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17Plan your day New Make & Take Class 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.

Free daily workshop Learn from the experts

work-7 10am Sashiko – Hitomezashi (one stitch sashiko) Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold Japanese Textiles & Craft, Stand B25 See how to stitch the new Hitomezashi (one stitch) sampler cloths that include weaving. They are prestencilled with the pattern and fun to stitch. New from Japan for 2018.

work-7 10.30am Quilting with Templates. Helen Sullivan, Punch with Judy, Stand A07 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-711am CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 The Latest Trends from Europe in Cardmaking. Debra Van Der Meulen, Cardmaking.net. Stand B14 Find out helpful hints and tips on how to give your hand-made cards a beautiful professional finish.

work-7 12noon CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 Latest Gizmos and Gadgets in Papercrafting. Doug Boyling, Catchy Crafts, Stand B18 There are always a lot of new paper craft products on the market. Doug will introduce you to the latest and give tips on how to get the most out of the ones you already have.

work-3work-7 1pm Modern Approach to Traditional Log Cabin. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand A07 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 1.30pm Discover What’s New in Flip Applique & New Products from Fiskars. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand B23 Discover the unique process of flipping – the quick easy fun way to create sensational patchwork blocks and quilt tops. Find out more about the new tools from Fiskars – plus a big show and tell.

work-72pm Colourful World of Wool Felt. Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork Stand A14 Wool felt appliqué can be used in craft bag embellishing, on cushions, wall hangings and quilts. Learn the advantages of using 100% wool felt, and provide guidance on needle and thread selection. A range of embroidery stitches will be demonstrated too.

work-4work-7 2.30pm Fun with Border Prints. Margaret Kirkby, Logan’s Patchwork Fabrics, Stand A20 Explore the many fascinating options when working with Jinny Beyer 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.

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17Plan your day New Make & Take Class 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.

Free daily workshop Learn from the experts

work-7 10am Who Tells Your Story? Wendy Hopper, Close To My Heart, Stand E18 It’s time to revisit the importance of physical photos in this digital age. See simple, affordable and doable ways to tell your stories and share with family and friends.

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work-711am Powerwax for Mixed Media. Ashley Hay, Powertex, Stand A08. Learn the properties of this fabulous new artist quality medium. Ashley demonstrates techniques that can easily be applied to your own artwork. Powerwax is a cold based wax that can be combined with any water based medium including acrylics, watercolour, inks and does not need to be heated.

 

 

work-7 11.30am How to Design and Plan your own Quilt-As-You-Go Quilt, Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A23 Monica’s new book, The Quilt As You Go Planner, takes the hard work out of designing your own quilts. 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, plus great tips and advice.

work-712noon Three-dimensional Embellishing with Needle Felting. Heather Buck, Bay Window & Heather’s Designs, Stand C15. Learn about needle felting with simple techniques to make three dimensional objects or to simply embellish an existing project. See how a needle and wool rovings can be used to great effect.

work-7 12.30pm Discover New Threads and What Impact They Can Have on Your Work. Barrie Ashton, Wonderfil Specialty Threads, Stand B12 Finally a metallic heavy 12 weight thread to go through the machine needle. See how amazing they look and how easy they are to use – a glow in the dark thread to excite children’s quilts, and learn Iron n Fuse and Rinse n Gone threads.Plus how to use other thread weights.

work-7 1.30pm Embellish It! Gabriella Kerkez, Miss Rose Sister Violet, Stand A27. Learn how to recreate your old clothes and turn them into unique treasures. Scarves, jackets, dresses, jeans, handbags… anything can be transformed.

work-7 2pm CCF-perth-2016_FA-3_HR-23_11 Judy Niemeyer Pattern Reading and Techniques. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia, Stand D10. Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing is super easy to do, but getting started can seem daunting. Pick up tips, learn how to read a pattern, set up for fabric cutting, add fabrics to your straight and curved paper pieced projects.

work-7 1pm The Anatomy of a Handbag. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand A23. Expert tips and advice on how to make stylish, functional handbags. Monica takes the mystery out of interfacing, talks about different fabrics, hardware, straps, demonstrates how to make easy zipper pockets and shows a new water-proofing product.

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