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        17 June                                                                                                                    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  2 May – 6 June (6 weeks)                                                            Fee $95

Tutor: Deb Baker           OR   Thursday 11 May – 29 June (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  8 May – 3 July  (no class 5 June)                                                                       Fee $140


Knitting For All Levels:   Wednesday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks)                              NEW

For beginners and all skill levels. Learn a new skill and take away your own hand-made item eg a scarf or beanie, or work on your own project with tutor support for trouble shooting.  Bring your own materials.

Tutor: Cheryl Curtis       17 May – 21 June                                                                                                         Fee $95


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

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       24 June – 25 June                                                                                                 Fee $125