Textiles

Photo to Fabric: Pet Portraits with Fran

Come and make a vibrant portrait of your best animal pal or fur baby so you can stare at their cute face on your wall!  We’ll start by learning how to print images on to fabric using transfer paper, and get your critter on to the canvas. Then we’ll work over it with different techniques …

  • 5th Dec, 2023
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Dry Felting 101: Xmas Puddings with Heather

What’s it all about?  Needle felting is the simple process of turning loose wool into a solid felt using a barbed needle. It’s a very easy craft which doesn’t require extensive equipment. You can make toys, ornaments and decorations – a very fun hobby! To celebrate the festive season we’ll be learning to dry felt …

  • 7th Dec, 2023
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Kantha: Indian Embroidery and Quilting for Beginners with Manjari

What’s it all about? Kantha sewing originated from the West Bengal region of India and is now popular all over the world. Kantha is the simplest of sewing techniques which provides a lot of scope for exploration, imagination and expression. This form of quilting comes from rural India, where resources were few, but imagination and …

  • 9th Jan, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:45pm (AEDT)
  • L3, Room 14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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Punch Needle Embroidery with Natalia

Punch needle embroidery just got cool!  And we understand why… They look so pretty and vibrant, they’re colourful and tactile, and the process is extreeeeemely cathartic. Join us for a fun workshop and learn all the basics to create your own punch needle embroidery from scratch. As well as class time, you will receive the equipment to …

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Dry Felting 101: Cute Fruit with Heather

What’s it all about?  Needle felting is the simple process of turning loose wool into a solid felt using a barbed needle. It’s a very easy craft which doesn’t require extensive equipment. You can make toys, ornaments and decorations – a very fun and creative hobby! In this beginner class we’ll be learning to dry felt …

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Experienced Crochet: Scrap Yarn Baskets with Valerie

*Note: this class requires crochet experience Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose: come along and learn how to make your own beautiful basket from scrap yarns using crochet.  Using scrap yarn is a way of keeping textile waste out of landfill while learning new projects and approaches for existing crochet skills. This is a project you can repeat …

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Kantha: Indian Embroidery and Quilting for Beginners with Manjari

What’s it all about? Kantha sewing originated from the West Bengal region of India and is now popular all over the world. Kantha is the simplest of sewing techniques which provides a lot of scope for exploration, imagination and expression. This form of quilting comes from rural India, where resources were few, but imagination and …

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Macrame Pot Plant Hanger with Maria

Macrame is an ancient art used in Arab countries to weave fabrics, create decorations and so much more. With a few simple knots you can create stunning (and very useful) designs. Come and learn the macrame basics while we make a hanging basket for your pot plants! Beyond the attractive and structural knots, you can add further decorations …