The Guild organises workshops throughout the State with local, national and international tutors
If you have suggestions for a workshop please let a committee member know or email the Workshops Officer

Workshops Planned. For more information contact Workshops Officer or use this form to register. (previous workshops listed below)





29th Feb

9:45AM  until 3:45PM

Intermediate Felting Workshop

Learn new techniques. 


 Somer House  Zeehan Neighbourhood Centre

1 Belstead St. Zeehan

Spaces are striltly limited to a maximum of 12 

Please note this class will incur an additional fee of $30 for materials. 

 Stratie Stratford-Pearn 

 $50 members

Plus $30 materials

$75 non-member Plus $30 materials                

 contact workshop officer for more info


Sat - Sun

4 - 5 April

Faces in Felt 

Internationally acclaimed fleter Christine Lines will teach at this workshop for those who would like to create felted portraits. You are only limited by your imagination! 

Christine Lines 


Contact Allison Smith for more details 

0405 494 427


Oct 23, 24, 25 

Feltmakers Wilderness Retreat  - Expressions of Interest close 14 January


For Intermediate and Advanced Feltmakers 

"An Exchange of Creativity and Inspirational Techniques"

To be held in Corrina

Applicants will be asked to present a brief project overview outline of a short demonstration with your application, which others can work on during the retreat. 

Stratie Stratford-Pearn

$100 deposit due Feb 1

Contact Stratie Pearn for full details. 






 Costs for Workshop Tutors & Participants

Payment methods

Mail cheque to the Guild, PO Box 163, Battery Point, 7004 or fill in payment/credit card details on the Workshop Registration Form.

All workshops must be paid in advance and bookings will be confirmed on receipt of payment & enrolment form. In event of Guild cancelling, a full refund will be given.

If you are unable to attend refund will be at Guild's discretion, or, you can offer your place to someone else.



17th & 18th February; Felting Workshop, Natural Forms - Deloraine, with Anita Larkin. See some results
17th February; Weavers Dyeing Workshop, with Joy Rees. See some results
20th & 21st February; Felting Workshop, Layered Resists - Deloraine, with Anita Larkin.
24th & 25th February; Felting Workshop, Natural Forms - Hobart, with Anita Larkin
28th June; Winter School Spinning Art yarn, with Viv Crawford
29th June; Winter School Eco Dyeing, with Linda Chee
30th June; Winter School Eco Dyeing, with Linda Chee
30th June and 1st July; Winter School Fun With Rugs, with Gerlinde Binning
4th & 5th August; Backstrap Weaving, with Laverne Waddington
11th August; Learn to Spin in Just One Day, with Margaret and Doris. See the fun they had.
25th August; Eco Dyeing, with Linda Chee.



8 April; Art Yarns with Viv Crawford.
29th April & 16th May; Learn to Weave with Jillian Brammer and Joy Rees. See the results.
17th - 22nd May; Weaving at Poatina
20th May & 27th May; Learn to Spin with Margaret Miller & Maureen Hudson.
16th, 17th, 18th & 19th August; Backstrap weaving with Laverne Waddington from Bolivia, in Hobart and Deloraine
16th & 17th, 19th & 20th, September; Weaving Workshops by Mr Koichi Tanji from Hataoto Weaving School in Japan.



12 January; Sock Yarn Dyeing for Pattern Repeat, with Berris. See the pics
26 March; Introduction to Weave Drafting, with Di Kearney.
20 March; Felting Illuminated Lampshades, with Stratie. See the lamps
22 May; Weave Drafting session #2,  with Di Kearney. 
21-22 May; Saori Workshop, with Kaz Madigan aka The Curious Weaver. See it
30 - 31 August; Art Yarn, with Viv Crawford in Launceston. See the blog
15 October; Weave Drafting, with Di Kearney. See the blog
19 November; Give Spinning / Weaving A Go Day
28 & 29 November; Art Yarn with Viv at Tamar Valley
3 December; UFO Day in Hobart


