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Fibre, Fabric & Fashion

 

The Weekly Times Rural Lifestyle Expo will again host a dedicated Fibre, Fabric & Fashion Pavilion to showcase producers within Australia and our region.

If you love natural fibres, craft and design, knitting, weaving, crocheting, spinning or simply beautiful things this event is not to be missed. 

Have you ever wanted to make a basket or find out how to turn a fleece into yarn, maybe how to knit a hat or weave a rug.  Maybe blind making will take your interest or you would like to see beautiful displays.  Come along and meet the experts and see it being done.  It might just be the start of a wonderful new hobby!

Who doesn’t love to shop and in this pavilion you can enjoy purchasing from one of our talented traders including clothes, toys, fibre products, yarn and more.

DEMONSTRATIONS

Time Topic Speaker Location  
11am, 1pm & 3pm

Shearing Demonstrations

Come along and watch Peter use his skills from a life of farming to shear sheep. 

Peter Swigg a veteran farmer from PS Pet Shearing   sheep shear
ALL DAY

Artist in Residence 

 

Barb Madden from      Barb Madden Art

FFF Pavilion barb madden
ALL DAY

Embroidery Demonstration

Come along and meet this group of like minded people that enjoy embroidery in all its forms - patchwork and quilting, beading, smocking and counted thread to name a few.

Embroidery Guild of Ballarat FFF Pavilion embroidery
ALL DAY

Spinners and Weavers Demonstration

The ladies from the Ballarat Spinners and Weavers will be on hand to show their skills with Spinning and Weaving.

Ballarat Spinners and Weavers FFF Pavilion spinners
ALL DAY

Knitting and Felting 

The talented ladies at the Craft Council of Ballarat will be on hand to show their skills including knitting and felting to make beautiful things.

To add to the interest they will have lovely handmade toys, clothes and gifts for sale.

Ballarat Craft Council FFF Pavilion knitting
ALL DAY

Meet a Llama

Come along and meet a Llama! You may seem them around the expo meeting and greeting people.

  FFF Pavilion llama
ALL DAY

Quilting 

Ballaarat Quilters was founded in 1996 by a group of  women who wanted to promote the art and craft of quilting in Ballarat. Come along and meet these ladies and learn a bit about quilting.

Ballaarat Quilters Association FFF Pavilion quilters

TRADE SITES GALORE

Who doesn’t love to shop and in this pavilion you can enjoy a range of stall holders showcasing and selling their products  including clothes, toys, fibre products, yarn and more.

Pony Pals! from  www.ponypals.com.au  pony pals 1          pony pals 2

 

To find out the full list of exhibitors and trade please refer to the Exhibitor Index.

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