Tutorials

Tutorials

Tutorials for those who can’t attend our workshops.

Developed and written by experienced educators each tutorial is, above all, easy to follow and understand as well as stress free and fun.

Table Lamp Tutorial

What do I get ?

We have set out each tutorial in sections, with pictures accompanying each instruction. To help you understand more complicated instructions or steps, diagrams have also been included.

How skilled Do I need to be?

You need little or no skill to complete your project. Developed for beginners and intermediate craft people, each tutorial begins with the basics and ends with some challenges.

What Materials and Tools Do I Need?

You’ll need basic materials and tools, which are available from local stores or recycle centers. Costs are also kept down too. 

A list of the basic materials required for each specific tutorial is listed below:

  • Baskets

    • The basic materials and tools you’ll need are readily available around your home or from your recycle centre.  These include:
      • Scissors
      • Needle and crocheting cotton
      • Recycled or old rope [ if you don’t have any at home, visit your local recycle center]
      • Vine, branches or any materials from your garden, such as bamboo.[ Again – If you have none, visit friends or your recycle center]

      Other materials you may like to include are:

      • Recycled fabric or clothes cut into strips
      • Recycled pieces of jewelry or beading
      • Raffia, string or ribbon
  • Table Lamps

    • You’ll need basic materials and tools which are readily available.  These may include:
      • Collecting glass or crystal bowls, plates and glasses from your own stock which in addition are also easily sourced from Op shop / 2nd hand shops. We share with you all the tips and tricks for choosing the right pieces.
      • Specific adherent available from your local hardware store.
      • Cotton buds, paper toweling and soapy water.
      • A small, sharp knife or cutting tool to trim the adherent when dry.

      You may also like to use:

      • Recycled pieces of jewelry or beading
      • Glass paints
  • Wall Art

    • You’ll need  basic materials and tools which are readily available and also include:
      • Scissors, pruning cutters and pliers [ if you want to use wire ]
      • PVA glue or something similar
      • String or crocheting cotton to tie with
      • Vine, branches or any materials from your garden, such as bamboo.[ If you have none, visit friends or your recycle center]

      You may also like to use:

      • Cut strips of recycled fabric or clothes
      • Recycled pieces of jewelry or beading
      • Raffia, string or ribbon
      • Materials that can be tied, glued or furthermore woven onto your circular frame.

 

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