Meeting Schedule

August 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

In-Person Meeting & Workshop


Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church

23925 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI

Morning Workshop 10:00 a.m.

Basic Upright Style Moribana (Reversed) with an added element

Instructor: Leslie Rosinski of the Sogetsu School

In this workshop we will be creating a basic upright style in a low container. Our kenzan placement will be in a reversed style, called Gyakugatte (which means right hand side). We will use an added element in this arrangement as well; in this instance -- ROCKS!

Materials to Bring:

  • 2 straight branches such as dogwood, spirea, hydrangea, plum, cherry, azalea, iris leaf, etc. plus a few extra for added support

  • 3-5 medium flowers of your choice

  • plus small added filler flowers or berries ( Queen Anne's lace, spirea, camomile, butterfly bush, beauty berry, hypericum, coleus flowers, etc.)

  • 10-20 rocks, 1" to 2" in size, or a variety of sizes (can be plucked from the yard and washed)

Supplies Needed:

  • Low, flat bottom moribana container ( round, square, rectangular) at least 10 inches in diameter

  • Kenzan (at least 2 1/4 inches dia.)

  • Hasami (floral shears), and cutting bowl

  • Plastic or newspaper to cover work area

  • Pitcher/bucket Towel for clean up

  • Camera to photograph creations

Please bring your mask

Please bring your own lunch and cup for hot tea if you like.

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Schedule is subject to change.