Retreats and Workshops

All Workshops and Craft Days are suspended until further notice due to the Coronavirus restrictions. 
These workshops will provide a wide choice of different styles of creativity for your enjoyment and learning experience.  The workshops take place either in the home studio of Majestic Merino or in the local community hall, depending on the facilities required for each class. Accommodation is available nearby at the Nornalup Riverside Chalets or Riverside Retreat or other alternatives to suit the size of the group participating. Morning tea is provided, all other meals are self cater. The Nornabar is open for lunch, and dinner (weekends only). Lunches are also available from the Tingles Bakehouse (November to May). 
The following courses will be on offer with the dates either as shown or for future skills, as the tutors and topics are finalised. PLEASE NOTE BOOKING CLOSE DATES. INSUFFICIENT BOOKINGS WILL RESULT IN THE WORKSHOP BEING CANCELLED. 
  • Embroidery on Felt - Date to be advised - a one day workshop covering the basics of creating a needlefelted picture to then embellish with embroidery. Use one of the designs in the kit, or create your own from your own photograph.  $100 + kit.
  • By Arrangement - Embroidery Basics with Gail Guthrielearn all the basic surface stitches to create that masterpiece or embroider that quilt, be it crazy patchwork, Candlewicking or embroidered panels. For those undertaking the Foundations One Embroiderers’ Guild Course, this satisfies the stitches required for your stitch sampler—a great ready reference for the future. $50 per session. 3 Sessions are required to do the full set of listed stitches in the 3 groups of Straight Stitches, Looped Stitches and Knots. Canvas work stitches can also be covered. 
  • Day classes available or choose a weekend by mutual agreement. 
  • Embroidery - Advanced including Surface and 3D,  Blackwork and Canvaswork, Landscape Embroidery. 
  • Crochet
  • Felting with Wendy Bailye -2021
  • Have a craft you would like to learn but can't find a class, contact us and we will try to supply one. 
Minimum numbers will apply for each workshop to run. 
Please register your interest by completing the Contact Form and we will contact you with more details.
If you are a teacher / artist and would like to conduct a workshop, please contact us for future programming. We are keen to provide a wide range of experiences for our clients. 

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