniques, how and when and why it was done, with the opportunity to create a woven keepsake. All the materials will be posted to you once you have enrolled.

Registrations are now full for this workshop but ATASDA NSW is also offering a 2 day face-to-face workshop in Sydney in early 2022.

Go to Interwoven - Aboriginal Weaving for details of this and other ATASDA NSW workshops.

Date Tue 12th Oct 2021 1:00 pm
End Date Tue 12th Oct 2021 3:00 pm
Cut off date Mon 20th Sep 2021
Price $89 Materials included

Cancelled due to Covid-19

These popular down-town Sydney Makers' Markets, hosted by Australian Design Centre, include a wonderful range of designers and makers each year. Covid-safe procedures will be in place at this event.

A vast array of beautiful hand designed and handmade items will be available, including silk scarves, bags, wall art, felted and dyed pieces, and handmade cards.

Date Sat 16th Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 16th Oct 2021 4:00 pm
Social Day 20 Oct

First time back after lockdown - This will be a quiet day for a small group to enjoy getting together over our love of textiles and surface design.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. The portable printing press may be used at members request.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

 

Date Wed 20th Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 20th Oct 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
Online Social Hour - 27 Oct

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 27th Oct 2021 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 27th Oct 2021 8:30 pm
Martha Birch - Hooking & Proggy Rugmaking

In one day you will learn all about Rug Hooking and Progging your own design and how to finish your rug.

Martha Birch became an expert under the tutelage of Miriam Miller, the “mother” of rug hooking in Australia. She will teach everything you could ever wish to know about this textile craft.

You’ll be astonished at how quickly a work can take shape and the range of possibilities for its use.

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The location for this workshops has been changed. It will be held in a private home in Lane Cove. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you requre further information.

Date Sat 30th Oct 2021 9:30 am
End Date Sat 30th Oct 2021 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $90 Non-members $115 Materials Fee $20
Social Day 7 Nov (Sunday)

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date Sun 7th Nov 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sun 7th Nov 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre

Elaine Witton Looking upwards ATASDA INTELUDE ExhibitionReduced

Image: Elaine Witton - Looking Upwards: An Original Photo ornamented with stitch

The long-awaited biennial ATASDA exhibition, Interlude, is on soon!

Come and see new and original textile art works in the latest exhibition from members of Australian Textile Arts and Surface Design Association Inc. ATASDA members have explored the theme Interlude using unusual materials,coupled with traditional textile techniques, to take the visitor on a journey.

Date Wed 10th Nov 2021
End Date Sun 28th Nov 2021
Location Incinerator Art Space
South Group 13 Nov

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Image - Fabric Beads made by members, 2021

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Elaine Witton Looking upwards ATASDA INTELUDE ExhibitionReduced

Image - Elaine Witton - Looking Upwards

We welcome your attendance at the Interlude Exhibition Opening.

Interlude will be officially opened by Kirry Toose. Kirry is a well-respected textile artist with a primary focus on wearable art. Training at the National Art School, she worked as a professional designer in fashion, theatre and opera, along side roles in teaching, judging etc.  Her art practice is characterised by innovation and the experimental use of materials. Seventeen years ago Kirry was the initiator of this Exhibition series.

We hope you can join us at this much-anticipated event.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 2:00 pm
End Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 3:00 pm
Location Incinerator Art Space
Karen Robertson - Bespoke Lampshade

Have a lampshade that you love that looks tired and needs updating? Been unable to find a replacement shade?

Come along to this fabulous one day workshop and learn how to upcycle and give your lamp a new lease of life. 

If you have special piece of fabric, maybe one you have printed yourself, bring it along to transform it into an attractive lampshade.

Date Wed 17th Nov 2021 9:30 am
End Date Wed 17th Nov 2021 4:30 pm
Register from Sat 6th Mar 2021
Cut off date Wed 27th Oct 2021
Price ATASDA Members $90 Non-members $115 Materials Fee $35
Location Epping Creative Centre
Online Social Hour - 24 Nov

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 24th Nov 2021 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 24th Nov 2021 8:30 pm
Kirry Toose - JEANIUS : limited edition Pinafore

Transforming the everyday, the worn and discarded into the wearable, through the deconstruction and recycling of previously loved items.
Working with your personal themes or concepts, reimagine your wardrobe through play, with re-cutting and assembling, embellishing, insertion and addition.

