Summer 2017 Holiday Program


Our school holiday program will run in January 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.

Hand stitching - Sashiko 

Learn this Japanese stitching technique to make a phone cover, a coin purse or a wallhanging.

WhenTuesday 10th January
Time: 2 - 4pm 
Cost: $25 per person (everything provided)  

Crocheting - Granny square

Learn the basics of crochet and how to make these popular granny squares

When: Wednesday 11 January
Time: 2pm to 3.30 pm

Cost: $25 per person (everything provided) 

Handcraft - Kumihimo braiding 

Learn this Japanese technique to make a bracelet or tassel to hang on your phone.

When: Thursday 12 January
Time: 11am to 12.30 pm

Cost: $20 per person (everything provided) 

Machine sewing - clothing (intermediate) 

For the intermediate sewist, make this drawstring top to keep you cool in summer. 

When: Saturday 14 January
Time: 10am to 12noon
Cost: $25 per person 

Requirements:  your own sewing machine and sewing kit; 1 metre of fabric; 1 metre of 1" ribbon.   

Machine sewing - Softie (intermediate)

 

 Make a cute little Owl or Fox soft toy to brighten up your room. 

When: Wednesday 18 January
Time: 10am to 12noon
Cost: $25 per person (everything included)

Requirements:  your own sewing machine and sewing kit 

Machine sewing - clothing (intermediate) 

 

Make a versatile wrap-around skirt in your choice of fabric.

When: Saturday 21 January
Time: 1.30pm to 4pm
Cost: $25 per person

Requirements:  your own sewing machine and sewing kit; fabric - amount to be discussed at booking.  

Machine sewing - Patchwork (beginner) 

 

Make this colourful placemat which will brighten up your table or bench.  

When: Tuesday 24 January
Time: 10am to 12noon
Cost: $25 per person (everything included) 

Requirements:  your own sewing machine and sewing kit 

Machine sewing - Lunchbox (beginner) 

 

You will make a sandwich wrap-cum-napkin as well as a small foldover bag to carry your treats in. 

When: Tuesday 24 January
Time: 10am to 12noon
Cost: $25 per person (everything included) 
Requirements:  your own sewing machine and sewing kit