Sustainability

Make Your Own Beeswax Wrap with Robyn

iSurely we all have a collection of beeswax wraps by now! Reducing our single-use plastics, keeping food sealed with antibacterial beeswax…great! But our wraps are meant to have a finite lifespan – about 12-18 months – and when they’ve run their purpose you can even compost them. So how many of us are actually using …

  • 29th May, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • L3 R14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Super Quick Soups for Winter with Kate

Winter is practically here and our thoughts turn to cozy mugs of soup by the fire. But who has time for a traditional soup that takes hours to make and beans to soak? What if you could make great, soul soothing, nourishing soups in just 20 minutes? In this class your teacher Kate will prepare …

  • 4th Jun, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Rice Clay Sculpture with Vivian

In this unique workshop, you’ll learn how to create a brand new sustainable and organic material from scratch — Rice clay. This material has been innovated by Vivian as part of her research and development of rice materials. This includes the creation of rice fabric – check out her Sentimental Rice Jewellery project!  Rice clay is …

  • 30th May, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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Master Your Compost: Hot Tips with Simone (Online)

Compost! If you’ve ever watched Gardening Australia then you’ve heard this endearing exclamation from former-host Peter Cundall. Yes, compost can evoke this much enthusiasm and excitement from gardeners! But what if you’re just starting out? Compost adds so many nutrients to our soil, but no one wants a stinky bin of rotting food scraps on …

Needle Felting: Renew Your Winter Woollens with Maddy

What’s it all about?  Holes in your jumper? Ladder in a cardigan? Or scarf that’s fallen victim to moths? All’s well that mends well!  Join us for a fun class in sustainability where you will learn how to customise and mend your woollens with the simple technique of needle felting. Needle felting is the process of turning loose …

  • 4th Jun, 2024
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEST)
  • L3 R14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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SOLD OUT – Leathercraft Basics: Make a Leather Purse with Gosia

Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather pouch. Using 100% repurposed leather, you’ll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating the initial pattern, to stitching and embellishing, to create your own one-of-a-kind leather pouch that reflects your …

Learn to Compile a Sustainable Wardrobe for your Lifestyle with Jenna (Online)

Let’s learn how to develop a sustainable wardrobe that is clear of clutter, but full of useful and beloved items that we WILL wear and that are better for the environment! Whether you’re an avid thrifter or someone who hates shopping, having a wardrobe that is clear of clutter and easy to maintain makes our lives so …

  • 5th Jun, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Online

Make your own Organic Deodorant, Cleanser and Mask with Lily

Lily is a natural and DIY beauty coach who runs Mademoiselle Organic in Melbourne. She teaches people how to use organic ingredients, instead of harsh and polluting chemicals in a minimalist approach to natural skin care – no unnecessary ingredients! All of her classes are vegan, focus on zero-waste, and bring skincare back to its most basic, …

  • 12th Jun, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Experienced Crochet: Scrap Yarn Baskets with Valerie

*Note: this class requires some crochet experience Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose: come along and learn how to make your own beautiful basket from scrap yarns using crochet.  Using scrap yarn is a way of keeping textile waste out of landfill while learning new projects and approaches for existing crochet skills. This is a project you can …