Have lots of fun by breaking the boundaries; whilst learning to problem solve through design, extending your sewing skills, exploring numerous techniques and products.
Original pattern provided, designed by Kirry.
Graded to suit all sizes.

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date Mon 29th Nov 2021 9:30 am
End Date Tue 30th Nov 2021 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $10 for instruction booklet
Location Marsfield Community Centre
NSW Quarterly Meeting & Christmas Party

Come to the quarterly meeting and Christmas Party and feed your textile enthusiasm. 

Guest speaker Kathleen Berney will talk about her journey with textiles... from when she was given a tjanting as a young teenager... to a phone call from Inga Hunter in her 20's which led to the formation of the Batik Association ( now ATASDA)... and all that has gone on with textiles and clothing and her fashion label through the years. She will bring samples of garments from different stages of her texile and clothing career.

There will be Christmas celebration, games, a new challenge to start on, plus show & tell, library, traders tables, morning tea and good cheer. We ask each person to bring their own lunch and a cup for drinks. Our room capacity is well over 50 now, so we are pleased to be able to hold this year's Christmas function.

Luminaries will be on display. Please bring your finished luminary!

Evidence of double vaccination is required. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or bring it to the meeting.

Date Sat 4th Dec 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 4th Dec 2021 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 11 Dec

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Come along to the South Group Christmas lunch and Social Day. Registration requested for lunch numbers.

Image - Fabric Beads made by members, 2021

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 11th Dec 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Dec 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Online Social Hour - MONDAY 24 JANUARY Changed Date

Note Change of Date to MONDAY 24th JANUARY -

Due to Australia Day clashing with our usual 4th Wednesday.

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news, and it is also published here in the "Details" , due to the short notice change of date. Click "Details"

Date Mon 24th Jan 2022 8:00 pm
End Date Mon 24th Jan 2022 9:00 pm
Social Day 5 Feb

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Sat 5th Feb 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 5th Feb 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 12 Feb

Visit the ATASDA South Group, at Sutherland, on the south side of Sydney.

Starting in February, participate in a 4 month Mini-workshop, learning from Robyn Eves to make beautiful fabric vessels of intriguing and organic shapes. 

Or just come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 12th Feb 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Feb 2022 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Mary Brown - Celebrating the Seventies

Have you noticed that garments like floaty maxi dresses, flared pants, ponchos are de rigueur today?

There is a resurgence of patchwork, embroidery, crochet and knitting. This is a full revival of the 1970s!

Mary Brown is a captivating tutor, who will delight us with her knowledge and passion for the art, culture, fashion and design of this colourful era. You will learn techniques in Surface Stitching, Applique, Goldwork and Bead & Sequin Embroidery that were so loved in 1970s fashion and textiles. You will have hands-on experience after each demonstration.

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date Sat 19th Feb 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sun 20th Feb 2022 4:30 pm
Cut off date Sat 12th Feb 2022
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Materials Fee $25
Location Epping Creative Centre
Online Social Hour - 23 Feb

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 23rd Feb 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 23rd Feb 2022 8:30 pm
NSW Quarterly Meeting Mar 2022

Come to the quarterly meeting and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Registration is appreciated but not compulsory.

Details will be available soon!

 

Date Sat 5th Mar 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 5th Mar 2022 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 12 Mar

Visit the ATASDA South Group, at Sutherland, on the south side of Sydney.

Starting in February, participate in a 4 month Mini-workshop, learning from Robyn Eves to make beautiful fabric vessels of intriguing and organic shapes. 

Or just come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 12th Mar 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Mar 2022 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 16 Mar

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Wed 16th Mar 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 16th Mar 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Online Social Hour - 23 Mar

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 23rd Mar 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 23rd Mar 2022 8:30 pm
ATASDA NSW Open Studio

ATASDA Members sharing knowledge and ideas in a friendly, relaxed setting. 

