Learn something new in our Studio Classes with expert guest tutors, you’ll be inspired and learn techniques, tips and tricks while you craft something cool. Places are limited, click on the images to book.

Studio classes are only available to fair visitors; please buy an entry ticket when you book your class. Minimum booking numbers apply to these classes and if not reached the class may not go ahead. Please note that places in the class cannot be reserved without payment. Studio classes are not refundable.

MACRAMÉ WALL HANGING

MACRAMÉ WALL HANGING

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Macramé Wall Hanging with Kathie Overeem

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 10AM TO 12NOON

Get hands-on with fibre art specialist Kathie Overeem and make your own beautiful macramé wall hanging. Kathie loves to let students create and express themselves freely and enjoys seeing people’s individuality come through in their work. You will use cotton rope to learn some of the classic knots of macramé and be supported as you design and make your own individual macramé wall hanging to keep, plus you will go away with new skills to make your own at home.

Class includes: 100% twisted cotton rope, oak wooden dowel, and stands and hooks

Skill level: All levels

Students bring: Just yourself!

Class cost: $60*

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RESIN JEWELLERY

RESIN JEWELLERY

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Resin Jewellery with Myléne Hillam

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1PM TO 4PM

Join Myléne Hillam in a fun resin jewellery workshop and learn how to make pendants, bracelets and rings. Learn several different techniques for colouring the resin as well as how to embed objects and add inclusions. You’ll finish several pieces of jewellery in class that will be ready to wear at the completion of the workshop. As a bonus, you’ll also make a small silicone mould in class that will be yours to take home.

Class includes: Quick curing polyurethane resin silicone moulds and colourants

Skill level: All levels. No experience required

Students bring: An old long-sleeved shirt to protect your clothing to cover your arms all the way to your wrists

Class cost: $114*

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HAND PAINTING ON FABRIC

HAND PAINTING ON FABRIC

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Hand Painting on Fabric with Saffron Craig

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 10.30AM TO 12NOON

Try a new way of painting and create your own one-off fabric! This is a fun and creative class where you will explore various ways to hand paint and mix inks to create original designs on fabric. Designer Saffron Craig will take you through the process of hand painting, creating your own designs and colour palette. You can use your hand-painted fabrics in the afternoon embroidery workshop.

Class includes: Fabric, ink and materials for motifs will be supplied for you to use on the day

Skill level: All levels

Students bring: Painting cloth, apron and a variety of brushes!

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CREATIVE EMBROIDERY

CREATIVE EMBROIDERY

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Creative Embroidery with Saffron Craig

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1PM TO 3PM

Embroider your own original design on fabric! Take a journey with Saffron Craig and learn the techniques using embroidery creatively as a layer in your work. Learn key surface stitches such as stem stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, satin stitch, couching, French knots. Learn how to ‘play’ with these key stitches. There will be samples of Saffron’s textile art, quilts and embroidery on textiles to study and inspire you.

Class includes: Embroidery threads, needles, linen fabric

Skill level: All levels

Students bring: A small hoop frame, a pair of small, sharp scissors, your glasses, if you need them for close work.

Class cost: $66*

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BEGINNER’S BRUSH PEN LETTERING

BEGINNER’S BRUSH PEN LETTERING

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Beginner’s Brush Pen Lettering with Rosalie Hart

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 9.30AM TO 12.30PM

Learn the modern art of brush lettering with Rosalie Hart. In this beginners’ class, you’ll start by learning all the foundational strokes in modern lettering, then use them to form letters and words. You’ll learn how to hold your brush pen, understand pressure and pen angles and be able to self-critique so you can continue your practice at home. By the end of the class you’ll be able to combine your new knowledge to create a quote in your new, beautiful modern lettering hand.

Class includes: A 12-page workbook to take home plus guidelines and two brush pens

Skill level: This is a course for beginners or those wanting to improve their technique. No experience necessary

Students bring: Nothing – all materials supplied.

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KOKEDAMA

KOKEDAMA

Learn the Japanese art of kokedama with Elise Rosen

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Kokedama with Elise Rosen

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1.30PM TO 3.30PM

Learn the Japanese art of kokedama with award-winning florist Elise Rosen. Kokedama simply means moss ball and Elise will take you step-by-step through the process and method to make and complete your very own kokedama to take home! Plus, you will be given tips on how to care for your kokedama.

Class includes: A shade-loving plant perfect for kokedama, a box to take it home in and all associated materials

Skill level: All levels. No experience required

Students bring: Just yourself!

Class cost: $78*

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EMBROIDER A NEEDLEBOOK

EMBROIDER A NEEDLEBOOK

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Embroider a Needlebook with Cécile

9.30AM TO 3.30PM, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Duration: 5 hours with 1 hour lunch break
Fee: $182 including kit*

Learn interesting embroidery stitches and clever ways to use unusual threads and yarns to embellish this sweet project with Cécile. Find out about her clever finishing techniques and use a special kit of unique threads and materials Cécile has sourced from France. Just bring your favourite needles, pins and scissors.

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*The class is only open to fair visitors; an entry ticket to the fair must be bought separately

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