Also at this location:

Crafty Kids: Pre-School Art Classes 2017
Various dates from 22 April 2017 to 16 September 2017

Iconic Industry
Daily from 24 August 2017 to 01 October 2017

The Art of Wool
Daily from 08 September 2017 to 19 November 2017

The Bald Archy Prize
Daily from 14 October 2017 to 11 November 2017

Talking The Bald Archy Prize
Various dates from 15 October 2017 to 21 October 2017

An Evening of Absurdity in Portraiture
25 October 2017

Family Portraits
05 November 2017

Scarf Festival 2017

Galaxies: a textile journey to infinity and beyond

Let the cosmos be your guide.
Find your inspiration amongst gas, dust and stars.
Calculate your trajectory to the National Wool Museum.

Scarf Festival is the National Wool Museum's annual celebration of all things scarf.

This must-see textile exhibition is an eclectic showcase of original handcrafted scarves entered by anyone - from school kids to beginner crafters to accomplished artisans from Australia and internationally. 

There is an exciting program of workshops and demonstration markets throughout Scarf Festival.

Watch local artisans work at their craft at the demonstration markets on the following weekends from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Handmade goods are also for sale.

10-12 June 
Tracey Adams
Original hand knit accessories inspired by colours and textures found in her environment.
Heather Frizzell
Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis
Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter
Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek Wet felting clothing and accessories
Debra Read Hand knitted gloves with unique design and embellishments
Trauma Teddy operation  Australian Red Cross - teddy bears and hand knitted pieces 
Craft Unlimited for the Cancer Council  Knitted pieces
8-9 July  
Tracey Adams
Original hand knit accessories inspired by colours and textures found in my environment
Heather Frizzell
Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis
Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter
Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek  Wet felting clothing and accessories
Helen Langley   Silk painting 
Janice Ferret   Scarves and knitted pieces 
12-13 August   
Heather Frizzell
Soft sculptured needle felted animals and a thread painted embroidery
Jo Bagge
Handcrafted felted and knitted pieces
Kate Williams & Jean Inglis
Hand weaving of scarves, toys and household items
Barb Porter
Variety of handcrafts (porcelain painting, scrumbling, embellishment, etc)
Julie Drobek  Wet felting clothing and accessories
Trauma Teddy operation   Australian Red Cross - teddy bears and hand knitted pieces  
Helen Langley    Silk painting 

Craft enthusiasts will love the wonderful program of workshops lead by talented and experienced local artisans. Bookings are essential - contact us by phone or email to book your place. 

Click on the name of each workshop to learn more:

5 July 2017: Beginner's Felting
8 July 2017: Knitting Play with Colour and Texture
15 July 2017: Hand knitting - Stranded Colour Work Basics
19 July 2017: Beginner's Felting
22 July 2017: Beadweaving for Beginners
5 August 2017: Wet Felted Vessels and Bowls
12 August 2017:

*Scarf Festival teacher guide is available.




Register for our mailing list now by emailing scarffestival@geelongcity.vic.gov.au.


When:
Various dates from 2 June 2017 to 27 August 2017
Next on:
17 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
(View other upcoming dates and times)
18 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
19 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
20 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
21 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
22 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
23 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
24 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
25 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
26 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
27 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Where: National Wool Museum
26-32 Moorabool St, Geelong 3220

Further information

Contact:National Wool Museum
Phone:03 5272 4701
Email:nwminfo@geelongcity.vic.gov.au