Plan your day ★ New Workshop 1 hour workshop ♥ Perfect for beginners
No bookings required. Program applies daily at the fair. These FREE workshops are approximately 30 minutes unless indicated.
11am♥ ★ Magic Half Squares and Quarter Squares. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand D05. Learn how to create scrap quilts from fabric strips, jelly rolls and rulers. Plus receive a free information sheet.
11.30am♥ Sashiko Hitomezashi ‘One Stitch Sashiko’. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold – Japanese Textiles & Craft, Stand D12. See how easy Hitomezashi is – One Stitch Sashiko – with the new pre-stencilled dotted grid fabric. See new kits and samples.
12noon♥ ★ What’s Flipp-n New. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand B05. Take a sensational journey of step-by-step flip-n with unique Flip la K templates and a show and tell of fabulously sensational quilts and table runners.
12.30pm♥ The latest tips to making beautiful handmade cards. Debra Van Der Meulen, Cardmaking.net, Stand A10. Discover the latest hints and tips to making your handmade cards a piece of art to treasure forever
1:30pm♥ ★ Quick & Easy Table Runners. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand D05. Learn how to make quick and easy table runners using our binding tool.
2pm♥ ★ OMG. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand B05. See Brenda’s quick, easy way to piecing circles, Drunkards Path, Wedding Rings, random circles totally circlicious. Circle piece the easy way.
11am♥ Quilt As You Go, Reversible Scrap Quilts. Monica Poole Designs, Stand A16. Get your stash out and turn it into fun, reversible quilt as you go quilts, learn how quick and easy it is. Plus a trunk show of new and favourite designs. Learn Monica’s favourite methods that will change the way you make quilts.
11.30am♥ Appliqué Newsflash. Bev Ross, Craft Cubby, Stand B15. Easy, quick and fun – the Craft Cubby Way to create an appliqué. New ideas and techniques – and everyone who attends will receive a Craft Cubby free gift – don’t miss out!.
12noon♥ ★ Upcycle and Recycle. Gail Lawrence, Creative Fashion Accessories, Stand D07. Come along and see some new ways to tie and wear your scarves. Learn how to upcycle your old scarves into scarf jewellery.
1pm♥ Make Your Own Handbags. Monica Poole Designs, Stand A16. Get great tips and advice on how to make your own professional looking fabric handbags; aspects of bag making from fabric, interfacing, closures, hardware and tools. Plus, how to add leather trims to your bags to give the wow factor!
1:30pm♥ Judy Niemeyer Pattern Reading and Techniques. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia, Stand A21. Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing is super easy to do, but getting started on new techniques can seem daunting. Pick up tips, learn how to read a Judy Niemeyer pattern, set up for fabric cutting, add fabrics to your paper pieced projects, both straight and curved piecing. What are the paper piecing tools, and how they work.
11am♥ ★ Creative Quilting Inspirations. Helen Sullivan, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. Discover more about using templates, ‘Quilting Design Inspirations’, is a new way of learning quilting design. This is a series of design ideas to inspire you to create your own quilting designs using Westalee Templates.
11.30am♥ ★ Ideas and Inspiration for Card Making. Nicole Farrell, Craft Queen, Stand E09. Nicole will share ideas for using dies and embossing folders to make stunning cards. You’ll be inspired to create a variety of cards including shaker cards. Come along and you’ll have the chance to win a prize pack
12noon♥ ★ Sew Kind of Wonderful. Quick Curves with Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. Contemporary quilt designs, where modern meets refinement, showing endless possibilities with ONE ruler – Quick Curve and the NEW Mini Quick Curve –combining curved piecing with straight line piecing. Cut, sew, square-up!
12.30pm♥ ★ Indigenous Art Fabrics. Margaret Kirby, Logan’s Patchwork Fabrics, Stand A09. Our Indigenous artists are enriching our craft with a new depth of colour, design and history. Now available on fabric, these unique designs are based on 40,000 years of history and culture. Incorporate these wonderful fabrics to create stunning Australian quilts.
1pm♥ ★ Square Up and Slotted Rulers. Helen Sullivan, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. Are your blocks perfect squares? Make squaring up a breeze with NEW square-up rulers, some slotted, to make you the perfect quilter allowing perfect squares for perfect quilts, including square in a square blocks. Suitable for advanced and beginner quilters.
2pm♥ ★ X-Blocks. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. Put fun into
quilts with nowaste techniques using straight-forward designs and easy cutting techniques using NEW X-Blocks rulers. Change a basic 9-patch block to make stars plus more so easily!
PLUS! Debra Van Der Meulen and Janine Hucker from Cardmaking.net will hold free demonstrations on their stand each day of the fair.
Visit them at Stand A10.