17Plan your day New Make & Take Class Perfect for beginners.

Get expert instruction for the small cost of a kit in these one-hour sessions!


20 10am Carnivale Applique. Fiona Wallace, Fine French Linen Australia. Make a decorative ‘initial’ banner from Mas D’Ousvan fabrics and linen, finished off with bobbles. Perfect as a starter bunting or a hanger. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand B25


20 11am An Intro to Hand
Quilting. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia.
Learn to hand quilt your own coin purse or glasses case. Learn which threads to use and how to manoeuvre your needle, then take home your new project! Kit cost from $25. Book at Stand B13


20 12noon Christmas or All Occasion 10-Card Class with the Close To My Heart Team. Create 10 beautiful Christmas cards – each card is unique and features beautiful holiday-themed designs including gold foil, red glitter die-cuts and gold foil die cuts. The alternative pack has cheerful colours and whimsical patterns. Bring adhesive and foam tape or buy them at the stand. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand C10


20 1pm Chiku Chiku Bag. Bev Perel, Fabric with Panache. Recycling is in! Use a Japanese Boro (long running-stitch) technique and Sashiko thread to assemble layered pieces of old fabric. Kit includes all materials and handles. To be completed at home using your machine. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand K03


20 2pm Biscornu. Fiona Wallace, Fine French Linen Australia. Quirky, skewed, irregular and French. Stitch a cutesy biscornu pin cushion, made from divine woven wool felt and a pretty Mas D’Ousvan print to top it off. Filled with crushed walnut shell and complemented with vintage buttons! Kit cost $20. Book at Stand B25


20 3pm Tunisian Crochet Washers. Lola Lovegrove. Learn the tricks and skills to make gorgeous face washers using Tunisian crochet. Made with a non-pilling soft microfibre yarn which is good for even sensitive skin. Kit includes two balls of yarn with own choice of colours, KnitPro Tunisian hook and written instructions for two designs. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand C36



20 10am Yoyo/Suffolk Puff Tutorial, Robyn Shapiro, The Strawberry Thief. Learn the tips and tricks for creating beautiful Yoyos/ Suffolk Puffs with Liberty Tana Lawn, and the best methods for stitching them together. Kit includes fabric for four Liberty yoyos, scissors, Aurifil thread and Tulip needles to join them. Kit cost $30. Book at Stand J06


20 11am Christmas Jewel. Danni Reynolds, Eppiflex English Paper Piecing Templates. Make a decadent Christmas decoration that can be hung from the tree or a door handle. This 3D English paper piecing project is all hand sewn, your kit contains a pre-embroidered panel and beautiful Moda fabrics. Available in black, red or cream. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand G16


20 12noon Charmed Christmas Angel. Deb Deans-Smith, Krazy Kreations & Annie Lane Designs. Enjoy creating a Charmed Christmas Angel and learn all the tips and tricks to complete it in class. Available in natural (pictured) and silky blue, burgundy, gold and silver. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand D24


20 1pm Hexie Tutorial, Robyn Shapiro, The Strawberry Thief. A fun EPP class that will give you all the design inspiration and techniques to create your own beautiful scrappy Liberty Hexagon quilt. You will receive a Starter Kit to begin your hexie journey/addiction: Aurifil thread, scissors, glue-pen/refill, tulip needles and enough pre-cut Liberty fabric hexies and papers to complete five flowers. Kit cost $60. Book at Stand J06


20 2pm Fabric Covered Notebook. Carol Nicholls, Sewn and Quilted. Learn all the tricks to creating a beautiful fabric-covered notebook with a professional finish. Finished size is A6 (17 x 12 x 2cm). Kit includes pre-cut heavy duty cardboard pieces, book corners, notepad, plus a variety of fabric pack colours to select from. Glue and paintbrush provided for class use. Kit cost $38. Book at Stand D06



20 10am Japanese Haori Brooch. Alison Yamazaki, Wabi-Sabi Designs. Learn the art of folding Japanese fabric to make two cute little brooches in the shape of a haori jacket. Learn how to prepare material for more ‘origami’ fabric fun. Kit includes pre-stiffened material and backs for two brooches and instructions. Once you fold one you’ll find it hard to stop. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand A07


20 11am Border Print Pin
Cushion. Sue Bennett, Miss Sampson’s Drapery.
Sew with Sue using fabulous border prints in new ways to make a cute, practical pin cushion. Kit cost $15 (Lizard not included!) Book at Stand J23


20 12noon Modern Hexie
Cushion. Fiona Hocking, Fabric Patch.
Learn a fast version of English paper piecing and make this fun Modern Hexie cushion. For advanced beginners. Bring a glue stick, Roxanne Baste It glue, a 23in square of batting, scissors, hera or fabric marker, 24” ruler, pins, needle and perle thread for hand stitching or take it home to machine quilt. These items will be for available to buy. Kit cost $55 – includes pattern, mini charm pack, cushion cover fabrics, hexie papers. Book at Stand D20


20 1pm Simply Angelic. Pam Davis, Picklemouse Corner. Quilt and bedazzle for that wow factor! Everything required to complete this project is included. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand D31


20 2pm Handmade Flowers. Van Dinh, Magnolia Clay Flowers. Make flowers from clay, it’s fun and there are lots of mini flowers and pets for you to choose from and it’s suitable for all ages. Kit cost $15. Book at Stand J05


20 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 A07



10am Diamond Paint a Dreamcatcher. Marika Bastian, Make It Mozaic. Learn diamond painting and make a 5D Diamond Dreamcatcher – four designs to choose from. Kit cost $45. Book at Stand C16


11am Cards of a Different Fold. Ellenor Wadsworth, Kaszazz. Make two cards and an envelope using different folds and Kaszazz papers. Kit cost $25. Book at Stand F01


12noon Rusty Journal Cover. Natalie Parish, Bag End Studio. Learn to use Powertex Fabric Hardener to create a hard, mixed media journal cover with rust & metallic effects from recycled cardboard. Perfect for woodcuts, designer chipboards and die-cut recycled cardboard. Techniques can be used on card, fabric, metal, paper and more. Kit $20 – includes journal. Book at Stand A16


1pm Boro and Sashiko Brooch. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold. Enjoy learning how to make a boro-inspired brooch using Japanese textiles and sashiko stitching. These certainly make wonderful gifts and are quick and easy to make. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand E28


2pm English Paper Piecing. Rhonda Leith, Blue Willow
Join the revival of this popular, relaxing, portable and precise patchwork technique – plus paper piecing is perfect for modern uilts! Kit includes papers, fabric and instructions. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand E25


3pm Fantasy Fish. Natalie Parish, Bag End Studio. Learn basic sculpture techniques using Powertex Fabric Hardener and Stone Art Clay. Embellish it with Colourtrix Metallic Pigment Range. Skills learnt
can be used to create more elaborate sculptural artworks, painting, mixed media and jewellery. Kit cost $20. Book at Stand A16