YOU ARE BRAVE Hand Printed Textiles & Handmade Home Decor Made In Australia By Textile Designer Michelle Kistima-Menser

Hand Printed Textiles & Handmade Home Decor - Inspire A Relationship With Nature


Dec
8
to Dec 10

Finders Keepers - Barrangaroo, Sydney

As part of the Makerspace & Co group stand, YOU ARE BRAVE will be at the Finders Keepers market in Sydney this December.

Come say "Hello" to the team of makers + staff who work out of the mighty Makerspace & Co building in Marrickville.

And perhaps pick up a unique, handmade Christmas gift or 2?

It's held at The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve
Hickson Road,
Barangaroo NSW 2000

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Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

The Makers & Shakers Market

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Come check out the local handmade movement + meet the makers at The Makers & Shakers market on Saturday 14th Oct at Marrickville Townhall in Sydney.

I'll have my newly designed tea towels + eco-friendly cosy pots on offer. I'll also be taking orders for your Christmas table linens (table runners + napkins).

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Jul
24
to Jul 31

Intro To Fabric Screen Printing

Learn screen printing with YOU ARE BRAVE at Makerspace & Co

Come + learn the basics of screen printing in this Monday evening class.

This is a 2 part workshop (over 2 Monday nights) covering stencil design + how to screen print your own designs onto textiles at home using minimal equipment.

For more info & to book please go to the Makerspace & Co website via this link http://makerspace.org.au/book/intro-to-fabric-screen-printing/ 

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Jul
22
1:00 PM13:00

Intro To Fabric Screen Printing

Learn screen printing with YOU ARE BRAVE at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville

Come + learn the basics of screen printing in this Saturday morning class.

This is a 2 part workshop covering design for hand cut stencils + how to screen print your design on textiles at home using minimal specialist equipment.

For more info & to book please go to the Makerspace & Co website via this link http://makerspace.org.au/book/intro-to-fabric-screen-printing/ 

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Jun
17
to Jun 24

Intro To Fabric Screen Printing

YOU ARE BRAVE fabric printing workshop at Makerspace & Co

Come + learn the basics of screen printing in this Saturday morning class.

This is a 2 part workshop (over 2 Saturday mornings) covering designing for hand cut stencils + how to screen print your own designs on textiles at home using minimal equipment.

For more info & to book please go to the Makerspace & Co website via this link http://makerspace.org.au/book/intro-to-fabric-screen-printing/ 

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May
21
10:00 AM10:00

Visit My Studio : Inner West Open Studio Trail

follow the trail on Sunday 21st May to my studio at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville, Sydney

there will be

  • demos by artisans,

  • an exhibition of member works,

  • tours of the workshops + studio spaces

  • a handmade market on site

make a creative day of it + be inspired by what you find hidden in Sydney's inner west!

click here to download this year's Open Studio Trail map

you are brave invitation to inner west open studio trail
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May
12
to May 19

Intro To Fabric Screen Printing - Weekday

learn screen printing on fabric with YOU ARE BRAVE textiles + decor

Come + learn the basics of screen printing in this Friday morning class.

This is a 2 part class (over 2 Friday mornings) covering how to screen print your own designs on textiles using hand cut stencils.

For more info & to book please go to the Makerspace website via this link http://makerspace.org.au/book/intro-to-fabric-screen-printing/ 

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Apr
28
3:45 PM15:45

Print + Make A Cushion : Kids Workshop

kids print making + cushion making workshop with YOU ARE BRAVE

Bring the kids along for a fun cushion making workshop at Makerspace & Co. in Marrickville

Their cushion creationwill be entered into the woodpapersilk "Well Cushioned" in-store exhibition which is being held as part of the Inner West Open Studio Trail from 12 - 21 May 2017.

Cost is $15 per cushion + includes all materials + exhibition registration fee

To ensure I have enough materials + equipment for everyone, please contact me to register your interest.

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Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

MakerSpace Monday - Maker Talk

Join me, other makers & the Makerspace crew on Monday 6th March for their monthly "MakerSpace Monday" when I will be giving a talk about what I do & how I do it while you enjoy a drink or two on us.

Then take a tour of the amazing facilities available to you as a member at Makerspace.

All welcome! No need to book ... just come along.

More info is available here

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Mar
4
to Mar 11

Intro To Fabric Printing Workshop

Join me for the 1st textile printing workshop of the year at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville Sydney.

This is a 2 part class (over 2 Saturday mornings) covering how to screen print your own designs on textiles using hand cut stencils.

For more info & to book please go to the Makerspace website via this link http://makerspace.org.au/book/intro-to-fabric-screen-printing/ 

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Dec
6
to Dec 27

Studio Open Days in December

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Last minute shoppers, browsers & sticky beaks are very welcome at my studio open days in December.

Head to Marrickville in Sydney's inner west every Saturday to browse the shelves at my new studio. Located within the Makerspace & Co building at 1/17 Barclay Rd Marrickville.

