Live Alice – Creativity in the Mall with Central Craft

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Sunday workshops in April, May and June, Adelaide House, Todd Mall, Alice Springs.

Central Craft present free arts and crafts activities for people of all ages and abilities. Whether you want to learn how to make your own beeswax wraps, macramé a pot holder or crochet a bag these #liveALICE Mparntwe Arts events will delight the young and old.

Who Said Oil and Water Don’t Mix? with Deborah Clarke

Exploring ‘Wax Resist’ drawing/painting techniques using oil pastel and inks, participants will follow a step-by-step process to experience the technique of ‘wax resist’.
Bring – an apron

When – 10am-3pm, Saturday 6 April 2019

Shirt upcycle workshop with Ananda Taylor

Make an apron from a favourite old shirt. Cut it up, turn it back to front, and add beautiful bits of fabric to style a characterful apron. Some sewing machines available or hand stitch this very wearable garment.
Bring – large collared shirts, scissors, needles, thread, extra complimentary fabric bits to add.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 28 April 2019

T-Shirt upcycle workshop with Ananda Taylor

Cut up your daggy baggy t-shirts to make a hip muscle t-shirts with contrasting trims.  Some sewing machines available or simply use scissors to create your unique garment.
Bring – several recycle t-shirts both baggy and tight.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 12 May 2019

Experimental headdresses workshop with Kasia Tons

A fun, explorative workshop to learn the art of making a headdress. All materials supplied.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 19 May 2019

Alter, Refashion, Repair workshop with Bernice Bristow

A guided sewing session where participants learn the ins and outs of sewing.
Bring – a project you’ve been meaning to finish, or create something new.

When – 1pm-4pm, Sunday 26 May 2019

Beeswax wraps workshop with Margy Alexander

Learn the process of how to make beeswax wraps as a plastic free alternative in your kitchen. All materials supplied.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 2 June 2019

Crochet bag workshop with Anne Stewart

Learn the basic stitches to start creating a crochet string shopping bag. A pattern will be supplied for participants to finish off at home.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 16 June 2019

Macramé pot hanger workshop with Anne Stewart

It’s the latest craze, learn basic macramé knots to create a simple hanger for your indoor plants.

When – 10am-1pm, Sunday 23 June 2019

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#liveALICE Mparntwe Arts is a Northern Territory Government program of free arts and cultural events in the CBD.

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