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Have a Yarn

Sometimes getting together with some likeminded crafters is just what you need! Join us on the first Wednesday of each month and "Have a Yarn". Bring your own crochet project and enjoy the company, refreshments and banter in our beautiful seaside location. If you are stuck on something, Cass and Maddy (aka Coral and Cactus, our resident crochet experts) will be there to help you get unstuck.  This is a not for profit, community-based class. We are aiming to get together a gaggle of regulars for a giggle. The aim is to build an inclusive crafting group and participate in…

Beer School at Creatures NextDoor

Spend an evening with the Creatures crew learning all things beer. How it’s made, what ingredients go into it and the awesome flavours you can explore.  Guided by one of our chief hop heads you’ll get to taste malt, smell hops, watch a brew being made, try our range of beers and most importantly, have a great time. Class runs on the first Wednesday of the month and is $20pp. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite or by emailing  What: Beer School at Creatures NextDoor When: First Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: Creatures Nextdoor, 42 Mews Road (around the corner…


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Beanies for Winter

Winter is coming! The weather boffins say it's going to be a cold one too! The science boffins say that 70% of your body heat is lost through your head. That being said, here is your opportunity to prepare for chilly times ahead ("a head" ?!) and learn to crochet a gorgeous hand made beanie and pom pom with our favourite crochet babes Coral and Cactus. The design is simple and once you learn, you will be able to keep warming heads and hearts until Spring kicks in! Depending on your level of crochet experience, you may not completely finish…

Nyoongar Weaving Workshop April

Lea Taylor is an award winning Nyoongar weaver and artist from the Wadandi/Minang nations of South West Western Australia. Lea was taught basic basket weaving by noted Aboriginal artist Sharyn Egan, and now works full-time as an artist and weaver, working with Aboriginal youth in schools and youth groups, along with running workshops in art centres and independently throughout W.A. In Lea’s workshops she uses a variety of natural materials, including natural raffia, hand dyed raffia, which she dyes herself using both natural and commercial dyes, natural string (Jute), paper raffia hay and foraged bush materials. All basic materials are supplied This class is suitable for individuals aged 13 and up. Please arrive 10 minutes before the class starts. Due to the intricate starting process of weaving, late comers will not be permitted to join a class that has already begun. Saturdays from 12pm - 3pm ***No class on Saturday 28th April*** #WACC Book at eventbrite or more information, call (08) 9432 9999or email Celebrating Nyoongar culture in Fremantle 

Woven Wall Hanging for Beginners

Come and learn the skills to create a beautiful hand- woven wall- hanging for your home with Danielle Stewart of Midnight Weave Co. Have fun playing with colour and texture while enjoying the creative and mindful process of weaving! In this 4 hour beginner's weaving workshop, you will learn how to warp a frame loom, various simple weaving stitches and helpful tips to create your piece, plus how to finish off and hang your woven wall hanging.Danielle teaches this workshop using her own designed weaving loom and tools, and supplies a gorgeous array of high quality yarns and roving to…

Make an Embroidered Necklace

Wear your art on your sleeve! Or failing that, why not wear it around your neck? Embroidery is no longer your nanna’s domain. In this three hour workshop, you will learn the basics of embroidery and how to apply it to fabrics to make your own wearable piece of art. Your nan would be proud! In this class, you will learn the basics of decorative embroidery, including how to set up your fabric, hoop and floss. You will also learn and practice common embroidery stitches before applying your skills to a fabric of your choice. By the end of the…

Liquidbred Beer Education Appreciation

Our 3 hour Masterclass is specifically intended for those wishing to expand their knowledge of what we have generally come to refer to as ‘craft beer’, while not excluding those who perhaps are coming to ‘craft’ beer as a potential novice. We will aim to demystify the primary differences between ale and lager and thereafter highlight the range of various expressions of both these major beer ‘families’. In a nutshell, this course is for those who have had their curiosity aroused and want to learn more. As with any course we offer, discussing and elaborating on what we are tasting…

Flash Fiction Workshop

Flash, or micro-fiction, is a fast-paced genre for a fast-paced world. With a recent boom in online and print journal publications dedicated to spreading the (limited) word, now is the time get your dribble and drabble on. In this three hour workshop, Michael Buckingham Gray, a published flash fiction writer will speed you through a history of the genre, explain some of the structures and techniques used and assist participants to write and workshop their own pieces. As you approach the finish line, you will be supplied with some useful information about where you may publish them. About the teacher:  Michael…

Workshop Freo Neon Life Drawing

Looking for a creative class unlike any other?! Enter the challenge of working with fluoro materials under blacklight! This is not your average life-modelling class! It’s rainbow-tastic!In this fun and social class, under UV party lights, you will use neon and fluro coloured paints, papers and various drawing materials to reimagine our luminous life model. It’s the best possible combination of ‘rave’ and of ‘right-side -of the brain’!WHAT YOU'LL GETRefreshmentsGlow braceletAll of the fluoro painting and drawing materials you will need!Professional life model to work fromInstruction on the basics of figure modelling in long and short posesThis class is for…

Watercolour Succulents

The colours and sculptural structure of succulents make them the perfect subject matter for a gorgeous watercolour painting! In this three-hour workshop, artist, illustrator and surfer Hannah Katarski (aka Mermaid's Coin) will teach you the fundamentals of using watercolours and how to apply them in a quirky, illustrative style. In this fun and relaxed class, You will learn how to handle your brush to create crisp edges, mix and layer colours and apply line as an after effect. Inspired by the colours and textures of succulents, you will also experiment with wet-in- wet techniques and incorporate 'happy accidents' into a successful…

Concrete Pot Workshop

Join us as we teach you how to make your own concrete pot! You will spend two hours making, painting and planting two concrete pots of your own!   Date: Saturday the 28th April 2018 Time: 9am - 11am (please arrive 5 minutes before for a prompt 9am start) Address: Little Space, Unit J Shed, 4 Fleet St, Fremantle The workshop will be held at Little Space Fremantle!   Please wear clothes that can get a little dirty/ covered in concrete dust or dirt! If you get dirty it will come out in the wash, but just in case.  Included in the ticket price is: - The…

Ban the Bag Crochet Edition

Plastic bags have just been banned in WA from July 2018! Hurrah! Not only are they horrendous for the environment but they are an abomination to fashion. In this workshop you will learn how to crochet a basic shopping bag using yarn made from 100% recycled products. Suitable for both beginners and the more advanced crochet lover, you will learn to follow a basic crochet pattern as well the 3 basic stitches used throughout the pattern. We will spend time practicing these stitches before moving on and creating our beautiful shopping bags. About the Teachers: Cass and Maddy met as…

A Morning with Mum Mothers Day Flower Workshop

Spend a morning at The Wild Stem studio and celebrate Mothers Day amongst beautiful flowers! Ashleigh will guide you through constructing a hand-tied arrangement presented in a mason jar, using the best of the season's offerings and in the signature style of The Wild Stem.  The price of this workshop includes 2x spots for you and the lovely lady you'll be treating (Mum, Grandma, Aunty, mother figure...).   

Christmas in July Ceramic Decorations Workshop

Learn to create personalised impressed Christmas decorations with Philippa Gordon, experienced artist (ceramicist) / art educator.   The workshops run over two consecutive Saturdays: July 21 (making) 10 am-2 pm at STACKWOOD Fremantle July 28 (glazing) 10 am-12 pm at Clay Space WA Studio Wembley Downs. Materials and firing included. Bookings / info: Pip 0405 478 093


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