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Whidbey Flower Workshop 2020

April 26, 2020

Learn everything you need to know to execute a wedding without using floral foam! 2020 workshop topics will include foam-free centerpieces and large-scale installations (using variations other than what past workshops have covered). We will also have sessions on using color, pinterest marketing, and pricing/business considerations.

Joseph Massie teaches a floral design workshop with Susan Mcleary and Tobey Nelson

Designing Consciously – a Floral Design Workshop

December 8, 2019

Designing Consciously : combining Principles of Design with good techniques to elevate your work

Become a better and more confident floral designer. Attend this two-day floral design workshop with award-winning British florist Joseph Massie in the studio of Passionflower Sue Mcleary. Using a combination of lecture followed by hands-on projects, Joe will guide us through both design concepts and techniques, and how to implement them in our practice. Day one will cover the Principles and Elements of Design, the Design Scheme, and the Golden Ratio. Day two is dedicated to techniques. We will cover both centerpieces and hand-tied bouquets. The goal of this workshop is to enhance your understanding of design theory, as well as to strengthen your technical skills, to help you take your design work to the next level.

This workshop is hosted by Susan Mcleary & produced by Tobey Nelson

Wearable Flowers Class with Tobey Nelson

Wearable Flowers Workshop

April 30, 2019

Brush up your personal wearable flowers skills before the crush of wedding season comes. Learn my secrets for processing and delivery that will change your floral work life forever. Get mechanics tricks for making beautiful personals quickly and inexpensively. We will work with fresh and dried flowers. Come for business, or come for fun!

Floral Couture wearable headpieces class with Tobey Nelson

Wild and Wonderful Floral Headpieces

April 29, 2019

Join me in a very special small group to learn the mechanics needed to create a variety of (foam-free) floral headpieces - and then explore those mechanics to create your very own headpiece. While this class is lightly intended for floral professionals, those with crafty skills and a love of flowers are welcome to join.

Sodo Park Seattle wedding ceremony design by Tobey Nelson Events | image by Alante Photography

Floral Chandeliers – Free Webinar!

April 26, 2019

Join me for a free webinar! Learn some basic strategies for designing and executing floral chandeliers, including foam-free mechanics to build them, how to estimate materials needed, and some basic rigging calculations and considerations for hanging them. There will be a Q&A session at the end.