Members and friends can try their hand with make and take, or just watch the demonstrations at the introductory sessions run by our lovely members.

Drop in or stay all day....

Date Sat 26th Mar 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sat 26th Mar 2022 3:00 pm
Price $25 per person (some activities also have a small fee payable to tutor for make & take)
Location Epping Creative Centre
Journeys Exhibition - Frayed Group

An exhibition of Textile and Artwork by members of ATASDA in the Frayed Group.

We'd love you to visit!

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10 April closing at 3pm. Not open Monday-Thursday.

Free Entry.

Date Fri 1st Apr 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sun 10th Apr 2022 3:00 pm
Location Balmain Watch House
South Group 9 Apr

Visit the ATASDA South Group, at Sutherland, on the south side of Sydney.

Starting in February, participate in a 4 month Mini-workshop, learning from Robyn Eves to make beautiful fabric vessels of intriguing and organic shapes. 

Or just come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 9th Apr 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 9th Apr 2022 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Primrose Paper Arts - Paper making adventure

One Day Workshop

Have you ever wondered about making paper?
How do you turn plants into paper?
Want to find out how to make, emboss and decorate your own unique paper?

Explore the foundations of paper making using recycled paper and plant fibre to create your unique sheets of beautiful paper.

During this workshop you will be guided step by step through the paper making process from the choice of materials and preparation of the pulp to formation of the sheets.

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date Sat 23rd Apr 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sat 23rd Apr 2022 4:30 pm
Register from Sat 5th Dec 2020
Price ATASDA Members $90 Non-members $115 Materials Fee $0
Location Primrose Park Art & Crafts Centre
Online Social Hour - 27 Apr

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 27th Apr 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 27th Apr 2022 8:30 pm
Social Day 30 Apr

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. Special feature is a presentation from member Toni Ivering about her 40+ years creating textile art.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Sat 30th Apr 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 30th Apr 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 14 May

Visit the ATASDA South Group, at Sutherland, on the south side of Sydney.

Starting in February, participate in a 4 month Mini-workshop, learning from Robyn Eves to make beautiful fabric vessels of intriguing and organic shapes. 

Or just come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 14th May 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 14th May 2022 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 18 May

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Participants are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Wed 18th May 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 18th May 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Marie-Therese Wisniowski - In Pursuit of the Artcloth: Disperse Dye & Transfer Printing

Sublimely vibrant and richly coloured artwork! These words describe what you will make when you learn Marie-Therese’s dye sublimation process (transfer printing). This technique has been developed by Marie-Therese for participants to use, to translate their visual experiences of landscape into a new, artistic expression using disperse dyes.

Date Sat 21st May 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sun 22nd May 2022 4:30 pm
Cut off date Sat 7th May 2022 5:00 pm
Price ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $20
Location Epping Creative Centre
NSW Quarterly Meeting  & AGM June 2022

Come to the quarterly meeting and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Our guest speaker will be Jo Simpson, an ATASDA grant recipient.  Hear Jo talk about her journey creating a felted, stitched light vessel for a contemporary stitch course.

Date Sat 4th Jun 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 4th Jun 2022 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 11 June

Visit the ATASDA South Group, at Sutherland, on the south side of Sydney.

Come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 11th Jun 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Jun 2022 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 11 Jun

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. BarbSchey will teach 5 types of buttons! Click Details for more information.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image: Barbara Schey

Visitors are welcome. Participants are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Date Sat 11th Jun 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Jun 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Craft & Quilt Fair Sydney - 2

Don't miss ATASDA's exciting display and demonstrations at the Craft & Quilt Fair Sydney 2022

The theme is Picasso's Bedsit, an eye-catching display, showcasing the diversity of members' textile arts practise. Book in for a creative workshop, talk to members of ATASDA and watch them work in their creative space.

 

Date Wed 29th Jun 2022
End Date Sun 3rd Jul 2022
Location Sydney Showground
South Group 9 July

NEW VENUE - Cronulla

Come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time.

South Group is a place to learn, share and enjoy many textile techniques and practices. Members share their skills and knowledge. Mini workshops are conducted from time to time.

10am start, at Cronulla School Of Arts, 6 Surf Road, Cronulla.

