Textiles classes

Personalise Your Clothes: Embroidery with Fran

Before heading back to the office this new year, why not learn how to customise your clothing, and some personality to your favourite garments and make them pop with embroidered embellishments!  In this class, Fran will show you how to use embroidery to add decorative touches to your clothes, as well as how to visibly mend holes and …

  • 23rd Jan, 2023
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Blingy Macrame Bottle Bag with Maddy

Are you likely to be gifting a bottle of wine this Summer? Or need to know you’ll remain H2O hydrated through the festival season, with your loyal drink bottle by your side? How about a fun bling bag to remake and reuse? So many creations are possible with macrame, which in its basic form is a series …

  • 25th Jan, 2023
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Vintage Tea Towel Summer Bag with Robyn

What’s it all about? Linen is a wonderful material, all the better when it’s soft from wear. And even better better when it has a fun, vintage design! Do you have a draw full of these at home? Or some special ones you haven’t wanted to use? Well you wouldn’t be along. Laneway has plenty! Upcycle a …

  • 24th Jan, 2023
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • L3, Room 14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Sewing a Bucket Hat with Robyn

What’s it all about? Let’s sew a bucket hat! Not quite the faded terry-towelling bucket hat of your grandpa in the garden, but a durable and reversible design using the never-say-die fabric – denim. Denim is a wonderful fabric and it wears and ages so well. Create some fringing, or colour contrast. As well as creating …

  • 24th Jan, 2023
  • 6:15pm - 7:45pm (AEDT)
  • L3, Room 14-15, 37 Swanston St, Melbourne, 3000 VIC

Upcycled Fabric Bowls with Fran

Wondering what to do with your lovely leftover fabric? Or all those shirts and bedsheets you don’t use anymore…Why not upcycle them into a cheery bowl! Come and learn how to craft fabric into beautiful bowls and learn a technique that you can use again and again, giving further life to favourite fabrics. All materials provided – just …

  • 12th Dec, 2022
  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm (AEDT)
  • Level 3 Rooms 14, 15/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Create your own Plush Toy Doggo with Robert

Come and learn how to sew your own adorable dog plushie! Choose your own colours and create a unique or personalised look.  In this workshop you will learn all about how to work with felt, so after you finish your dog plushie you can make a bunch of other fun creations! All materials included in this …

  • 14th Dec, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC