Christmas Craftsmanship

Garlands Always & All Ways - 18 November

This workshop will explore garlands, but not as you may know them. Garlands simply involve joining (usually shorter) materials together to create linear compositions.Guided by examples and discussions you will create a garland style design with a festive feel. A variety of craftsmanship techniques can be employed to enable our garlands to be presented in contemporary and unexpected ways.

Manger Designs for Tables - 16 December

The shape and utility of the manager from the Nativity story offers ample inspiration for the creation of table designs for decorating festive tables. Guided by examples and discussion you will create your own table arrangement in a structured base. A variety of mechanics can be incorporated to allow the design to be enjoyed ‘for the moment’ or to see it last throughout the Christmas season.