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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 D12.

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11am High Quality Felt Cross Body-Tablet Bag. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia. Will easily fit an 8” Tablet cover with over 25 fabulous designs to choose from. Nothing to scratch the tablet. Kit includes: Felt bag (28 cm x 22 cm) complete with eyelets and strap anchors, iron on appliqué (25 designs to choose from), leather cording for strap, needle and thread. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand A28.

 

12noon 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. Prepare for the big A-ha moment because it is simple and perfect for your Christmas gift! Kit cost $20. Book at Stand B19.

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1pm Pincushion & Needlecase Krazy Kreations Style. Kay Deans and Deb Deans-Smith, Krazy Kreations & Annie Lane Buttons. Learn tips and tricks to make your very own personalised pincushion and needlecase. You will be shown how to use stitching and buttons to create them. Your kit contains everything you require to complete the projects and you get to choose your own colour and buttons. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand N02.

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2pm 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 B23.

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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 D12.

 
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10am Smartphone Shoulder Case. Bronwyn Northam, Studio Mio. Absolutely no sewing required! Make a stylish phone case and take it home with you. You will learn how to construct the pouch and to install rivets and snap buttons. Size: 12cm x 19cm. Kit Cost $20. Book at Stand C49.

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11am Boro Coasters. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold. 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 A25.

 

12noon A Small Project, with a Plethora of Delights, Verandah. One of the Verandah girls. Lace, buttons, wild stitching, mini hexies …all together and made into a quirky canvas. Kit includes vintage lace, buttons, doiley piece, variegated thread, linen, background fabric and canvas. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand J15.

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1pm Wire Wrap Bracelet. Cathy Matias, Bead Them Up. This dazzling spiral bracelet is made with various natural stones and fresh water pearls in a beautiful variety of colours and textures, accented with bright silver findings for a standout finish. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand J35.

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2pm Make the Perfect Skirt Pattern for You! Annamaria Granato, Ciam Pattern Making. Draft a basic A-Line and flared skirt patterns to you measurement using CIAM system. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand F11.

 
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3pm Crochet Edge Appliqué Pillow. Kellie Wulfsohn, Cutting Cloth. Combine crochet, Liberty fabrics, appliqué and linen to create a beautifully unique accent pillow. Learn how to attach your yarn to fabric and cover the pattern used to create the beautiful scalloped edge, and how to use our pre-cut, wash away appliqué shapes to create a beautiful design to embellish the pillow. Previous crochet is recommended. Kit includes pattern, pre-made linen pillow, yarn, hook, awl, appliqué papers, Liberty fabrics, thread, needles and pins. Kit cost $75. Book at Stand H36. Class duration 75 mins.

 
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10am Organic Big Stitch Hand Quilting. Kathy Doughty, Material Obsession. Learn organic style hand quilting using Sue Spargo’s Eleganza Perle 8. Practice the method to make a quilted block that can easily be turned into a cushion! Kit includes fabric, wadding, thread and needle, pattern. Hoop, chalk pencil, thimble provided for optional purchase. Kit cost $35. Book at Stand D19.

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11am Liberty Tana Lawn Scrappy Hexagon Quilt. Robyn Shapiro, The Strawberry Thief. Complete one scrappy hexie flower, as well as being given the confidence and knowledge to go home and complete an entire hexie quilt. Receive advice on using Liberty, hand-piecing and selecting appropriate colours and prints to balance a quilt. Kit includes 35 pre-cut Liberty hexies, papers, glue pen, Tulip needles and scissors. Kit cost $60. Book at Stand F49.

 

12noon Boxed Set of 12 All Occasion Cards. Susan Wilmot, Close To My Heart. Create a beautiful card box with 12 gorgeous All Occasion cards and learn paper crafting, die cutting and stamping techniques. You’ll have all the materials to create this project, including step by step instructional handouts. Please bring adhesive and scissors. We will also have a ‘show special’ adhesive and micro-tip ‘non-stick’ crafting scissors bundle available for class attendees. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand A22.

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1pm Make your own Leather Accessory. Nicole McCarthy, Hands On Workshop. Make your own leather accessory with the Make U leatherwork kits from Japanese leather and fabric dye company, Seiwa. There is a coin, smartphone and key case, notebook cover, pouch and glasses case to choose from. Book the workshop and choose your kit. Makes a great gift! Kit cost $27-$33. Book at Stand D38.

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2pm Organic Needle Keep, Wendy Williams, Material Obsession. Join Wendy Williams from Flying Fish Kits to learn simple organic style stitches using Sue Spargo’s beautiful new wool and Eleganza Perle 8
hreads. Make a unique, compact needle keep. Kit includes wool, wool felt, Eleganza Perle 8 threads and pattern. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand D19.

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3pm Lampshade Making. Nicole McCarthy, Hands On Workshop. Learn how to make your own drum lampshade with authentic Japanese tenugui fabrics. You will also find out how you can embellish the fabrics to add a andmade element to your shade. The lampshades are 20cm diameter and 20cm or 30cm high. Choose your tenugui fabric when you book the workshop. Kit cost $59. Book at Stand D38.

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