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Programs...

1. Classes

  • Sewing – create recycled, upcycled and reloved clothes. How to use a sewing machine etc

  • Pottery

  • Wood work – use recycled timbers to make picture frames, coat hats, recycled furniture and pallet art

  • Printing / lino cutting

  • Paper craft – make paper from waste materials and binding books for children in poorer communities. Make gift cards. 

  • Painting / drawing – Pencil - Charcoal – Acrylic – Oil

  • Weaving – with recycled plastic

  • Candle making

  • Homemade cleaning products

  • Toiletry products - Make bath bombs and soaps (with loofa)

  • Macrame - make hanging pot plants and other products

  • Jewellery 

  • Resin art - with Bindi and Melissa

  • Thermomix classes incl. relishes and jams

  • Ceramic painting 

  • Circuit

  • Cake decorating

  • Floristry

  • Mosaic

  • Knitting and crochet

  • Photography

  • Writing and calligraphy

  • Gardening

  • Leathercraft 

  • Art classes for kids / teenagers 

If you have a suggestion for a class or a skill you would like to share, please let me know. I would love to hear from you. xx 

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2. Open studio times

Most likely will be from 10am - 5pm, however at this time we are uncertain 

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Arts and crafts store

3. Cairns Created SHOP

I would like to curate a selection of quality locally made products, I would like to make us a one-stop, local, hand made gift shop, for all people and ages.

 

I would also like to stock affordable art supplies – to make being creative easy.  

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4. A space to rent

  • Book clubs

  • Training organisations

  • Self defence

  • Basic mechanics – Car and Bicycle

  • How to use power tools

  • Baby massage

  • New mothers groups

  • First aid classes

  • Women in Construction

  • Mindfulness and selfcare

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Looking beyond ourselves - in honour of Rose-Marie Dash, 31.1.1972 – 28.8.2017

 

At all times we will have a communal project.

 

This concept comes from some time I spent helping Rose-Marie. A Mum of 4 children and the former CEO of HS Vision group. At the height of her career she was cutting million dollar deals. During her struggle with cancer, she suffered a stroke and lost her purpose. Our children were all at primary school together. We started making craft

packs for art classes in our staff room, a simple activity which brought some joy and purpose.

 

Looking beyond yourself, finding a way to help again and connect with others is important for all of us. For this reason, the She Shed, Cairns will always have an outreach project we are working on.

 

We are many but we are one.

We will use clothing that is headed for land fill and work together to

produce blankets for people in need in our community.

There are many ways to contribute, and any skill level can be a part of this beautiful process. There are numerous steps that go into this work of art;

  • Cut buttons off

  • Recover material

  • Cut squares

  • Remove zips

  • Sew

  • Assemble

  • Gift

 

It is a shared experience that brings joy to all, those who create and those who receive!

Blankets of many colours

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