Eden Gardens, Extraordinary Gum Leaf, 2022

Festival of Flowers

Eden Gardens is celebrating spring with a Festival of Flowers on Sunday 9 October. There will be many flower-themed workshops for the crafty.

Details: Sunday 9 October

edengardens.com.au/pages/events-macquarie-park

Workshops are below - click on link to book:

Floral wreath making using materials from the garden that will last till Christmas

Making Felted Flowers

Creating dyes and inks from the garden

Create your own floral scent using essential oils

Floral dyeing: where botanicals are turned into bespoke silk scarves

Cyanotype printing: using pressed flowers and foliage to make a beautiful Prussian blue print

Skincare from your garden

Terrarium Workshop

Flower Crown workshop for kids

Fibre flower making crochet/ sew workshop

Inspired by Nature: gum leaf mixed media where ‘ordinary’ Eucalyptus leaves are transformed to create larger than life artwork

Bubbles and Blooms where your own still life bouquet can be painted during a champagne brunch, or take a selfie in a giant Thankyou! bunch of fibre flowers three metres tall by textile artist Alison Thompson.

Workshop

Botanical, Event with food/ drinks, Family/ kid friendly, Fibre Arts, Sustainable

Joanne Broederlow, Fabric dyeing class. Photo: Courtesy of the Artist and Eden Gardens.

Top Images (l-r): Alison Thompson, Stitched Daffodil. Photo: Eden Gardens. Christina Frank, Extraordinary Gum Leaf. Photo: Eden Gardens.