Craft workshops - The Corner Store Gallery, Orange NSW

Creative Workshop Project Gallery

Below is a list of projects we offer at the gallery.  You can request a private party for you and your friends or book a Hens Party.  Feel free to suggest a project if it's not currently listed.

Gift Certificates are now available for workshops!  Contact Madi on 0263691694 or email madi@cornerstoregallery.com for more information.

Woven Wall Hangings

Duration: 3.5 hours Cost: $120 per person, all materials included.    Ages: 16 and over.

What you'll get:  an Australian made weaving loom measuring 40 x 30.5cm to take home valued at $37, yarn and needle, an information booklet to take home and plenty of tea, coffee and snacks to sustain you for the 3.5 hours of crafty fun!

Woven Wall Hangings can be so versatile and beautiful!  All different kinds of materials, fibres and other objects can be used to create your very own one-of-a-kind textile artwork!  There are so many techniques to use to create all kinds of textures and patterns.   This workshop is for beginners but will also be great fun for someone who's tried their hand at weaving before.  You'll be taught several different weaving techniques that create different textural effects including tabby, rya and soumak and you'll learn how to weave shapes and patterns.  You can see pictures from one of our previous weaving workshops here.

This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.

 

Macrame Wall Hangings

Duration: 3 hours     Cost: $80 per person, all materials included     Ages:   14 years and over.

What you'll get: thick cotton cord to complete your hanging and extra to practice the knots, a beautiful piece of wood to frame your hanging, optional feathers and coloured threads for decoration.

Learn how to make your very own unique Macrame Wall Hanging! You'll learn a few different knots and go home with your own unique, handmade wall piece!  We'll be using thick cotton cord for long lasting strength and endurance. You can see pictures from one of our previous Macrame Workshops here.

This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 10 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.

Block Printed Tea Towels

Duration: 2.5 hours     Cost: $60 per person, all materials included     Ages:   14 years and over

Block Printed Tea Towels are Jacqueline Chan's specialty.  Jacquie is the genius behind Whimsy Milieu, a locally handcrafted design label specialising in jewellery, homewares and other gorgeous accessories.  You'll design your own shapes and patterns, cut them your self, assemble the printing block and print away in any colours you like to your heart's content.  Jacquie has a Bachelor of Design from UNSW's College of Fine Arts and has been working as a designer and stylist for over 4 years.  To find out more about Jacquie head over to her website.  You can see one of our past block printing workshops here.

2-Part Crochet for Beginners

Duration: 2.5 hours (2 seperate nights)    Cost: $110 per person (price for 2 nights)   Ages:  16 years and over

PLEASE NOTE: This is a 2-part workshop, you will need to be available for both dates!

Crochet is seriously addictive, it's something you can pick up and put down anytime and once you know the basics the world is your oyster!  If you're interested in learning how to crochet you've probably had a look at some patterns in magazines or online and thought "What?!  I don't understand!"  It can be quite daunting but once you know how to get started you'll never stop!  On the first evening of this 2-part workshop you'll learn how to hold your crochet hook and yarn - sounds simple but can be quite tricky....  You'll also learn the basic stitches and how to read basic patterns.  You'll have one week to practice these stitches so we can learn how to crochet a granny square in the second part.  You'll learn how to make basic granny squares from a pattern and how to change yarn colours.  You'll get a crochet hook to take home, yarn to practice with and an information booklet.  This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.

Macrame Planters

Duration: 2.5 hours     Cost: $70 per person, all materials included    Ages:  16 years and over

Macrame Planters are on trend again!  Make your very own Macrame Plant Hanger one lovely "crafternoon" to decorate either your inside or outside space.  You'll learn a few different knots and go home with your own unique, handmade planter!  We'll be using thick cotton cord for long lasting strength and endurance.  There will be the option of decorating your hanger with coloured cord as well!  You'll get thick cotton cord to complete your hanging and extra to practice the knots, a pot plant to take home and an everlasting skill!  This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.

Flower Crowns

Duration: 1.5 hours     Cost: $70 per person, all materials included.     Ages: 14 years and over.

Flower Crowns, the perfect hen's night accessory.  Pick and choose your favourite colours, or just the ones that match your outfit, and make this gorgeous, everlasting flower crown to wear out after the craft party.  We use faux flowers so the crown will never die.  This is the perfect alternative to a pink satin ribbon or feather boa.  You can see photos from one of our previous hens' parties here.  This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.

Nautical Rope Necklaces

Duration: 2 hours     Cost: $50 per person, all materials included.    Ages: 14 years and over

Nautical Rope Necklaces are super easy to make.  There are endless possibilities of style, colour and materials.  Rope Jewellery is very popular right now, let me show you how to make your own!  This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director.  Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes.  Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things.  Madeline makes and sells rope necklaces among other things through her online store Madi Jane Handmade.  To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.  You can see photos from some of our previous Rope Necklace workshops here.

Diamond Garlands

Duration:  2 hours     Cost: $60 per person, all materials included     Ages:  16 years and over

Diamond Garlands with Bling are so much fun to make!  add you own pompoms, ribbons and tassels for decoration or leave them minimal and simple.  These gorgeous garlands make a perfect Baby Shower gift or decoration for children's rooms.  This workshop is taught by Jacqueline Chan.  Jacquie is the genius behind Whimsy Milieu, a locally handcrafted design label specialising in jewellery, homewares and other gorgeous accessories.  Jacquie has a Bachelor of Design from UNSW's College of Fine Arts and has been working as a designer and stylist for over 4 years.  To find out more about Jacquie head over to her website.  You can see photos from one of our previous workshops here.

Diamond Table Decorations

Duration: 2 hours      Cost: $60 per person, all materials included     Ages: 16 years and over

Diamond Table Decorations are one of the simplest and most beautiful decorations out there. The JourneyPerson founder Jacqueline Chan made some for her own wedding and would love to share them with you!  Get the girls together for a Wedding DIY Party at the gallery, drink some champagne and have a giggle while making something unique.  This workshop is taught by Jacqueline Chan.  Jacquie is the genius behind Whimsy Milieu, a locally handcrafted design label specialising in jewellery, homewares and other gorgeous accessories.  Jacquie has a Bachelor of Design from UNSW's College of Fine Arts and has been working as a designer and stylist for over 4 years.  To find out more about Jacquie head over to her website.