Plant Plethora | 2 day workshop | Dyes, Weaving ,Stitching & More | Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of December

Plant Plethora | 2 day workshop | Dyes, Weaving ,Stitching & More | Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of December

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CHRISTMAS EDITION - Creating Gifts. 

Come and join Sammy and Sebastian for 2 days of 'Plant Plethora' in our homelands of the Dragon Forest in Doonan, connecting with community & the natural environment surrounding our home studio. 

During this 2 day workshop, we will be exploring the surrounding forest and environment learning how to work alongside plants, to peruse and play with our responses. You will experiment and learn a plethora of plant-based techniques to connect with plants, the community, and your own internal microcosm in reciprocity with the natural living world.  

Bring a journal and wear comfortable clothing that is okay to get a few plant stains or an apron. 

I will offer handouts so that you can take all the foundational knowledge home to continue your explorations. The document will outline all the content from the workshop alongside highlighting my sources for your own further reading and investigations as well as some of my own discoveries.

This workshop is intended for beginners and the more experienced creative and will cover:

: Botanical Printing / Eco-Printing on Paper, Fabric and a Shawl

Pre-stages of fabric and paper selection and preparation.
Mordants, how to prepare and use.
How to test, gather and prepare leaf and organic matter.
Ethics of wild-harvesting.
Dyeing - Bundle boiling methods and steaming.
Drying, washing and caring for eco-printed works.
How to save on water and other resources.
Material and process safety.

:Basket Weaving

How to harvest and prepare palm inflorescence for weaving in a coil method 

:Book binding - From Eco-Printed pieces we make on the first day 

:Hand Stitching-From Eco-Printed pieces we make on the first day  

Group Size:
Max 6 people per workshop.

$380 - Including all materials.

Tea and Nourishing Snacks provided. 

Deposit option available.
Deposit $180
Balance of $200 due prior to the workshop.
Pay in full option $380

Date and Time:
Saturday and Sunday 3rd and 4th of December 

10am - 4.30pm

Location: Doonan

This is an all-inclusive event.