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

Piped Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 29 January 2022

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

Foldover Zippered Clutch
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 29 January 2022

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

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 2 February

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

Reversible Sun Hat
ONLINE Tutorial
Saturday 5 February

Online

Reversible Hat Please note this tutorial is online. 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 [...]

$22.50

Luxe Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Monday 7 February

Online

In this new on-line tutorial, Julie will share some of her industry tips for adding a touch of luxury to your lampshades. This session will cover: How to add purchased trims and braids to both drum and empire lampshades (yes, there is a difference!) How to create your own bias trims for lampshades How to [...]

$20.00

Piped Cushions
ONLINE Tutorial
Saturday 12 February 2022

Online

Please note: This workshop will be held online. Update your home with wonderful piped cushions. Creating your own cushions saves money as well as enabling you to coordinate your furnishings! In this online tutorial you will learn: The secrets of great piping techniques – how to cover piping cord with fabric How to insert an [...]

$22.50

ModularME Ziggy Dress
ONLINE Tutorial
Tuesday 15 February 2022

Online

Please note: This workshop will be held online. Join Julie and learn how to create her new ModularME favourite, the Ziggy Dress! This simple but fun garment is based on the #1 Top pattern and is so easy to sew. Step by step, Julie will explain the simple process she followed and how to replicate [...]

$9.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 17 February

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
Tuesday 1 March

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
Saturday 5 March 2022

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

March Special - save 50% At this workshop - purchase a lampshade kit to take home at half price! After you've made your lampshade during the workshop (included in the workshop fee), you may want to buy a kit to take home with you. For this month only all drum and empire style lampshade kits [...]

$110.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 11 March 2022

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

March Special - save 50% At this workshop - purchase a lampshade kit to take home at half price! After you've made your lampshade during the workshop (included in the workshop fee), you may want to buy a kit to take home with you. For this month only all drum and empire style lampshade kits [...]

$110.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 19 March 2022

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 23 March

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

Luxe Lampshade Workshop
FACE-TO-FACE
Saturday 26 March

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

In this new workshop (now face-to-face), Julie will share some of her industry tips for adding a touch of luxury to your lampshades. This session will include: How to add purchased trims and braids to both drum and empire lampshades (yes, there is a difference!) How to create your own bias trims for lampshades How [...]

$49.00

Flange Edged Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 26 March

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

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 27 March 2022

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

March Special - save 50% At this workshop - purchase a lampshade kit to take home at half price! After you've made your lampshade during the workshop (included in the workshop fee), you may want to buy a kit to take home with you. For this month only all drum and empire style lampshade kits [...]

$110.00

ModularME Andie Dress
ONLINE Tutorial
Wednesday 30 March 2022

Online

Please note: This workshop will be held online. Join Julie and learn how to create a new ModularME favourite, the Andie Dress! This simple but fun garment is based on the ModularME #1 Top pattern and is so easy to sew. Step by step, Julie will explain the simple process she followed and how to [...]

$9.00

Piped Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 2 April 2022

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 an invisible zip How to create a piped cushion [...]

$105.00

Open Studio
Sunday 3 April 2022

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

We are throwing the doors open wide!!! Come join us for our Open Studio. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be served! Here’s your big chance to: Visit our studios in person without having to book into a class Check out our range of fabrics (much larger than is available from our online shop) Look [...]

Free

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 7 April 2022

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 8 April 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 10 April 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 12 April 2022

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
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 23 April 2022

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
Saturday 23 April 2022

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 28 April 2022

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
Saturday 30 April

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 [...]

$289.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 30 April 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

Edge Trimmed & Embroidered Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE workshop
Friday 6 May

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

Edge trimmed cushions: Flair + Style without all the hard work! The ideal Mother’s Day gift! Spoil yourself or bring a friend/mother/daughter! Edge trimming (think fringing and pom poms) really does add a whole new dimension to cushions, but there is no rule that says it has to go right around the cushion!  Add a [...]

$135.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 7 May 2022

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

Sewing is a lifetime skill! 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 Now, more than ever, people are keen to understand the sewing process so that they can be active participants in creating their own [...]

$105.00

Bench Seats
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 7 May 2022

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

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 11 May 2022

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 13 May 2022

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

Friday night lampshades with bubbles! It's a great way to finish the week ... make a lampshade and enjoy a glass of bubbles! 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 [...]

$110.00

Get ModularME Fit
FACE-TO-FACE Fit Session
Saturday 14 May

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

Learn how to get the fit right on your ModularME pattern with Julie Hillier, the pattern developer. Create your customised ModularMe pattern (we call it your GO-TO pattern) so that you are ready to start sewing some fabulous ModularME garments. The session will cover all the important first steps: How to measure your body How [...]

$115.00

Pleated Shades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 15 May 2022

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

Create your own stunning pleated lampshade! There is something special about the look of a pleated lampshade. The added texture and definition can really be a focal point in a room and add another layer of interest and sophistication. Pleated shades are made entirely from fabric with a pleated fabric outer and a fabric lining. [...]

$125.00

Foldover Zippered Clutch
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 21 May 2022

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

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Thursday 26 May 2022

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

Get ModularME Fit
FACE-TO-FACE Fit Session
Saturday 28 May

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

Learn how to get the fit right on your ModularME pattern with Julie Hillier, the pattern developer. Create your customised ModularMe pattern (we call it your GO-TO pattern) so that you are ready to start sewing some fabulous ModularME garments. The session will cover all the important first steps: How to measure your body How [...]

$115.00

Simplify: Buttons, Buttonholes and Zips!!!
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 29 May 2022

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

Buttons, Buttonholes and Zips!!! These three words can strike fear into the hearts of many makers! But….. you can learn how to master these!!! It’s not as hard as you think! Learning just a few basics skills results in new confidence. And when you stop avoiding patterns with zips and buttons, a whole new world [...]

$95.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 29 May 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

ModularME Yvie Dress
ONLINE Tutorial
Wednesday 1 June 2022

Online

Please note: This workshop will be held online. Join Julie and learn how to create a new ModularME favourite, the Yvie Dress! This simple but fun garment is based on the ModularME #1 Top pattern and is so easy to sew. The dress (or you could make a top) features: Highline yoke Bias cut skirt [...]

$12.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Friday 10 June 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 [...]

$105.00

Foldover Zippered Clutch
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 11 June 2022

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

Piped Cushions
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 12 June 2022

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 an invisible zip How to create a piped cushion [...]

$105.00

Lampshade Tutorial
ONLINE
Wednesday 15 June 2022

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 24 June

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 [...]

$289.00

Learn to Sew
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Saturday 25 June 2022

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

Sewing is a lifetime skill! 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 Now, more than ever, people are keen to understand the sewing process so that they can be active participants in creating their own [...]

$105.00

Lampshades
FACE-TO-FACE Workshop
Sunday 26 June 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 [...]

$105.00

Introduction to Crochet
FACE-TO-FACE workshop
Saturday 2 July

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

Whip up a blanket! Are you yarning to learn something new? (Pun intended). Something to potter away at while sitting in the corner of the couch with a cuppa? Join us as we teach the basics of crochet – learn to chain stitch and double crochet and then how to combine these to make a [...]

$70.00