Weave up a storm 70’s style!
Make your own Macrame wall hanging with 100% recycled t-shirt yarn and driftwood.
This workshop will take you through the basics of weaving your own macrame wall hanging, teaching you various knots, measurements and advice, shared amongst other like-minded ‘crafters’. Run by the established artist Melissa Carey, this is an intensive workshop aimed at beginners, aged 13 and above.
What you get: one handmade macrame wall hanging per person, new crafty skills, chats and smiles. All macrame materials and equipment will be provided. Extra material will be available for purchase. Colours of materials will be the choice of the artist and will vary at each workshop – giving you a unique macrame every time!
ABOUT MELISSA CAREY
Melissa Carey is an established Contemporary Artist in Sydney, Australia. She has a Visual Art degree, along with many years experience. Melissa continues to be inspired everyday by the beauty of life, and uses a wide variety of different mediums, ranging from drawing, photography, printmaking, to sculpture, painting and installation art. She runs craft workshops and also contributes public artwork within the community through festivals, art exhibitions, collaborations and commissions.
Some highlights of Melissa’s art career are: creating a 9 metre woven glowing tunnel at the Beams Festival; completing a 2.5 metre Treble Clef Sculpture Commission for the Blues N’ Roots Festival by Sunset Events; Group Exhibition‘ Material Pleasure’ at Heathcote Gallery; participating in several Sculpture Park Exhibitions with the City of Bayswater, Perth; and collaborating Fire Sculptures for Qfest Fire Festival, Cue, Australia.
Melissa regularly volunteers within the community, and a recent highlight was working in the art room at Princess Margaret Children’s Hospital at the “Club ADO” – a facility within the hospital for adolescence patients to relax, explore, learn new skills and have fun.
Melissa is passionate about the environment, recycling, healthy eating, taking reflective moments, smiles, watching the waves, philosophy, documentaries, giggles, wandering through forests, and passing on skills through her Craft Workshops.
She grew up in the neighbourhoods of Perth, Australia. She is an adventurer, travelling wherever the wind blows, and has lived abroad in London and Holland, and now resides in Sydney, Australia.
- Basics of weaving your own macrame wall hanging
- Teaching you various knots
- Measurements and advice
- All macrame materials and equipment will be provided. Extra material will be available for purchase.
- Just yourself!
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.