This Sunday, 11 March 2018, some of our members will be demonstrating spinning at the Craft Expo at Ormiston House, 277 Wellington Street, Ormiston. The event starts at 12 noon.
On Saturday, 19 May 2018, the Olde English Fair will be held at St George’s Church, Cnr Thorne Road and Victor Street, Birkdale. The Fair runs from 8am to 2pm.
On Tuesday, 19 June 2018, our Warped and Twisted Open Day will again be held at the Redland Performing Arts Centre, 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland. The event runs from 9am to 3pm.
On Saturday, 30 June and Sunday, 1 July 2018 Knitfest will be held in the main street of Maleny. Knitfest 2018 is an exciting weekend Yarn & Fibre Arts Festival.
If you’re looking for a fabulous place to pick up some Christmas presents come along this Saturday, 21 October 2017. Desley always has a great selection of her beautifully embroidered goodies.
Here’s a link to most of the photos taken at Open Day. They can also be found under the Open Day 2017 page which is accessible via the top banner of the website.
Many thanks to Rona who took most of the photos of visitors wearing their knitted and woven apparel and to Miriam’s daughter Rebecca who took some gorgeous photos of the fashion parade and the other two venues.
Rebecca Williams APP AIPP
Accredited Professional Photographer
0432 882 533
World Wide Knit in Public Day is being held on Saturday, 10 June this year.
I have registered the Redlands Spinners & Weavers as it falls on one of our regular Knit and Knatter days.
Come along and join us for some knitting, spinning, crocheting, talking, laughing, eating, drinking coffee and generally have a lot of fun!
Open Day is nearly here!! I have just received our flyers which will be distributed very soon. Please book this date in your calendar: Tuesday, 20 June 2017. We are opening one hour earlier this year so be there at 9am!
If you are interested in attending workshops, please refer to a recent published post.
This year we are offering some exciting workshops for those who attend the Open Day. Bookings must be made to avoid disappointment. Please contact the workshop organisers direct. All details are included below. There are very limited places available.
Two Different Workshops – Ragmatting and Basket Weaving
Sandra Davis will conduct one ragmatting class, at 11-11.30am. Cost is $10 for the starter’s kit; tuition is free. Bookings taken via email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class limited to 6 people. Demonstrations of ragmatting during the day.
At this year’s Open Day Carly Kotynski will offer two different basket making workshops using natural fibres.
Weaving Workshop – Basic basket technique
9.30am – 11.00am
Learn traditional basket weaving techniques using palm, banana and different vines to create your very own basket to take home from the Open Day. These basic techniques are the foundation for making most baskets but with just a little creativity every basket will be different and unique.
Weaving Workshop – Random weaving technique
12.30pm – 2.00pm
Using palm inflorescence you will learn a very different basket weaving technique in this workshop and create your own unique sculptural basket. These baskets are definitely conversation starters!
These workshops will cost $30 each as a special price for the Open Day and pre-bookings are essential. For more information or to book a place please contact Carly through the contact page on her website www.carlykotynski.com.au