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Soy Candle Workshop

The main passion of 'Made with Love' are our soy candle workshops! We invite you for two hours + of learning 'how to make your very own beautiful soy candles' from scratch in a lovely, relaxed environment. During the workshop, you will learn everything step by step and get to know lots of tips & tricks, so you can be creative at home. Crafting your own soy candles is an incredible hobby to take up and will allow you to explore your creative side.

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Pot Plant Party & Crochet Class

It’s a pot plant party and everyone is invited! A unique workshop teaching the skills to make cute crochet rope weaving techniques. In this supportive and silly-question-safe environment, you will be encouraged in your crochet adventure and create your own plant pal to take home, Tea and delicious snacks provided. Classes are capped at six participants to provide individualised support and guidance.  DATE/ TIME/ PLACE:Three hour afternoon workshop 1.30-4.30 on Sunday July 29th. The location is out the back Paper Bird (42 Henry Street, Fremantle).COST:$80 covers all materials, including a crochet hook, yarn, rope, and a cute little succulent pal…

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 beerschoolfreo@littlecreatures.com.au.  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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Make Your Own Mounted Elkhorn with Sharon Barbera

Learn about this fabulous fern and make your own mounted Elkhorn trophy in this dynamic hands-on workshop. Our plant guru Sharon will guide you through the process of preparing your surface board, attaching and presenting your Elkhorn plant. You will also learn how to care for your new mounted trophy, including when and how to water as well as tips for placement and feeding. Elkhorns are in fact native to Australia and traditionally grow on tree trunks and absorb nutrients and water through their fronds, making them ideal for a mounting. These unique plants have had a recent resurgence in…

Block Print Your Own Cushions with Ruby TalbotDunn

Are you interested in learning about textiles and how to print onto fabric? In this workshop, local textile designer Ruby will teach you how to carve printing blocks and use them to transfer your designs onto material.   Exploring colour, pattern, layering and composition this workshop will be a fun introduction into the endless possibilities of textile block printing. You will leave with a set of printed linen cushions which retail for $60, as well as the knowledge and confidence to work on more projects at home! All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Bring: An apron  Date…

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…

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Handbuilt Ceramics

Join Ceramic Artist Lucy Abogye from Not Yet Perfect for a full morning (three hours) hands on pottery workshop. Lucy will guide you from design and hand-building techniques through to making your own functional ceramic piece from start to finish. You will learn how to prepare, manipulate and join clay to ensure success, as well as about the firing and glazing processes. Incorporating your own style through adding texture, pattern and colour, each person's handmade artwork will be entirely unique and something to treasure.

Make Your Own Woven Vessel with Sian Boucherd

Explore the ancient craft of basket weaving and take home your own functional work of art. Weaving is a wonderfully meditative practice that allows you to unplug, slow down and craft something with your own hands. In this workshop you will learn techniques to build and shape your own unique vessel to take home. We will be using ethically sourced raffia and other natural fibres such as cotton, wool and feathers allowing you to personalise your vessel. This workshop is perfect for those just starting out as well as those with some experience who want to expand on their skills…

Bookmaking Short Course

Monday evenings from 6pm - 8pm at The Meeting Place, South Fremantle. 13th 20th and 27th August. Learn three different bookmaking methods and take home your own beautiful hand made books. Learn how to bind, stitch, cover and assemble your own books made from leather, book cloth and specialist materials.  Individualise your books by hand embellishing and making your own end papers. Take home a set of ‘how to’ notes each week so that you can continue the craft at home. Absolutely everything is provided.  Spaces limited - Please book by 10th of August.

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Macrame Plant Hangers

Learn to make a beautiful macrame plant hanger for that special piece of greenery. In this three hour workshop, Sam Pace from The Threaded Wall will guide you through the art form of knot tying to create a striking, wall art style design. This is not your average macrame plant hanger! You will have the option to include beads and if you're feeling confident, to bring your own ideas into the work. You will be using beautiful sustainable, recycled t-shirt yarn for this project and complete your work with a wooden hanger, ready for installation.  About the Artist:Sam is a…

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…

Alcohol Inks with Monique Ford

In this three hour workshop, art practitioner and teacher Monique Ford will introduce you to working with alcohol inks. A beautiful, free flowing and fun medium, alcohol inks can be used to create luminous, layered artworks emphasising colour, composition and balance. You will explore the properties of the ink and specialised papers, and learn to achieve vibrant effects with translucent and metallic colours . The possibilities are only limited to what you are willing to try!What you will learn:-The application of different alcohol ink colours and effects (including metallics)-How to create a successful, balanced composition-How to use layers to create depth…

Reimagining our relationship with dementia

Have you or your partner been diagnosed with dementia? This is a huge adjustment that can feel very challenging. Take some time out to relax, have a laugh, reconnect and rediscover each other. Feel the essence of your relationship. Get to know fellow group members over a cuppa. Give life a dance. Suitable for couples, or family members or friends and their loved ones in the early or mid stages of dementia. Free thanks to City of Fremantle. Registration required by August 18 - call or SMS Emma on 0404 029 519. :: About your facilitator ::Emma Jack is a family carer, a qualified Wu Tao Dance instructor and a member of the 2016 Memory Bridge alumni. She has completed over 100 hours of training in dementia care and compassionate communication, including the Spark of Life practitioner course and Dance for PD workshops. Plus over 100 hours in professional behaviour change and group learning and facilitation training, with years of experience in these fields. Emma says: "My vision is to provide creative and nurturing spaces for people with Dementia and their Carers to connect and enjoy life." Building on two decades of personal development, yoga and meditation practice, Emma receives inspiration from Open Floor Dance and Tamalpa Art Life Institute teachers. She works closely with Wu Tao founder Michelle Locke, who developed a dementia specific Wu Tao offering in collaboration with DBMAS (the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service).

Make Your Own Ceramic Mugs with Sarana Haeata

Learn to hand build and glaze your very own ceramic mugs with artist Sarana Haeata across two-weekend sessions. In the first session, students will learn a slab technique to create the unique shape of their mugs. By the end of this session each student will have at least four cups ready for firing. In the second session, Sarana will guide the group through glazing techniques that will best achieve each participant’s individual design. Collect your mugs from Stackwood the following week ready for you to sip your morning coffee out of. This skill is easily transferable to your home space so you can keep…

Make Your Own Macrame Hanger with Erin Oliver

Learn the basics of macrame and create a beautiful modern plant hanger for your home with Erin Oliver. Macrame hangers are the perfect addition to your home decor whether your space is clean and sleek or bohemian in style. Discover the different ropes, materials and knots that can be used to make macrame pot hangers and make your own unique piece, or take inspiration from Erin's designs.  The class is suitable for those with no experience at all, or for those wanting to advance their skills.  Each participant will take home their own macrame pot hanger, made from organic Australian cotton,…

Make Your Own Woven Wall Hanging with Sunday Weaves

Create a beautiful woven wall hanging for your home on a simple handloom.  Learn about the weaving process and various simple techniques. Define your colour palette, incorporating natural and recycled fibres into your design. This class is suitable for those with no experience weaving, to those with an intermediate level understanding who want to expand their knowledge. Each participant will take home their own wooden handloom.  All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Dates and times:Saturday 8th of September, 10:00am - 2:30pmSunday 16th of December, 10:00am - 2:30pm About Phoebe: Phoebe Phillips was introduced to weaving by her mother who led…

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Workshops and classes

If you’re looking for creative or active things to do in Fremantle then taking part in a workshop or class is the perfect activity. Our listings include free yoga classes and raw food workshops to night classes at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.