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Hands On Brisbane Spring Workshops

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Bookings are now open for Hands On Brisbane's 2016 Spring workshop program.

This season you can make your own indoor garden displays, create your own printed fabrics, turn old books into works of art, make Japanese fabric flowers, learn a simple lace making technique, learn Macrame and much more.

Presented by Wise Foundation and The Gardens Club, the Spring workshop program will run from Saturday 20th of August to Sunday 23rd of October, 2016 at the beautiful heritage listed cottage of The Gardens Club in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. The comfortable venue is air-conditioned and features a café on-site. It is also easily accessible by public transport, with ample parking at QUT Gardens Point.

This special program of interactive events are affordable and suitable for all skill levels, some are even suitable for younger audiences. Each workshop is facilitated by some of Brisbane's finest artisans and held in a fun, relaxed and social atmosphere. The best part is that when you book a ticket with Hands On Brisbane, you help support Wise Foundation initiatives.

Below are highlights of the Spring workshop program. Early bookings are advised as the workshops regularly sell-out. Click on the links below to proceed with a booking:

  • August 20

    Simple Lace Bracelet with Lorena Balea-Raitz

  • August 20

    Rag Rugs with Naomi Huntsman

  • August 21

    Vintage Paper Crafts with Simmone Spring

  • August 28

    Growing Succulents; Make a living mandala with Kelly Newbery

  • August 28

    Kanzashi Flower with Mabina Alaka

  • September 11

    Fabric Design-Repeat Pattern Stamps with Kay Watanabe

  • September 11

    Rope Vessels and Coasters with Simmone Spring

  • September 18

    T-Shirt Yarn and Crochet with Natura by Fede

  • September 18

    Watercolours with Carolyn Spresser

  • September 18

    Macrame Wall Hanging with Leonie Simpson

  • October 9

    Macrame Pot Plant Hanger with Leonie Simpson

  • October 9

    Arm Knitting with Lorena Balea-Raitz

  • October 9

    Rag Rugs with Naomi Huntsman

  • October 23

    Stitch School Fabric and Felt Brooches with Simmone Spring

  • October 23

    Kokedama (Moss Balls) with Neon Patina

  • Hands On Brisbane also offers private workshops for groups of 8-20. Get your friends together for a weekend or weekday workshop in a private space.

    For more information on the Spring workshop program, please visit www.handsonbrisbane.com

    Hands On Brisbane is an initiative of the Wise Foundation with profits from the business returned to the community through the foundations social and charitable initiatives.

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    When: August 20-October 23
    Where: The Gardens Club in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
    Cost: $32-$45
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