Sussex Neighbourhood House, in Pascoe Vale, has a particular passion for creative activities.  We promote and help develop creative people within our and greater community.

Knitting Classes – NEW  

Tutor: Christine Hill
Thursday 7pm – 9pm
A great way to chill out on Thursday nights!  Knitting classes for beginners and those needing some confidence with their project.
Some materials provided to get you started.

Term 3:  26 July to 13 Sept (8 sessions)
Term 4:  11 Oct to 29 Dec  (8 sessions)
Fees: $100/$80 each term.

 

Drawing & Watercolour Classes 

Tutor: Ben Winspear
This class covers all the important principles and techniques of both drawing and watercolour, guiding each participant through the process of learning to paint and draw.

– Classes in Pascoe Vale
– Classes held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
– run by Ben Winspear
– learn techniques for drawing and watercolour
– suitable for all levels
– ability to share your art and creativity with others
– inclusive and friendly environment

Wednesdays: 2pmm – 5pm.
Term 3: 18 July to 12 Sept (9 sessions)
Fees: $300/$250 conc.
Term 4:  10 Oct to 5 Dec (9 sessions)
Fees: $300/$250 conc

What’s your story? Creative writing workshops 

Tutor: Anna Fern, Writer & Professional Editor
Be inspired to get writing in a supportive, friendly group. Suitable for new and emerging writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

– Classes in Pascoe Vale
– Classes held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
– run by Anna Fern
– learn techniques for writing your story
– suitable for all levels of writers, new and emerging
– write fiction, non-fiction and poetry
– ability to share your writing with others
– inclusive and friendly environment

Saturdays: 10am – 12noon.
Term 3: 28 July to 22 Sept (8 sessions)
Fees: $110/$80 conc.
Term 4:  20 Oct to 8 Dec (8 sessions)
Fees: $110/$80 conc

 

Make Space – Art for Wellbeing

Term 3: Wednesday, 18 July to 19 Sept, 1pm to 3pm
Term 4: Wednesday, 10 Oct to 12 Dec,  1pm to 3pm

Need time out of your busy life?  Join us for a weekly creative exercises or BYO your project.  A place to make space for creativity and self expression.
Fees: Gold Coin Donation

 

Small Objects in Clay 

Tutor: Ceramic Artist Ursula (http://ursuladutkiewicz.com/)
Tuesdays 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Create unique small works of art for your home of for gifts using basic hand building techniques. Create tiles, pinch pots, plates, and spoons. You will learn to create and glaze. For beginners and more experienced potters. Fees include firing & materials.
Term 3:  17 July to 4 Sept (8 sessions)
Term 4:  9 Oct to 4 Dec  (8 sessions)
Fees: $140/$100 each term.

 

Yarn Circle – knit and crochet group

Mondays 1.00pm – 3.00pm
For those who love to knit or crochet socially and share ideas over a cuppa. Help available for beginners. BYO project.
Dates: 2nd and 4th & 5th Mondays from 12 February to 10 December, 2018
Fee: Gold Coin Donation

 

Quilters’ Circle

Mondays 1.00pm-3.00pm
For enthusiastic quilters to quilt, share ideas and enjoy company. Bring your current project.

Dates: 2nd and 4th & 5th Mondays from 12 Feb – 10 December.
Fee: Gold Coin Donation

 

Sewing –  Wednesday Evening*

With Jan Bowles
Funded by ACFE, Learn Local.
Learn to sew, make garment alterations and pattern adjustments in a friendly environment. Suitable for beginners as well as those wanting to expand their skills towards starting to work from home.

Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.
Wednesdays:  7.00pm – 9.00pm
Term 3:  18 July to 12 Sept (9 sessions)
Fees: $135/$90 conc.
Term 4:  10 Oct to 5 Dec (9 sessions)
Fees: $135/$90 conc.

 

Sewing – Monday Day *

With Jan Bowles
Funded by ACFE
Learn to sew, make garment alterations and pattern adjustments in a friendly environment. Suitable for beginners as well as those wanting to expand their skills towards starting to work from home.

Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours
Mondays: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Term 3: 16 July to 10 Sept  (9 sessions)
Fees: $120/$90 conc.
Term 4:
 8 Oct to 10 Dec (9 sessions) No class 5 Nov
Fees: $200/$150 conc.

 

1 day Workshops

Sussex Neighbourhood House also holds a range of single session textile workshops. For more information about single session workshops, visit Workshops.