Introductory - Suitable for students of all skill levels.

Design, Illustration and Pattern Making Workshops.  We're passionate about fashion and patterns and can't wait to share it with you.  Below are some of our workshops and classes on offer. 

Latest news for Introductory Workshops:

COOLAMON, Dress Pattern Fittings at the CWA Rooms.03-Feb-2019

Early February in 2019. Continuing on from the success of last year classes, I've scheduled all ..

WAGGA, Simply Stitches - Pattern Fitting Clinic02-Feb-2019

First Pattern Fitting Clinics for 2019. In the new year I've arranged a few changes for my Wagg..

WAGGA, Simply Stitches. - Dressmaking Classes.19-Jan-2019

My First ever Dressmaking Classes, to be held at Simply Stitches, in Wagga. If you're free in Ja..

A Fabulous year at Bobbin and Ink.27-Nov-2018

A Creative Workspace in the Heart of Sydney It's been a wonderful year running my workshops at B..

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Some detail:

    1. Studio Faro workshops are now being delivered at a number of different venues.  Please refer to your booking confirmation email  for the exact location of your class.  Or contact me direct. :)
    2. Detailed workbooks, all materials and equipment are provided for the scheduled workshops. (Pattern paper, pattern equipment, pens & pencils.) If you have your own favourite pencils or pattern making equipment that you would prefer to use do bring them along.
    3. Please feel free to bring any relevant material for the workshop. This may include your favourite idea/design to be considered as we work through the pattern making process. Be aware there are no sewing facilities provided at the studio as a general rule.
    4. Please wear shoes that cover and protect your feet. It is a workshop environment and we are keen to keep your toes safe. :)


If you're too far away to attend my classes, you can try out these introductory pattern making blog posts:

Something for Christmas

Saturday, December 08, 2018
I recently had to come up with a crafty Christmas idea that I could demonstrate at the Wagga Wagga Spotlight store.  Once a year they have local makers demonstrate in the fabric department, and this year it was my chance.  So in a moment of inspiration I came up with the Christmas Bow Tie as an alternative to the usual party hats.  I had the choice of all their Christmas prints and I selected four different prints in a red and white theme.Xmas bow ties
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