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Mind Your Arts
Workshop: Colourful, Hand-woven Rugs
You’ll be amazed at what you can create with a bunch of old t-shirts!
Join local textiles artist, Mand Markey, and create your very own fun, fabulous woven floor rug to brighten up your home. Learn the basic skills of weaving; how to make your own loom, how to warp-up your loom and an easy over/under technique to create your own rug. Once you’ve mastered these basic weaving skills you’ll be able to create an array of woven pieces.
Mand Markey has been working in the arts in Western Australia for the past 25 years in an array of areas. She spent 6 years as Deckchair Theatre Company’s costume designer, has created many spaces for Perth International Arts Festival, taken several shows throughout regional and remote WA and has taught Art to kindergarten children through to devising courses for Edith Cowan University. She is passionate about teaching new skills to all peoples.
Materials: Participants are asked to bring along disposable t-shirts in a variety of colours (as many as possible). Please note that these will be cut into strips to create your rug. Additional t-shirts will be available on the day.
Cost: $25 (+GST)