Work On Your Own Project
Makers Escape Workshop
Sunday 29 August

Montville Village Hall 137 Memorial Close, Montville, Q

Work on your own project Not interested in a full program of our workshops but relish the thought of dedicated making time? Perhaps you’d like to select one or two of our sessions and spent the rest of the week-end away from home getting crafty! Or just join us purely to work on your own [...]

$10.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 4 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Home sewing is the new Black! There is huge resurgence of interest in learning the skills to help you: create your own clothing repair and adjust existing garments make your own soft furnishings This workshop will be held in our studio, and we will ask you to observe our COVID-safe guidelines. Now, more than ever, [...]

$105.00

Flange Edged Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 4 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Create a cushion that is a step above the ordinary in this workshop. A flange edge creates interest and personality without the fuss and added skills needed for a piped edge. As this edge is easy to achieve, this workshop is great for people with basic sewing skills keen to develop further as well as [...]

$95.00

Makers Connect
ONLINE
Tuesday 7 September

Online

Makers Connect Online It’s the craft group you have when you can’t have a craft group!! For so many people, life is downright weird right now and routines are out the window!! We wanted to be able to help in some way….so let’s connect via zoom and chat and make! We are keen to connect [...]

Free

Learn to Sew Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 8 September

Online

Our Beginner Learn to Sew Workshop was our first ever class! We have been teaching it here in our studios non-stop for nearly nine years. Now we are excited to offer this class via ZOOM. After sewing for about 55 years (yes, I’m that old), I have watched lots of people start (or restart) their [...]

$20.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 10 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 11 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Home sewing is the new Black! There is huge resurgence of interest in learning the skills to help you: create your own clothing repair and adjust existing garments make your own soft furnishings This workshop will be held in our studio, and we will ask you to observe our COVID-safe guidelines. Now, more than ever, [...]

$105.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 15 September

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Lined Tote Bag Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 16 September

Online

Fabulous, practical, stylish and unique! Join our new online class and learn new skills from the comfort of your own home! We’ll cover the basics of tote bag making, including box corners and attaching an internal pocket. And then, once you have a handle (sorry for the pun) on the techniques, play around with the [...]

$20.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 18 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Zip Purse
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 24 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Can you ever have too many beautiful purses? These purses can be used for so many things….as a purse when you just need the bare essentials to duck to the shops, storing jewellery or other small items when you travel, as a craft bag for a creative project, holding some baby essentials or medications and [...]

$105.00

Reversible Sun Hat
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 25 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Reversible Sun Hat This gorgeous sun hat is an absolute must in any wardrobe! Combine some of your favourite fabrics to create a hat that is not only squashable for your handbag or suitcase, but allows you to have two hats in one! Love it!! With a structured deep brim and the ability to be [...]

$105.00

Piped Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 25 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Please note: This workshop will be held in our studio, and as such we ask that you comply with our COVID Safe guidelines. In the workshop you will learn: The secrets of great piping techniques – how to cover piping cord with fabric How to insert a zip How to create a piped cushion cover [...]

$105.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 26 September

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 30 September

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Rocket and Hero Lamps with Designer Fabric
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 8 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Rocket and Hero Lamps with Designer Fabric This will be a treat!! Create your very own Hero Lamp or Rocket Lamp with luxury designer fabric! We will have a selection of very special designer fabrics, including the internationally recognised artist, Debra Hood! You will have access to other Australian designers fabrics as well. Most fabrics [...]

$145.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 10 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 13 October

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Learn to Sew Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 14 October

Online

Our Beginner Learn to Sew Workshop was our first ever class! We have been teaching it here in our studios non-stop for nearly nine years. Now we are excited to offer this class via ZOOM. After sewing for about 55 years (yes, I’m that old), I have watched lots of people start (or restart) their [...]

$20.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 15 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 16 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Home sewing is the new Black! There is huge resurgence of interest in learning the skills to help you: create your own clothing repair and adjust existing garments make your own soft furnishings This workshop will be held in our studio, and we will ask you to observe our COVID-safe guidelines. Now, more than ever, [...]

$105.00

Flange Edged Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 16 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Create a cushion that is a step above the ordinary in this workshop. A flange edge creates interest and personality without the fuss and added skills needed for a piped edge. As this edge is easy to achieve, this workshop is great for people with basic sewing skills keen to develop further as well as [...]

$95.00

Lined Tote Bag Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 20 October

Online

Fabulous, practical, stylish and unique! Join our new online class and learn new skills from the comfort of your own home! We’ll cover the basics of tote bag making, including box corners and attaching an internal pocket. And then, once you have a handle (sorry for the pun) on the techniques, play around with the [...]

$20.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Thursday 21 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Bench Seats
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 22 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Create your own or bench seat in one easy lesson! Stamp your flair on your home with a practical piece of occasional furniture. You choose the length to suit your own needs…. a bench seat for the foot of your bed, extra seating for your living space, a signature piece to add impact in an [...]

$320.00 – $420.00

Slow Stitched Cushion
ONLINE Tutorial
Friday 22 October

Online

Slow Stitched Luxury Cushion Tutorial Thread up a needle and start slow stitching your very own luxury lumbar cushion. This $20 Zoom tutorial includes a $20 coupon you can use to buy your own Slow Stitched Cushion Kit if you wish. Once you've booked your ticket you will be sent a confirmation email with the [...]

$20.00

Zip Purse
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 23 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Can you ever have too many beautiful purses? These purses can be used for so many things….as a purse when you just need the bare essentials to duck to the shops, storing jewellery or other small items when you travel, as a craft bag for a creative project, holding some baby essentials or medications and [...]

