Retailers are here to pass on great tips and the latest techniques in these FREE Workshops* open to all fair visitors.

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17Plan your day New Workshop CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 1 hour workshop Perfect for beginners

No bookings required. Program applies daily at the fair. These workshops are approximately 30 minutes unless indicated. Arrive early as space is limited.

work-711.30am The Anatomy of a Handbag. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A27. Get expert tips and advice on how to make your own stylish and functional handbags. Monica will take the mystery out of interfacing, talk about different types of fabric, hardware, straps, demonstrate how to make easy zipper pockets and show you a wonderful new water-proofing product.

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work-712noon Beyond the Border. Sue Bennett, Miss Sampson’s Drapery, Stand F10. You’ve used border fabric for bordering your quilt so why not come and explore other uses of these versatile designs using mirror Imaging. Free handout included!

work-7 12.30pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 The Latest Trends from Europe in Cardmaking. Debra Van Der Meulen, Cardmaking.net, Stand A10. Debra will share hints and tips on how to create beautiful cards, using the latest techniques and products from our European designers.

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work-7 1.30pm How to Design and Plan your own Quilt-As-You-Go Quilt. Monica Poole Designs, Stand A16. Monica’s new book, The Quilt As You Go Planner, takes the hard work out of designing your own quilts. No matter what size quilt, it’s all there, from the layout to cutting instructions and quilt as you go methods. See how easy it is to design your own quilt-as-you-go quilt, along with a trunk show and lots of great tips and advice.

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17Plan your day New Workshop CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 1 hour workshop Perfect for beginners

No bookings required. Program applies daily at the fair. These FREE workshops are approximately 30 minutes unless indicated. Arrive early as space is limited.

work-7 11am Quilting with Templates. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. See new products from Westalee Design to create stunning quilting designs using a ruler foot on your domestic sewing machine, including the new decorative thread ruler foot.

work-7 11.30am Traditional Bags of Japan Made Modern. Alison Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs, Stand F06. Japan has an extraordinary wrapping and carrying culture with beautiful and ingenious bags for every purpose. See a range of original, vintage and antique examples from Japan – and how the contemporary crafter can recreate and adapt them. Free traditional wallet pattern giveaway!

12noon Christmas Round The Corner. Pam Davis, Picklemouse Corner, Stand D09. Come let us share with you some novel and quick ideas for trimmings this Christmas.

12.30pm Modern Approach to Traditional Log Cabin. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A02. Discover various shapes, dimensions and curves that will inspire you with fresh ideas and excitement using BlocLoc and Creative Grids’ Log Cabin rulers.

work-7 1pm Latest Gizmos and Gadgets in Papercrafting. Doug Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B28 Doug will introduce you to all the latest tools, machines and products in the papercraft market. His handy hints will allow you to get the most of the products you already have as well as introduce you to products that will make your crafting life easier

work-7 1.30pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 Latest Gizmos and Gadgets, Doug Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B22. See the latest tools, machines and products in the papercraft market. Doug’s handy hints will make it some of the new products easier to use.