Discover how to create rustic and stylish plant pots from Jesmonite using different types of concrete, decorating and finishing effects. Learn all the basic macrame knots needed to create a plant hanger, all of which can be used in the future to create a wide range of different macrame pieces. You'll even be shown how different cords and materials work with macrame.
What to bring: Lunch and clothes you don’t mind making a mess in!
Tutor: Kim Searle
Kim has been teaching a large variety of different art and craft workshops for many years after graduating from a degree in Textile Crafts, during which she got to study abroad in both France and Finland and gained a new and varied perspective on creativity.
She teaches with a flexible attitude, letting students and their creativity take the lead from the new skills they've learnt. She has a strong belief in creativity being beneficial for peoples mental health and a tool to build community and she's worked with mental health charities, at risk communities and well being focused events.
Over the summer she runs creative sessions at festivals including Glastonbury, Green Man, Wilderness and more. She was recently featured on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas and won a competition with her plant based festive advent calendar.
Session: Friday 22 April, 10am - 3pm
Book your space on Jesmonite Plant Pots and Macrame Hangings at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Forest Arts Centre, New Milton now!
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