Bloom workshop with Lissa de Sailles

Course Overview

Following on from a successful international workshop series in 2023

Lissa will lead a two day workshop where you will explore where botany

meets basketry and wearable art.

Over two days you will learn how to apply twining and coiled basketry

 techniques as well as how to manipulate paper string and crepe paper

to make beautiful small blooms that can be used for wearables and

decorative purposes.

Materials List

Materials List:


All materials will be supplied.

Please bring:

small and large scissors

darning needle

Materials fee: $50 which includes paper string, crepe paper, wire, florist tape, beads, cotton and linen threads (payable to Lissa)

Workshop Terms

While our fibre art workshops are usually held in the gallery's historically significant workshop space, the workshop venue may change according to the needs and wishes of the artist tutor. Likewise, the times of the workshops may vary depending on the type of workshop and its presentation.

Timeless Textiles Gallery will, at its own discretion, where a participant is unable to attend a fibre art workshop, an exchange or credit note will be made available or a refund of the  deposit or payment in accordance with the following Workshop Refund Policy.

Major commitments must be met, and in fairness to all, the policy concerning the refund is:
Cancellations 3 months prior to workshop date - refund 80% fees paid
Cancellations 2 months prior to workshop date- refund 50% fees paid.
Cancellations 1 month prior to workshop date- no refund.


16 - 17 Mar 2024


9:30 am - 4:30 pm




Timeless Textiles Gallery


Timeless Textiles Gallery
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW, Australia