Naomi is a Brisbane-based designer who spends much of
her time in her West End Studio designing for her creative
business, The Sewloist. Having worked in fashion for
many years, Naomi has become a passionate advocate
for sustainable practice within the clothing and textiles
industry. She loves encouraging people’s self-expression
through creativity and is a big believer in making personal
connections to our garments and belongings to value them

Naomi created The Sewloist with intention to connect with
people, foster community and to provide an alternative to
fast fashion and fast consumption. Having collected MANY
beautiful fabrics over the years from independent sellers,
The Sewloist exclusively incorporates remnant and vintage
fabrics into all designs.


Come to the fair and
meet Naomi, and
learn to make rag rugs
in her workshop.

She’ll also be
demonstrating her
sewing techniques to
encourage people to
learn dressmaking.


WORKSHOP: Make a Rag Rug

Join Naomi Huntsman from The Sewloist to learn the technique of making rag rugs from up-cycled fabric and remnants. Using only a safety pin and strips of fabric, you will make the beginnings of a rag rug. A selection of fabrics will be provided, however you are encouraged to bring your own lightweight woven cottons that can be torn into strips. The process will take more than the allocated two hours; you will finish your rag rug at home.

Workshop Includes: Tuition plus a selection of fabrics and tools to work with during the two hour workshop, and the beginnings of your rag rug.

Time: 11am to 1pm and 1:30 to 3:30pm

Skill Level: Suits all levels

Class Cost: $50

Students Bring: Just yourself

Book at: Naomi’s stand at the show