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‘Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.’

Sewing has it’s purpose, it’s useful and it is creative.
Martina offers classes for every skill level for children and adults in a group or private setting. Every class has it’s purpose.

Martina will encourage you to use your creativity in order to help you work independently.

Sometimes you’ll copy a pattern, sometimes you’ll design by yourself and sometimes you’ll learn a technique to add to your skills.

Mostly you will have fun in a sewcial and creative environment with an inspirational teacher.

What’s on offer, please scroll down.

 

PAPER CUT QUILTING

PURPOSE: work creatively

DATE: Sat. 26th of October 2019
10:30 am – 3:00 pm incl 30 min break
LOCATION:
artisan, 45 King Street and Machinery Lane, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006

Paper cut quilting is a contemporary quilting technique developed by Martina Latimer. It’s decorative and can be adapted to a variety of different creative and practical uses. Read more…

DRAWING WITH FABRICS

PURPOSE: work creatively

DATE: Sat. 5th of October 2019
9:00 am – 2:30 pm incl 30 min break
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

This hand sewing workshop is ideal for people who love organic shapes and want to explore them by using fabrics, needle and thread. You design your own pattern and learn how to sew any shape using the traditional patchwork technique called English Paper Piecing (EPP). Read more…

COSTUME SEW YOUR SOFA

PURPOSE: it’s useful

NEW DATE COMING UP
9 am – 4 pm (incl 30 min break)
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

Bring you material and make your own cushions for sofa, chairs or beds. We focus on what works for you. You’ll design your own, sew it yourself and feel comfort and inspiration. Read more…

BOJAGI HAND SEWING

PURPOSE: it’s useful

NEW DATE COMING UP
9 am – 12 pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

In this 3 hr hand sewing workshop you will learn the South Korean way of Patchwork. Using light weight linens you will learn how to create a little piece of art. Read more…

 

QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS

PURPOSE: keep tradition alive

NEW DATE COMING UP
9am – 12pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

The favourite project to start with of many! A simple but stunning design allows you to learn all the sewing techniques needed in quilting. We will meet 5 times and you make a quilt from scratch. Read more…

CATHEDRAL WINDOW PATTERN

PURPOSE: keep tradition alive

DATE: starts Sat. 5th of October 2019
9 am – 11:30 am
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

In this first of three workshops you will make the traditional and timeless pattern ‘Cathedral Window’. This truly magnificent pattern experiences it’s revival. Read more…

CHRISTMAS STAR

PURPOSE: seasonal

DATE: Sun. 27th of October 2019
9 am – 4 pm incl 30 min break
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

Time to dress your Christmas dining table. In this one day workshop you will make this Christmas Star table runner. Read more…

 

KIDS SEWING CLUB

PURPOSE: learn a new skill

DATE: every 3rd Sunday/month
1pm – 3pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

Children age 10+ learn sewing by making little projects that THEY want to make. There are projects on offer but children tend to have their own little plans which I try to accommodate because those plans make them engage in a better way. Read more…

101 SEWING LESSONS

PURPOSE: it’s useful
DATE:
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

Do you have a pattern or a special project you need help with? Book your 101 class with me. Book the appointment here…

BIRD OF PARADISE (FPP)

PURPOSE: learn a new skill

NEW DATE COMING UP
9 am – 2 pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

BIRD OF PARADISE (FPP)

PURPOSE: train on a new skill

NEW DATE COMING UP
9 am – 3 pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066

JOY PATTERN (FPP)

PURPOSE: keep tradition alive

NEW DATE COMING UP
9 am – 12 pm
LOCATION:
The Silk Shed Studio, Quinn Park,
Toowong, QLD 4066