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Craft Cubed 2016 Events

Craft Cubed is Australia’s biggest festival dedicated to all things handmade. The festival has developed into one of Melbourne’s major cultural events to showcase experimental, skilled and innovative craft and design. As part of Craft Cubed 2016, we’re presenting Create SO:ME Space from Wed 3 – Sun 14 August. Join us and get crafty in our series of artist-led workshops or free, family-friendly creative sessions.

Artist-led Workshops

Wild ‘n’ Woolly Wall Hanging, Sat 6 August, 10am-12pm
Warm up your fingers creating your own gorgeous, layered, textural wall hanging. We’ll teach you some fancy knotting techniques and give you a bunch of colourful yarns, sparkly metallics and divine wools to choose from. Fabulous hands-on fun for beginners or advanced. $30 per person. Bookings essential.

Watercolour 101, Sat 6 August, 1pm-3pm
It’s all about the detail in this 2-hour hands-on workshop where we’ll step you through watercolour painting practical skills and techniques, play with paint application, brush-work, colour mixing, light and shade and awesome illustrative and typographic designs. $30 per person. Bookings essential.

Creative Collage, Sat 13 August, 10am-12pm
Whip and snip your way to artistic glory in this creative collage workshop. You’ll be guided through design, detailing, cutting and composition, and walk away with new skills and brand new artworks to flank your walls. $30 per person. Bookings essential.

Beaded Basketry, Sat 13 August, 1pm-3pm
Make a gorgeous, textile-wrapped, coiled basket with beaded detailing as a stand-out piece for home or office. Easy to learn, awesome to do and a great way to while away a wintery afternoon. $30 per person. Bookings essential.


FREE, family-friendly creative sessions:

Bring the whole family to SO:ME Space Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to brighten up your winter with FREE hands-on creative crafting for kids and adults all brought to you by Haymes PaintRight Southbank!

Free supervised drop-in activities include gorgeous hanging mobiles, perfect painted ornaments, mask making, colouring in, beading and more! Stacks to explore and take home after! PLUS help us weave our way to wonderful on our giant Uber-Loom in Pop Up 226! All materials supplied.

  • Wed 3 August – All ages DIY Craft, 8am-4pm
  • Fri 5 August – Mums & Toddlers Open Creative Play, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday 7 August – Family Fun Open Creative Session, 8am-4pm
  • Wed 10 August – All ages DIY Craft, 8am-4pm
  • Fri 12 August – Mums & Toddlers Open Creative Play, 8am-5pm
  • Sunday 14 August – Family Fun Open Creative Session, 8am-4pm

Held in SO:ME Space. Drop in, bookings not required.


While you are here, help us weave our way to wonderful on Craft Victoria’s giant Uber-Loom in Pop Up 226.


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