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Winter Crochet for Beginners

Crochet is one of the oldest crafts in the world and is today labeled as the new ‘Mental Yoga’. Research shows there are many health and wellbeing benefits to repetitive crafts like crochet. Experience the joy of crafting yourself something uniquely yours. Challenge yourself to use all 10 fingers at once and relax into a mindful, rhythmic activity at the same time. This course makes learning crochet fun while teaching you everything from how to hold the hook and yarn, starting a... [More]
$181 Limited inc GST / $163
Winter Crochet for Beginners

<p>Crochet is one of the oldest crafts in the world and is today labeled as the new ‘Mental Yoga’. Research shows there are many health and wellbeing benefits to repetitive crafts like crochet.

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

Japanese Paper Gift Wrapping

Using Origami techniques, try several different ways of gift wrapping with paper. Learn how to measure paper size for wrapping objects. Make a gift box from paper and learn several ribbon bow techniques. Material cost $10 per student _available from tutor on the day. Please ensure that you bring to class the items in the Materials List. Note: There will be a short break for afternoon tea. COURSE OUTLINE Basic wrapping skills (How to measure minimum paper size, how to deal with... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Japanese Paper Gift Wrapping

Using Origami techniques, try several different ways of gift wrapping with paper. Learn how to measure paper size for wrapping objects. Make a gift box from paper and learn several ribbon bow

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Garden Design for Large and Small Spaces

Do you have a balcony, courtyard, patio or deck? Having a small outdoor space doesn’t mean that it can’t be comfortable and stylish or you have to forego the pleasure of gardening. Find out how to choose and easily maintain the most suitable plants and containers and control any pests and diseases. Comprehensive course notes are provided. COURSE OUTLINE Introduction Function of small garden/balcony/courtyard/patio Analysing conditions – sun/shade, etc. Containers and small garden... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Garden Design for Large and Small Spaces

<p>Do you have a balcony, courtyard, patio or deck? Having a small outdoor space doesn’t mean that it can’t be comfortable and stylish or you have to forego the pleasure of gardening. Find out how to

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Create and Enjoy Your Own Bonsai

Discover its history and find out which plants are most suitable and how to maintain them. Learn which types of containers, soil, materials and equipment are preferable; and how to prune, shape, style and display them. Comprehensive notes are provided. COURSE OUTLINE Introduction History Chinese/Japanese Suitable Specimens Styles Containers Soil Equipment Wiring Pruning Re-potting Maintenance Pests and Diseases PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this course, students should be... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Create and Enjoy Your Own Bonsai

<p>Discover its history and find out which plants are most suitable and how to maintain them. Learn which types of containers, soil, materials and equipment are preferable; and how to prune, shape,

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

Solving Cryptic Crosswords

Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible. Hints, tips and secrets are revealed as the class puts in a combined effort. Anagrams will be unscrambled, synonyms sought, and red herrings demystified. Note: There will be a short break for afternoon tea. COURSE OUTLINE Getting started – what you need to know. General techniques. The typical... [More]
$82 Limited inc GST / $74
Solving Cryptic Crosswords

<p>Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible.

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

Make Your Own Geometrical Origami

The ancient art of paper folding came from Japan and China and widespread across the world. Modular geometrical origami are structures following basic regular and stellar polyhedra. Making them is a relaxing practice with fascinating results. Information about regular polyhedra will be provided at the start of the course to facilitate understanding of geometrical forms. In relaxing atmosphere, students will learn folding singular paper module and assemble several modules together... [More]

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Property Styling for Living & Selling

If you are feeling overwhelmed by your house and its contents and just don’t know where to start or simply looking to update, replan and add value to your property, then this workshop is for you. Styling your property is not about a full interior design project, but about making a difference to your home on a reasonable budget. Don’t become paralysed by the number of choices available in colour, furnishings or accessories – whether you are working with your existing home contents... [More]