Masterclass - Toy Making

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Masterclass with Isla from Isla's Ark

Slowpoke The Sloth From Funky Friends Factory

Date: Saturday 21 July  9.00am to 1.30pm  

Location: Sewing Adventures Studio Salisbury

Course Cost: $80

Have you ever wanted to make your own toys?  Well this project class combines the best of the best!  Amazing Australian Designed Patterns from Funky Friends Factory and an amazing local toy maker called Isla from Isla's Arc!

Slowpoke is a seriously cute, three-toed Sloth who loves snoozing, sleeping and hanging around, chilling out. He’s a simple pattern so you can make a whole sleuth of sloths! He has Velcro claws to attach himself to the nearest siesta spot for a bit of shut-eye. With a sweet smiley face he'll cheer up everyone's day! Learn all the secrets under the guidance of Isla who is a pattern tester for many soft toy pattern makers and also has her own handmade soft toy business.

This class will guide you through all the basics of toy making using a modern pdf pattern using the tricks of the trade and secrets to get the perfect finish.

What is Special About This Masterclass?

  • Learn all the basics of constructing amazing soft toys
  • Explore tips and tricks for closing the toy parts
  • Discover the best way of stuffing and making your toys look amazing
  • Learn the secrets of turning small parts 
  • Master how to hand stitch to close and when to use blanket stitching

What’s included:

  • Professional teaching in a fun and friendly environment
  • 4.5 hours of sewing tuition in a group of up to 8 students
  • Light Lunch, tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going

You will need to bring/supply:

  • A purchased copy of the pattern
  • Your sewing machine and sewing kit
  • Fabric and materials (approx $20)
  • Class outline will be provided after booking

Skill level required:

This course is designed for advanced beginners.  If you haven’t sewn before or have been sewing for a little while please take a look at our Beginner Basics Classes.

Please read our booking terms and conditions for our classes before purchase.