Home and Garden

DIY: Do It Yourself Interiors

Tutor/Facilitator: Rebekah Insoll
1 Saturday - On 18 November from 9am-4pm

Can't find a tradesman? Lots of small jobs around the home you can learn to do yourself with some simple tools. Without prior experience, come and gain skills you need to renovate for a fraction of the cost. The course involves 'hands-on' practise, and mistakes are part of learning.

Fees: NZ$105

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DIY: Do It Yourself Exteriors

Tutor/Facilitator: Rebekah Insoll
1 Saturday - On Saturday 2 December from 9am-4pm

Want to improve the outside look of your home and can't find a tradesman. Learn the skills in this practical class to do it yourself.

Fees: NZ$105

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ENHANCE YOUR HOME: Exterior and Interior

Tutor/Facilitator: Rebekah Insoll
1 Saturday - On 9 September from 9am-4pm

Are parts of your home looking tired or dated? Learn how to change a room to make it more appealing yet reflect you. This course involves developing your 'eye' for what works (and what doesn't) in a range of rooms. You will apply this knowledge, along with your own preferences, to a range of room types. Some practical activities are included in the course This course has now been CANCELLED.

Fees: NZ$90

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ORGANIC GARDENING: An Introduction

Tutor/Facilitator: Jessica Barnes
1 Monday night - On 7 August from 7-9pm

What is soil? Soil building Seed starting and cuttings Companion planting and guilds

Fees: NZ$20

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Roman Blinds & Curtains

Tutor/Facilitator: Luella Plimmer
1 Saturday - On 25 November from 9am-4pm

Make a Roman blind or Curtains for your home during this one day course. This is a condensed course so if you are making a large blind you may need to do the last finishing and stringing at home.

Fees: NZ$85

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Sewing for Intermediate & Advanced

Tutor/Facilitator: Luella Plimmer
8 Monday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

The class will cater for intermediate and advanced sewers as well as tailoring. All students will be helped, shown techniques and short cuts. Bring pattern, material & sewing kit, current sewing project, or idea to the first lesson.

Fees: NZ$105

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STRETCH SEWING & OVERLOCKING:

Tutor/Facilitator: Luella Plimmer
1 Saturday - On 2 September from 9am-4pm

Learn how to master stretch fabrics with confidence using an overlocker. The course will cover topics much as how to do hems, elastic cuffs, plackets, rolled hem, flat locking, inserting lace and adjusting tensions. This course has been CANCELLED.

Fees: NZ$85

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Upholstery

Tutor/Facilitator: Luella Plimmer
8 Wednesday nights - Starts 18 October from 7pm-9pm

Learn how to revitalise your furniture using equipment you already have at home.

Fees: NZ$130

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Upholstery Weekend Workshop

Tutor/Facilitator: Luella Plimmer
1 weekend - On 18 & 19 November from 9am-3:30pm

Learn how to revitalise your furniture using equipment you already have at home. Spend the weekend of 18 & 19 November working on your project. You will need to attend Thursday night 26 October 7-9pm to discuss your project.

Fees: NZ$145

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Woodwork Made Easy

Tutor/Facilitator: John Spittal
8 Wednesday nights - Starts 18 October from 7-9pm

Learn wood working and wood turning, sharpening, tuning, using hand tools and the type of power tools found in the home. Choose your own project at your level of ability and learn skills while completing the project. You provide your own materials.

Fees: NZ$105

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WORM COMPOSTING

Tutor/Facilitator: Jessica Barnes
1 Monday night - On 31 July from 7-9pm

Want to compost but don't have the space for a compost bin? Worm composting is the ideal method of composting for small spaces. In this workshop you will learn about worm anatomy, ideal conditions for a worm compost, containers for worms, what to feed them and trouble shooting. Participants will go home with their own worms and starter container.

Fees: NZ$25 - Fee includes worms

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