1“Sampler Selection with Fibre Reactive (Procion MX) Dyes” This workshop will give you hands-on experience in traditional techniques, including low-water immersion dyeing, ice-dyeing and spiral dyeing and introduces exciting stamping, stencilling and mono-printing opportunities, using thickened dyes, to design and create your own fabric art cloth.


Where:  Kurrara Design Textile Studio, 86 William Road, Red Hill, Vic

When: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April 2017 from 9.30am to 4.00 pm

Cost: $250 for the two-day workshop


tina@kurraradesigns.com.au or ph. 0417 352 713



craft council logo 2013logoWhat: Craft Cubed Launch.  Now in its seventh year, Craft proudly presents the return of Craft Cubed Festival from 1–31 August 2016.

Craft Cubed is Australia’s biggest festival dedicated to showcasing contemporary excellence in the handmade and is one of Melbourne’s key cultural events that presents experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design.

In 2016, the festival will bring together hundreds of artists, makers and thinkers for a month of exhibitions, workshops, talks, open studios, craft online and special events to promote the vibrancy and diversity of craft.

When:  Monday 1 August 2016 @ 6pm

Where: Craft, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

RSVP required: rsvp@craft.org.au

What: Craft and Design as a Career 2016 will give designers and makers an inspirational boost with a range of experienced and informative speakers who together will provide advice, stories, philosophies and unique perspectives on different working methodologies.

As part of this action packed day-long program, ticket holders can expect advice from curators, encouragement from makers, insights into collaboration and helpful reflections on what it means to run a sustainable craft practice as well as a thoughtful conference bag of goodies.

When: 22 August 2016 from 10am-5pm 

Where: Deakin Edge, Federation Square Corner Swanston St & Flinders St Melbourne

Price: Groups of 10+ & Craft Members: $45 Non Members: $90

Visit: shop.craft.org.au/collections/events/products/craft-and-design-as-a-career-2016?