NSW Events


NSW Quarterly Meeting & Christmas Party

Come to the quarterly meeting and Christmas Party and feed your textile enthusiasm. Meet up with friends, new and old, for the last meeting of the year.

Our guest speaker is Anne Kempton, owner of Timeless Textiles Gallery in Newcastle. I’m sure many of you have been there for a workshop or to view an exhibition. 

See you for some festive fun. Please register to help with planning.

Image credit Jen Foreman

All participants must be double vaccinated, and have no symptoms of COVID, to attend ATASDA events.


Date Sat 3rd Dec 2022 10:00 am
End Date Sat 3rd Dec 2022 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
Lynne Britten - Shibori & Indigo Workshop

2 Day workshop - Sunday 8 and Sunday 15 January

Simply put - shibori is Japanese for tie dye.  But it is so much more than rubber bands and string!  Learn how to stitch, wrap, tie, fold, clamp, and twist fabric to create beautiful patterns with the traditional blue indigo dye.

This will be two days of totally hands on textile art

Date Sun 8th Jan 2023 9:30 am
End Date Sun 8th Jan 2023 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $200 Non-members $250 Materials Fee $15
Location Epping Creative Centre
In The Making Exhibition

Exhibition dates: Thursday 9th March – Tuesday 21st March 2023

“Look Inside”

Date Thu 9th Mar 2023
End Date Tue 21st Mar 2023
Lisa Shepherd - Cyanotype & beyond

Join floral artist Lisa Shepherd in an introduction to the historic alternative photographic process of Cyanotype printing which is a form of camera-less photography. 

Discover all aspects of the process including making photograms from pressed flowers and plant cuttings as well as using feathers, lace, doilies, stencils and digital negatives. Also look at toning a cyanotype, removing the blue colour and then introduce a new colourway.  

Date Wed 15th Mar 2023 9:30 am
End Date Wed 15th Mar 2023 4:30 pm
Price ATASDA Members $100 Non-members $125 Materials Fee $25
Location Epping Creative Centre

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