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.

Japanese Stab Book Binding Workshop – NEW  

Saturday 15 June 2019, 10am to 3.30pm
Make a small soft covered notebook which will be your ‘practice model’ and then you’ll perfect your technique by making a hinged, hard covered A4 size album.

Materials provided.

Fees: Full fees $120/ concession $105 each term.

Made by Me – Card Making – NEW  

Tutor: Jo Weedon
Fridays  10am – 12.30pm
Make unique handmade cards for various occasions.
Materials provided.

Term 1:   15 February to 15 March (5 sessions)
Term 2:  3 May to 31 May  (5 sessions)
Fees: Full Fees $175/ concession $140 each term.

Basket Weaving – NEW  

Tutor: Anne Newton
Thursday 10am – 1pm, ages 16+
A fun class to learn basketry techniques including twining, random weave and knotless netting.  Take home a traditional melon basket, a random weave vessel and a knotless netting amulet, using materials of your choise.

Term 1:  7 February to 28 March (7 sessions, no class 21 March 2019)
Fees: Full fees $220/ concession $190.

Hobby Floristry Course – NEW

Tutor: Cherie Roe
Thursday 10am – 12pm
Learn how to make floral arrangements for any occasion.  Take home one piece per session.
All materials provided.

Term 2:  2 May to 27 June  (9 sessions)
Fees: Full fees $175/ concession $140.

Keepsake Box Making – NEW  

Saturday 9th March 2019, 10am – 3.30pm
Create a beautiful handmade box for your treasures, photographs and more, using decorative papers and commerical box board.
Learn to measure, cut safely, glue cleanly and some special tricks in how to cover the box with decorative paper.

Fees: Full fees $120/ concession $105 each term.

 

Knitting Classes  

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 1:  7 February to 28 March (8 sessions)
Term 2:  2 May to 20 June  (8 sessions)
Fees: $100/$80 each term.

 

Drawing & Watercolour Classes 

Tutor: Ted Dansey, www.ted-dansey.com
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 Ted Dansey
– learn techniques for drawing and watercolour
– suitable for all levels
– ability to share your art and creativity with others
– inclusive and friendly environment

Wednesdays: 2pm – 5pm.
Term 1: 13 Feb to 3 April (8 sessions)
Fees: $270/$225 conc.
Term 2:  1 May to 19 June (8 sessions)
Fees: $270/$225 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 1: 9 Feb to 6 April (8 sessions)
Fees: $110/$80 conc.
Term 2:  4 may to 29 June (8 sessions)
Fees: $110/$80 conc

 

Make Space – Art for Wellbeing

Term 1: Wednesday, 6 Feb to 3 April, 1pm to 3pm
Term 4: Wednesday, 1 May to 26 June,  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 1:  12 Feb to 2 April (8 sessions)
Term 2:  30 April to 18 June  (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: from 7th January 2019, weekly.
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: from 7th January 2019, weekly.
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 1:  6 Feb to 3 April (9 sessions)
Fees: $135/$90 conc.
Term 2:  1 May to 26 June (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 1: 4 Feb to 1 April  (8 sessions)
Fees: $160/$120 conc.
Term 2:
 29 April to 24 June (8 sessions)
Fees: $160/$120 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.