Join Jane Edmanson from Gardening Australia and learn how to propagate popular indoor plants.
Homemade Cloth Face Mask
Make your own DHHS approved (PDF, 750KB)face mask(PDF, 750KB) at home. Further information on face mask use is available from the DHHS website
General Craft Ideas
Brighten up your home using paper offcuts and simple sewing to create a beautiful flower garland(PDF, 19MB).
Using basic stationery supplies and a bit of imagination, bind pages together to create a simple but beautiful handmade book, five ways. This is part of a fun YouTube series of Creative Basics by Babble Dabble Do.
Follow this You Tube video to make an easy, environmentally friendly dish cloth. Suitable for beginner knitters. Children aged 10 plus could try this with help from adults.
Create a cute teacosy(DOCX, 23KB) to keep your tea warm on a cold winter's day. For confident knitters.
This paper mache collage bowl(PDF, 10MB) will have you creating a stunning piece of functional artwork using things you'll have around your house.
Follow these easy You Tube tutorials and create your own mosaic project. Learn the basic skills you need to build a mosaic tile or flower pot.
Use your craft skills to create this beautiful bird diorama(PDF, 5MB) at home.
Kelly from Malvern Library has put together a tutorial for the craft enthusiasts and craft novices out there. Follow her step by step instructions to create a masterpiece at home. Gather your supplies because this week we are making (not knitting) a bowl made out of scraps of yarn(PDF, 4MB).
Find some inspiration for quick and easy sewing projects in this video by Janelle from Rosery Apparel. Great for beginner sewers or those looking for creative ways to use up fabric scraps.
Get creative and test your green thumb, all from the warmth of your own home, with this simple yet comphrensive guide to creating your own garden-in-a-jar. Make a terrarium.
Get your paintbrushes out and follow along with Bob Ross's famous tutorials, with every episode of the 1983 - 1994 series The Joy of Painting available here.
Designer JW Anderson has made the pattern for the cardigan (made famous by Harry Styles) available - for free! Note: pattern contains more than one direction!
Animal Crossing character crafts
Create a range of characters from Animal Crossing with crochet from Hi Sheep blog, Sir Purl Grey and K Hook Creations. You can also knit or sew characters.
Get creative in the kitchen, save money, and reduce food waste with BBC Good Food's guide to using up common leftover ingredients. Featuring delicious recipes to try today.
Got a spare two minutes and some common pantry ingredients? Appease your sweet tooth by trying this delicious, couldn't-be-easier, single serve cake. Make a chocolate mug cake
Always wanted to code, or curious to try something totally new? Check out this comprehensive introduction to the Python programming language, and learn something new today.
While we can't deliver our beloved Collage Club program run by Kelly at Malvern Library, we challenge you to create a collage on a theme. Once you've completed your masterpiece, share it with us online by posting it with #createexploreplay. All examples are original work produced by Kelly.
What you’ll need:
magazines, old books etc., scissors, glue and a little spare time
Theme week beginning 20 July - Landscapes(PDF, 756KB)