“Be Inspired to Create”

There is no limit to your creativity under the guidance of the fabulous teachers we have.
Book into one of our workshops and be amazed at what you will achieve!

Workshops are held at Queen of Fabric in our divine creative space, Brighton Victoria.

$20 per class

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Enjoy the inspiring atmosphere at Queen of Fabric and the company of like-minded creative patchwork devotees. Learn more…

Superb Patchwork Skills

with Rae Telfer

$85 per class

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Superb at all patchwork skills especially hand piecing, applique and fussy cutting Rae’s flexible approach enables tuition to be tailored to each students needs and skill level. Start a new project or receive Rae’s expert help on a project that may be challenging. With Rae’s divine nature and expertise you will expand your current skills, learn new skills and techniques whilst having a lot of fun! Suitable for all skill levels. Learn more...

Quilts for Life

with Judy Newman

$85 per class

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Judy is a dynamic and super generous tutor with an incredible talent for colour. With an impressive array of patterns such as Whimsy, Sugarplum, St Barts Summer Counterpane, Emma Mary, Sanderson Stars and Vintage Comfort to name but a few, Judy will inspire you to unleash creativity you didn’t know you had! Be encouraged to express your own patchwork style whilst enhancing your technical knowledge with expert advice from an internationally renowned quilter. Suitable for beginners to experienced stitchers. Learn more

Crafty Creations 

with Jan Cathcart

$85 per class

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Join in the fun of creative guru Jan Cathcart’s workshops. Jan’s passion for sewing and all things crafty is limitless. Learn how to make your own divine Fabric Box or using a variety of embroidery stitches and techniques to vamp up your tired Denim Jacket or Jeans! Learn more

Colourful Quilts  

with Susan Smith

$85 per class

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Susan Smith’s applique work is truly amazing! Her quilts are works of art and her use of colour is divine. Enhance your applique skills and discover new techniques and various applique methods from this renowned quilter whilst learning more about fabric, colour, and layout. You will learn how Susan goes about designing her sweet and whimsical quilts to create your own quilt you will adore! Susan welcomes beginners to her classes as well as advanced students. Learn more...

Patchwork Delight

with Christine Vlasic

$85 per class

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Christine is the creative genius behind the Yarra Design brand with a stunning range of quilts including Primavera, Erika’s quilt, Celeste, Marrakesh, Twenty Five Trips and Come in Spinner. Her quilt designs are unique and delightful exemplifying her passion for colour and fabric. Christine’s workshops offer students of all skill levels the opportunity to explore the world of patchwork with expert guidance and advice whilst learning a variety of technical sewing skills. Learn more...

Vintage Inspiration

with Margaret Mew

$85 per class

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Author of “Quilts form the Colonies” Margaret is well know for her unique designs and individual style inspired by antique quilts.
Dedicated to enjoying the whole process from design through making to completion, Margaret is a master at teaching various techniques including hand piecing, hand applique and machine piecing. Her sense of colour and wonderful fabric selection ability ensures her students receive the very best instruction and advice to create their own beautiful quilt from one of the many delightful patterns Margaret has designed.  Learn more...

Sewing Sensations

with Anna Martin

$85 per class

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Enjoy an inspirational day with Anna Martin the creator of ‘Lalou and Boo’ making a divinely cute pin cushion.
Anna’s passion for hand craft, innovative designs, love of fabric, and her structured workshops all add up to a fun filled day! Basic pin cushion kits available in store for the workshop and feel free to bring some favourites from your fabric stash to add if you’d like to. Under Anna’s guidance you will take home your own stunning little wrist pin cushion which is sure to be a talking point and the envy of all your friends!  Learn more...

Divine Dolls

with Annie Hider

$85 per class

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Super creator of ak traditions divine dolls Annie Hider is wealth of talent! We are thrilled to have Annie, an internationally renowned doll maker teaching at Queen of Fabric. You will learn a variety of skills from this master to make one of her gorgeous dolls at this fun workshop. Annie is a textile and craft guru – she will inspire you with her passion, creativity, delightful personality and her endless energy! Get ready for a fabulous day where you can explore and release your own creative self with Annie to encourage and guide you. As Annie says: “start your own tradition!” A variety of full doll kits are available in store for your selection.  Learn more...

Patchwork Perfection

with Trish Harper

$85 per class

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Having taught patchwork for over 35 years Trish is undoubtedly an expert. She began patchwork with paper piecing making quilts for her babies and is also very experienced in embroidery. Her own unique style and innovative quilt designs have evolved over the years to be much loved by so many in the patchwork world. Trish’s array of patterns are suited to varying skill levels – from beginners to the experienced. You will be blown away by her impressive use of colour and pattern combinations. The opportunity to spend a day under Trish’s guidance is not to be missed! Learn more...

Full Day Workshop Class Policy

  • 48 hours notice is required to transfer regular class fees to an alternative date.
  • No refunds on “Special Guest Workshops” where less than 2 weeks notice is given.
  • Should the class be cancelled, fees will be fully refunded by Queen of Fabric.
  • Option of gifting a workshop to a friend is available if you are unable to attend.
  • If you are unable to attend a full refund of payment is available if 7 days notice is given prior to the class.
  • No materials are provided for any workshop unless a specific kit option is available at the time of booking. Please ensure you bring all necessary items to the workshop, your own sewing machine is welcome.