Quick and Easy Workshops

Try a Quick & Easy Workshop

10:30-11:30 & 14:00-15:00 daily

They are perfect for people looking for a ‘taster’ class.
Decide to be a participant rather than an onlooker!       
There is something for both new crafters and more experienced quilters alike.

R70 per class, which  includes a kit

 If you have a spare moment to fill, try these walk-in classes, two per day,  morning and afternoon.  Not all tickets are pre-booked, we will reserve some for spur- of- the- moment participants.                     
No preparation nor equipment needed.
We set up the classroom & kit each student,  all included in the price.

 This Classroom is sponsored by


Monday 19 August
10:30 – 11:30         QW3A Catherine Knox Notebook Cover
14:00 – 15:00         QW3B Kathryn Celliers-Louw Fandango for Christmas

Tuesday 20 August
10:30 – 11:30        QW4A Janet Waring Fabric Flower embellishments
14:00 – 15:00         QW4B Rose Perry The Handwriting is on the Quilt

Wednesday 21 August
10:30 – 11:30       QW5A Rali Eiffler Cute Kitty Mug Rug
14:00 – 15:00        QW5B Elaine Barnard Incredible cloth with water soluble fabrics

Thursday 22 August
10:30 – 11:30      QW6A Angie Franke Weisswange  Butterflies and birds gela printing
14:00 – 15:00       QW6B Marie du Toit  Kaleidoscope stars

Friday 23 August
10:30 – 11:30       QW7A Marie du Toit Sew-then-cut with triangles
14:00 – 15:00        QW7B Catherine Knox Half-Square Triangles

QUICK & EASY WORKSHOP DETAILS (alphabetically by surname)

Elaine Barnard
Creating incredible cloth using water soluble fabrics

Elaine will demonstrate the versatile uses of water soluble fabrics and a number of technique secrets will guide students to create their own unique, individual textural cloth. See different finished products and how they may be used.

QW5B Wednesday 21 August 14:00 – 15:00

Kathryn Celliers-Louw
Fandago for Christmas

Fold four squares to create this Quiltagami (folded patchwork) Christmas decoration. Other uses for Fandango will be demonstrated as well.

QW3B Monday 19 August 14:00 – 15:00


Marie du Toit 
Kaleidoscope stars

Explore hand-piecing without marking. Sew six-point kaleidoscope stars with an open seam to form a bigger hexagon. Learn the correct way to achieve sharp point centres in hand sewing.

QW6B Thursday 22 August 14:00 – 15:00

Marie du Toit
Sew-then-cut with triangles

Learn a hand-piecing method where only the top patch is marked initially, the others only once sewn. Strips are used instead of individual patches.

QW7A Friday 23 August 10:30 – 11:30

Rali Eiffler
Cute Kitty Mug Rug

Learn how to do basic hand applique and go home with a cute mug coaster.

QW5A Wednesday 21 August 10:30 – 11:30

Angie Franke Weisswange 
Butterflies and Birds gela printing 

Discover how to print butterflies and birds of all colours, patterns and shapes on quilting cottons using Gela pads. Great for quilting and embroidering.

QW6A Thursday 22 August 10:30 – 11:30

Catherine Knox
Notebook Cover

Make a cover for a little notebook, using fusible raw edge applique, simple embellishing stitches and slip stitch.

QW3A Monday 19 August 10:30 – 11:30



Catherine Knox
Half-Square Triangles

Mass-produce half square triangle blocks and then learn to design with them. Combine four blocks to produce patterns such as Flying Geese and Pinwheels – then explore different lay-outs for patchwork items using these blocks.

QW7B Friday 23 August 14:00 – 15:00

Rose Perry
The Handwriting is on the Quilt

Enjoy an hour of fun as you use your own handwriting to embellish a small quilt, rather than a printed alphabet. Learn how to prepare your handwritten words for appliqué, use free form shapes to further embellish the quilt and hand stitch them all to make your quilt uniquely your own.

QW4B Tuesday 20 August 14:00 – 15:00

Janet Waring
Fabric Flower embellishments

Learn ways to fold fabric flowers to use as embellishments on clothes or quilts.

QW4A Tuesday 20 August 10:30 – 11:30