Course summary

Practice the Japanese art of binding plants into mini hanging works of art. Also known as ‘poor man’s bonsai’, Kokedama have been created in Japan for centuries. Learn the best plants to use, care instructions and creative ways to use them in your living spaces. With a bit of gentle persuasion and some coloured string you’ll create these stunning living art works ready to take home and display.


What you will learn

  • how to make these living works of art
  • care instructions
  • how to make kokedamas sustainable without the use of sphagnum moss
  • hands on making

What you will get

  • your own handmade kokedama to take home
  • all materials included
  • a fun and informative workshop

About the tutor

Emma Grace is a facilitator and contemporary jeweller passionate about incorporating sustainability into her work. She was featured in The Age Melbourne Magazine’s Top 100 most inspiring and influential people for her initiatives combining craft and sustainability.
Emma has taught workshops for schools, councils, community centres and festivals for over 10 years. She has extensive experience working with diverse groups of people and thrives on creating a positive environment in which participants can flourish.

Course cost

COST: $45.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

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