2 Day NUNO Felting Workshop with Anita Johnson

2 Day NUNO Felting Workshop with Anita Johnson
À partir de AUD 80,00 $AU
  • Durée: 2 Jours (environ)
  • Lieu: Maryborough, QLD
  • Code produit: PBLDKF

Use a variety of fabrics and fibres to create your own individual Nuno Felted piece with internationally renowned Fibre Artist Anita Johnson (formerly Anita Larkin). In this two day workshop you will develop textural and surface design techniques using ways to incorporate colour layering, shadowing and texture.

Numbers are limited and registration is required.

What is Nuno Felting?

Nuno Felting is the laminating of light weight material, such as silk or muslin with wool to create soft draping material that can be used to make garments, scarfs, soft furnishing and wraps of many kinds.

Nuno felted material is better suited for Australia’s climate conditions as it is softer and cooler than straight felted items.

About the Facilitator

Johnson is an Australian artist from NSW making sculptural objects and installations with salvaged broken objects, felt, beeswax, bronze and textiles. These artworks question notions of repair and its historical impetus for a return to wholeness and former utility. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts from the University of Sydney and has since exhibited widely in Australia and internationally. Her practice is characterized by a tactile and poetic approach to materials, where she transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary, inviting viewers to reconsider the histories and stories embedded in the objects that surround us.

To learn more about the facilitator you can go to Anita Johnson's website.


Saturday 3 August – 9am to 4.30pm

Sunday 4 August – 9am to 1pm

*Please note you must attend both days.

Cost: $110.00

  • $80 (facilitator fee only) paid on registration 
  •  $30 (materials kit) paid on the day of workshop, CASH ONLY.   The felters from Hervey Bay Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists Inc. have put kits together to help participants have the correct micron wool and other requirements. These kits will be available before the workshop commences.

Other materials required:

Participants will be required to supply the following;

  • A piece of grip mat to work on. Minimum size 70 x 70 cm
  • An old towel
  • A plastic drink bottle or similar, to impart water onto the wool with
  • Fabric scissors
  •  A measuring tape
  • A plastic bag
  • A bag of bits and pieces will be included in your kit but you are welcome to bring scrap fabrics, lace, chiffon, silk sari cotton etc to experiment with in your Nuno felting.

BYO Lunch. 

Please contact Pat Wheeler on 0417 412 243 for further workshop information.

Maximum: 12 participants

Location: Upstairs, Gatakers Creative Space 

Workshop Cancellation Policy

  • Gatakers Artspace cannot accept responsibility for any changes in personal circumstances. Missed workshops or change of mind are at your own expense.
  • If a participant chooses to cancel their confirmed registration, or cannot or does not attend the workshop, the following will apply:
  • The registered participant may invite another person to substitute their place in the workshop (in which they are registered) at any time at no charge;
  • If notice is received 2 or less days from the scheduled starting date, a refund will not be offered.
  • If a workshop is cancelled by Gatakers Artspace a full refund or a reschedule will be provided. Gatakers Artspace will endeavour to advise participants of cancellation at least 48 hours prior to workshop.


This event is supported by the https://www.arts.qld.gov.au/regional-arts-development-fund Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Fraser Coast Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland