Learn something new in our Studio Classes with expert guest tutors, you’ll be inspired and learn techniques, tips and tricks while you craft something cool. Places are limited, book online today.

Studio classes are only available to fair visitors; please buy an entry ticket when you book your class. Minimum booking numbers apply to these classes and if not reached the class may not go ahead. Please note that places in the class cannot be reserved without payment. Studio classes are not refundable.

MILLINERY

MILLINERY

Silk Flower Making with Catherine Kelly

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Silk Flower Making with Catherine Kelly

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
9.30am to 12.30pm

Make a gorgeous French style silk flower, learn all the techniques you need to know. Methods of preparing the silk, stiffening the fabric, using tools to shape flower petals and leaves, assembling the flower and bringing it to life.

You’ll be able to use your beautiful creations in headwear, corsages, jewellery and many more crafts.

Workshop includes: All materials, silk fabric, and patterns for the flower, stamens, wire, glue and a small hat box to take home your creation.

Skill level: All – no experience necessary

Students bring: Your basic sewing kit including: sharp scissors, paper scissors, pins, sewing needle, thimble and apron. Please wear closed in shoes.

Class cost: $98*

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Fascinators with Catherine Kellystudio-11

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
1pm to 4pm

Join us to make a sculptured Sinamay fascinator. You will be introduced to a number of traditional millinery techniques and to the elements and principles of design with regard to millinery. Included will be an explanation of materials for millinery and Sinamay techniques such as rolling, leaves, flowers and bias trim ideas. The tutor will demonstrate crinoline/veiling techniques for students to learn, as well as how to stitch materials together.

Workshop includes: Materials including Sinamay, headband, needles/thread, veiling or crinoline, elastic and a hat box to take your work home.

Skill level: All – basic sewing skills will be helpful

Students bring: Basic sewing kit including sharp scissors, paper scissors, pins, sewing needle, thimble and apron. Please wear closed in shoes.

Class cost: $98*

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MACRAMÉ

MACRAMÉ

Macramé Basics: Plant Hanger and Wall Hanging with Melissa Carey

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Macramé Basics: Make a Plant Hanger with Melissa Carey

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
10am to 12pm

Learn the basics of macramé; the various knots, measurements and advice. Make your own macramé plant hanger to take home. All materials will be provided including recycled t-shirt yarn in a range of colours to choose from, along with a metal ring. There will be a 15 minute break halfway.

Workshop includes: All materials

Skill level: An introductory class, no experience necessary

Students bring: A sense of fun!

Class cost: $130*

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Macramé Wall Hanging Workshop with Melissa Carey

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
1.30pm to 4pm

Melissa will take you through the basics of macramé, and you will learn the various knots and measurements. Melissa will give you valuable tips and advice, and you will make your own macramé wall hanging. All materials will be provided during the workshop, which will include recycled t-shirt yarn in a range of colours to choose from. There will be a 15 minute social break halfway through the workshop.

Workshop includes: all materials

Skill level: Beginner, no experience necessary

Students bring: A smile

Class cost: $130*

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RESIN JEWELLERY

RESIN JEWELLERY

Resin Jewellery Casting with Nadine Sharp

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Resin Jewellery Casting with Nadine Sharpstudio-3

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
9.30am to 12.30pm
Repeats at 1pm to 4pm

This workshop focuses on casting resin jewellery in pre-made one-part moulds. Students will learn the art of resin casting using fast curing resin, choosing from an extensive range of Own Sweet Time’s silicone moulds to cast two bangles and two rings. Basic casting techniques are covered in the first cast, and more creative techniques covered in the second cast, within the limitations of fast curing resin. Hand sanding and finishing techniques are covered, giving students the ability to beautifully finish their pieces.

Workshop includes: All materials

Skill level: This is an introductory class with no experience necessary.

Students bring: A sense of fun!

Class cost: $110*

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COILED TEXTILE BASKETS

COILED TEXTILE BASKETS

Create your own colourful basket with Ruth Woods

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Coiled Textile Baskets with Ruth Woodsstudio-5

SUNDAY JUNE 24
9.30am to 12.30pm Morning Session SOLD OUT and repeats at 1.15pm to 4.15pm

Create your own colourful basket! Join Ruth Woods and learn to create coiled fabric baskets incorporating numerous materials including fabric, threads, string and yarn while developing texture and working with colour. You will be taught the basics of coiling a basket, adding different materials and how to shape a basket. This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as the crafty expert. All materials are supplied, but please feel free to bring fabric or threads from your own craft stash!

Workshop includes: Fabrics, thread, cord and a needle – everything you need to create a basket.

Skill level: All levels 14 years of age and up.

Students bring: You may choose to bring your own fabric scraps which will need to be cut into 2cm strips.

Class cost: $70*

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SCREEN PRINTING & PAINTING

SCREEN PRINTING & PAINTING

Fabric Painting and Screen Printing with Saffron Craig

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Screen Printing with Saffron Craigstudio-6

FRIDAY, JUNE 22
10.30am to 12noon

Print your own original design on fabric! Take a journey with Saffron Craig where you will learn the techniques of screen printing on cloth to create your own design and colour palette. After this workshop, you’ll know how to print simple motifs on tea towels, tote bags, fabric, t-shirts and more!

Workshop includes: Screen printing tools and ink will be supplied for you to use on the day.

Skill level: All levels

Students bring: Scissors, apron, craft knife, pencil, rubber, small cutting mat

Class Cost: $85*

SOLD OUT


Hand Painting on Fabric with Saffron Craigstudio

FRIDAY, JUNE 22
1pm to 2.30pm

Try a new way of painting and create your own one-off fabric! This is a fun and creative class where you will explore various ways to hand paint and mix inks to create original designs on fabric. Designer Saffron Craig will take you through the process of hand painting, creating your own designs and colour palette.

Workshop includes: Fabric, ink and materials for motifs will be supplied for you to use on the day. You will be able to take home your finished product.

Skill Level: All levels

Students Bring: Creativity and a variety of paint brushes!

Class Cost: $55

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STRING BAG & KNOTTING

STRING BAG & KNOTTING

String Bag Workshop with Brooke Munro

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String Bag Workshop with Brooke Munrostudio-9

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
1pm to 4pm

Spend the afternoon learning an introduction to the art of cord making, knotless netting and bag making with Brooke Munro.

First you will learn to make cord using foraged and prepared plant fibres. This cord can also be made using remnant and dyed fibres for additional interest and design. From the prepared cord you will create a bag using knotless netting techniques such as looping, figure of eight, twisted and round stitches.

Brooke will be demonstrating these varied techniques and will be hands-on when teaching the different netting styles.

Additional string/cord will be on hand for speedier creations.

Workshop includes: All materials

Skill level: An introductory class, no experience necessary

Students bring: A sense of fun!

Class cost: $75*

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