$35 – $75

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KWENCH Holiday Handmade Gifts

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Club Kwench

843 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8W 1H6

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You know that feeling you get when you recieve a gift that has been thoughtfully crafted from hand, or when you are invited to share and expreience rather than a given a thing. This workshop series will give you the tools, guidance and creative freedom to give thoughtful handmade gifts this holiday season. All workshop facilitators are local creatives, artists and practitioners and masters of their craft. Choose to attend a few or all five!

All workshops are open to the public. Members of KWENCH can use their member's code for special pricing.



DIY Giftcards with Kathy Gutherie
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 29 | 5-6:30 PM | Member $45 Non-Member $50

Come in from the cold and spend an evening creating hand made giftcards using decorative papers, watercolour paints and embellishments. Kathy will have lots of her hand made cards for inspiration. Your card kit will include 2 large cards including envelopes and 3 medium cards including envelopes. Please bring your own pencil, ruler, and scissors.

Kathy studied graphic design at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and attended the Vancouver Island School of Art and graduated with a Certificate of Visual Arts in 2009. She believes that experiencing visual art – at exhibits, galleries and studios – is vital to human development. She enjoys involving the public through the workshops and classes she teaches and is committed to connecting with other artists in the community through art demonstrations, exhibits and studio tours. See her work at www.kathyguthrie.com.


Macrame Plant Hanger with Grace Lilly
TUESDAY DECEMBER 4 | 7-9 PM | Member $55 Non-Member $75

Learn how to create your own macrame plant hanger! Grace Lilly from Knotty & Nice will teach you the basic knots of macrame, while showing you how to create your own plant hanger. You will leave with a macrame plant hanger created by you, as well as a trailing plant in a terracotta pot to put inside of your hanger!


Grace Lilly is a self taught fibre artist with a passion for macrame. She is currently completing a Bachelor of Education at the University of Victoria. Her education combined with her passion to connect her art with her local community, inspires her macrame workshops. Follow Grace's Instagram account @knottyandnicemacrame or check out www.knottyandnicemacrame.com.


Handrolled Chocolate Truffles with Alison Bigg
THURSDAY DEC 13 | 5-6:30 PM | Memeber $25 Non-Member $35

Learn how to make chocolate truffles and an up-cycled gift box to put them in! We will make the truffle batter then roll them in chocolate or cocoa and decorate them with pink salt, chili flakes, gold leaf and more. Origami boxes will be made with old Christmas cards. If you have some pretty ribbon, bring it along to wrap it all up.

Alison Bigg is a visual artist and chef. She only gives handmade gifts and finds satisfaction in makingthem or sourcing from local markets. She had her own restaurant, Devour, worked at Truffles Cateringand as a camp cook. She has an art studio at arc.hive artist run centre and is putting most of her creativeenergy into art. Alison loves chocolate! Visit www.abigg.ca.

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Club Kwench

843 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8W 1H6

Canada

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