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Bring on spring!

Kitiya Palaskas workshop

Streamed live at 3:30pm (AEST), Friday 17th September 2021
Kitiya Palaskas workshop
Video: 46 minutes

Create a flower using crafty materials in this hands-on online workshop, hosted by craft-based designer Kitiya Palaskas. It may not smell like roses, but will be everlasting!

Suggested material list

Coloured/patterned paper or cardstock (plain paper, wrapping paper or anything you have at home!)Glue stick or double-sided tapeSticky tape or masking tapePaper straws or skewersScissorsPencil
Template sheet printed and cut out. Don’t have a printer at home? No worries! Kitiya will share different ways to create crafty flowers

Kitiya Palaskas is an Australian craft-based designer and author with a multi-disciplinary practice. She specialises in prop and installation design, content creation, illustration and creative workshops. With its bold colours and quirky themes, her work has been sought after by the likes of Lego, Etsy, Warner music, frankie Magazine and Lily Allen. If that wasn’t enough, she’s also the author of Pinata Party, a DIY craft book!

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