Saturday, July 25, 2009

Workshop Update - Food Colour Dyeing with Courtney & Lisa

A fantastic new session has been added to the program for the camp.

Food Colour Dyeing with Courtney Brook and Lisa McPhee.

Courtney is the inspiring and passionate dyer behind the amazing The Inner Stitch yarns which are available at the Yarn Collective. Courtney's yarns are highly desirable and prized, if you can stalk her long enough to snag a skein during a stocking.

Lisa is the creative force behind the unique handspun yarns at Knot Your Nanna's Knits. Lisa's unique spinning style and colour selections make her handspun yarns and hand dyed fibre one of a kind

This exciting session will cost $20 (Payable on the day) this will include food colour for the session and enable you to take your leftovers home to practice some more, and 2 x 100gm skeins of yarn to learn 2 different dyeing techniques.

You will need to bring an ice cream container or another microwave safe dish to this session.

If you are interested in participating in this session could you please complete you registration form and return it as soon as possible - this session is NOT listed on the registration form but you can note your interest on the bottom of the form, And also Email your interest to by Friday the 7th of August to allow order time for materials.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Workshop Information

Nuralamee Conference & Accommodation Centre
Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Red Rock Road, Corindi Beach
21st – 23rd August 2009

Program Outline:
Friday - August 21
from 4:30pm Arrive
6:00pm Dinner

Saturday - August 22
from 7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Workshop time
12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm Workshop time
6:00pm Dinner

Sunday - August 23
from 7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Workshop time
12:00pm Depart

Twin share – with some quad share available (for those willing and able to climb onto the upper
level of a bunk bed)

Camp Fees:
Full Weekend ................................$135-00pp
Single Day Visitor ..........................$ 80-00pp

(These workshops are all free – however participants are asked to provide their own materials)
Knitted Garden Soap Hanger
with Lesley Howard

“Lefties” Tunisian Crochet / Knitting (especially for left-handed people)
with Sandy Stewart

Bullion Crochet
with Barbara Roberts

New ways to work with variegated yarns
with Sally Thomason

Style Basics
with Sally Thomason

Woven Belt
Tutor TBC

Yoga (early morning session)
With Loni Wilson ($10pp to be paid on day)

Yoga Nidra (lunch-time session)
with Loni Wilson ($10pp to be paid on day)

Special Workshops
(booking essential – fees to be paid at least one week prior to Camp)
Workshops with focus on traditional Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal crafts
Thigh Spinning ..............................$ 9-00pp
Traditional Basketry.......................$16-00pp
Bush Tucker & Medicine Walk.......$11-00pp

What to Bring:
• Materials for your selected workshop/s
• Own Spinning Wheel (if you have one – in special cases, a limited number of extra wheels
may be available, but please advise organisers in advance)
• Bed linen /or sleeping bag, towel, sunscreen, toiletries etc (Nuralamee provides pillows &
• Bed linen and towels are available to hire - $5-00 per person per night.
• The weather will still be cool, so please pack accordingly.
If you wish to assist by contributing to morning or afternoon tea or supper, please advise us – any contributions will be much appreciated.

North Coast Spinners Camp Information

Nuralamee Conference & Accommodation Centre
Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Red Rock Road, Corindi Beach
21st – 23rd August 2009

Clarence Community Events Inc invites all Spinners (and those who wish to
learn) – to join in a weekend of Spinning, yarn crafts, fun and great

Being held at the Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre, the weekend
includes some very unique Aboriginal crafts and features a Bush Tucker
Dinner evening complete with Story Telling and Aboriginal entertainment.
Attendees can participate in a range of workshops – the usual, the not-sousual
and a selection of traditional Aboriginal workshops. As well as all this,
there will be Yoga sessions available to those who wish to participate. All
this in a beautiful bushland setting and just a short walk to some magnificent
coastal scenery.

The weekend is based around the International Year of Natural Fibres and
everyone is encouraged to contribute item/s for display.
The display items are to be anything created in yarn/fibre that is inspired by
the Flannel Flower. The flannel flower is iconic to the Gumbaynggirr People
of the Corindi Beach / Red Rock area and has interesting colour, texture and

Trade tables will be on site and open for trade at different times throughout
the weekend.

The Wadjar Aboriginal Art Gallery and Yuraal Café at Yarrawarra will be
open on Saturday 22nd and everyone is welcome to browse while enjoying a
cup of coffee or a special milk shake or whatever catches their eye..!