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Felted Pods with Katrina Virgona
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Felted Pods with Katrina Virgona

Katrina Virgona will teach 3D felting techniques inspired by the investigation of native pod forms using wool fleece and thread. Intriguing forms will be explored and reinvented throughout the process of learning and making. 

Sat 5 Oct | 9am - 12pm | Suitable for 15+ yrs
$45 | $40.50 Members | Materials supplied

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Trudi Pollard
Sep
29
1:00 PM13:00

Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Trudi Pollard

Be inspired by the natural setting of the Mundaring Sculpture Park and transform materials from the earth into your own unique textile fabric in this 2 hour workshop with textile artist Trudi Pollard. Trudi will share her passion for natural dyes, explaining new and innovative techniques developed from ancient cultures whilst guiding you to create a patterned fabric piece using Indigo and natural mordents. Trudi will prepare a natural indigo fermenting vat using fruit and earth minerals in an eco-friendly way then show you how to transform a homespun cotton fat quarter into a special textile using Shibori techniques. After the session you will receive a free copy of Trudi’s Natural Dyeing booklet that includes special recipes to create your own natural dyes.

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. 

Sun 29 Sep | 1pm - 3pm | Suitable for 12+ yrs 
$44 | $40 Members | Materials supplied 
Mundaring Sculpture Park Corner of Jacoby and Nichol St Mundaring WA

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Body Adornment & Wearable Art with Sarah Zel Chescoe
Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Body Adornment & Wearable Art with Sarah Zel Chescoe

Explore construction and sculptural techniques using recycled materials to create wearable art accessories with high visual impact.

Extend the skills you learn in the workshop and use your body adornment creations to complement an entry in the Worn Out Worn Art  Wearable Art Parade on Sat 9 Nov.

Bring any recycled materials that will be useful for your creation if you have an idea for your creation. 

Sat 17 Aug | 11am - 3pm | Suitable for 12 - 18yrs
$10 | $9 Members | Materials supplied
Darlington Main Hall, Owen Road, Darlington WA

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Felted Pods with Katrina Virgona
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Felted Pods with Katrina Virgona

Katrina Virgona will teach 3D felting techniques inspired by the investigation of native pod forms using wool fleece and thread. Intriguing forms will be explored and reinvented throughout the process of learning and making.

Participants will be invited to return their creations for the community exhibition Seeds, Pods & Pollen at Mundaring Arts Centre 13 Sep - 27 Oct 2019.

Sat 27 Jul | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 16+ yrs
$45 | $40.50 Members | Materials supplied

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Afternoon Stitch with Claire Bushby & Sophie Nixon
Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

Afternoon Stitch with Claire Bushby & Sophie Nixon

Join Continuity and Change artists Claire Bushby and Sophie Nixon for an afternoon of patchwork stitching. Bring some fabrics that are meaningful to you and learn some embroidery and quilting skills. This workshop will be most suitable for beginner to intermediate stitchers. Basic fabrics, embroidery threads and sewing needles will be supplied but participants are encouraged to bring along any special materials.

Sat 22 Jun | 1pm - 4pm | Suitable for 7+ yrs
$20 | $18 Members | Materials supplied

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Magnify | Magnificence Textiles Workshop with Kate Campbell-Pope
Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

Magnify | Magnificence Textiles Workshop with Kate Campbell-Pope

PART OF THE WHAT ON EARTH PROJECT

Kate Campbell-Pope will teach 3D fibre form construction inspired by the investigation of seeds, pods, and pollen, using natural fibres, threads and plant material, basketry and textiles construction techniques.

The often tiny and overlooked forms will be highlighted and celebrated in this process of learning and making.

Participants will be invited to return their creations for the community exhibition Seeds, Pods and Pollen at Mundaring Arts Centre 13 Sep - 27 Oct 2019.

Fri 7 Jun | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for 16+ yrs
$75 | $67.50 Members | Materials supplied

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