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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 in artwork What you will get:  -Yupo paper in a range of sizes to work with -A selection of colours and brands of alcohol inks to use-Use of a selection of tools to create different effects including blending solution.What to bring:No need to bring anythingWhat to wear:Closed toe shoes preferredSuitable for adults of all levels ALCOHOL INKS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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 neighbours 6 years ago and bonded instantly over their love of crafting and crochet. After many a crafternoon they decided to turn this crafty love into a business, blooming into their collective of Coral and Cactus at the beginning of 2017. Cass discovered a love for crochet whilst nursing her first kidlet and passed on her passion & knowledge of the craft to Maddy, teaching her to make her first granny square only 3 years ago and from that point on Maddy was as hooked as Cass for making everything from blankets, to teddies, to jumpers and more & more…!

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 and time: Saturday 11th of August 10:00am - 1:30pm  About Ruby: Ruby Talbot-Dunn is a textile designer who grew up in Fremantle, Western Australia spending most of her childhood down at the beach and watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean.  Ruby has a BA Textile Design Degree, won the Designers Choice award from the Country Road Industry project, and has worked for industry partners such as Dryen, Country Road, Linen House, Ladelle. You may recognise her playful prints and colourful designs from local brand La Paleta. Photo 1 by The Makers Portrait. All other photos Stackwood.  * Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

DIY Resin Art

Are you ready to create a masterpiece?! In this DIY Resin Art workshop, you will be guided through the entire process in a hands-on class and create your very own resin artwork. You will be provided with a 50cm round panel and all the dyes, pigments and pearlescent powders needed to create artworks with epoxy resin. Reba from Pretty Burd, Sydney will be demonstrating how to work with the epoxy resin and how to mix colours and techniques for applying and creating designs. Whether you've worked with resin before, or are a complete beginner, we'll make sure you leave this class with a finished product you'd be proud to call your own! Your finished artwork will requires drying period of 24hours so will need to be collected from the venue after this time. *Please note: We do not recommend this workshop to pregnant women as chemicals in the form of resins are used. About Reba and Pretty Burd... Reba is a Visual Artist from the Central Coast NSW. She spent her uni years studying Fine Art at the University of Western Ontario. She is a teacher, mother, and lover of all things PRETTY!  Check out her beautiful resin works HERE!

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.

Indoor Plant Knowhow with Sharon Barbera

It’s back! Join plant guru Sharon Barbera for this session covering the basics of indoor plant care such as light, water and position, basically everything you need to know to keep your green friends healthy and happy.  This seminar will cover all these topics, plus when and how to feed your plants as well as common pests and other health complaints. In addition, Sharon will provide more specific details relating to popular varieties like the fiddle leaf fig, cactus and ferns. Sign up and turn your home into a green oasis! Date and time:Saturday 22nd of September, 10:00am - 11:00amSaturday 6th of October, 10:00am - 11:00am  Saturday 10th of December, 10:00am - 11:00am  * 10% off plants at the concept store when you show your ticket * About Sharon: Sharon is a horticultural consultant and garden designer with over 25 years experience working in Perth. After expert training and experience at Waldecks, Sharon co-founded The Terrace Gardener in Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. Sharon now works as a horticultural consultant, and garden designer, allowing her to indulge all her passions of designing gardens of all sizes, and discovering, researching and finding the plants that will best fit your requirements. * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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 creating! Bring All tools, materials and light morning tea will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring along their own aprons or borrow one of ours. This class gets messy!  Date and time Session 1: Sunday 11th November 10:00am - 2:00pm + Sunday 18th of November 10:00am - 12:30pm Session 2: Saturday 1 December 10:00am - 2:00pm+ Saturday 15th of December 10:00am - 12:30pm You must be able to attend both dates in your session to complete your creations. Collect your work a week after your session during store hours.  About Sarana Sarana is a ceramicist and illustrator who lives in the summery lands of Fremantle, WA. In 2014 she began her label Hang With Me Ceramics through which she creates handmade, bespoke planters and hanging pots. Her unique style focuses on the mark of the craftsman and how the imperfections in an object are actually what make it personal, connective and perfect. She works from a train carriage in her backyard and now has boutiques stocking her wares all over Australia. Images by Rae Fallon.  * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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, perfect for indoor and outdoor gardens and spaces, plus the confidence to continue your practice at home (you will be provided with a take-home pattern and step by step instructions).  Bring: All materials are provided - cotton cord and wooden rings. If you would like to bring in your own beads, cord or tassels to add to your piece feel free. Note, beads will need to fit 4mm round cord. Date and time: Saturday 15th of December, 1:00pm - 4:00pm About Erin:  Erin Oliver is the founder of Oli and the Tribe, a company that focuses on using natural materials and displaying them in all their glory. All items are handmade in a tiny apartment in East Fremantle, and the materials are gathered from all over Australia, including Yallingup. Oli and the Tribe is all about sourcing ethical materials, supporting local and the environment. If we nurture nature, nature will nurture us. You may have seen Erin's work at the recent Made Local Market. * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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 popularity; featuring in our favourite interiors magazines and online journals. We love them for their characterful ‘faces’ and wild appearance. Lean to mount and care for your Elkhorn at Stackwood and you will be rewarded with a vibrant new feature for your home. All tools and materials will be provided. Date and time Saturday 4th of August, 1:00pm - 3:00pmSaturday 15th of September, 2:00pm - 4:00pm About Sharon Sharon is a horticultural consultant and garden designer with over 25 years experience working in Perth. After expert training and experience at Waldecks, Sharon co-founded The Terrace Gardener in Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. Sharon now works as a horticultural consultant, and garden designer, allowing her to indulge all her passions of designing gardens of all sizes, and discovering, researching and finding the plants that will best fit your requirements. * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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 in a constructive and creative community environment. All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Date and time: Saturday 27th of October, 1pm - 4pm  About Siân: Siân Boucherd is a fibre artist specialising in basket weaving. Following the completion of her Art and Design Degree 2007, Sian has worked across many aspects of the arts, including a stint curating Land Art projects in ancient woodlands of Kent, UK.  Sian continues to explore the natural environment through her studio practice and the delivery of weaving workshops. Images by Lyndley Mill * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

