Wet-felt Blankets Collaborative Project and Auction

During Terms 1 & 2 students contributed to making two wet-felt blankets, with the making process and final blankets shown in the gallery above. Blanket 1 followed an indigenous theme titled ‘Who I Am’, and Blanket 2 followed an ‘artful garden’ theme. These blankets can be framed or unframed wall hangings, or used as blankets for warmth on a bed. Blankets are auctioned / sold unframed.

Each blanket will be auctioned, with the proceeds going to indigenous education (as voted by the students) – the Cathy Freeman Foundation – https://www.cathyfreemanfoundation.org.au/

To place a bid on either blanket, click on the ‘bid now’ button, to send me an email with your bid amount.

Auction closes at the end of Term 3, 6.00pm, Monday 14 September.

Blanket 1 – ‘Who I am’

Students designed an image which represented who they are using the design elements and in an Australian indigenous style. The individual elements were applied to a wool batt backing and wet-felted together by each class. Blanket size is 157cm x 69cm. This blanket incorporates striking feature stitching around student images.

Bid Now - Blanket 1

Current Bid – $300

Blanket 2 – ‘Artful garden’

Students each created an individual merino wool flower which was applied to a wool batt backing and wet-felted together into the ‘artful garden’ themed artwork shown below. Blanket size is 157cm x 78cm. This blanket features striking bead-work and stitching within each student flower.

Bid Now - Blanket 2

Current Bid – $100