For more information contact convenor Coral via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 9th Jul 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 9th Jul 2022 3:00 pm
Members' Outing

An outing for ATASDA Members to visit UNSW galleries for guided curator-led tours of two exhibitions:

Pliable Planes: Expanded Textiles & Fibre Practices, with curator Catherine Woolley,

and Liz Williamson: Weaving Eucalypts Project, with  Liz Williamson

ATASDA is honoured to be offered this very special opportunity to learn, and experience these exhibitions, guided by experts in contemporary and traditional textile arts.

Further information in these links:

https://artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/pliable-planes

https://artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/liz-williamson-weaving-eucalypts

Image from UNSW website: Kate Scardifield, ‘Canis Major’ 2019. 34°53'29.4"S 150°29'60.0"E. Wind instruments and form tests. Studies in semaphore and signalling. Sailcloth, rip-stop nylon, repurposed parachute silk, thread. Image courtesy of the artist, Sydney. Photograph: Robin Hearfield

For Members:

Please use the Register Button. Note that the register button is only visible to logged in members. Registration is appreciated, for an indication of numbers, but is not required.

Meet at UNSW Galleries at 1.45pm for a 2pm start. Corner of Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington

Date Fri 15th Jul 2022 2:00 pm
End Date Fri 15th Jul 2022 4:00 pm
Social Day 20 July

A Special day with a focus on the NSW Exhibition in March 2023!

Image - Roberta Montorfano, Look Inside

At this social day, there will be educational sessions to assist members with:

  • How to work to a theme,
  • Finishing of and displaying artworks to their best advantage
  • Writing an artist’s statement.
  • Preparing techniques boards (and the importance of these)
  • Making samples
  • First time exhibiting – dealing with anxiety etc.

For the experienced, you might be able to assist others, mentoring and contributing to the discussion.

 

Visitors are welcome. Participants are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Date Wed 20th Jul 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 20th Jul 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 13 Aug

NEW VENUE - Cronulla

Come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time.

South Group is a place to learn, share and enjoy many textile techniques and practices. Members share their skills and knowledge. Mini workshops are conducted from time to time.

10am start, at Cronulla School Of Arts, 6 Surf Road, Cronulla.

For more information contact convenor Coral via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 13th Aug 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Social Day 17 Aug

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Wed 17th Aug 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 17th Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
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.

Date Sat 27th Aug 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sun 28th Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $10
Location Epping Creative Centre
NSW Quarterly Meeting Sept 2022

Come to the quarterly meeting and feed your textile enthusiasm. Enjoy Show and Tell, be inspired by the speaker, hear the latest Branch news and connect with textile artists.

Registration is appreciated but not compulsory.

Rhonda Stien, grant recipient, will speak on "From Grief to Belief".

Image: Dance Like You Can Fly - Rhonda Stien 

 

 

Date Sat 3rd Sep 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 3rd Sep 2022 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 10 Sept

NEW VENUE - Cronulla

Come along to South Group and enjoy a regular, inspirational social time.

South Group is a place to learn, share and enjoy many textile techniques and practices. Members share their skills and knowledge. Mini workshops are conducted from time to time.

10am start, at Cronulla School Of Arts, 6 Surf Road, Cronulla.

For more information contact convenor Coral via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 10th Sep 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Sep 2022 3:00 pm
Social Day 17 Sept

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Sat 17th Sep 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 17th Sep 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 19 Oct

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Wed 19th Oct 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 19th Oct 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
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.

Date Sat 29th Oct 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sun 30th Oct 2022 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $TBA
Location Epping Creative Centre
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.

Date Sun 6th Nov 2022 9:30 am
End Date Sun 6th Nov 2022 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $100 Non-members $125 Materials Fee $50
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 16 Nov

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. 

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date Wed 16th Nov 2022 10:00 am
End Date Wed 16th Nov 2022 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
NSW Quarterly Meeting & Christmas Party

Come to the quarterly meeting and Christmas Party and feed your textile enthusiasm. 

Details to come..........

 

Image credit Jen Foreman

 

Date Sat 3rd Dec 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 3rd Dec 2022 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre

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