No bookings required. Program applies daily at the fair. These FREE workshops are approximately 30 minutes unless indicated. Arrive early as space is limited.


11am Make your own handbags, Monica Poole, Monica Poole Designs, Stand E02. Get great tips and advice on how to make your own professional looking fabric handbags. Monica will cover the important aspects of bag making from fabric, interfacing, closures, hardware and must have bag making tools. Plus, how to add leather trims to your bags to give the wow factor!

11.30  Papercrafting tools, gizmos and gadgets. Demo Doug, Catchy Crafts, Stand E17. Learn about the exciting paper crafting machines and tools currently on the market. With so many different types, it is easy to be confused. Doug will share tips and ideas on how to get the most out of your tools.

12.30pm Quilt as you go reversible scrap quilts, Monica Poole, Monica Poole Designs, Stand E02. Get your stash out and turn it into fun reversible scrap quilts. Monica will show you  different techniques and ideas as well as share with you her top tips for quilt making. Suitable for beginners to advanced sewers. Includes a trunk show of her new and favourite QAYG designs.

 1pm Flannel Phobia, Pam Davis, Picklemouse Corner, Stand K11. Discover Pam’s latest designs, plus the fabrics and kits to make snuggly quilts for family and friends – young and old!

 1.30pm  How to make beautiful hand-made cards. Debra Van Der Meulen,, Stand G05. Discover the tricks to making your hand-made cards a piece of art to treasure forever.