Eco Families Adelaide: Textile Jewellery Making


Eco Families Adelaide - a sustainability group for Adelaide parents

Bring along your baby or toddler to our group exploring eco and sustainable living for families. Sessions are family-friendly and all are welcome.

Textile Jewellery Making

A family-friendly daytime workshop all about upcycling and recycling, giving a new life to preloved items and creating lasting beautiful jewellery.

Textiles jewellery is a very ancient way of adornment. Join Textile Artist Michelle Jahn to make fabric jewellery from Michelle's collection of textiles including op-shop clothing, stockings and decorative cotton balls.

All Materials Supplied for 1.5 hour workshop - $18 + booking fee

Ticket price includes a bag of textiles that you may gather fom Michelle's collections on the display table to make your very own textile jewellery project. You will receive expert guidance and assistane from Michelle, to help you create a personal piece of textile jewellery to accessorise your wardrobe. Every participant will be able to complete one textile jewellery project during the workshop.

If you happen to have some old jewellery that you would like to give a new life with some textile additions, you are welcome to bring them along and utilise Michelle's experience and collections of textiles to gain inspiration to revamp your jewellery piece.

Your Textile Jewellery will be a personally created piece of art that you will continue to enjoy wearing for years to come.

About Michelle:

Michelle printed her first lino block while studying as a Fabric Design at North Adelaide School of art nearly 30 years ago, and she has been printing ever since. After graduating Michelle established her own arts practice and working for SA Opera Company as their fabric designer, fabric finisher. Michelle Jahn, now a re-emerging artist with a passion for textiles, lives and breathes her art practice. As much as she loves creating her own art she relishes helping other people tap into the right side of their brain. She encourages play, experimentation, and imagination and her workshops leave you feeling rejuvenated and inspired.

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The Adelaide Sustainability Centre is proudly supported by theAdelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board and Conservation SA.

November 29, 2017 at 10:30am - 12pm
The Joinery
111 Franklin St
Adelaide, SA 5000
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Diane Salvi · · (08) 7123 2166
$18.00 AUD · Purchase tickets

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