The Sunday Mail (Queensland)



TEXTILE ART RichRi h colours,l tactile textures and intriguing details are on show at Threads of Nature, an exhibition of eight textile artists from Wednesday, September 2, to Saturday, September 19. Aspire Gallery, 53 Kennedy Tce, Red Hill. Gallery hours 10.30am4.30pm, Wed-Sat. Search “textile art group Queensland” on Facebook for more details. MOSS BALL Make your own fun and colourful kokedama moss and string ball plant at That Flower Shop. Take home a plant and instructio­ns to care for your new housemate. Thursday, September 17, 7-7.30pm, That Flower Shop, Alderley Plaza, South Pine Rd, Alderley, $65, thatflower­ OUT OF INDIA Embrace the design, colour and traditiona­l embroidery techniques of India and Pakistan. Learn applique, reverse applique, and interlace with textile artist Barbara Mullan. Suitable for those with some embroidery or quilting experience. September 19-20, BVAC Hub, upstairs, 140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi, $180/$220 (members/non members). Contact Jane Milburn on 0408 787 964 or email jane@textilebea­ SHAPING UP With just a few pieces of paper and clever folding, you can make “modular” origami. Cubes, stars, towers and pyramids grow out of simple folds. Two sessions daily (9.30am and 1.30pm) September 29-30 and October 1. Graceville Presbyteri­an Church Hall, Banks Rd, Graceville, $35 (family discounts and parents/ carers free). Phone Jonathan Baxter on 3172 7291 or email kami@origamidoj­ HOLIDAY TIME Brisbane Institute of Art has school holiday workshops. There is printmakin­g for teenagers and other classes for multiple ages (prices vary depending on sessions). Contact or phone 3857 5377 for more informatio­n. BIA, 41 Grafton St, Windsor.

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