6 Feb; Sun Dyes on Silk, with Lisa Febey. See results
17 Feb; Hand Manipulated Weaving, with Mary Williams. See results
26 March; Latch Hook Coaster, with Ken Wagstaff, see the blog.
21 April; Art Yarns, with Viv Crawford. see it for yourself 
9 May; Buttons Day, with Joy and Cathy.
12 June; Japanese Bag Workshop, with Joy Rees. see it for yourself
25 Sep; Natural Dye Day, at Dodges Ferry. See the fun that was had.
10 October; Give Spinning A Go Day with Yarn Store Open Day,  see it here 
6 November; Art Yarn Creation, at Nandroya Studio with Viv Crawford.  see it for yourself 
21 & 28 November; Learn To Spin, M Hudson & M Miller. 


15 Feb; Beginner Spinner, with Margaret Miller
13 March; Freeform Crochet & Knit,  with Judy Blackburn.
11 - 14 March; Not Just Indigo Workshop, with Jane Callendar
3 May; Basic Shawl Design, with Shirley Tongs
3 May; Looking at Colour & Design, with Cathie Sargeant 
16 August; Design Your Own Nuno Felted Item, with Sue Evans
18 October; Create Your own Dye Colourway, with Megan Marshall
13 October; Dyeing with Shaving Cream, with Pauline Heather (in Judbury)


20 April; Felting, 
8 June; Give Spinning A Go, 
15 June; Inlay Weaving, with Beata Parry
17 - 18 August; Crafting Sock Yarn,with Carmel Hannah
24 September; Funky Granny Square Crochet, with Gwen Smit See here.
19 October; Dyeing Naturally, with Di McPherson. See here
29 October; Brioche Knitting, with Shirley Tongs
5 November; Beginner Weavers Wind a Warp, with Joy Rees
26 November; Finishing Off Knitted Projects, with Judy Blackburn 


17 Feb; Introduction to Weaving, Threading a Loom, with Beata Parry
5 May; Knitting Workshop, with Jan Rolfe
21 May; PlayDay at Guild, spin exotic fibres
18 June; Shibori Workshop, 
2 July; Making Polymer Clay Buttons, with Donna Griggs
17 September; Dyeing Workshop - Indigo, Native Cherry, with Rene Bouffard
14 - 16 October; Weave a Tapestry, with Joy Rees


15 April; Traditional Korean Made-Up Knots #1 with Kim
17 April; New Felting Techniques with Sue Evans
15 May; Art Yarn Spinning with Jessica Black
20 May; Traditional Korean Made-Up Knots #2 with Kim
19 June; Elegant Beaded Braids, with Margaret Carmen
17 July; Felting Free -for-all with Shirley Tongs
20 July; Introduction to Inlay Weaving with Jutta Roser
21 August; Introduction to Shibori Weaving with Di Kearney & Denise Graham
18 September; Felting with Artfelt Paper with Jude Maisch
13 November; Art Yarn Spinning #1 with Margaret Miller
27 November; Art yarn Spinning #2 with Jessica Black


17 January; Open Dyeing Day with Maureen Hudson
24 April; Fun Wet Felting Day with Ailsa Richards
July; Knitting Socks with Judy Blackburn
August; Spinning - Beginners to Advanced with Maureen Hudson
17 September; Crochet Wool & Lace with Dorothy and Shirley


24 January; Japanese Bags with Joy Rees
29 March; Colouring Silk with Sylvia Parr
Tips & Advice on Sewing Up Knitted Garments with Maree Davey
17 May; Spinning, getting the most from your fleece with Maureeen Hudson
16 August; Felting with Ailsa Richards
30 August; Module Knitting with Judy Blackburn
20 September; Weave a Scarf  with Joy Rees
4 October; Spinning Workshop with Maureen Hudson


Felting Fun with Susan Judge
Needle Felting a teddy bear with Andrea Harris
Tapestry Workshop - representing the sky using simple shades and shapes
Discharge Dyeing and Nuno Felting with Sue Evans
Dévoré weaving with Anne Field