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Sunshine Coast Council
Redland City Council
​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living
Play 15 April 2019 - 17 November 2019

​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living

fabric 2019 celebrates the rich talents of Sunshine Coast artisans and designers.
fabric brings art and sustainability together in an exciting new program of activities.

Bookings open Monday 15 April.

​KITE MAKING
Play 31 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

​KITE MAKING

Set to the backdrop of the stunning Maroochy Botanic Gardens and facilitated by artist Lincoln Austin, this family friendly workshop guides you through the construction of your very own kite, inspired by his work, The Wind Forms.

Bespoke lampshade workshop
Play 21 September 2019 -

Bespoke lampshade workshop

Make your own lampshade with fabric of your choice

BOTANICALS ECO-RESIN JEWELLERY
Play 27 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

BOTANICALS ECO-RESIN JEWELLERY

Make your very own unique botanical crystal shaped necklace and bangle using collected leaves, flowers, bark and moss.

CERAMIC HAND BUILDING
Play 24 August 2019 - 01 September 2019

CERAMIC HAND BUILDING

Create your own hand-built ceramics at this workshop presented by potter and teacher, Bree-anne Jeffrey.

Considered Fashion Design Forum
Play 26 September 2019 -

Considered Fashion Design Forum

Join a panel discussion how to approach sustainability challenges in fashion with a discussion with international and national panellists

Green Living
Play 24 August 2019 - 18 September 2019

Green Living

eco-warrior Jen Stanton and arm yourself for the war on waste. Find out how many things you can rescue to avoid putting them in the landfill bin.

INVENTING TOMORROW
Play 29 August 2019 - 29 August 2019

INVENTING TOMORROW

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence.

LIFE DRAWING IN THE GARDENS
Play 31 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

LIFE DRAWING IN THE GARDENS

Merging life drawing with plein air style painting, Life Drawing in the Gardens provides a wonderful, unique experience to capture the essence of nature and the human form.

M.A.D.E WALKING BILLYCAN PROJECT
Play 24 August 2019 - 29 August 2019

M.A.D.E WALKING BILLYCAN PROJECT

Join artist Nicole Voevodin-Cash for an interactive walk around the Gardens, carrying a billycan fitted with pen and paper. As you walk you’ll create a mini-artwork and memento of your experience.

Minimalism - A Documentary about the Important Things
Play 16 October 2019 -

Minimalism - A Documentary about the Important Things

Examine the many flavours of minimalism in this documentary About the Important Things.

Op Shop Ramble and personal styling with Katie Roberts
Play 15 November 2019 -

Op Shop Ramble and personal styling with Katie Roberts

Come on a guided op shop ramble with Katie Roberts.

Raranga (Weaving) Workshop with Alice Spittle
Play 15 September 2019 -

Raranga (Weaving) Workshop with Alice Spittle

Learn traditional New Zealand Maori weaving techniques with Alice Spittle

Recycled fabric coil basket
Play 21 September 2019 -

Recycled fabric coil basket

​Create a use object from recycled fabrics with Karen Wright from Zenzero Design

Spring into Sustainability - a Change Makers Lunch
Play 02 October 2019 -

Spring into Sustainability - a Change Makers Lunch

Natalie Isaacs and other Sunshine Coast business leaders share their tips and insights into making a difference.

Style yourself sustainable
Play 14 September 2019 -

Style yourself sustainable

Explore how clothing and accessories can express a positive message

Subtraction Cutting Masterclass
Play 27 September 2019 -

Subtraction Cutting Masterclass

​Subtraction cutting utilises almost every part of the fabric, falling somewhere between traditional draping and organic wrapping, resulting in experimental garments that break from the boundaries of usual garment shapes.

The Alchemy of Indigo
Play 29 September 2019 -

The Alchemy of Indigo

Fabric Slow Fashion Artful Living
​Learn how to make and dye in a natural, organic indigo vat and the four different shibori resist techniques