Listen and Learn. Take your skill to the next level and pick up handy tips and techniques from the experts in these FREE sessions each day. No bookings required.

 

11am Shortcut to Shibori. Nicole McCarthy from Hands On Workshop, Stand F11. Learn the shortcut to Shibori fabric dyeing with Japanese Indigo dye kits.
11.30am Papercrafting Tips &
Techniques. Dina Boyling from Catchy
Crafts, Stand B41.
Learn about the latest
in inks, stencils, mixed media and other
papercrafting techniques.
12.30pm New Designer Twisted Hearts, Brenda from Flip la K, Stand B33. Learn how easy it is to make great quilt blocks – weave and appliqué your way to create a fantastic quilt block. Plus, upcycle your clothing – appliqué bags and children’s clothes – a fun session with a show and tell finish!
1.30pm Taking Scary out of Curved Blocks. Brenda from Flip la K, Stand B33. Learn how to make classics like Drunkard’s Path, Double Wedding Ring, random circle quilts, fun appliqué, and scalloped edges are made easy with our tools and tricks.

 

2.30pm Stone Art Clay Vases, Natalie Parish, Bag End Studio, Stand G23. Using Powertex Stone Art Clay and simple clay tools and moulds learn how to embellish your own unique vases for your home, as presents, table decorations or for special occasions.

 



11am Take the scary out of free motion quilting from Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand C23. Learn how to quilt your quilts on your normal domestic sewing machine, achieve great even stitches and wonderful creative designs.

11:30am Wool Felt Embroidery by Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork, Stand A13. See how easy it is to create gorgeous embroidery stitches on wool felt.

 

12noon Quilt As You Go from Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand C23. Be amazed how easy making quilts can be using Pauline’s QAYG techniques. A treasure chest of ideas will be shown step by step.

12:30pm Hitomezashi Sashiko by Jane from BeBe Japenese Textiles & Craft, Stand D37 . Jane will be demonstrating how to do Hitomezashu sashiko (one stitch) using the pre-stencilled dot grid fabric.


1pm Precision Quilts Wonders from Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand C23. Having trouble cutting sewing and achieving accurate points? Don’t be put off, join this session to see how to overcome these challenges. Lots of great tips and titbits will be shared.

1:30pm Hitomezashi Sashiko by Jane from BeBe Japenese Textiles & Craft, Stand D37 . Jane will be demonstrating how to do Hitomezashu sashiko (one stitch) using the pre-stencilled dot grid fabric.


See some of the other FREE
demonstrations at exhibitor’s stands such as:
Gabriella from Miss Rose, Sister Violet at stand A03 will demonstrate vintage inspired headbands, shoe clips and more using her velvet flowers and vintage trims.

Cardmaking.net, Stand G05  Daily demonstrations on Colouring in with Sakura 3D Glaze pens and Gelly roll pens on Peel-off stickers. Debra Van Der Meulen will be demonstrating the latest in the Marianne Design & Nellie Snellen stencils/dies.

Kaszazz, Stand B18 Product demonstrations each day from 10.30am featuring the Kaszazz Ezy-Press, Alcohol Ink Art Markers and Watercolour Pencils

Zyneri, Stand A14 See demonstrations by Crece Thomas on how to use silicone moulds for papercraft.

Artstamps, Stand B13 Will be demonstrating a variety of papercrafting techniques daily.