Sew Fast Like a Ninja

Join Dai the Patchwork Ninja in fun, free 30 minute demonstrations at Patchwork Mariko Japan, Stand A05. Classes run daily. No booking required.

10.45am & 3.15pm Master Patchwork Ninja Sewing Tool Kit – sew fast like a Ninja! Do you feel frustrated because it takes too long to finish a project? See our Patchwork Ninja Sewing Tools from Japan and learn how they can halve your sewing time. See cutting edge sewing tips from the masters!

11.30am Magical Ninja buttons and Double Opening Sashiko Wallet How are Ninja buttons different? You can attach them without pliers – all you need to do is just finger-press and click…it’s done. Plus learn how to make this intricate Sashiko wallet, step-by-step.

12.15pm Stained glass quilting with bias tape! See how to stitch a stained-glass quilt easily and quickly using Ninja iron-on bias tape and a twin-needle! See the whole secret step by step with no room for mistakes!

1pm Ninja Buckram Tapes It’s all about weaving, not sewing! Watch and learn how to weave our Ami bag! This criss-cross design looks like a pieced bag and is much easier to make than it looks! No sewing required, just fuse and weave it!

1.45pm Lazy Sashiko magic Iron Chaco Pen Sick of tracing your Sashiko patterns on your fabrics with water erasable pens that don’t wash away? See how Chaco pens mark! Perfect for quilting, applique and Sashiko. Lines disappear like Ninjas!!

2.30pm Do not Knot! Magic stretchy threads with Tamako necklaces Learn the easiest way to make beautiful, light necklaces with our Ninja Keep Twilling Threads. You just bundle and cut – no need to knot or glue. Learn how to make your necklaces look slim, tight and professional. You can make it within a blink with no stress!

New! Bead Making Classes

Learn how to make your own polymer beads with Gail Lawrence at My Little Bead Shop in these fun daily classes.

10.30am and 12.30pm: Make a Lampwork Featured Bracelet Learn the basics of beading by making this stunning bracelet featuring handmade lampwork beads. You will learn how to string and give your projects a professional finish. Class duration: 40 minutes
Class cost: $25

11.30am and 2pm: Make Your Own Colourful Beads Get hands on and learn how to make your own beads using polymer clay. You will also learn the basics of making your own bead designs, buttons, brooches and pendants. Please note you will need to oven bake these beads at your home.
Class duration: 30 minutes
Class Cost: $15

Plus! Daily polymer clay demonstrations at the stand throughout the day. Classes suit all skill levels. Book at Stand A16.