Sydneysiders are in for a treat this weekend, 30th April – 1st May. The Powerhouse Museum is holding the first in a series of quarterly craft weekends. The weekend is packed with hands-on activities for all ages. There are drop in workshops which are free with Museum admission. The other textile workshops that have an additional charge plus require booking.
You can learn to knit contribute to making a blanket with Wrap With Love Inc. On display are some beautiful hand knitted blankets made bysome of the many Wrap With Love Inc. community volunteers. You can join members of the Lace Guild and lace-making Museum Volunteers who will show you the basic techniques of Bobbin lace making, tatting and crocheting.
In the Children in the loop! Zone, join hands-on activities for families and children including knitting, lace-making and paper weaving (suitable for ages 4 and over). Also for younger ones is Discover Lace, learn about bobbin lace with some of the Museum’s talented Lace Volunteers and make a small piece of lace in shape of a fish to take home!
You can also try your hand at making a Zipper Mouth monster with Colette Guanta.For more information and bookings visit the Powerhouse Museum