Weddin Workshop Month - Mosaic for All Ages Workshop

Start Date: Sunday, 15 July 2018

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Finish Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Grenfell Community Hub, 88 Main Street

Contact: Catherine Bennett - 02 6342 9440 or 0409 594 823 or raintreemarra@gmail.com

The Weddin Workshops are back, but now spread out over a whole month!

BOOK NOW to avoid missing out. Details on the workshop and how to book can be found below:

To see the other workshops available as part of the Weddin Workshop Month please click here.

Mosaic for All Ages

DATE: Sunday 15th July
TIME: 10am to 2pm
LOCATION: Grenfell Community Hub, 88 Main Street
COST: $30
FACILITATOR: Catherine Bennett makes and teaches mosaic using shards from her family’s pottery studio. 
WORKSHOP DETAILS: In this workshop the unique, vibrantly coloured shards combined with pieces of imported tile will be used to decorate the surround of a mirror on a 400ml square board. Various coloured grouts will be used to complete the work. All materials will be supplied. Students are welcome to bring special shards and tiles to incorporate into their design if they wish.
BOOKINGS: Catherine Bennett - 02 6342 9440 or 0409 594 823. Or email


Create Your Own Fascinator

DATE: Saturday 21st July
TIME: 10am to 3pm
LOCATION: Raffia & Co, 58 Main Street
COST: $59
FACILITATOR: Lisa Schaefer, qualified milliner (Lisa Schaefer Millinery)
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Learn the technique of making miniature leather roses and rose buds. Learn the technique of wiring the miniature leather flowers to a headband to make your own unique simple leather fascinator.
Suitable for beginners, no sewing experience required. Suitable for 12yrs and up.
All course materials will be provided however participants will need to bring the following: An apron, a pair of paper scissors, a pair of fabric scissors and all refreshments including lunch and drinks. Tea and coffee making facilities will be available, and we will break for lunch if you would like to purchase your lunch at nearby cafes.
BOOKINGS: To book online go to https://raffia-co.myshopify.com/ and go to millinery classes or call Lisa 0488 047 376 or call into Raffia & Co 58 Main St Grenfell


Beginners Bobbin Lace

DATE: Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd
TIME: 9.30am to 3.30pm
LOCATION: Grenfell Community Hub, 88 Main Street
COST: $130 for two days
FACILITATOR: Sandy Taylor - teacher of textiles for over 50 years.
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Bobbin lace making is a craft that can be traced back as far as the ancient Egyptians. Throughout a large part of history bobbin lace was worth more than gold. This workshop will provide participants with a taste of how this lace is made. It is suitable for people of all ages and without any prior knowledge of bobbin lace making. If you participate in the two days you will learn the basic lace making stitch and have the opportunity to make a flower and a bookmark. Suitable for people with arthritis in their hands.
Materials List: Dressmaking pins,10-12 berry pins, scissors, a man’s hankie or fabric serviette. Some may like to bring a cushion to sit on on the chair to make them higher. If you have your own pillow and bobbins please feel free to bring them.
All threads, patterns and equipment will be supplied.
Please bring your own lunch.
BOOKINGS: Claire at the Grenfell Visitor Information Centre - 02 6343 2059 or . Please email Sandy at with any enquiries and she will reply as soon as possible (please note Sandy will be away from the middle of May so there may be delays in email reply’s).


Coiling a Grass/Recycled Basket & Twining/Cord Making for a Basket

DATE: Friday 27 & Saturday 28th July
TIME: 9.30am to 3.30pm
LOCATION: Grenfell Community Hub, 88 Main Street
COST: $110 per person
FACILITATOR: Lanny Mackenzie, experienced weaver/fibre artist (from Orange NSW).
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Friday 27th is the 'Coiling a Grass/Recycled Basket' and Sat 28th is the 'Twining/Cord Making for a Basket'. Join Lanny in exploring different basketry techniques of weaving, coiling, twining using natural & recycled materials. All workshop materials provided, please BYO lunch. 
BOOKINGS: Lanny Mackenzie -  or 0434 979 302


Macrame Wall Hangings

DATE: Sunday 29th July
TIME: 12noon to 4pm
LOCATION: Grenfell Community Hub, 88 Main Street
COST: $80 per person
FACILITATOR: Madeline Young is an Australian artist living and working in Orange, NSW. Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 10 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes. Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.
WORKSHOP DETAILS: What you'll get: thick cotton cord to complete your hanging and extra to practice the knots, a beautiful piece of wood to frame your hanging, optional feathers and coloured threads for decoration.
Learn how to make your very own unique Macrame Wall Hanging! You'll learn a few different knots and go home with your own unique, handmade wall piece! We'll be using thick cotton cord for long lasting strength and endurance.
BOOKINGS: Madeline Young -  for enquiries. Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/grenfell-macrame-workshop-tickets-45746710643


"This project is supported by Create NSW’s Country Arts Support Program, a devolved funding program administered by Regional Arts NSW and Arts Outwest on behalf of the NSW Government"