Jewellery Making - Reimagining Paper


An evening workshop all about upcycling and recycling, giving a new life to preloved items and creating lasting beautiful jewellery.

Join Textile Artist Michelle Jahn to make folded paper jewellery from recycled paper/card and learn how to use a template to create your own sizes and shapes of beads. During the workshop you will learn how to cut, roll, fix, embellish and varnish your beads. Three types of glue will be made available, including vegan-friendly options.

All Materials Supplied - $25

Participants are invited to bring any inclusions you wish to add to your necklace/bracelet you will make with your paper beads, such as items from old jewellery or a special letter you wish to incorporate.

You will receive expert guidance and assistance from Michelle, to help you create a personal piece of paper jewellery to accessorise your wardrobe. Every participant will be able to complete one paper jewellery project during the workshop. You are welcome to purchase a second bag of materials to take with you another project to do at home.

Your paper 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 supported by the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board and Conservation Council of South Australia.

October 30, 2017 at 5:45pm - 7:45pm
The Joinery
111 Franklin St
Adelaide, SA 5000
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Diane Salvi · · (08) 7123 2166
$25.00 AUD · Purchase tickets

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