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 Wendy Bailye - Felting: Textures and Patterns in Nature

Cancelled due to COVID-19. Watch for our 2021 Workshops

This class is a process/sample -oriented workshop designed to develop your felt making skills in a playful, experimental manner.

Date Sat 23rd May 2020 9:30 am
End Date Sun 24th May 2020 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA members: $180 Non-member: $230 Materials Fee $20
Location Epping Creative Centre
Lee Bethel - Paper: The Cut, the Fold and the Play of Light

Cancelled due to COVID-19. Watch for our 2021 Workshops

 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 the integration of fibres and mixed media to enhance and develop an approach for both 2 and 3 dimensional artworks.
Date Thu 28th May 2020 9:30 am
End Date Fri 29th May 2020 4:30 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Price ATASDA Members $180 Non-members $230 Material Fee $20
Location Epping Creative Centre

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)?"

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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

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.

Come along to South Group and hear guest speaker Anne Foy, a past ATASDA member, share her journey with natural dyeing.

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

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