$105.00

Bench Seats
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 24 October

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Create your own or bench seat in one easy lesson! Stamp your flair on your home with a practical piece of occasional furniture. You choose the length to suit your own needs…. a bench seat for the foot of your bed, extra seating for your living space, a signature piece to add impact in an [...]

$320.00 – $420.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 7 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Reversible Sun Hat
ONLINE Tutorial
Wednesday 10 November

Online

Reversible Hat Learn to make a gorgeous full-brimmed sun hat or more compact bucket hat suitable for men or women. Custom made hats make great additions to anyone’s wardrobe! Plus they are great gifts! Combine some of your favourite fabrics to create a hat that is not only squashable for your handbag or suitcase, but [...]

$20.00

Double-sided Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 12 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Double the fun! With our newest lampshade workshop! Create your own professional standard double-sided drum lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice (bring your own or purchase from our studio), make a new décor item that will be the hero of a room at your place or co-ordinate with existing furnishings. Instructor: Julie Time: 3 [...]

$120.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 13 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Home sewing is the new Black! There is huge resurgence of interest in learning the skills to help you: create your own clothing repair and adjust existing garments make your own soft furnishings This workshop will be held in our studio, and we will ask you to observe our COVID-safe guidelines. Now, more than ever, [...]

$105.00

Slow Stitched Cushion
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 13 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Slow Stitched Luxury Cushion Thread up a needle and start slow stitching your very own luxury lumbar cushion. Using a pack of strips of fabulous linens and cottons, you’ll be able to customise your cushion front. Your pack will be carefully curated to include a mix of textures, designs and patterns that work brilliantly together. [...]

$110.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Tuesday 16 November

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 19 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

ModularME 101
FACE-TO-FACE Sewing Immersion
Saturday 20 November 2021

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Come and get started on your ModularME journey in a supportive face-to-face session with the pattern developer, Julie Hillier. The ModularME Pattern System is a unique new way to learn sewing techniques and create a range of garments that suit you and your lifestyle. This workshop will be held in our studio, and due to [...]

$160.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 21 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Foldover Zippered Clutch
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 27 November 2021

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Imagine tailoring your own clutch purse to coordinate with your outfits! Or creating stunning clutch purses as gifts for friends! This slimline clutch is adaptable and just as at home at a night out with the girls as it is with a quick dash to the shops! There are lots of great sewing skills to [...]

$105.00

Fabric Coiled Timber Bowl
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 27 November

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

  Be one of the first to take part in this fabulous new workshop!!! Turn a beautiful hand-carved bowl into a work of art by adding the texture and colour through basket coiling!!! Your tutor will be Karen Wright from Zenzero Design and she will guide you step-by-step through the process of creating your bespoke bowl. [...]

$129.00

Foldover Zippered Clutch
ONLINE Tutorial
Wednesday 1 December 2021

Online

Watch along as Julie sews a versatile foldover zippered clutch and demonstrates each stage step-by-step. Imagine tailoring your own clutch purse to coordinate with your outfits! Or creating stunning clutch purses as gifts for friends! This slimline clutch is adaptable and just as at home at a night out with the girls as it is [...]

$25.00

Kokedama
FACE-TO-FACE workshop
Saturday 4 December 2021

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

In this Kokedama Workshop, you will be guided step-by-step through this centuries-old Japanese art form. This workshop will be held on the verandah adjacent to our studio, and due to COVID restrictions we have restricted the number of attendees. We will also ask you to comply with our COVID-safe guidelines. Kokedamas are easy to make [...]

$75.00

ModularME 101
FACE-TO-FACE Sewing Immersion
Sunday 5 December 2021

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Come and get started on your ModularME journey in a supportive face-to-face session with the pattern developer, Julie Hillier. The ModularME Pattern System is a unique new way to learn sewing techniques and create a range of garments that suit you and your lifestyle. This workshop will be held in our studio, and due to [...]

$160.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 10 December

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Reversible Sun or Bucket Hat
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 11 December

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Reversible Sun Hat This gorgeous sun hat is an absolute must in any wardrobe! Combine some of your favourite fabrics to create a hat that is not only squashable for your handbag or suitcase, but allows you to have two hats in one! Love it!! With a structured deep brim and the ability to be [...]

$105.00

Rocket and Hero Lamps with Designer Fabric
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 12 December 2021

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Rocket and Hero Lamps with Designer Fabric This will be a treat!! Create your very own Hero Lamp or Rocket Lamp with luxury designer fabric! We will have a selection of very special designer fabrics, including the internationally recognised artist, Debra Hood! You will have access to other Australian designers fabrics as well. Most fabrics [...]

$279.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 7 January 2022

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 16 January 2022

Ministry of Handmade Studio 11 Eclipse Street, Bridgeman Downs, QLD

Visit us and enjoy the Ministry of Handmade advantage! We use the same techniques that the professional lampshade makers use . . . no sewing, no glueing ! Create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new décor item that will be the [...]

$110.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Tuesday 18 January

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 20 January

Online

This workshop is a demonstration workshop. This is like a "try before you buy" way of learning how to make a lampshade. This is your opportunity to see how easy it is to make a lampshade before you buy a kit from our online store. Our kits come with very comprehensive instructions and are easy [...]

$25.00

Learn to Sew Tutorial
ONLINE
Saturday 22 January

Online

Our Beginner Learn to Sew Workshop was our first ever class! We have been teaching it here in our studios non-stop for nearly nine years. Now we are excited to offer this class via ZOOM. After sewing for about 55 years (yes, I’m that old), I have watched lots of people start (or restart) their [...]

$20.00