Winter holiday program


Our school holiday program will run in July 2017 for children aged 9+. Ages 6-8 can be accommodated with parent for Beginner classes only. Adults also welcome!

Bookings can be made by contacting Kathryn on 0438 254 650 or email kathryn@merakicottage.com.au. Bookings close 2 business days prior to the class. 

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.

Zippered pouch

For the intermediate sewist, make this pouch to be used for pencils, make-up or whatever takes your fancy. 

When: Wednesday 5 July 
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits with all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Kumihimo

 

In this Beginner class you will learn the traditional Japanese technique of braiding strands of thread to create intricately coloured cords. 

When: Thursday 6 July 
Time: 10.30am to 12 noon
Cost: $15 per person (not including requirements)
RequirementsKits with all materials available for purchaseIf you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Boro/Sashiko Clutch

 

In this Intermediate class you will learn these ancient Japanese techniques to create your own unique clutch. 

When: Thursday 6 July 
Time: 2pm to 4.30pm
Cost: $25 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements
Kits with all materials available for purchaseIf you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Design and make your own softie

In the Beginner class, you can let your imagination run wild!

When: Friday 7 July 
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits with all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Your pattern, Your fabric

In this Intermediate class, you will be supported in making a simple garment of your choice. 

When: Saturday 8 July 
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Cost: $30 per person (not including requirements)
Requirementssimple pattern of choice, fabric, sewing machine, sewing kit 

Simple skirt with creative embellishment

In this Beginner class you can explore various options for embellishment of this simple skirt.

When: Tuesday 11 July
Time: 10.30am to 1pm
Cost: $25 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits with all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Messenger bag

 

In this Intermediate class you can create your own unique messenger bag

When: Wednesday 12 July
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kit available at House of Cloth. If you would like to bring your won, please enquire about specifics. 

Pincushion

 

In this beginner class you will create your own unique pincushion

When: Thursday 13July
Time: 10.30am to 12 noon
Cost: $15 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits will all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics. 

Pom Pom Garland

 

In this Beginner class you can create your own fun pom pom garland

When: Thursday 13 July
Time: 2pm to 3pm
Cost: $10 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits with all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics.  

Patchwork cushion

In the Beginner class you will make a simple envelope style cushion

When: Saturday 15 July
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $20 per person (not including requirements)
Requirements: Kits with all materials available for purchase. If you would like to bring your own, please enquire about specifics.