Rekindle childhood memories with this charming workshop  

Vinette of a Dolly's Wash Day.

Learn no-sew techniques for making miniature doll clothing,

as you make doll skirt bodice, bonnet, socks, apron, and mor .

Includes to asemble...

China head doll and two cloth dolls, wash tub and stand, soap,

wash board, clothesline and pegs all pre cut .

When complet asemble the Vinette on a wooden scrubing brush

7’’- (18cm ) x by 2’’- (5cm)

Workshop Location & Dates 2019

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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Orange Blossom Delight

Elegant 1880‘s circuit Parisian Silk Velvet Bonnet Orange blossom spray, Hatbox & Display Box

Students will need to bring along:

Sewing needles and pins, ivory sewing thread, tacky white glue (aleene’s), clear craft glue stick, small sharp scissors, small ruler, fine ball styles, 2’’ square of old mouse pad for shaping flowers small pair pliers.

All materials to complete this workshop are provided in class,

including the use of bonnet block for the length of the class

This elegant bonnet worked over a millenary block proved, will enable students to create a fashionable 1880’s circuit Parisian silk velvet bonnet. The bonnet is pre blocked in wool felt giving a strong form to apply the velvet and lining of ruched silk tulle.

Then learn the secrets of hand crafting antique style orange blossom sprays to decorate the bonnet, with additional sprays for an evening gown hem, waist and décolletage. Keep your bonnet and flower garlands safe with a pre assembled hat box and display box, ready to complete with papers and trims. Bonnet size 5½ head circumference.

Price $85.00

Date

20th September & 21st September


Location

NZ Doll Federation Convention

Hamilton New Zealand


Under the Christmas Tree


1/ 12th Scale Antique style silk lined presentation box and porcelain dressed doll with accessories.

For a doll house child doll.

In this workshop you will make an antique style silk lined box for a little doll called “Dulcie”, putting the finishing touches to her silk tulle dress and making her wig.

The next step is to fill “Dulcie’s”presentation box with beautiful accessories, provided for

you to complete, a little winter faux jacket,                 

Pixie hat, muff and mittens. Perfume bottles, hair slides, hand mirror and Christmas postcards complete the box setting.



Kit contains:

Dressed porcelain doll and trims  

Kit for Christmas box and bow trims

Kit for accessories, beads, wire, mirror flowers

and Christmas post cards.

Written and photographic instructions

This workshop involves NO SEWING

                    

  


It is all any little girl would want to find on Christmas morning under the Christmas tree

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

Delightful Dulcie

Doll Height

3.5cm ~ 1 3/8th”


Workshop #1

  Art Deco Store  (1/12th scale) 

Classic art deco in design, this free standing display comes with an acetate curved cover, ceiling skylight  and battery operated wall mounted art deco light  that will be  made and wired in class.To add luxury and elegance, the stairs and raised on a platform and covered in faux tan and black marble, ceiling has stepped cronies, wall paper friezes with fretwork on seat rail, ceiling mounts and detailed surrounding the looking glass mirror. Both Merle and Catherine will be taking you through assembling and painting with added focus on paint and papering techniques. The display  room  has been pre cut from heavy weight card stock and shaped for easy assemblage, with a base coat of paint all ready to detail, allowing for completion of the room in this one day class.


     


       Height 30 cm ~ 12’’                 

       Width 25 cm  ~ 10’’

       Depth 18 cm  ~  6 ½”

The Looking Glass

Art Deco Ladies Store




Date

24th September


Location

Pippin Hill Dolls Studio Hamilton

Hamilton New Zealand


Date

23th September


Location

Pippin Hill Dolls Studio Hamilton

Hamilton New Zealand


Wedding Memories

This Wedding celebration setting was inspired from our family photo albums,

it is a mix of our family brides over the decades, the picture in the frame is my

mother, Doris Irene Martin married in 1928.


Half scale wedding setting

displayed under a

Brandy Ballon, height 5"1/8" (13cm)


This 1/24 scale kit includes.

