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  • Hand Sewing Workshop | with Gaye Naismith  | Friday 26th July, 2019
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    Hand Sewing Workshop | with Gaye Naismith

    Date: Friday 26th July, 2019
    Time: 1pm - 3pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60 (30% off for your friend's ticket when you book for 2)

    Learn basic hand sewing techniques with which you can make simple repairs
    such as closing or patching rips and holes

    This workshop is suitable for beginners.

    We will provide: All sewing equipment including material, threads, scissors, pins and needles.

    Gaye Naismith, founder and director of The Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling has been an avid sewer for over 35 years. She possesses extensive knowledge of machine and hand stitching techniques, garment construction following sewing patterns, fitting and professional finishing.

    Gaye loves sharing her sewing expertise with students of all ages and genders, both in groups and one-to-one. Along with teaching workshops and courses at the School of Sewing, she takes community sewing courses and regularly facilitates workshops for local councils and other organisations across Melbourne.

    She holds an MA in Visual Culture and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and has a current Working with Children Check.

    Please note this workshop is restricted to 10 places. 

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  • Make your own Kokedama Workshop | with Lilian Yangot | Saturday August 10th, 2019
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    Kokedama (Mossballs) Workshop | with Lilian Yangot

    Date: Saturday 10th August, 2019
    Time: 10am - 12.30pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60 (30% off for your friend's ticket when you book for 2)
    Lil specialises in neatly twinned kokedamas or mossballs. She started collecting indoor plants late in 2016 and as the collection grew, she wanted to make something quite unique to showcase her plants. And in 2018, Where The Green Things Are was born, a small business specialising in kokedamas and indoor plants.
    Traditionally, kokedamas are wrapped rustically where random twinning is used to wrap the ball. However, in this workshop, you will learn the technique of neat twinning, where the jute twine is spaced as symmetrically as possible.
    You'll make 2 Kokedamas our workshop - a Mini and a Small.
    All materials will be provided. Please wear clothes you do not mind being soiled.
    This is a 2.5 workshop and you’ll go home with a wonderful handmade kokedama.

    Please note this workshop is restricted to 10 places. 

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  • Make your own Kokedama Workshop | with Lilian Yangot | Saturday July 27th, 2019
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    Kokedama (Mossballs) Workshop | with Lilian Yangot

    Date: Saturday 27th July, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4.30pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60 (30% off for your friend's ticket when you book for 2)
    Lil specialises in neatly twinned kokedamas or mossballs. She started collecting indoor plants late in 2016 and as the collection grew, she wanted to make something quite unique to showcase her plants. And in 2018, Where The Green Things Are was born, a small business specialising in kokedamas and indoor plants.
    Traditionally, kokedamas are wrapped rustically where random twinning is used to wrap the ball. However, in this workshop, you will learn the technique of neat twinning, where the jute twine is spaced as symmetrically as possible.
    You'll make 2 Kokedamas our workshop - a Mini and a Small.
    All materials will be provided. Please wear clothes you do not mind being soiled.
    This is a 2.5 workshop and you’ll go home with a wonderful handmade kokedama.

    Please note this workshop is restricted to 10 places. 

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  • Making Perspex Jewellery Workshop | with Andrea Hughes | Saturday July 20th, 2019
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    Making Perspex Jewellery Workshop | with Andrea Hughes

    Date: Saturday July 20th, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60 
    (30% off your friend's ticket when you book for 2 people).

    Andrea Hughes is a Melbourne based Artist who loves experimenting with mixed mediums, this curiosity and passion for the creative process has lead her to produce pieces across many platforms including unique earrings and necklaces using acrylic as a surface.

    Join Andrea for a relaxed, creative and fun filled workshop where you will create your own unique jewellery through exploring different materials and techniques. All materials will be supplied.

    Please note this workshop is restricted to 10 places.

     

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  • Handbuilding Ceramics | with Daisy Cooper | Saturday August 31st 2019
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    Handbuilding Ceramic Pieces | with Daisy Cooper

    Daisy Cooper Ceramics was started in London in 2014; born from a love of the craft it has evolved into a successful brand know by many across Europe and Australia, for its unique organic tableware collections.

    After moving to Melbourne in 2016, Daisy Cooper set up her studio in Brunswick and has quickly established herself amongst the ceramics scene here in Australia. Drawing from the new surroundings Daisy’s collections have evolved in shape, colours and textures, yet always retaining the classic unique style that her work is know for.

    Date: Saturday August 31st, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $130 per person
    All materials and firing costs are included in the price. 

    Limited to 10 spots.

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  • Jewellery Making Workshop using Copper and Brass | with Kat Relish | Saturday August 17th, 2019
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    Jewellery Making Workshop using Copper and Brass | with Kat Relish

    Date: Saturday August 17th, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $128
    Bring a Friend:
    $217.60 (30% off your friend's ticket when you book for 2) 

    In this session you will learn how to design and handcraft a textured or patterned piece of jewellery using copper and brass.

    The basic metal-smithing techniques of hand stamping and finishing will be explored while learning about the tools and metals themselves. You will then have the opportunity to implement your own unique design.

    This introductory style workshop will run for two hours in which you will have the opportunity to create a piece of your own design to take home and relish. All materials provided.

    Kat is the founder and maker at Kat Relish and has been creating metal pieces for the last 5 years in her home studio. She has a passion for creating unique one-off pieces and enjoys the process and watching ideas transform.

    Please note this workshop is limited to 6 places.

     

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  • Handbuilding Ceramics | with Daisy Cooper | Saturday August 10th 2019
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    Handbuilding Ceramic Pieces | with Daisy Cooper

    Daisy Cooper Ceramics was started in London in 2014; born from a love of the craft it has evolved into a successful brand know by many across Europe and Australia, for its unique organic tableware collections.

    After moving to Melbourne in 2016, Daisy Cooper set up her studio in Brunswick and has quickly established herself amongst the ceramics scene here in Australia. Drawing from the new surroundings Daisy’s collections have evolved in shape, colours and textures, yet always retaining the classic unique style that her work is know for.

    Date: Saturday August 10th, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $130 per person
    All materials and firing costs are included in the price. 

    Limited to 10 spots.

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  • Felting Workshop | with Judy Lay | Saturday August 3rd, 2019
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    Felting Workshop | with Judy Lay

    Date: Saturday August 3rd, 2019
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60 (30% off your friend's ticket when you book for 2)

    In this workshop you will learn the art of wet felting and how to apply a range of techniques to create felted jewellery, decorative bowls, and ornamental objects. Wet felting is essentially the art of sculpting with wool and is easy to repeat at home, once you know the process. The possibilities are endless! Judy Lay is an experienced felter and uses both wet felting and needle techniques.


    Please note this workshop is limited to 10 places.
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  • Making Perspex Jewellery Workshop | with Andrea Hughes | Saturday August 31st, 2019
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    Making Perspex Jewellery Workshop | with Andrea Hughes

    Date: Saturday August 31st, 2019
    Time: 10am - 12pm
    Address: Guild of Objects, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, 3065
    Cost: $98
    Bring a Friend:
    $166.60
    (30% off your friend's ticket when you book for 2 people).

    Andrea Hughes is a Melbourne based Artist who loves experimenting with mixed mediums, this curiosity and passion for the creative process has lead her to produce pieces across many platforms including unique earrings and necklaces using acrylic as a surface.

    Join Andrea for a relaxed, creative and fun filled workshop where you will create your own unique jewellery through exploring different materials and techniques. All materials will be supplied.

    Please note this workshop is restricted to 10 places.

     

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