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Catherine conducts a diverse range of hands on work shops across Australia, teaching many of her techniques for sculpting, pattern making and dressing dolls. You will find classes on sculpting, wigs shoes, resin doll furniture and miniatures for varying skill levels

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Workshop Location & Dates 2018

AMEA Meeting

Saturday 24th February 2018

Auburn Baptist Church Hall

16 Harrow Rd


NSW   2144


Included in the workshop:

A5 Binder notebook for adding samples and recipes during class, and 10cm Colour wheel.

Samples include silk and cotton fabric, braid, silk ribbon, feathers, flocked paper, decal paper

Techniques taught acid dyeing, instant set dye, ink jet printing mix media,

All fabrics, dyeing equipment provided

Students will need to bring small sharp scissors, glue stick ( archival), pencil, ruler and plastic apron.

Catherine with share tips and tricks for mixing a range of readerly available dye products, achieving antique colours for dress fabrics and home furnishings. Learn how to inkjet print and hand dye fabric and flocked paper, ribbon and braid suitable for costuming, curtains, furnishing and floor rugs. Colours and patterns for different eras will be available to coordinate.

Print and Dye Techniques
Miniature Fabrics
Petite Day Dream

Antique style double hinged presentation

box 7’'x 6”x 2" and accessories

This pretty box is filled with a dolls dream collection  including spring picture hat, floral head band and box, 

lace handkerchief,  jewellery, set of fans and many paper treats. Box and accessories come pre-assembled, giving

time for learning the finer skills of decorating and embellishing.  A beautiful display for any  4 1/2” doll.

All materials to complete this work shop are provided in class. 

Students will complete an antique style double hinged presentation box 7’'x 6”x 2" and all of its accessories

Date June  2018

One Day Workshop

9am- 5pm

Number of students 6-10

Location Ipswich QLD


Call Stella  07-32887046


Tools needed small sharp scissors, clear craft glue and white glue, pins & needles.

DAG Convention Sydney

16th May 2 pm-5pm  2018

Waitara Function Centre

Asquith Leagues Club

11-37 Alexanderia Pde




Workshop or Kit $95.00

Rekindle childhood memories with this charming workshop - a vignette of a dolly’s wash day. You will create the clothes for the little china head doll, ready to peg on a display clothes’ line. Catherine will share her quick no - sew techniques for making miniature doll clothing, as you make the apron, bloomers, dress, petticoat, bonnet and socks for our dolly’s wash day.

Included in workshop price: Pre - assembled 4” china head doll, wash tub, stand, soap, twig clothes line, pegs and pre - cut doll’s clothing.

In this class Merle will share her technique for soft woolly fleece, applied to Daisy a 1/12th scale resin lamb. Decorate Daisy with a saddle, halter and wreath of spring flowers before securing her to the vintage style pull a long.

The movable metal wheels and wooden base of the pull along will  be finished with a soft pastel colours and a floral decal, Daisy will make a charming toy for a larger doll or a loverly addition to a dolls house.

All materials to complete this work shop

are provided in class.

Tools needed~ small sharp scissors,

clear craft glue, white tacky glue,

tooth picks.

Daisy the Lamb

DAG Convention Sydney

Saturday19th May 1pm - 4pm  2018

Waitara Function Centre

Asquith Leagues Club

11-37 Alexanderia Pde




Workshop or Kit $58.00

Vintage style pull along toy

  Over all finished Height 5.5 cm x 4.5cm

“Christmas Glitter Village" Workshop 

Workshop Includes

The class includes 3 different style houses and one church, pre cut from card stock.

1 painted table with pre assembled L.E.D lighting (for houses and church), 3 Christmas Carollers,

decorative fencing, assorted Christmas trees

and coloured glitters, trims and micro beads.

Students will assemble the little pre cut houses and church, add window panes and decorate with assorted glitters. Then dress the trees with glitter, micro beads and mini diamanté.  Arranging the beautifully decorated little houses on the table is the final part of the class, then sit back and turn the lights on!

With Catherine & Merle Mather

Christmas Village is displayed on a 1 /12 scale doll house table, include in workshop

Can’t make it to one of our

workshop locations listed below, join our Online class.

How does it work?

Your kit with all its components will be posted to you, along with a link to our online tutorial & contact email. The tutorial is very detailed with step by step  photos and written instructions for every piece of the glitter village, that’s the advantage of on line lots of images.

     If the internet is not your thing and you would

prefer to have a printed instruction sheet

yes we can do that too!

Are you a member of a club, or group of 3 or more friends that would like to do the Glitter Village online class together

you might like to try our Virtual Class!

You pick the gathering place and the day and we

will come too via

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Table Height   2¾’’~ 7 cm

Table Length  3¼’’ ~ 8.5cm

Table top to church steeple 2¾ ‘’~ 7cm

Workshop Date & Time

Location    31 Hurt Pde Unanderra

                                N.S.W 2526    

                       Ph/Fax 0242713302    


            Classes run

July ~ December 2016


Glitter Village Workshop Price    

                $120.00 + postage

If you are interested in  holding a Glitter Village workshop at your studio  contact  Catherine  for dates and details at

[email protected]

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