Kokedama and Macrame Hanger Workshop December

Date: 25 November 2022
Price: $105 + Booking fee
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Place: The Creative Fringe - Unit 6/51 York Rd Penrith

Kokedama and Macrame Hanger Workshop December

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Kathy is back in the makers space for the last Kokedama Workshop for the year! These are perfect to create and gift to that someone specials! In our last workshop the attendee's also had the opportunity to create some gorgeous simple Macrame hangers for their plants. You will be guided on how to craft these as well as learn how to make your beautiful Kokedamas.

Our Kokedama workshops are always so popular, so don’t delay booking your ticket for this session. So, what is a Kokedama exactly? They’re basically a hanging plant, but the container is made of moss rather than a pot, and the moss ball is then wrapped in twine. Colourful twines and strings can be used making them look funky and decorative. And you don’t have to hang them – they can line up on a shelf and sit pretty too!

Join us for some hands-on creativity – creating Kokedama. BYO your favourite vino, friend/s and nibbles to enjoy a Wine down and chill Friday sesh!  We will supply the glasses and serving boards for your nibbles.

Kokedama has been said to have originated in Japan ‘Koke’ meaning moss and ‘dama’ meaning ball, the moss ball is an adaption of the authentic Bonsai. These Kokedama sculptures are a display of indoor and outdoor beauty that can be considered an extraordinary piece of ‘Art and Nature’ wrapped in moss and held together by string - this time we will be introducing some coloured twine to really make your plants POP with colour!.

The presenter Kathy Kai will take you through a hands-on workshop to make your Kokedama plant balls. You will be encouraged to bring out your creative side as we share with you how to choose quality plants, what essential materials you need to create your Kokedama and techniques to ensure your Kokedama lives a long healthy life.

Everything you create is yours to take home to hang as your new uplifting creative display.

What you will learn:
• Basic principles of making a Kokedama
• How to make a breathtaking Kokedama for your home
• Essential materials for making a Kokedama
• Everything you need to know about keeping your Kokedama healthy and happy
• Types of enriching soils that can be used for your Kokedama
• How to fertilise and water your Kokedama ball

All Materials will be provided for this workshop

What you get to take home:

  • Your 2-3  x Kokedama plant balls
  • Plant care Instructions on how to keep them
  • Goodie bag
  • Macrame Hangers

Who can do this amazing Kokedama workshop?
This workshop is for anyone who likes to get their hands dirty! No previous knowledge needed - be warned it is very addictive!

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