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Handcraft courses available in Byron Bay and Mullumbimby

Release your creativity by exploring the exciting and wide-ranging world of handcrafts.

Learn something new with an introduction to a craft, or develop your artistic skills through one of our engaging short courses or workshops.

From fabric to clay, metal to mosaic, try your hand at an array of handcrafts with Byron Community College.

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Pattern Making for Beginners

Pattern Making for Beginners

This course is designed so that you will understand how to take measurements, apply them to a BODY BLOCK, then use this information for pattern alterations and to create better fitting clothes. We will also explore how to copy and make a pattern from an existing garment. This is a great course for those wanting to learn the basics. What to bring Pen, pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener, 20 page display folder, Tape measure, L square and/or French curve (metric) Pattern making paper... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Hand Made Paper And Binding

Hand Made Paper And Binding

Create beautiful handmade paper that can be used to add that special touch to a card, letter, invitation or book. We will also be covering the process of Japanese stab binding so you can bind your own pages to make a book or journal. In this fun, hands on workshop we use recycled office waste paper and add plants, flowers, raw cotton, embossing and colour to transform it into your own stunning creation. The ideas are endless. FROM A SMALL SEED, AN AMAZING FLOWER CAN BLOOM that is... [More]

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Screen Printing

Screen Printing

Discover the joy of designing and printing your own images onto fabric, paper or timber in this weekend workshop suitable for beginners, or the more experienced artist. All processes of screen-printing will be covered, including the art of photo-emulsion application, stripping your screen, and printing with solvent-free inks onto your choice of materials: from t-shirts and textiles to paper and plywood. The weekend will give you plenty of time to get your design photographically... [More]
$180 Limited inc GST / $162
Screen Printing

<p>Discover the joy of designing and printing your own images onto fabric, paper or timber in this weekend workshop suitable for beginners, or the more experienced artist. All processes of

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Build Pallet Furniture

Build Pallet Furniture

Shelve that trip to Ikea and join this interactive and supportive pallet furniture-making workshop series. You will be guided through the safe use of a range of tools and will work collaboratively to build you own pallet furniture items that are easily transportable, well-crafted and sustainable. This course will exclusively use non-toxic pallets and paints. You will learn a great range of diverse DIY skills you can apply to any home carpentry project, including natural finishes.... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts (FSKRDG08)
  • Participate in simple spoken interactions at work (FSKOCM03)
  • Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks (FSKLRG05)
Build Pallet Furniture

<p>Shelve that trip to Ikea and join this interactive and supportive pallet furniture-making workshop series. You will be guided through the safe use of a range of tools and will work collaboratively

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Henna - Sacred Body Art

Henna - Sacred Body Art

This workshop will show you how to create your own beautiful henna designs and introduce you to the sacred body art of henna. You will learn about the different styles of henna from around the world and have the opportunity to practice your skills with pre-prepared organic materials. Additional materials $20. What to bring $20 to pay tutor Henna kits can be be purchased on the day Own refreshments Feedback from Past Students “Really happy with what I learnt today. So much nicer &... [More]

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Producing Public Art In Byron

Producing Public Art In Byron

This course is for artists and sculptors who wish to take their work to the public realm. Having your 3D art on a street corner or in a public park, or on the grounds of a museum or a resort, involves a whole other set of skills, often not associated with making art; risk assessments, engineering to council standards, collaborating with council and specialists, creating a secure worksite and having an understanding of civil works. Your creative process is also not entirely your own... [More]

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Macrame For Beginners

Macrame For Beginners

Macrame is a satisfying, versatile hobby that has recently made a huge comeback! In this fun and friendly workshop River will share her tips and tricks as we start with basic knots then progress to more complex patterns to create a beautiful wall hanging. Once learnt, these skills will give you the freedom to carry on and create your own gorgeous designs at home. What to bring Scissors A stick to use in your creation – this can be some driftwood from the beach or a stick from your... [More]

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Felt And Plant Dye Bundling

Felt And Plant Dye Bundling

This fun, felt making course will introduce beginners and advanced felt makers alike to the process of felting on silk substrates, so that light weight but strong felt is produced. This will then be dyed using a technique called plant bundle dyeing which uses eucalyptus dye and leaves. You will take home two light weight felted bundle dyed scarves and several samples. Additional materials $40. What to bring an old towel a 1.5 m piece of old nylon curtain from op shop a bucket of... [More]

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Zen Calligraphy

Zen Calligraphy

This workshop introduces the history and contemporary uses of ink and brush in Japan. The Zen focus of “calligraphy as meditation” uses brushwork, breathwork, and mindfulness to peacefully control and direct energy into creation of form. In this course you will learn how to select and organise calligraphy tools, create fundamental brushstrokes and write kanji characters based on the five elements, nature, and celestial forms. Through focus and action, discover a path to harmony and... [More]

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Stitch Drawing

Stitch Drawing

This workshop consolidates our learning into a beautiful artwork combining naturally dyed samples with creative stitch. Create a personal stitched story from all your lovely textured fabrics samples. You will combine fabrics, deconstruct and reconstruct, learn how to use a range of traditional and free form embroidery stitches for samplers and to create texture, surface treatment and line, overlay and juxtapose to tell a personal story. Additional materials $30/$40 What to bring... [More]

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