CRAFT IN THE GARDENS
November 2, 2019 - December 7, 2019Take advantage of the Homestead’s stunning outdoor spaces and join us for a series of bespoke workshops which explore specialised craft. Facilitated by acclaimed craft expert Ramona Barry, this is a unique opportunity to learn extraordinary creative techniques including Indigo Dyeling, Block Printing, Marbling and more. Numbers are strictly limited. Book your place below!
WHEN Saturdays 2 Nov – 7 Dec | 1-4pm
COST $240 (6 sessions) or $45 casual
Click here to book for the whole term (6 classes | $240)
Click here to book for a casual class (1 class | $45)
2 NOV - Marbling
Discover how ink and water can magically transform paper and fabric into decorative masterpieces. Participants will marble a selection of materials and learn a basic bookbinding technique to create notebooks from their creations.
9 NOV - Indigo Dyeing
Deep dive into the deepest of blue hues into this ancient craft with a modern twist. Participants will be able to dip dye and take home paper, yarn, cottons, silk and their own tote bag or silk scarf in this immersive workshop
16 NOV - Cyanotype Printing
The power of the sun is harnessed in this early photographic technique that is perfect for capturing the natural beauty surrounding the homestead. Participants will experiment with a series of cyanotype prints be able create their own framed artwork to take home
23 NOV - Block Printing
Make your stamp set and design your own set of homewares using this deceptively simple dynamic printing technique. Participants will print a set of napkins, placemats and card sets and take home tools to continue their printing journey.
30 NOV - Natural Dyeing
Experience the alchemical magic of natural dyeing in this immersive workshop that explores both ancient and modern natural dye techniques. Create a swatch book, dye your own yarn and create and take home a delicate table runner inspired by natures palette.
7 DEC - Paper Making
This wet and wonderful workshop will help you discover the joys of papermaking. From pulping, forming and drying participants will be able to take away their own paper set and learn a basic bookbinding technique to create beautiful notebooks out of their creations.