Events and workshops
All workshop prices include materials and light refreshments.
Suitable for beginners, ages 12+
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Washi paper necklaces
Thu 6 Apr, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | SOLD OUT
Thu 20 Apr, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | Book online or call 3840 7576
Join jewellery designer Barbara Vine for an introduction to making your own necklace using a washi paper-covered shell medallion set into a metal frame, complete with a long metal chain ready to wear.
Kirigami (paper cutting)
Thu 4 May, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | Book online or call 3840 7576
Discover the gentle art of Japanese paper cutting with paper artist Mabina Alaka. Mabina will show you techniques to make beautiful cut-outs to create cards, bookmarks and mobiles.
Thu 18 May, 6pm–8pm | Library Shop, level 1 | $35 | Book online or call 07 3840 7576
Join local jewellery designer Mabina Alaka for a hands-on workshop creating traditional Japanese kanzashi flowers from fabric. Mabina will show you how to make petals and the other elements for a brooch.