Margaret Kirkby is a very prominent teacher in the Australian Patchwork Quilting scene. She has a superb reputation for presenting informative and most enjoyable classes. Her very generous nature is to share a vast wealth of experience. West Australian quilters are very fortunate to have these free classes on offer.
10.30am Playing with Appliqué
Come share my easy tips and tricks for simple ways to introduce appliqué to your projects. These basic techniques and the right tools make appliqué fun.
Have you ever wondered if there is an easy way to get your applique onto a dark background?
What is the best way to assemble all those small pieces accurately?
How can you create your own wreath using “Broderie Perse”?
11.30pm Uniquely Australian
Our indigenous artists are enriching our craft with a new depth of colour and design, based on over 60,000 years of history and culture. Alive with colour these inspirational designs, steeped in tradition and will open a whole new landscape for you. Explore the many ways you can incorporate these wonderful fabrics in your next project and create a unique and stunning Australian quilt. Appliqué, pieced blocks, fussy cutting and much, much more are all possibilities to be explored. Complimentary project sheet available.
1.00pm Sewing for Children.
Sewing for children is both fun and rewarding. Start from scratch or use up your stash to make clothes, toys, dress ups or small quilts for that very special child.
Multi sized patterns designed in Australia and a few simple tools, plus some helpful tips will have you sewing up a storm in no time. Each garment you create is unique, a one off original.
Dress ups and costumes can be easy and even more fun if you involve your child. Discover a whole new world of sewing pleasure.
2.00pm SASHIKO – THE MUST DO HAND TECHNIQUE
Sashiko is an old Japanese embellishment technique which can be worked in traditional designs or adapted to more contemporary styles.
Discover how easy and relaxing this hand stitchery is plus tips on discovering the simplest pathways to follow.
Our pre-printed Sashiko panels, tools and threads make Sashiko a joy to do. From coasters to panels and quilts, there is a project for everyone.
Logan’s, Sydney’s Inner City Home of Patchwork and Quilting
Top quality patchwork fabrics and accessories. Specialising in indigenous art fabrics.
Claremont Showgrounds – Exhibition Centre
Two Great Shows For the Price of One:
WA Craftshow and WA Woodshow
Admission tickets at the show entrance
Parking – Charged by the RAS
Come by train – stopping at the showgrounds station