Brooch Making Class: Wwii Make and Mend Style

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Reverse Garbage

Reverse Garbage

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2 hours Class size 8 to 10     label $50

Looking for unique experiences in Sydney? This brooch making class with Reverse Garbage is exactly that!

These beautiful brooches were handmade during an era when fashionable materials were in short supply due to the war effort, and people were adept at the concept of "Make Do and Mend". They're making a comeback now due to more and more people showing interest in sustainable fashion.

In this beginner's class, you will learn how to use tubing gathered from coathangers to make these beautiful floral arrangements. It's up to you whether you use it as a brooch, an earring or as a decoration.

This class will be lead by Ffranses Ingram, a visual artist and illustrator living in the Inner West. She has been working in textiles since a child, studied at the School of Wool and Textiles in Adelaide.

Please note: We work very hard to reach our minimum numbers for every workshop, but sometimes (not very often) we just don't get there. When this happens, we need to cancel or postpone. To be fair to our team members and to you, we make this decision around five business days before the event.


Knowledge required
No experience required.
 
What you'll get
  • Two hours of expert tuition
  • All materials will be supplied
  • The skills to continue on their own
What to bring
Just a water bottle.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for a birthday or hens party.


Reverse Garbage has had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

Additional precautions taken: COVID Safe plan in place

Location

8/142 Addison Road, Marrickville NSW

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Reverse Garbage
Reverse Garbage

4.8 (173)
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We are a creative reuse centre making a difference in the world by reducing waste and creating change in the way we look at resources.

We run workshops for kids, adults and community groups so everyone can learn how to consume less and make more! With us, you'll see the creative potential in leftover and castaway materials to save them from going into landfill.

At Reverse Garbage you’ll find the materials, skills and inspiration you need to live more creatively, more sustainably and more meaningfully.


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