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Events and workshops

All workshop prices include materials and light refreshments.
Suitable for beginners, ages 12+

 

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Washi paper necklacesWashi 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 cuttingKirigami (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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kanzashi flowersKanzashi flowers

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.