checkboxPlan 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.

check10.30am Appliqué Newsflash. Bev Ross, Craft Cubby, Stand A14. 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!


check11am Quilt As You Go, Reversible Scrap Quilts. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A27. 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 your quilts.


check11.30am Flannel Fever. Pam Rush, Picklemouse Corner, Stand D36. Showcasing new fabrics, new designs and techniques that will have you itching to make your next flannel quilt.


check12noon The latest tips to making beautiful handmade cards.Debra Van Der Meulen,, Stand B34. Discover the latest hints and tips to
making your handmade cards a piece of art to treasure forever.


check1pm Make Your Own Handbags. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A27. 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!

check1.30pm Understanding Thread Weights. Barrie Ashton, WonderFil Specialty Threads, Stand B25. An overview of different weights of threads and combining thread weights for fantastic results. Have you tried twisting 8 weight threads under the machine needle for a hand stitched effect, using 12 weight threads for impact or using our new wool threads for hand stitching.


check2pm Candlewicking Embroidery. Margaret Upston, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A27. Candlewicking is a simple form of embroidery that anyone can do. Suitable for the beginner and interesting enough for the advanced.

check10am What’s Flipp-n New. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand C10. 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.


check10.30am The Latest from the Stampin’ Up! Team. Tracy Penn, Stampin’ Up! Stand H09. See how easy it is to use our gorgeous products, including stamps, punches, Framelit Dies and accessories to create your own wow projects. Discover some of the latest products from the Stampin’ Up! range.


check11am Demonstration of New Wonder Beaded Scarf Interchangeable Necklace. Gail Lawrence, My Little Bead Shop, Stand D23. See new ways to wear your scarves, making them into stunning fashion statements.


check11.30am OMG Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand C10. See Brenda’s quick, easy way to piecing circles, Drunkards Path, Wedding Rings, random circles totally circlicious. Circle piece the easy way.


check12noon Indigenous Art Fabrics. Margaret Kirby, Logan’s Patchwork Fabrics, Stand A02. 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.


check12.30pm Traditional Meets Modern in Wool Felt Appliqué. Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork, Stand A37. Gai will demonstrate the modern approach to wool felt appliqué using traditional embroidery stitches, modern elements of design and bold colours. The class is a good introduction to gain confidence to complete one of her modern designs.


check1pm Adding Colour to Your Projects. Doug and Dina Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B28. Come and learn how to colour your projects. Doug will cover as many of the colouring techniques as he can. See how to get the most out of your pencils, watercolours, crayons and markers.


check2.30pm Latest Gizmos and Gadgets in Papercrafting. Doug and Dina Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B28. There are always a lot of new paper craft products on the market. Doug will introduce you to the latest and also give you tips on how to get the most of the ones you already have.


check10am Sashiko Hitomezashi ‘One Stitch Sashiko’. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold – Japanese Textiles & Craft, Stand A31. See how easy Hitomezashi is – One Stitch Sashiko – with the new pre-stencilled dotted grid fabric. See new kits and samples.


check10.30am Creative Quilting Inspirations. Leonie West, Punch with Judy, Stand A11. 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.


check11am Ideas and Inspiration for Card Making. Nicole Farrell, Craft Queen, Stand D11. 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 each day!


check11.30am Magic Half Squares and Quarter Squares. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand A16. Learn how to create scrap quilts from fabric strips, jelly rolls and rulers. Plus receive a free information sheet.


check12.30pm Quick & Easy Table Runners. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand A16. Learn how to make quick and easy table runners using our binding tool.


check1pm Thursday and Saturday: Getting your Sewing Mojo kickstarted. Friday and Sunday: How to Sew Clothes that work for you without the stress of perfection. Australian Sewing Guild, Presented by Anne Whalley, Image Consultant & Pattern Whisperer, Stand C. Anne explains – “I want to share my Radical Dream with you! Sewists to sew clothes that are uniquely them, be proud, look great, feel fabulous and visible.”


check2pm  Judy Niemeyer Pattern Reading and Techniques. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia, Stand A08. 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.