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Wearable Plants Workshop

June 29, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| 40 Craft Members / $80 Non-Craft Members

Led by Jeweller Vicki Mason, this workshop will explore plant forms found in suburban landscapes and also within the parks and gardens of Melbourne.

Participants will use remnant sheet plastics (sourced as waste remnants from the stationery industry), textiles, pre-fabricated jewellery attachments and other materials in the creation of low-tech jewellery objects. This hands-on workshop will engage participants in a collaborative way and encourage them to think through aspects of making an object to wear on the body.

Techniques to be explored will include cutting, folding, using metal dies, stitching, threading and knotting.

Saturday 29 June 2013, 1-4.30pm
Craft, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Only one remaining ticket for this event, please call to book: 9650 7775

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Materials to bring

  •          Cutting board
  •          Stanley knife
  •          Steel ruler


  •      Decorative punches
  •      Pliers (only if you have any on hand)
  •      Threads and cords (eg. synthetic/natural, thick/thin)
  •      Remnant/waste flexible plastics (eg. plastic bags, bread ties, rings from yogurt containers)
  •      Other found objects and materials you could incorporate or use in your jewellery which inspire you
  •      Other tools that you might think useful or use a lot in your crafting
  •      Pen and paper

IMAGE courtesy Vicki Mason


June 29, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
40 Craft Members / $80 Non-Craft Members
Event Category:


31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
03 9650 7775


03 9650 7775

PLEASE NOTE Craft will be photographing this event for promotional use. Attendees should see a Craft staff member on the day if you don’t wish to be photographed.

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