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 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 A31.


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 E35.


1pm Boro Coasters. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold – Japanese Textiles & Craft. Learn the utilitarian, simple and enjoyable techniques from Japan’s past and make three coasters. Kit includes choice of light or dark colour way, sashiko needles, interfacing and threads. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand A31.



2pm – 4pm Emily Scarf. Kellie Wulfsohn, Cutting Cloth. Combine crochet, Liberty fabrics, appliqué and linen to create a unique scarf. The first hour will cover the crochet edge, how to attach your yarn to the fabric and cover the pattern used to create the beautiful scalloped edge. In the second hour you will learn how to use our precut wash away appliqué shapes to create a beautiful appliqué design to further embellish your scarf. Experience in crochet is recommended.

Kit includes pattern, pre-made linen scarf, yarn, hook, awl, appliqué papers, Liberty fabrics, thread, needles and pins. Kit cost $95. Book at Stand E11.


10am 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 D06.


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. Perfect to make for your Christmas gifts. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand C22.


12noon Daisy Delight Class. Tracy Penn, Stampin’ Up! Use the brand new Daisy Delight Stamp Set and Matching Punch. These projects come together beautifully when coordinated with the beautiful Delightful Daisy Designer Paper too. You’ll make three cards showcasing all the coordinated pieces. Please bring your own scissors, tape/glue. Colour instructions and card kit included. Images shown are a sample only and may not be the projects actually made. Kit cost $15. Book at Stand H09.


1pm NEW Japanese Hime (Princess) Wallet. Dai – The Ninja, Patchwork Mariko Japan. Make a gorgeous wallet with our new sliding-magnetic closure and special Kimono print fabrics. Kit cost $25. Book at
Stand C22.


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 A22.


3pm Shibori & Indigo Dyeing. Shuji Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs. Learn a range of fundamental shibori techniques and have fun experimenting with binding, tying and clamping to create patterns on a cotton handkerchief using our vat of Natural Japanese Indigo Dye. (Scarf available at $30). Kit cost $20. Book at Stand D06.