17Plan your dayNew Make & Take Class ♥ Perfect for beginners.
Get expert instruction for the small cost of a kit in these one-hour daily sessions!

11am High Quality Felt Cross Body-Tablet Bag. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia. Will easily fit an 8” Tablet cover with over 25 fabulous designs to choose from. Nothing to scratch the tablet. Kit includes: Felt bag (28 cm x 22 cm) complete with eyelets and strap anchors, iron on appliqué (25 designs to choose from), leather cording for strap, needle and thread. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand A21.


12noon Japanese Hoshi Origami Stars. Alison Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs. Enjoy learning to make these fun folded stars using beautiful Japanese fabrics. The only sewing is attaching the cord. Kit includes fabrics and cord for two stars, plus full photo instructions to take home. Be careful – making these becomes addictive! Kit cost $20. Book at Stand F06.

1pm Sashiko Brooch. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold – Japanese Textiles & Craft.Learn how easy and effective Hitomezashi (one stitch) sashiko is to do while making this delightful brooch.Kit cost $20. Book at Stand D12.


2pm – 4pm every day Shibori & Indigo Dyeing. Shuji Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs.Experience the magical blue and white world of natural Japanese indigo! Learn a variety of traditional techniques for creating exciting designs. We will explore makiage binding, arashi wrapping and itajime clamping, including the very special sekka, or snowflake, shibori. Suitable for all skill levels. Kit cost $50 includes two Japanese sarashi cotton scarves and a handkerchief. Other materials will be available for purchase. Book at Stand F06.


12noon English Paper Piecing. Rhonda Leith, Blue Willow Cottage. Join the revival of this popular, relaxing, portable and precise patchwork technique – plus paper piecing is perfect for modern quilts! Kit includes papers, fabric, mini rotary cutter and mat. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand E27.


11am Double-opening 3-pocket Sashiko wallet with Easy Snap Button. Dai – The Ninja, Patchwork Mariko Japan. Bonus: Sashiko needles and threads are enclosed in your kit. Can you figure out this intricate structure: two openings but three inner pockets? Learn the oldest Sashiko technique: Chidori stitches with revolutionary snap buttons. Prepare for the big A-ha moment because it is simple and perfect for your Christmas gift! Kit cost $20. Book at Stand G21.


1pm New Illusional Star Pin Cushion with fancy cover button. Dai – The Ninja, Patchwork Mariko Japan. Special bonus: Revolutionary cover button maker from Japan is included in the kit! Make two, make one for you and one for your friend. Can you figure out how to sew this intricate star-shaped pin cushion from just two squares? It’s easy, and enlarging the pattern will make a large cushion. Kit cost $18. Book at Stand G21.


2pm The Timeless Handmade Book. Mio Fujita, Studio Mio.Handmade with love! Create this wonderful little book complete with an authentic binding and covered with beautiful Japanese yarn dyed fabric. We will also be making the twisted thread bookmark. 16 pages of high quality paper included. Size: 9.5cm x 10.5 x 0.9cm. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand J23.


11am Texture Paste Meets Colourful Seasons. Ann Craig, Stampin’ Up! Take your card making to the next level. Learn how to use the latest trend in card making – Texture Paste. Use it; colour it; glitter it and emboss it on cards or canvas. 3 x exclusive fun and creative technique tutorials with each booking. ‘Lucky Paster’ Prize in each class. Kit Cost $25. Book at Stand D13.


12noon Z-fold Christmas Cards. Denise Spencer, Stampin’ Up! Clever folding and creative elements bring a new dimension to Christmas. Kit includes two gorgeous card designs, one to make at class and one to take home. Prize draw for each class. Kit Cost $25. Book at Stand D13.


2pm Watercolour WOW. Lorraine Spencer, Stampin’ Up!Haven’t tried water colouring because you think you’re not an artist? This session will show you how relaxing and rewarding it is. Create your own masterpiece in class and complete a second one at home. Each class will have a lucky prize winner. Kit Cost $20. Book at Stand D13.


Make a Gift Tag

Join the Kaszazz team and make a pretty tag with new Ranger Distress Oxide inks and the new Kaszazz stamp range. There’s a different tag to make each day – just stop by any time and get started. Just bring your enthusiasm and smiles! Cost: It’s free! At Kaszazz, Stand F09.