Wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshops
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Sunday 10 July and Wednesday 13 July; 10–11.30 am & 1–2.30 pm — Banksia Centre
Create your own bush animal in connection with our MEGAfauna trail.
20 July 10.00am–1.00 pm — Banksia Centre
Learn techniques of the age-old art of traditional weaving.
Join local textile artist Sally Blake in a fun and creative wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshop.
Learn how to make flower, leaf and bark dyes and try your new skills out on a take-home scarf using dyes from local acacias and eucalypts.
There will also be a short guided walk showing a variety of wattles and eucalypts within the Gardens.
This workshop is suitable for participants 15 years and over.
Bookings are essential and close two days prior to event.
- Book Sunday, 9 September - SOLD OUT
- Book Sunday, 16 September - SOLD OUT
9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept
$70 per person