Workshops & Skill Share

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & SKILL SHARE

Shape and Texture: knitting and crochet for costume (NOW FULL)

This session is now full. If you are interested in attending, please still register your interest and we shall contact you if we have any cancellations or decide to schedule an additional day/ date.

Laura Houlden
Sunday 23rd July 2017 – 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $5.00 to cover the cost of materials
Where: Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre

In this workshop Laura will teach you how to wield the tools to conquer knitted and crochet fabrics. You will learn how to connect constructed fabrics, add embellishments, create form and shape using knit and crochet techniques. The session will introduce:

  • The sessions will introduce:
    • Working in the round in crochet
    • Basic connecting stitches
    • Embellishments for existing fabrics
    • Creating form and texture

To register your interest in attending this workshop/ skill share session please click here

 


Creative Costume with Mouldable Plastic (NOW FULL)

This session is now full. If you are interested in attending, please still register your interest and we shall contact you if we have any cancellations or decide to schedule an additional day/ date.

Chi Cheung
Saturday 5th August 2017 – 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $5.00 to cover the cost of materials
Where: Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre

Come and have some fun, learn from Chi who will show you how to create useful and unique items with Mouldable Plastic! It’s easy to use, just soften with hot water and mould with your hands. From costume, craft, cosplay, DIY, fixing things, you are only limited to what you can imagine!!

  • This session will involve;
    • Introduction to Mouldable Plastic and how to use it
    • Examples of the projects you can create with Mouldable Plastic
    • Tips, tricks and tools to working with Mouldable
    • Making your very own creation!!

To register your interest in attending this workshop/ skill share session please click here

 


Embellishment for Costume: crystal and feather work (NOW FULL)

This session is now full. If you are interested in attending, please still register your interest and we shall contact you if we have any cancellations or decide to schedule an additional day/ date.

Katrina Stanley
Sunday 13th August 2017 – 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Cost: $5.00 to cover the cost of materials
Where: Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre

Katrina Stanley invites you into her world of embellishment for costume. Specialising in couture for performance, Katrina has mastered the art of stoning her garments with literally thousands of Swarovski Crystals and would love to share this technique with other costume lovers.

  • Her skill share session will involve:
    • An introduction to working with non-hot fix crystals
    • An introduction to applying feathers to garments
    • An overview of the equipment required
    • Tips and tricks for achieving best results
    • Some examples of her own work

Participants should be able to walk away with something sparkly of their very own.

To register your interest in attending this workshop/ skill share session please click here