treasures from trash

just made a youtube video of a recent exhibition I hosted at my gallery – wonderful wearable art and eco dyeing by tasmanian textile artist aukje boonstra

wearable art workshop


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CLASS IS FULL – please contact me if you would like to placed on the waiting list!

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DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, this class is being offered a second time, but it is already fully enrolled … if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please let me know!

For students from both workshops, we will also be having a little party afterwards – bring and share drinks and nibbles, and PLEASE wear one of your altered creations! Students from the previous class also welcome.


‘Old fashion … transformed!’

Repurpose outdated or pre worn clothing into trendy wearable art pieces.
Course Outline:
Take …
A garment out of your wardrobe ,which may be out of date, or something you found at an opportunity shop. Something about the garment appeals to you, the colour, the texture or the feel of it. But you would not wear it as it is. It needs something…..
Learn how to turn it into a unique trendy wearable art piece.

Enjoy wearing something very different which has been your own creation.

Includes a visit to the local opshop!

Cost – $60 (payable with booking)

Gone Rustic Studio & Gallery
03 6372 2724 or 0417 027 424


Workshop – BYO lunch; tea and coffee provided (materials list available on request)

wearable art workshop

here are some pics of the workshop held at gone rustic studio and gallery on saturday with textile artist aukje boonstra – so much fun!

the last photo shows my own work-in-progress, made from 3 tops and 1 dress … having another workshop on 10 may, due to popular demand!