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The Re-Porpoising Plant at Grand Central

Friday, April 7th, 2017

It’s only early in the year, but the cogs are already in motion on a brand new Soft Stories factory! In January we were given the brief to think up a fictional factory that would entertain all the kids who visited Grand Central shopping centre in Toowoomba for the Easter Holidays. We put on our […]

A Matter of Factory at the NGV Kids Summer Festival!

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Yes, you read that correctly – the factory is back! And this time, it’s at the NGV! We have been busily reassembling A Matter of Factory to be showcased in the NGV Kids Summer Festival – drilling, stitching and fixing til it was ready to show again. It has been puttering away in the Great […]

The Great Bubble & Squeak Factory!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

We did it! We made a giant Factory! Over a little more than six weeks, and with the help of over 100 children, the great gang at ArtPlay and some extra helping hands from friends, we created The Bubble & Squeak Factory – a factory that turns your leftover dinner into fun items. Let us […]

Introducing: The Bubble & Squeak Factory!

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Our first series of ArtPlay workshops were a great success! Thank you to everyone who came along and shared their fantastic fictional factory ideas. We have collated all of the great plans and are ready to reveal our collaborative idea: The Bubble & Squeak Factory! This factory takes your leftover dinner and turns it into […]

Factory or Fiction!

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Calling all 5-12 year olds! We want you to help us make a fictional factory! Together with ArtPlay, we are running Factory or Fiction: a giant project where we will make a giant factory! Join us for the brainstorming session on February 21st, where we will face the all important task of thinking up what […]

Win an Owl!

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Want to win your own handmade owl, just like the ones from Owl Know How? Simply give us a review for our Owl Know How app for iPad and go in the running! You can find the app in the iTunes store here! The winner will be drawn December 15th, 2015 so get reviewing! ☆ […]

On Our Way to WA!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Hello friends! This week is a big week for us, we’re packing up our felty gang and hopping on board a plane to Western Australia for a week of Soft Stories fun! Firstly, we’re off to York – a small historic town 100 km outside of Perth – for The York Bzzaar, a 2 day […]

Let us teach you the ways of felt and careers in craft!

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

☆☆ We have some workshop and seminar news for you ☆☆ Next weekend we will be teaching a 1-day course titled ‘Thinking in Three Dimensions’, hosted by the great Pop Craft studio. It will be a class dedicated to helping you turn your two dimensional sketches into three dimensional felt objects. Something like this little […]

Sausage Dogs in Singapore, Turtle in Tasmania!

Monday, May 25th, 2015

We have quite a whirlwind couple of weeks coming up, and we wanted to keep you in the loop! This week we are packing our sausage dogs into a suitcase and heading to Singapore. We are a part of Ars Electronica’s INTERPLAY – where science meets art. The event is a collaboration project between Science […]

Launched!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Hello there Soft Story enthusiasts! Firstly, we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the launch of Too Much for Turtle last Friday night. We had so much fun, and it was lovely see some familiar faces and some new ones! Here are some sloths of gratitude: Now that […]