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TIME2 hours 2 hrs
PRICE$75 $75 pp
Make stunning Japanese-style flower arrangements with Setsuko Yanagisawa, who has over thirteen years of experience in floristry, specialising in the ‘Ikebana’ technique.
Go behind the scenes at one of Sydney’s most renown floristry boutiques. In the tranquil surrounds of her workshop, you'll be transported away into a place of bliss and peace. Class sizes are purposely kept small to keep the experience intimate, and to ensure that you get enough one on one attention and feedback.
You’ll learn about the fascinating history of Ikebana, which in Japan is one of the three classical arts of refinement. You'll get unique tips and secrets on how best to combine elements, patterns and textures to create a cohesive masterpiece, as well as the logistical foundations of how to fasten and secure the flowers and their stems, and much, much more. Create your own floral arrangements with your new knowledge and skills, from the season's freshest blooms. Setsuko will guide you but also give you space to be creative. Discover the elegance of simplicity, how less can be more.
Take the flowers home with you. Practice and decorate your living space, or give someone a heartfelt gift. You’ll be amazed by what you’ll invent with your own two hands!
Great for both individuals and groups. Each student in each class will make their own arrangement.
The class is held right next to Yuga cafe, so you can make this workshop part of a nice day out.
No knowledge required. Beginners most welcome.
For those who have already done another flower arranging class before, this class can show you an interesting new perspective and give you some new skills.
Everything is provided. Just bring your enthusiasm!
You'll get to practice with a vase in the session, but you won't be able to take the vase home (though it's usually available for purchase on the day)
This class is ideal for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, special occasion, team building activity, baby shower, birthday, bucks party, corporate event or Christmas party.
170 St. Johns Road, Glebe, NSW
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By Donna Thomas (attended on 16 Feb 2019)
By Renae Bartley (attended on 9 Feb 2019)
By Melanie Reen (attended on 9 Feb 2019)
By Aledis Kedwell (attended on 6 Feb 2019)
By Chiemi Keniry (attended on 2 Feb 2019)
By Joan Moffat (attended on 2 Feb 2019)
By Jocelyn Blair (attended on 2 Feb 2019)
By Maureen Cable (attended on 30 Jan 2019)
By Lindsey Leehy (attended on 30 Jan 2019)
By Jonathan Mok (attended on 22 Dec 2018)
By Di Wang (attended on 22 Dec 2018)
By Charlene O’sullivan (attended on 22 Dec 2018)
By Catherine Rocha (attended on 24 Nov 2018)
By Richard Keys (attended on 21 Nov 2018)
By Jill Drilon (attended on 27 Oct 2018)
By Laura Brabyn (attended on 17 Oct 2018)
By Kerry Naughton (attended on 17 Oct 2018)
By Penelope Jones (attended on 6 Oct 2018)
By Felipe (attended on 29 Sep 2018)
By Rayan Chermand (attended on 20 Sep 2018)
By Rebecca (attended on 15 Sep 2018)
By Lynne Jackson (attended on 15 Sep 2018)
By Janine Caburian (attended on 8 Sep 2018)
By Leanne Croker (attended on 8 Sep 2018)
By Craig Rowlands (attended on 4 Sep 2018)
By Chan Wah (attended on 4 Sep 2018)
By Natalie Lagana (attended on 1 Sep 2018)
By Penny Vlies (attended on 18 Aug 2018)
By Susan Harney (attended on 28 Jul 2018)
By Tracy Marshment (attended on 28 Jul 2018)
By Lucy Simpson (attended on 28 Jul 2018)
By Frances Zhang (attended on 28 Jul 2018)
By Sophia Solanki (attended on 21 Jul 2018)
By Scott Lee (attended on 14 Jul 2018)
By Sasha Valdez (attended on 11 Jul 2018)
By Grace Shen (attended on 7 Jul 2018)
By Justine Tran (attended on 30 Jun 2018)
By Jennifer Whitfield (attended on 30 Jun 2018)
By Joyce Chen (attended on 15 Jun 2018)
By Sue Rutledge (attended on 3 Jun 2018)
By Susan Ritchie (attended on 30 May 2018)
By Sophie Penkethman-Young (attended on 2 Jun 2018)
By Wendy Stahel (attended on 26 May 2018)
By Carole (attended on 26 May 2018)
By Liz Newell (attended on 16 May 2018)
By Zehua (attended on 19 May 2018)
By Yuekang Hu (attended on 19 May 2018)
By Jenny Thammavongsa (attended on 18 May 2018)
By Amelia Cai (attended on 14 May 2018)
By Lauren Cheng (attended on 28 Apr 2018)
By Jeeshan (attended on 28 Apr 2018)
By Janet Macdonald (attended on 3 Feb 2018)
By Marilina Ripoll (attended on 3 Mar 2018)
By Amy (attended on 17 Mar 2018)
By Stephanie (attended on 17 Mar 2018)
By Gabriela González (attended on 10 Mar 2018)
By Sasha (attended on 10 Mar 2018)
By Shelley (attended on 1 Mar 2018)
By Nikola (attended on 3 Mar 2018)
By Wendy (attended on 3 Mar 2018)
By Karen (attended on 21 Feb 2018)
By Karen (attended on 8 Feb 2018)
By Stacey (attended on 3 Feb 2018)
By Hazel (attended on 3 Feb 2018)
By Jean Clarke (attended on 3 Feb 2018)
By Aaron (attended on 31 Jan 2018)
By Halina (attended on 18 Nov 2017)
By Karman Lam (attended on 4 Jul 2017)
By Cecilia (attended on 1 Jun 2017)
Can you give a bit more detail about the specific types of flowers and other plants we will likely use in this class?
You will use seasonal flowers. Seasonality is important for the Japanese. Even with Australian natives. Below photos are some examples to give you an indication of what you'll work with, and create.
We'll keep you posted!