Uthando Doll Making Workshop

DATE: March 11th, 2023
TIME: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
WHERE: Pinjarra Arts Hub, at Edenvale Heritage Precinct, Cnr Henry & George Street, Pinjarra
COST: $40
BOOK YOUR SPOT: robin@revelation.net.au
CONTACT: Robin Hamilton
WHAT TO BRING: Bring your lunch and a sewing kit (thread, sewing needles, scissors)
ABILITY: Beginners to advanced sewers

In this workshop, Uthando Doll Workshop facilitators and volunteers provide all materials, instruction and inspiration for you to design and make your unique Uthando Doll. You’ll receive:
– Stitched skin/doll ready for stuffing (stuffing provided)
– Materials for clothes to be sewn (fray and stretch)
– Wigs and wool for hair
– Felt for facial features or you can embroider them
– Get inspiration from display dolls for design ideas and discussion
– A 10 minute presentation about Uthando and the NGOs we support in KZN
– A book “100 Dolls, Countless Hearts”

Note: Dolls made in the workshop can be donated to the Uthando Doll Project.

About Uthando Doll Project

Uthando Doll Project is a local NFP group of volunteers who make dolls for five NGOs in KwaZulu Natal (KZN), South Africa. Our doll making groups support and promote friendships and community involvement. Please see our website and Facebook for more information  www.uthandoproject.org. Our dolls are made with love, to provide opportunities for play, communication and healing to their new friends in KZN.