+ Tue 6 Dec : 10am - 4pm

+ Sat 10 Dec : 10am - 2pm

+ Sat 17 Dec : 10am - 2pm

+ Fri 23 Dec : 10am - 1pm

Looking forward to catching up with you & sharing a cuppa!

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Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

Etsy Sydney Made Local Christmas Market

The ETSY Made Local Sydney team are having their annual Christmas market will be on Sat 19th November 2016.

I suggest getting there early. There's lots of public transport options to the Brewery Yard at Central Park in Sydney (near Central Station & Broadway)

Watch the Facebook page for more details

https://www.facebook.com/events/622614127905565/

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Oct
29
to Nov 5

Fabric Screen Printing Workshop

Photo by Meng Koach

Photo by Meng Koach

Come learn the basics of screen printing onto fabric with me at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville. In this 2 part class we will be printing a tote bag or a t-shirt using your own design & hand cut stencil.

So if you've ever fancied seeing your ideas in print on fabric, this is a good place to start.

Everything is provided. Just bring an old shirt & your 1 or 2 colour design ideas on paper.

To book & find out more please go to the Makerspace & Co website.

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Sep
27
to Oct 7

School Holiday Fabric Printing Classes For Kids

Prepare to get messy & experiment with stamps, stencils & hand painted techniques to create cool patterns on fabric bunting/wall flags.

We use non toxic, water based inks to print your own bunting or cool wall flags to hang in your room or use at your next party. And you get to take home plenty of test print fabric to make into other projects at home with the help of an adult.

Bring a smock, a snack & a smile & let's get creative with fabric prints!

Classes are held at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville, Sydney. There are various dates for ages 5 to 13 years during the school holidays.

To find out more or book click here.

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Sep
17
to Sep 24

Fabric Screen Printing Workshop

Photo by Meng Koach

Photo by Meng Koach

Come learn the basics of screen printing onto fabric with me at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville. In this 2 part class we will be printing a tote bag or a t-shirt using your own design & hand cut stencil. So if you've fancy seeing your ideas come printed on something useful, this is a good place to start. Everything is provided. Just bring an old shirt & your 1 or 2 colour design ideas on paper.

To book & find out more please go to the Makerspace & Co website.

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Sep
6
to Sep 12

Shop Currently Closed

YOU ARE BRAVE Textiles + Decor Shop Closed

Currently the online shop is closed while I visit potential stockists in beautiful QLD.

Any orders will be attended to on Tuesday 13th September. However, please feel free to email me to discuss your order or anything at all ... I will be online while I'm away!

And if you'd like connect on Instagram, find me @youarebrave

Thank you & see you when I get back.
Cheers,
Michelle

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Aug
13
to Aug 14

YOU ARE BRAVE + Makerspace & Co at the Powerhouse Museum

As part of the Sydney Mini Maker Faire 2016, YOU ARE BRAVE has the pleasure of being featured alongside other makers & artisans at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

The fair is on for this weekend only from 10am - 5pm

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Jul
8
to Jul 15

Fabric Printing Fun : Kids School Holiday Classes

Fun with patterns & fabric! These classes I'm holding are for kids ages 5 - 13 coming these July school holidays at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville, Sydney.

Prepare to get messy & experiment with stamps, stencils & hand painted techniques to create cool patterns on fabric bunting/wall flags. We use non toxic, water based inks to print your own bunting or cool wall flags to hang in your room or use at your next party. And take home plenty of test print fabric to make into other projects at home with the help of an adult. Find out more & book here.

 

 

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Jun
11
to Jun 12

Handmade Canberra Market

Looking forward to Handmade Canberra again! It's over 2 days over the Queens Birthday long weekend from Sat 11th - Sun 12th June, 2016. It's at EPIC park in Mitchell. Doors open at 10am & close at 4pm both days.

Love the energy & enthusiasm for handmade in Canberra! See all you lovely people there!

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Jun
4
12:00 PM12:00

Etsy Sydney Made Market at VIVID

YOU ARE BRAVE will be trading at Etsy Sydney Made's markets at VIVID 2016 in Sydney.

On Saturday 4th June 2016, an array of local makers from the Sydney Made team.  will be at Pier 2/3 (Sydney Dance Company), Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay from 12pm - 10pm. So bring your glow sticks & light sabers & come say hello as you stroll around the harbour & enjoy the light spectacular.

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Apr
30
10:30 AM10:30

Fabric Screen Printing Workshop

Fabric Printing Workshop at Makerspace And Co

Learn the basic skills of screen printing onto fabric with me at Makerspace & Co in Marrickville, Sydney.

Print your own very own design onto a tote bag, t-shirt or tea towel using a hand cut stencil and try your hand at printing a length of fabric.

Come away with all the know how you need to start printing your designs at home!

Visit the Makerspace & Co website to book.

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