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Studies in Pendant & Ring Making

We’re very excited to welcome Henriette Botha back for her second and third jewellery workshops in 2019. Henriette, who is a Johannesburg-based jeweller, started her Made By workshops in 2017 to enable students to carve their own unique piece of jewellery. She explains, “I felt a need to create an inclusive experience allowing guests the freedom of creative expression in […]

October 9, 2019

A Study in Weaving

This November, we’re delighted to welcome Pretoria-based weaving wizard Jonette from Greyroom into our store where she’ll be hosting her first two #MMStudySessions. A Study in Weaving is an introduction to basic weaving techniques and Jonette will be on hand to help you create your own woven wall hanging.  You’ll enjoy complete freedom of creativity throughout the process and will be […]

September 16, 2019

A Study in Cross Stitch

After a successful mending and embellishing class in June, Lauren Fowler is back with A Study in Cross Stitch, where she’ll be demonstrating the basics of cross stitch as well as how to create a pattern. Lauren Fowler is an illustrator, graphic designer and thing maker. Honing her craft for the past 11 years, she’s self-taught herself a multitude of […]

August 2, 2019

A Study in Wool

We are very excited to welcome Liza Kleinloog from Pull the Wool into the store for her first #MMStudySessions, A Study in Wool, a beanie knitting workshop. We asked Liza to tell us a little bit more about herself as well as the path she’s taken to developing Pull the Wool. “I come from a background of a variety of […]

July 29, 2019

In-Studio Study Session: Pattern Making

Having first started the #MMStudySessions with a pattern making class in store, we have finally put together another class, this time happening at our brand new Buitenkant Street studio. With more space and beautiful views of our city, we are sure that you will feel inspired to create your very own dress pattern. What to expect A beautiful evening of […]

July 4, 2019

Clay & Glaze

After the success of three previous clay studies at the store, the talented Amor Coetzee from Dayfeels is preparing to host her forth #MMStudySessions, A Study in Clay and Glaze. Amor’s ceramic work focuses on minimalism and muted tones and is inspired by her deep appreciation for the landscape, the ocean and the properties of water. What to expect A beautiful evening […]

July 3, 2019

Made By, Jewellery Workshop

We are very excited to be welcoming Henriette Botha into the store for two jewellery workshops, this July. Started in 2017 by Henriette Botha, a Johannesburg based jeweler, Made By is a series of workshop that allow students to create their own unique piece of jewellery. “I felt a need to create an inclusive experience allowing guests the freedom of […]

June 11, 2019

Mending & Embellishing

Lauren Fowler is an illustrator, graphic designer and thing maker. Honing her craft for the past 11 years, she’s self-taught herself a multitude of the needlework disciplines. Working with her hands has been one of the most wondrous gifts that she loves to share. This study session will focus on the satisfying art of visible mending and embellishment. It returns […]

May 13, 2019

A Study in Mastering Make-up

Our second Study Session for 2019 sees talented make-up artist and beauty blogger Jade Leggat-Smith returning for another of her popular workshops.  “Jade is an international make-up artist, having worked between London and Cape Town with over 12 years of experience. From magazine covers to advertising campaigns and celebrities.” This study will focus on the basics – how to prep your skin, finding the […]

April 15, 2019

A Study in Ikebana

We’re delighted to be starting our 2019 Study Sessions series with a Study in Ikebana (‘living flowers’), an ancient Japanese art form that has its origins in 6th century China, when Buddhist monks gathered floral offerings to decorate the alters.  The workshop will be hosted by Belinda Soboil, who belongs to the Ohara School of Ikebana based in Kyoto, Japan […]

March 7, 2019

Make a wreath with Lush

We are very excited to welcome the team from Lush into store for their first #MMStudySessions. A renowned local florist, situated in the heart of our city, the team is permanently involved in beautifying Cape Town stores, events, weddings and homes with their arrangements. What to expect In the class you will learn the techniques to make a beautiful contemporary […]

October 23, 2018

#followyourbrush with Amy Keevy

Her first two #StudySessions watercolour workshops were so popular that we’ve invited Amy Keevy back for a third workshop in October. Amy, whose current work explores the moon, with her mighty hold over memory and shadow, also creates exquisite glass art and has styled shoots for Dear Rae and Dayfeels. What to expect An afternoon of watercolour exploration. You’ll be encouraged to […]

September 18, 2018

Macramé Wall Hanging

This September, Jade Paton from House of Grace will be hosting her second Study Session in macramé, an ancient art that traces its roots to thirteenth-century Arabic weavers and was a popular pastime for sailors who used their rope knotting skills for decorative and meditative purposes. Jade uses this technique in unconventional and creative ways, playing with scale, colour and unusual materials, […]

August 2, 2018

Clay & Glaze

After the success of two previous clay studies at the store, the talented Amor Coetzee from Dayfeels is preparing to host her third #MMStudySessions, Clay and Glaze. Amor’s ceramic work focuses on minimalism and muted tones and is inspired by her deep appreciation for the landscape, the ocean and the properties of water. What to expect |   A beautiful evening […]

June 18, 2018

Study Session: #followyourbrush with Amy Keevy

Our March #StudySessions watercolour workshop, hosted by Amy Keevy, sold out so quickly that we’ve invited her back for a second workshop in June. Amy, whose current work explores the moon, with her mighty hold over memory and shadow, also creates exquisite glass art and has styled shoots for Dear Rae and Dayfeels. What to expect An afternoon of watercolour exploration. […]

April 6, 2018

Macramé Class

This April, Jade Paton from House of Grace will be hosting an introduction to the ancient art of macramé, which she fell in love with while visiting California. Macramé traces its roots to thirteenth-century Arabic weavers, and was a popular pastime for sailors who used their rope knotting skills for decorative and meditative purposes. Jade uses this technique in unconventional […]

March 9, 2018

Follow your brush

March brings our 8th #StudySessions workshop, this time in a medium we’ve not yet explored – paint, more specifically watercolours. Hosted by the lovely Amy Keevy, whose current work studies the almighty moon at it’s many different stages, Amy has an impeccable eye and manages to create beauty over many different spheres, not just using paint, but in pottery and styling […]

January 17, 2018

Clay and Glaze

After the success of her first study in August last year, we’ve invited the talented Amor Coetzee from Dayfeels to host a second Study in Clay and Glaze at our store this February. Amor’s ceramic work focuses on minimalism and muted tones and is inspired by her deep appreciation for the landscape, the ocean and the properties of water. What […]

January 15, 2018