Events

Most of the time, people organise their own groups at our craft retreats. Various craft, quilting and lifestyle teachers also use our lovely spaces to run workshops of their own. The details of these events will generally be available on our social media platforms.

Occasionally, we run events! We do the organising and invite you to come along and join us. It’s a chance to meet new people from the crafting community, learn new skills and get away to create and recharge.

Below is a current list of our events.

Make your own personalised Compass bag – handbag size

Learn to make your own personalised Compass bag – handbag size (pattern by Noodlehead)
under the tutelage of bag maker extraordinaire, Geraldine, from Three Little Rams.

Date: Friday 29 July 2022 – Sunday 31 July 2022 (UTC+10)

Time: 9.30 – 4.30 Sat and Sun.

What do you need to bring:

You will need to bring a working sewing machine.

Other details:

Details on needles and threads required will be provided after booking.

All bag materials provided (value $135). Three Rifle Paper Co canvas fabrics will be available to use on the exterior of the bag.
A range of Essex linens can be used for the interior. It is expected that you will have a finished bag and a full understanding of the techniques used to make this bag by the end of the workshop.

Accommodation:

Accommodation at the divine Create@Harcourt from Friday 4pm to Sunday 5pm. There is the option of staying Sunday night (an extra $50) and relax , explore Castlemaine or enjoy your own sewing time until Monday 4pm if you wish.

Delicious catering from Friday dinner to Sunday afternoon tea.

Your investment:

Single ($650) and twin share ($525) accommodation packages available.

Limited to 8 participants.

Limited dietary requirements can be catered for – please ask.

Child’s Play with Michelle McKillop - Make your own quilt

500Make Child’s Play, an unreleased pattern by Michelle McKillop (designer of Spindrift, Meadow, Dream Weaver to name but a few).

Michelle will guide you through this fun quilt which can be made to any size.

Date: Friday 29 July 2022 – Sunday 31 July 2022 (UTC+10)

Time: Attendees arrive from 4 pm Friday Oct 14. The workshop will be from 9.30-4.30 Saturday and Sunday. Checkout will be 5 pm but there is an option to stay Sunday night (until 4pm Monday) to do your own sewing or look around the gorgeous Warburton if you want.

What do you need to bring:

You will need to bring a working sewing machine.

Other details:

During the workshop, Michelle will discuss low volume and contrasting high volume colour choices. The quilt is made with simple rotary cutting and machine piecing techniques and a small amount of appliqué which can be done by hand or machine. This quilt would also look great in a soft palette using vintage and doilies.

Accommodation:

The workshop will be held at the gorgeous Create@Warburton. Enjoy the view and the birds whilst you sew in this well-appointed creative retreat.  Delicious catering from Friday night dinner to afternoon tea on Sunday is included.
Single and twin share accommodation options available.

Your investment:

Single ($500) and twin share ($350) accommodation packages available.

Workshop limited to 8 participants (6 residential and 2 day students) only ensuring a quality and intimate teaching environment.

Limited dietary requirements can be catered for – please ask.

If you have ideas for a craft workshop that you would like to see or if you are interested in an event that has already been held, please get in touch.

Connect with Create Retreats

E | info@createretreats.com.au
M | 0422 976 439

 

Connect with
Create Retreats

E | info@createretreats.com.au
M | 0422 976 439