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Patternmaking Classesnew-pop-3

Learn to draft patterns using your own measurements
with teachers from CIAM Patternmaking Australia.

11am daily
and 1pm Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

Skirt or Culottes Learn to draft an A-Line skirt or a culottes pattern using your own measurements.
Cost: $30
Class duration: One hour
Book at CIAM Patternmaking, Stand A28, or pre-book by calling 02 9759 5904.

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1pm Saturday and Sunday only:
Tunic Top Draft a pattern for a stylish tunic top using your own measurements.
Cost: $40
Class duration: Two hours
Book at CIAM Pattermaking, Stand A28, or pre-book by calling 02 9759 5904.

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New! Mixed media classes

Join Crece Thomas at Zyneri, Stand B41 and get hands-on in fun
mixed media classes

10am pop-1Create an art journal page using gesso stencils and Finnabair colour bloom sprays. One hour class – $10

11ampop-2 Learn stencil techniques class using various mediums including embossing paste, distress inks, gel medium, mica powder, glitter. Kit includes 5 mini stencils. One hour class – $20 

12noon pop-3Mixed media tag using various techniques – stencils, embossing paste, colour sprays, flower embellishments. 90 minute class – $20

2pmpop-4 Altered paintbrush using gesso, paperclay, silicone moulds, Finnabair waxes and opal magic paints. Choose from two versions – mermaid or steampunk 90 to 120 minute class – $30

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Sew Fast Like a Ninja!ninja

Join Dai the Patchwork Ninja in fun, free 30 minute demonstrations at Patchwork Mariko Japan, Stand B19. Classes run daily.

9.45am & 12.45pm Master Patchwork Ninja Sewing Tool Kit – sew fast like Ninja! Do you feel frustrated because it takes too long to finish a project? See our Patchwork Ninja Sewing Tools from Japan and learn how they can halve your sewing time. See cutting edge sewing tips from the masters!

ninja-410.30am Lazy Sashiko magic Iron Chaco Pen Sick of tracing your Sashiko patterns on your fabrics with water erasable pens that don’t wash away? See how Chaco pens mark! Perfect for quilting, applique and Sashiko. Lines disappear like Ninjas!!

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Buckram Tapes It’s all about weaving, not sewing!
Watch and learn how to weave our Ami bag! This criss-cross design looks like a pieced bag and is much easier to make than it looks! No sewing required, just fuse and weave it!

ninja-212noon Stained glass quilting with bias tape! See how to stitch a stainedglass quilt easily and quickly using Ninja iron-on bias tape and a twin-needle! See the whole secret step by step with no room for mistakes!

1.30pm Do not Knot! Magic stretchy threads with Tamako necklaces with bias tape! ninja-5Learn the easiest way to make beautiful, light necklaces with our Ninja Keep Twilling Threads. You just bundle and cut – no need to knot or glue. Learn how to make your necklaces look slim, tight and professional. You can make it within a blink with no stress!

3.15pm It’s all about fancy Ninja closures. Seen all the Ninja sliding closure or spring clips and closures for bags and pouches? They’re unique, versatile, with many uses. This session is full of Christmas gift ideas too.

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Unicorns & Dreamcatchers

Join Kate and the crew at Sew Craft Cook at Stand C46 for some fun sewing classes!

unicorn11am Sew a Unicorn or Cactus from our new series of sewing project kits. Some experience necessary.
Class cost: $40
Class duration: One hour

unicorn-12pm Make a dreamcatcher from either the Enchanted series or the Navajo series.
Class cost: $40
Class duration: One hour
Skill level: Children 6 years+ and adults too!
Plus drop in anytime and learn to sew on a sewing machine – outside class times only
Duration: 20 minutes
Cost: $5 redeemable on a kit purchase

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New fun, funky bead making demonstrations

Join Gail at My Little Bead Shop, Stand B16, for one or two 30-minute FREE Pop up workshops to learn how to make and embellish your own polymer beads, and how to create unique embroidered pendants. Workshops run daily.

9.30am Polymer Beads and Pendants. Learn the basics of creating your own polymer clay beads and see how to use them to make unique pieces of jewellery, buttons and scrapbooking pieces. Plus pick up the secrets of embellishing your handmade clay beads with the most amazing patterns, shapes, designs and finishing techniques.

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beads12noon Polymer Beads and Pendants. Learn the basics
of creating your own polymer clay beads and see how to use them to make unique pieces of jewellery, buttons and scrapbooking pieces. Plus pick up the secrets of embellishing your handmade clay beads with the most amazing patterns, shapes, designs and finishing techniques.

2.30pm Polymer Beads and Pendants. Learn the basics of creating your own polymer clay beads and see how to use them to make unique pieces of jewellery, buttons and scrapbooking pieces. Plus pick up the secrets of embellishing your handmade clay beads with the most amazing patterns, shapes, designs and finishing techniques.

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Pauline’s VIP Quilt Room

Join Pauline Rogers in the quilt room and learn her secrets

10am Secrets to Mastering Free-Motion Quilting

On your domestic sewing machine

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11am Essential Secrets for Quilt-As-You-Go

Learn Pauline’s essential secrets, add some amazing pizzazz to your quilts. Why not quilt before you appliqué…who said you should quilt last?

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12noon Top Secrets to Accurate Patchwork

Have you ever made patchwork blocks that don’t turn out to be the right size? This class will have you ready to make some exciting accurate blocks with no effort.

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1pm Repurposing Unquilted Quilt Tops

Find simple, effective ways to finish your unquilted quilt tops with ease using your domestic sewing machine.

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2pm How to Make Fast,ninja-12
Easy, Stunning Bias

Ever tried to make bias and have problems getting it to lay flat around the tight inner curves? Pauline will teach you her secret and show why bias has never been so easy!