Waimea College


Art & Creativity

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“Shabby Chic” One Day Workshop:      Saturday 10.00 am  –  4.00 pm

Shabby Chic is inspired by French and Italian interior design styles.  Learn how to distress, apply texture and transfer images onto your piece of furniture.  Bring a small piece of furniture.

Tutor:  Margaret Klink        19 Aug                                                                                                             Fee $65


Sewing With Confidence:   7.00 – 9.00 pm (6 or 8 weeks)

For beginners to experienced sewers. Improve your confidence in using the sewing machine, over-locker, choosing patterns and fabrics.

Tutor: Karen Richards            Tuesday  12 Aug – 12 Sept (6 weeks)                                                         Fee $95

Tutor: Deb Baker           OR   Thursday 3 Aug – 21 Sept (8 weeks)                                                             Fee $130


Painting For All Levels:   Monday 6.30 – 9.00 pm (8 weeks)

For beginners through to experienced painters. Choose your medium to paint in (eg: acrylics, oils or watercolours). Informal lessons working ‘one to one’ to further develop and explore your own subject and style.

Tutor: Dorothy Meharry  24 July – 18 Sept  (no class 7 Aug)                                                                    Fee $140


Flax Weaving:        Weekend two day workshop     9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Creative, hands-on flax weaving weekend for beginner and intermediate weavers. Beginners will create three small weavings during the weekend, intermediate weavers with previous experience will create one larger kete or backpack. The workshop will include instruction about flax preparation and harvesting. Come and enjoy learning some new skills, and be happily surprised at how much you can achieve.

Tutor: Maureen Harte       19 Aug – 20 Aug                                                                                                    Fee $125