Want to Weave, Craft and Eat?
Our 2017 retreat was so sucessful we are doing it all over again in 2018!
Introducing the Weaving, Crafting and Foodie Experience
This weekend is all about you and your creative expression, no stress and no distractions. Just good food and crafting. You will be greeted with a welcome meal and a meet and greet with Sky and the other participants. Over the duration of Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will look after everything while you spend three days weaving, hooking, playing and creating while you get fed and handed coctails. You dont have to worry or think about anything except relaxing and creating and enjoying the beautiful Blue Mountains view. Sky calls this a retreat because this a rare opportunity to switch off and nurture your creative side. Sky will be on hand to show you everything from beginners to advanced techniques in crafting and guide you through the process of creating woven and other art works.
To spoil and sustain you over the weekend, Wanda will be whipping up an amazing breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as tantalising afternoon teas. Can you think of anything more divine? I can’t!
Friday 2nd November to Sunday 4th November, 2018
You may arrive Thursday night or Friday morning (by 9.30am) and leave Sunday afternoon or Monday morning (by 9.30am). There is no additional charge for you choose to stay on the Thuyrsday or Sunday evenings.
The actual workshops and learnings will be from 10am Friday to 3pm Sunday.
Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains. Approx 1.5 hours from Sydney.
$1150 per person for a private room (there is one ensuite option, first in gets it).
$750 per peson for a shared room with shared queen bed and shared bathroom (unless you get the ensuite!)
$450 per person if you have your own accommodation and want to join us for the three days.
A 50% deposit is required to secure your place. Final payment due two weeks prior to the retreat.
Refund of deposit due to cancellation is available up to one month prior to the retreat.
WEAVING EXPERIENCE - A large custom bamboo loom L60cm x W45cm, double sided weaving comb, chunky tapestry needle and other weaving tools. A stick to hang your work, OR we may be able to find something from nature to hang the work from.
You also get access an array of materials that Sky will provide for the weekend including yarns, fabric and roving.
OTHER CRAFTS - You also get the chance to explore other techniques used by Sky in her art practce. Latch and Rug Hooking. Yarn Spinning, Rope and Basket Making plus more. The experiecne will be driven by what you would like to achive over the three days. You may wish to delve into a singel project or discover new skills and ways of expressing yourself.
FOOD EXPERIENCE - You also get AMAZING FOOD!!!! Sky wil make sure you feel spoilt and satisfied with wholesome foods.
ACCOMMODATION EXPERIENCE - We will be staying in a lovely house with stunning view. Plenty of room inside and out for our group. Sorry no kids or pets.
WHO SHOULD DO THIS?
This two day workshop experience is suitable for beginners and those that have done my weaving workshop (or other workshops) previously. Sky is able to adapt to the individual needs of students and provide guidance and tuition over the weekend. Sky 's passion is to help facilitate people on their own personal creative joirney.
You will have the opportunity to work on a single or multiple projects.
Sky will discuss with you prior what you wish to get out of the three days and will tailor to your needs.
A large wall hanging approx L80cm x W45cm
A round hooked art work for the walls.
A Small basket from rope made using recycled materials.
Samples and embelishments to use as reference pieces or as part of your own personal practice.
There is an opportunity for you to bring something of sentimental value that you want to honour by incorporating it into an art work. For example you might consider bringing your wedding dress, your husband's old unused ties, your kid's baby clothing. Anything you can't bear to throw away. OR you can just bring yourself as I will have lots of materials you can play and create with.
GOOD TO KNOW
On street parking.
Some dietary requirements can be accommodated.
Participants must be over the age of 18.
Shared Bathroom or ensuite options.
Shared bed bookings can only be accepted for couples/friends that know eachother, strangers cant share beds!
If for unseeable reasons retreat is unable to go ahead a full rerfund will be given.
A 50% deposit is required to secure your place. Final payment due two weeks prior to the retreat with no refunds for cancellation thereafter.
Refund of deposit due to cancellation is available up to one month prior to the retreat only.
15% discount for full payment prior to 31st August 2018.