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. *Except special guest artist seminar

work-7 10.30am Fabric Covered Boxes. Carol Nicholls, Sewn and Quilted, Stand A19. Learn how easy it is to make fabric covered boxes and other sewing accessories. All the basics will be covered for making these boxes that come in a variety of shapes and sizes – perfect for yourself or perfect as gifts!

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work-711:30am Beyond the Border. Sue Bennett, Miss Sampson’s Drapery, Stand D35. 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 12noon CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 The Latest Trends from Europe in Cardmaking. Debra Van Der Meulen, Cardmaking.net, Stand B34. Find out helpful hints and tips on how to give your hand-made cards a beautiful professional finish.

 

work-7 1pm Colourful World of Wool Felt. Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork, Stand A37. Wool felt appliqué can be used to create dimensional projects ranging from craft bag embellishing, to cushions and quilts. Gai will provide guidance on needle and thread selection. A range of embroidery stitches will be demonstrated in the class.

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work-7 1.30pm From Table Runners to Quilts. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand B17. Learn how to make quick and easy table runners and quilts using our binding tool.

work-32.15pm Guest Artist Kerry Lord presentation

Exclusive Seminar: Meet guest artist Kerry Lord from the UK, designer of enchanting crocheted characters at an exclusive seminar at the fair, 2.15pm on Thursday to Saturday. More details on page 7.

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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 10.30am Traditional Bags of Japan Made Modern. Alison Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs, Stand D06. 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!

work-7 11am Modern Approach to Traditional Log Cabin. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A11. Discover various shapes, dimensions and curves that will inspire you with fresh ideas and excitement using BlocLoc and Creative Grids’ Log Cabin rulers.

 

 

 

work-711.30am Three-dimensional
Embellishing with Needle Felting. Heather Buck, Bay Window & Heather’s Designs, Stand B30.
Learn about needle felting using simple techniques to make three dimensional objects or to simply embellish an existing project. See how a simple needle and wool rovings can be used to great effect.

 

work-7 12noon Quilting with Templates. Leonie West, Punch with Judy, Stand A11. See new products from Westalee Design to create stunning quilting designs for your quilts using a ruler foot on your domestic sewing machine, including the new decorative thread ruler foot.

work-7 12.30pm Understanding Threads and the difference they can make. Barrie Ashton, Wonderfil Specialty Threads, Stand B25. Learn different weights of threads and different ways they can be used so you will have a greater understanding of what is in the market and different ways of using them. There will be samples of new threads for you to look at and feel.

work-7 1pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 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 2pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 Mixed media techniques for Paper and Fabric. Dina Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B28. Dina will introduce you to a range of mixed media products that work beautifully on paper, fabric and canvas. If you like getting inky this is the demo for you as she will use paints, inks texture mediums, gel plates mixed with stencils and stamps and a lot more.

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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 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,work-4 demonstrate how to make easy zipper pockets and show you a wonderful new water-proofing product.

work-7 11.30am Sashiko – Hitomezashi (one stitch sashiko), Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold, Stand A31. Jane will explain and demonstrate how to stitch the new Hitomezashi (one stitch) sampler cloths that include weaving. They are pre-stencilled with the pattern and a delight to stitch. A new product from Japan for 2018.

 

 

 

 

work-712noon How to Design and
Plan your own Quilt-As-You-Go Quilt. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A27.
Monica’s new book, The Quilt As You Go Planner, takes the hard work out of designing your own quilts. Whether you would like to make a cot, single or queen 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-asyou-go quilt, along with lots of great tips and advice.

 

work-7 1pm Fun with Border Prints. Margaret Kirkby, Logan’s Patchwork Fabrics, Stand A02. Explore the many fascinating options when working with mirror image border prints. Small projects using just one fabric, stunning mitred borders to frame your quilts or how to incorporate their unique properties into classic blocks.

work-7 1.30pm What’s New at Flip la K. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand C07. Machine sewable hexagons, triangles, diamonds, hexagons, half hexagons and kites are easy with the new Quad tool – a multi-purpose ruler! See how this awesome ruler works, plus other new applique and flip applique products, with a show and tell finish.

 

 

work-7 2pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 Judy Niemeyer Pattern Reading and Techniques. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia, Stand B01. 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. Learn about paper piecing tools, and how they work.