Bicheno 2015

Posted by VP on 21 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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On The Fringes - You are invited to these three days and two nights on the edge: fibre artists feeling free to push back a fringe, ruffle some feathers, flounce, shake a tassel. 

Bicheno: A coastal paradise on the Eastern rim of this textured island we call Tasmania.


The Invitation:

  1. explore your Creative Edges and test the Margins of Respectability
  2. enjoy workshops in Eco Dyeing, in the Dorset Button Up, and more....
  3. Optional participation in the Fringe Fashion Event on Saturday night, "Edgy, Twisted and Shaking Loose Threads"
  4. Seaside leisure, great food, good company.

All attendees need to fill out the booking form, this is overnight and day visitors alike. Payments need to be made either by cheque or money order made out to HWS&D Guild of Tasmania Inc. and forwarded with your registration form to Diana Kearney, 21 Killara Ave, Lanena, Tas, 7275. Alternatively payments may be made by EFTPOS through the Yarn Store by phone (6224 1526) or in person, but you must state who is making the payment and what it is for, and you must still mail your registration form to Di Kearney with details of the made payment. the cut-off date for final payment is August 25th. Refunds after this date will only be made in exceptional circumstances, with a small retainer kept for administration requirements. Receipts will be issued. Please note: Make bookings only through the Guild, NOT through the motel directly.

Workshops include:

  • Embroidery on Felt
  • Blending Boards
  • Dorset Buttons
  • Fringe Construction
  • Pickled Postcards from the Edge
  • Fringe Felting
  • Channel Island Cast On

For more information and/or to offer a workshop please phone Gem on 6497 2064. Booking forms & costs available in your June-July 2015 issue of IY.

The Deloraine Tuesday Spinners Group is this year's main Bicheno Organiser, well done Deloraine Group.