Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 2 2021

1st March, 2021 We have some interesting workshops for Term 2 in 2021, again we will offer a Macrame workshop because the students are getting really good at the craft and there is always a great deal of interest. We will be celebrating Mother’s Day also this term and the students are always keen to…

NeoPixel Engraved Lamp

26th February, 2021 Over the past two weeks the students in the Cre8 Lab have been building a NeoPixel engraved lamp. This workshop is a bit challenging but well worth the effort for those who choose to finish. The first step is to design a stand to fit the piece of acrylic which is already…

Macramé Clutch Bag

23rd February, 2021 During the first couple of weeks of term 1 in the Cre8 Lab, the students were very excited to start the workshops with a Macramé clutch bag. Always a popular workshop. Some of the girls are quite experienced in the art of knots, which was great for the new students, because they…

Galentine’s Day

12th February 2021 It was Valentine’s Day a couple of weeks ago and the students in the Makerspace and the Cre8 lab were hard at work creating cards for their special Galentine. Each year All Hallows’ students celebrate Galentine’s day, giving thanks for the friendships made during their school years and letting their friends know…

We’ll be there for you!

12th February, 2021 During 2021 the library will be a little different than before. Because the Potter building is getting a make-over, we have a few changes to how the library will be supporting the All Hallows’ students and staff this year. At the end of 2020, the library staff were very busy cleaning out…

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 1 2021

13th November, 2020 Next year will be a little different in the Cre8 Lab, with the Pottery library being closed we will be holding all the Cre8 Lab workshops in the McAuley Labs. Watch the presentation below to see what we will be offering.

E.L Wire Glowing Night Light

30th October, 2020 EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent wire, is a stiff wire core coated with phosphor and then covered with a protective PVC sheath. When an AC signal is applied to it, it glows an aqua (blue green) color. Sometimes its covered with a colored plastic shell to make it appear another color….

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…