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.

Stitch Your Own Clutch with Kristy from Farlands

In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of hand stitching your very own leather clutch. There will be at least 3 colours of premium leather to choose from and many customising options including stamping, painting, monogramming and of course stitching. There will also be a cork option to choose from too which is a natural vegan option which is as durable as leather.  This class is of a moderate crafty level. All materials are supplied.   Date and time: Sunday 16th of September, 10am - 1pm About Kristy:  Farlands is owned and operated by Kristy Scaddan. She is the head creator, chief maker and designer of the Perth brand. Kristy Studied fashion and textiles where she fell in love with design using natural materials. She sources premium leather from local suppliers and now stocks cork as her natural vegan leather alternative. Farlands was created with simplicity, quality and functionality in mind. Every item Kristy makes is 100% handmade. Every piece is crafted with care and no two items are exactly alike.  * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions. 

The Needlecase and the Pincushion

The tool kit of any maker is an indispensable feature of the creative process. It can also be replete with beautiful.. treasured items.. unique in hand-touched qualities that inspire your craft.. and nurture your longing for beauty.Whether you're a beginner.. or an experienced stitcher.. this is an opportunity to set yourself up with two of the most utilitarian & beautiful accoutrements of your kit..The Needlecase and the Pin-Cushion.More than mere accessories.. these items will contain your pins & needles.. as well as your aspirations for future makings.Worthy of coffee table contemplation within the home..  these small stitched jewels will spark your creative fire.. beckoning you on. July 29th 10am-4pm   $150 tuition + $15 materials                                                        $165 inclusive..             Please  contact us  for enquiries..Abstract..The inspiration for this theme arose from the sampler workshop.. With ready-made templates provided..the simple and the small give us the opportunity to embrace stillness.. tapping into the fountain of creative impulse that arises from deeply inward.. meditative stitching. Trish will guide you through the process of giving form to the foundation of these objects.. beautifying with patterning.. colour.. composition and personality. Materials.. Needlecase and pin-cushion components will be provided.Suitable needles can be purchased for a small fee. If you have some favoured fabric remnants, you're welcome to bring these along. Please also bring your own sewing scissors and a thimble if you use one. 

Yoga and Watercolours with Pheobe Phillips Sarana Hae

Spend the morning twisting and stretching with yoga teacher Pheobe Phillips followed by live drawing from Sarana Heata's 'yoga people' series in this special collaborative workshop. Explore colour and pattern with the beautiful medium of watercolour and paint from a model doing a series of yoga poses. Looking primarily at shape and form rather than the details of the body this is a fun, life painting class with a twist.  Come away with a personalised painted yoga sequence just for you. Create something beautiful for your walls and body! Bring Wear comfortable clothes suitable for activity, bring a yoga mat Date and timeSunday 9th of December, 10am - 1pm About Sarana Sarana is a ceramicist and illustrator who lives in the summery lands of Fremantle. In 2014 she began her label Hang With Me Ceramics through which she creates handmade, bespoke planters and hanging pots. Her unique style focuses on the mark of the craftsman and how the imperfections in an object are actually what make it personal, connective and perfect. She works from a train carriage in her backyard and now has boutiques stocking her wares all over Australia. About Pheobe Phoebe’s teaching is focused on Vinyasa and Hatha styles of yoga with a strong Iyenga influence.  Alongside her practice on the mat Phoebe is a textile artist working mainly on a wooden handloom, a practice that shares the slow meditative quality of yoga. Phoebe combines her creative experience and yoga knowledge to offer her students an explorative, unique and enriching yoga experience.Yoga photo by Amy Vinicombe.  * Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.