Silk tulle Wedding Dress and Bridal Veil

Mannequin for Dress...height 2"1/2" (6.3cm)

Wedding Bouquet, Flower Halo and Shoes  


Wedding Display Stand...height 2"7/8"  (7.3cm)

Wedding Prayer Book, Screen with Photo and

Flower Decoration  height 3"( 7.6cm)

Brandy Balloon and Cream Crackled Base

Height 5"1/8" (13cm)



Date

21st  & 22nd September


Location

NZ Doll Federation Convention

Hamilton New Zealand


Students will need to bring along:

Sewing needles and pins, ivory sewing thread, tacky white glue (aleene’s), clear craft glue, small sharp scissors, small ruler, fine ball styles, 2’’ square of old mouse pad for shaping flowers.

Price $110.00

Price $69.00

Price $135.00

"All on a Summers Day"

1/12th scale Dollhouse Work Shop

Date

Saturday 5th October


Location

AMEA Convention

Albany Creek Community Centre

15 Ernie St

Albany Creek

QLD


Price $110.00

A Midsummer Night's Dream

"I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,

Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,

Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,

With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine:

There sleeps Titania sometime of the night,"



Especially sculpted by Catherine for

AMEA 2019  Convention

this porcelain 1/24th scale Queen of the Fairies has been inspired by Shakespeare’s

A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Students will dress Titania in silk tulle.

Construct and decorate her fairy bower with pre- cut wild thyme, woodland violets, and roses, set in a vintage 9ct gold patterned petite china  tea cup.

Date

Monday 7th October


Location

AMEA Convention

Albany Creek

Community Centre

15 Ernie St

Albany Creek

QLD


Tea Cup Size

9 cm -3½  High x 12cm -5'' Wide

Titania Fairy  5cm - 2 ½'' Tall

Price $140.00

  


Rekindle childhood memories with this charming workshop  

Vinette of a Dolly's Wash Day.

Learn no-sew techniques for making miniature doll clothing,

as you make doll skirt bodice, bonnet, socks, apron, and mor .

Includes to asemble...

China head doll and two cloth dolls, wash tub and stand, soap,

wash board, clothesline and pegs all pre cut .

When complet asemble the Vinette on a wooden scrubing brush

7’’- (18cm ) x by 2’’- (5cm)

"All on a Summers Day"

1/12th scale Dollhouse Work Shop

Date

Tuesday 29th October


Location

Ballarat Mini Friends

Ballarate

Vic


Price $95.00

Finished box  5’’x 3’’- 13cm x 8cm

Completed doll Stands 2''- 5cm

This lovely small suitcase shaped box, inspired from the pages " Au Bon Marche “ catalogue is made of three sections that open on two sides, revealing a cute 2’’ bisque dressed doll, suspended from the central case frame on a swing.  

Both sides are filled with small accessories including a winter hat, jacket, muff, mittens, skates, lace handkerchief, purse, fans, hand mirror, skipping rope, silk bonnet and many paper treats.

The all bisque doll comes dressed ready to complet with bows and silk bonnet.  Students will decorat the pre assembled box, interior and completing the accessories, giving time for learning the finer skills of decorating and embellishing.

Petite Madamoisele Balancoire

Workshop Price $140.00

Date

Wednesday 30th October


Location

Ballarat Mini Friends

Ballarate

Vic




Workshops

ACT MINIATURES ENTHUSIASTS

9th Saturday November

         

Weston Creek  Community Centre

Cooleman Court

Weston Creek

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Finished box  5’’x 3’’- 13cm x 8cm

Completed doll Stands 2''- 5cm

This lovely small suitcase shaped box, inspired from the pages " Au Bon Marche “ catalogue is made of three sections that open on two sides, revealing a cute 2’’ bisque dressed doll, suspended from the central case frame on a swing.  

Both sides are filled with small accessories including a winter hat, jacket, muff, mittens, skates, lace handkerchief, purse, fans, hand mirror, skipping rope, silk bonnet and many paper treats.

The all bisque doll comes dressed ready to complet with bows and silk bonnet.  Students will decorat the pre assembled box, interior and completing the accessories, giving time for learning the finer skills of decorating and embellishing.

Petite Madamoisele Balancoire

Workshop Price $150.00

Date

Monday 30th March 2020


Location

Kaye Barlow

Etexer

Tasmaina


Workshop Location & Dates 2020

Workshop


31st March  & 1st April

Eureka Doll Studio

Tasmania



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I am creating somethig special

for the DAG convention 2020

Waitara Function Centre

Asquith Leagues Club

11-37 Alexanderia Pde

Waitara

N.S.W

Wednesday 20th May - Saturday 23th May 2020



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