If you’re into fibre art come to the Textile Mixed Media Hub at the show. The experts will be there to share mixed media techniques and provide inspiration to draw from for your next project!

Demonstrations are 30 minutes    Classes run 1 to 1.5 hours

10am Demo How to Knit with Lace with World of Lace
If you’ve ever wondered how to knit with lace, join Joyce in a detailed demonstration and learn techniques to create a beautiful finish.

10.30am Demo New Freeform Multimedia Techniques with Prudence Mapstone
Find out about the latest in freeform multimedia fibre art techniques from specialist Prudence Mapstone. She will explain how to easily combine simple knitting, crochet and hand-embroidered lace stitches to create stunning fabrics.

11am Hands-on Moroccan Spell Necklace hands-on class with Jenny King
Hook, yarn, beads and mini fringes in an organza gift bag. Make a necklace to wear home. This is great as a beginner crochet project. Kit cost $25. Duration is 1.5 hours.

11.30am Demo Boro Basics with Bebe Bold
Boro can be used to embellish old garments, make purses, bags and is beautiful on brooches or key-rings. Jane will demonstrate how easy it is to get started on making your own boro inspired embroidery bag. Jane will also show other samples of boro to inspire you to make something interesting and unique.

12.30pm Demo Mono Printing on Fabric with Heather from Bay Window & Heather’s Designs
Printing fabric is so easy – with gel plates, paint and various tools to create stunning blocks for your next quilt.

1pm Demo Get Squared for Kids with Jenny King
See how Get Squared works and let Jenny explain the top down technique that has gone viral worldwide and how it can be used to make garments for newborns to 12 years of age in any yarn.

1.30pm Demo How to make a Tartan Rug with Jenny King
Crochet and weaving all combined making tassels and fringing.

2pm Demo Incorporating Napkin Art, Stencilling and Foil Techniques into Quilting, Embroidery and Textiles with Izzii Napkin Art
Learn techniques that that will enhance your next project.

2.30pm Hands-on String Theory Market Bag hands-on class with Jenny King
Learn how to do the lacy variation of corner to corner and make a stylish market bag. In this make and take class you will learn all you need to make a full sized plastic bag alternative. Kit cost is $15 which includes hook, pattern and full size market bag materials in 3 colour choices. Participants must be able to crochet a chain and a double crochet. Duration is one hour.

3pm Demo How to Knit with Lace with World of Lace
If you’ve ever wondered how to knit with lace, join Joyce in a detailed demonstration and learn techniques to create a beautiful finish.