Françoise is coming to Washington, PA!


photo courtesy of Destiny Hill Farm

Friday, June 23 – 9am to 5pm
Saturday, June 24 – 9am to 3pm

Hosted by Destiny Hill Farm
1069 South Main Street
Washington, PA 15301

Woodland/Botanical Couture Workshop

Class size is limited to so make sure to reserve your place!

Please bring your own tools, i.e. clippers, scissors, wire cutters and knives.

Lunch is provided as well as the Field to Vase dinner on Saturday evening



photo Theresa Bear


The American Grown Field to Vase Dinners is a series of intimate, must-attend gatherings that place seasonal, local and sustainable American Grown Flowers at the center of the table where locally grown food, beer and wine is served by a farm-to-table chef. On June 24th, Destiny Hill Farm will host one of these memorable dinners; woodland centerpieces, made by students during the workshop will embellish the tables.

This is a workshop for all abilities and the focus will be on stretching yourself to be open to new ways of thinking about botanical materials.



photo Theresa Bear


Friday, June 23 – Woodlands

This workshop offers practical, hands-on experience that will further develop your own skills and increase your confidence to explore outside the box; you will learn the mechanics behind creating textural and detailed designs that will expand the way you think about flowers. Using foliage, bark, berries, seedpods, twigs, mushrooms, herbs and some flowers, we’ll explore how to make woodland bouquets as well as centerpieces. After a demonstration of techniques, you will design your own pieces,using a plethora of flowers and textures from Destiny Hill Farm.



photo Ted Mishima


Saturday, June 24 – Botanical Couture

We’ll explore different ideas for botanical headpieces and jewelry and will discuss sourcing materials and the mechanics involved to create a variety of these unique designs.

Aluminum wire will be manipulated to create the base for botanical rings, bracelets and necklaces. These beautiful detailed pieces will make for unique accessories for any event or wedding.



photo Ted Mishima


For more information

Workshop Info
Françoise Weeks


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