Creative Workshops

Creative Workshops2018-11-16T01:28:19+00:00

“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...

Take an Element – 2 Day Workshops

with Margaret Sampson-George

$240 per person

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A workshop with the fabulous MSG is a must do in a quilters’ life. Discover how Marg achieves her unique style that we all know and love so much. Be encouraged to explore your own creative talent to give your quilt a personal signature. Explore new techniques, learn about colour, fabric and print selection to enhance your work. After a workshop with Marg the sky really is the limit! 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

Explore colour and design

with Michelle McKillop

$85 per class

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Skilled across all mediums including art, mixed media, repurposed textiles and fabric dying Michelle’s Quilts are unique! With a passion for colour and design Michelle will encourage you to explore your own creativity by interpreting her patterns in your own way.  Learn more

Divine Applique 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...

Hand Piecing Passion

with Louise Papas

$85 per class

Louise loves to share her passion for applique and hand piecing coupled with the use of gorgeous fabrics with her students. With many of her designs published world-wide and an array of patterns including The Avenue, Girl Next Door, and her newest addition Four O’Clock in Peru Louise will take you on a journey of fun and creativity offering an abundance of skills from stitching to fabric selection and placement. All skill levels are welcome from beginners to more advanced.  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.