2024 GO WILD WITH WEAVING! MATERIAL AND TOOLS INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
LOOK AT ALL THE COURSES, AND SEE WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
Usually a pen and paper would be useful to note down techniques and additional. We don't support video or cameras in class, as it is more important to get your eyes and hands on the work - rather than through a machine.
GW1 Go Bark with Judy Zugish
Tools to bring: soft measuring tape, sharp scissors (medium size), old towel, medium size darning needle, spray bottle, small basin for water, apron. optional-small fid or awl.
And, if you wish to bring along-- personal items such as buttons, small artifacts with holes for stitching may be incorporated.
GW2 Go Cane with Tamar Guse
All materials provided.
Please bring: Secateurs. And an old apron/old towel to protect your clothing
Optional: Embellishments like colourful cloth strips, macramé cord or rope for texture
GW3 Go Stitching with Deb Price
Plant materials, stitching thread and a darning (stitching) needle will be provided.
Please bring with you:
**Craft scissors or secateurs to cut tough fibres like cabbage tree leaves.
** A large sharp ended needle for shredding fibres (about 6-7cm long is comfortable to use)
**Embellishments like shells, feathers, beads, fancy threads, other little treasures etc (optional)
Also, please wear comfortable clothes and possibly a cushion to sit on -optional - for the floor or hard school chairs - wherever you feel most comfortable
GW4 Go Nesting with Cindy Wood
Plant materials will be provided.
Please bring with you:
**Craft scissors or secateurs to cut tough fibres like supplejack. (This is important as Cindy can’t bring 8 secateurs with her on the plane)
** Any interesting materials like Jasmine, Muehlenbeckia that you think might weave well
**Embellishments like shells, feathers, beads, fancy threads, other non-toxic treasures from home that the birds might love
GW5 Go Twining with Sarah Hornibrooke
Flax and Tools to share will be provided.
Students to bring: A strong BIG pair of sharp scissors and a very large eyed, sharp darning needle.
Some optional tools and equipment to bring are a plastic sheet or old towel and LARGE lockable craft knife.
GW6 Go Copper with Jasmine Clark
Copper wire and copper patination will be provided.
Please bring with you safety glasses, long nose pliers, side cutters and (disposable) face mask.
you can also bring embellishments like beads and paua and stones -ideally with holes through them
GW7 Go Willow with Nicola Basham
Willow and lots of tools will be provided.
If you have a lockable knife or a sharp pair of secateurs, please bring them. If not, dont worry.