Autumn holiday program


Our school holiday program will run in April 2017 for 9 – 14 year olds. Places are limited so book early.

Bookings can be made by phone on 5443 6400 and by email at fabric@houseofcloth.com.au. 

The Instructor

Kathryn Marks from Meraki Cottage – Sewing and Craft School. Kathryn is a registered primary school teacher with many years of experience in teaching and a great love of all things sewn, or otherwise crafted. She lives in Flora Hill with her two Uni going sons and one very spoilt small dog.

Carmen blouse


For the intermediate sewist, make this trans-seasonal Carmen blouse. 

When: Tuesday 4 April 
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Cost: $30 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: 1.4m of light weight cotton fabric, matching thread, sewing machine, 0.75m of narrow elastic.

Messenger bag

 

Create your own unique messenger bag

When: Wednesday 5 April 
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: 0.5m of broadcloth, cotton or cotton blend fabric, 0.5m of lining fabric, 0.5m of lightweight fusible interfacing, 1 decorative button, matching thread, sewing machine.

Design and make your own softie

Let your imagination run wild!

When: Thursday 6 April 
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Cost: $30 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: 0.5m of fabric for main body, scraps of fabric for embellishments, scraps of felt for eyes/mouth etc, matching thread, sewing machine

Simple skirt with creative embellishment

Explore various options for embellishment of this simple skirt.
When: Tuesday 11 April 
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Cost: $30 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: 1.2m of cotton, lightweight denim, seersucker, linen or linen blend fabric; matching thread; 90cm of 2.5cm wide elastic; 2.4m of decorative trim (lace, ricrac, ribbon); sewing machine.

Patchwork cushion

Simple envelope style cushion in fabric of your choice.
When: Wednesday 12 April
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: at least 3 matching fabrics (20cm of each); 30cm of fabric for cushion back; matching thread; 45cm cushion insert; sewing machine.