Common Threads Woven Through Community

Events for 2019

Come and Be Part of the Change - Reduce your Fashion Footprint - Learn some new skills

Integrating sustainability, creativity, and traditional hand-crafted wisdom of the ages, you'll be left feeling deeply inspired to become part of a brand new impulse of change.

Come and join our facilitators who are on the cutting edge of sustainability during this week long exhibition - workshops galore!

Join us each year at The Sound Temple for our Annual Event as we weave something truly remarkable together!

May 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am
Contribution: $50 – This is a ticketed event, no door sales available Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Hand stitching offers transformative and artistic expression in a busy and often frantic world. Join us as we work with needle and thread in a mode of personal enquiry. We will work with themes that focus on the nature ...
The Sound Temple
12:30 pm
Contribution: $35 This is a ticketed event, no door sales available Common Threads Woven Through Community Are you interested in raw food and how it can make a difference to your health and the health of your family? Would you like to find out more about how to make better choices about what you eat and be inspired to make ...
The Sound Temple
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Contribution: $40 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Did you know this interesting fact about how felt originated? One commonly told story is that during the Middle Ages, men lined their sandals with wool for comfort. Over time, the fibres in the wool became interlocked and felted as a result of the moisture, warmth and recurring pressure ...
The Sound Temple
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
9:30 am
Contribution: $50 – This is a ticketed event, no door sales available Common Threads Woven Through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP A family heirloom is a direct connection to your history and if you already possess a family heirloom, it’s no doubt you treasure it. But what if you could create a family heirloom to be passed on to your loved ones ...
The Sound Temple
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am
Contribution: $80 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Do you have a wardrobe overflowing with pairs of jeans which are either too tight, too big, too flared, too straight? Or maybe you’ve come to a stage in your life when tapping into your innate creativity is calling you? Sometimes we can have an emotional attachment to throwing ...
The Sound Temple
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Contribution: $30 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP If you are passionate about bringing new life into your garments, join Petra Richardson who will tell you why it’s so important that we take action in our clothing care practices to help slow fashion down and how we can Repair to Rewear our clothes by fixing them up ...
The Sound Temple
7:00 pm
Contribution: $10 Common Threads Woven Through Community FILM NIGHT The film River Blue is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on what’s happening to our rivers and asks us to consider – Can fashion save the planet? Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, River Blue spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, ...
The Sound Temple
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Contribution: $80 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Spend the day in the hands of an amazing fashion designer as she helps you add a nip and a tuck to your garment which will give it a much-needed facelift and make you fall in love with it all over again. With formal training in fashion design and ...
The Sound Temple
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Contribution: $25 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Are you fed up walking down the aisle in your supermarket picking up rolls of plastic wrap to cover your food? Would you like to teach your daughters, sons and grand children how to store leftovers in the fridge using natural methods? The bees know the answer and here’s ...
The Sound Temple
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am
Contribution: $120 Common Threads – Woven through Community HANDS ON WORKSHOP Have you ever wanted to make something gorgeous to wear that you absolutely love? Something you can wear in winter to keep you warm or in summer as a throw or a shawl over your shoulders? Join Kim Gordon at this hands-on, heart-felted workshop where you will create your ...
The Sound Temple
7:00 pm
Contribution: $25 Common Threads Woven Through Community Did you know that your skin can absorb 60% of everything it comes into contact with? Would this make you concerned about using laundry powder full of chemicals, which may be toxic to our skin when we wear clothes a large majority of our day? Come along to this presentation by Karla Hooper, ...
The Sound Temple