Cricut Iron On Transfer

27th October, 2020 During week three in the Cre8 lab, the students were introduced to the new Cricut machine. This little machine cuts all kinds of materials from fabric to balsa wood. Our first workshop was the very popular iron on transfers, we had a selection of materials for the students to choose from and…

Mini Loom Weaving

22nd October, 2020 For the past couple of weeks the Cre8 Lab students have been concentrating on finishing the Mini Loom Weaving workshop. Fun Facts  Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Even before the actual…

Macramé Pot Hanger

16th October, 2020 The beginning of term 4 and the Cre8 Lab students are busy with the Macramé Pot Hanger Workshop. This is always very popular and is something that we try to improve each time we run the workshop, so that the students are developing their skills and creating more complex designs. The younger…

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 4 2020

September 7th, 2020 Watch the presentation below to see the workshops that are available for our year 7 to 12 students in the Cre8 Lab for term 4. It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of 2020, it has been an interesting and unfamiliar year. Our workshops provide the students with…

As Sisters We Soar

20th August, 2020 During term three the Makerspace and Cre8 Lab students spent the first 4 weeks creating feathers for our wings mural. Each feather was painted in shades of blue and white, cut out in three different sizes and shapes, and then decorated with a white chalk design to add texture, variety and individuality…

Glitter Heat Transfer T Shirts

3rd August, 2020 Last week the Cre8 Lab hosted a Glitter Heat Transfer workshop. The students were asked to bring in a T Shirt or something that they wanted to decorate. Working in Word, everybody was asked to find or create a image or images and put together a design of something that was special…

Silk Painted Fan

13th July, 2020 First day back in Term 3, and the Cre8 Lab is up and running. To start the term, our first workshop is on Silk Painting. The library was able to purchase a selection of silk fans, in three different shapes to use for an introduction into silk painting. After choosing their design,…

Open Day Virtual Tour 2020

All Hallows’ Open day is usually in May each year, however this year we have had to be creative and develop a virtual open day. Below is some presentations from both the McAuley Library and the Potter Library. Showcasing programs, workshops and activities that are available to students during their school years. Potter Library Virtual…

Umbrella Card

Have fun creating this cute umbrella card. You can make it as simple or as detailed as you like. Most of the items you need will already be in your craft cupboard at home, but I did purchase my cardboard and decorative paper at Spotlight. When you have finished please send me a picture so…

Make-Up Caddy

Our first Cre8 Lab tutorial is a Make-up Caddy, made out of toilet rolls and a shoebox lid. Watch the tutorial below and follow the step by step process of creating a make-up caddy for you or for someone special. Most of the items you will need will be things that you will already have…