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So you think you can Craft?

The perfect workshop for all levels of needlecraft. We have a tutor who is fluent in all sorts of needlecraft. You can come and get help learning knitting, crochet etc. Or you can bring your project and work in the company of other crafters enjoying a cuppa. These courses are ongoing.
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School Holiday craft sessions

We made some awesome, very in-vogue plant hangers made from macrame-ed t-shirt yarn. Then moved on to printing on fabric and paper. It's messy, fun and look at the results!! We used textured surfaces to print with; potato / onion stamps, foam stamps, meat trays, string around wood etc. This workshop was made possible with the…
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Crochet for beginners course

We learned the basics of crochet during a 4 week course. Starting off with a simple chain and working our way up to edging and circles.   (more…)
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Hottie Cover-making Workshop

On the 18th of June, just before the winter cold set in, we prepared by covering our hotties with vintage woollen blanket pieces. This workshop was made possible with the support of Auckland Council & the Whau Local Board.
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Flax Weaving Workshop

  Ann-Margaret Strickland was the tutor of a fantastic workshop where we had lots of fun and learned: karakia (prayer of acknowledgement and thanks to mother nature for supplying us with flax) harvesting of harakeke (flax) nuturing and maintenance of harakeke weave basic food basket (kono) This workshop was made possible with the support of…
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