Now for the first time ever in Bangkok, there are 30 available seats in a new program from the International Quilting Instructor Association (I.Q.I.A). After completing the course, you will receive a certificate stating that you are a pro quilter certified by I.Q.I.A.
Two famous quilt instructors from Japan have arrived in Thailand to teach the course: Noriko Nozawa and Kayoko Ozono. You’ll start with an introductory 16 hour course to learn machine quilting, on a JANOME Horizon 8900 QCP.
Next, take the 32 hour Basic course taught by Noriko Nozawa. Learn the latest machine quilting techniques. Explore the many sewing machine functions that apply to machine quilting. After that, continue on to the Advanced course with 48 exciting hours of class time, taught by Kayoko Ozono. Build your skills and learn to professionally machine quilt. Completing this class certifies you as a Machine Quilting Instructor.
Applications accepted now until November 15, 2013. Apply and make your payment by October 31 and you will receive a gift voucher worth 5,000 baht good for fabric and kits from JANOME.
Location: JANOME Machine Quilting School headquarters on Soi 64 of Rama 3, Chong Nonsi, Bangkok.
Tel: 02-285-2912-15 ext 128, 129.
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The way to get to Sampeng Lane by public transport is to take the MRT Metropolitan Rapid Transit
(subway) to the Hua Lampong Station. Walk out exit 4. Straight ahead you will see bus 40 waiting there usually. It takes you to Sampeng for only 8 baht. Have fun seeing the sights and sounds of Chinatown!
Noriko Nozawa from Japan will teach two quilt classes. We have enjoyed Noriko’s classes before. She is a wonderful teacher and the classes are lots of fun. Portrait quilts are her signature style.
Saturday 27 April 2013 at 10.00 – 17.00 Collage Bag of a Nostalgic Woman: bags retro style. Fee 3,750 Baht. Techniques will include making a bag using the retro spring clasp, making a collage quilt, and free motion quilting. Size of the finished project is 32 x 34 cm.
Sunday 28 April 2013 at 10.00 – 17.00 Rose Arts Quilt Tapestry. Fee 3,650 baht. You will learn shadow applique using tulle, and free motion quilting. The finished project is 32 x 34 cm.
Enroll in both courses for the special price of 6,800 baht!!!!
Venue: Sewing Lovers Club Showroom (Rama 3 Soi 64)
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I’m happy to tell you that Rosie Chan is back from Singapore for two exciting workshops in Bangkok. Rosie Chan is a very popular teacher among expats and local quilters alike! Sign up for one or both, and have fun…
Gyorin Bag Workshop Create interesting textures for your quilts. Learn a nice and neat way to make soft bag handles. These fabulous new techniques are taught by Rosie Chan, a lovely Singaporean teacher well known in transforming complicated sewing work into easy techniques. Gyorin Bag Workshop on Saturday March 16, 9:30 to 17:00 at the Pietra Hotel (Ratchadapisek), limited to 25 participants.
- members means you bring your own Bernina machine, otherwise a machine will be supplied
Register for the Gyorin Workshop, get 20% discount for Heirloom workshop!
Heirloom Bag Workshop Learn a collection of needlework techniques in fine French style using linen, lace, ribbon, and smocking – which can be applied nicely to costumes, quilts, and home decorations such as napkins, tissue covers, fine curtains, etc. Whether you are a quilter, hobby sewer, dressmaker or even a beginning sewer, this is a really useful workshop for all sewing machine users. Heirloom Workshop on Sunday March 17, 9:30 to 17:00 at Blue Sport Co. Ltd, 169/48-49 Pradipat Road, Samsen Nai, Phayathai, Bangkok.
Booking: Please transfer the fees for the workshops to Kasikorn Bank, Pradipat branch, acct name Wichuda Thunyawisetsilp, acct # 016-2-74001-6
Then please call 0-2270-0029 or 0-2270-0030 or 081-894 7309
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Hira Fashion Accessories at #244 Sampeng Lane has jewelry supplies and equipment at wholesale prices. They have clasps, beads, ribbon clamps, and silver and gold beads. Another place for jewelry crafters to find great supplies is Ribbon Center at #337 Sampeng Lane. They have hats, hair accessories, costume jewelry, and display cases and stands. These places are near the intersection of Ratchawong and Yaowarat Roads, in walking distance of the Grand China Princess Hotel.
The semi-annual big blowout warehouse Jim Thompson Sale is on! There are thai silk products, cotton fabrics and accessories, clothes, purses, makeup cases, Christmas cards, hats, tote bags, and toys at Hall 106 BITEC 10:00 – 17:00. Cotton fabric is 250 baht per meter, and silk goes for 310 baht per meter. I bought polo shirts for 850 baht marked down from 1600 baht. Clothing is in U.S. sizes and nice cotton.
There are some items made only for the BITEC sale. There are two sales per year, in June and December. Items are discounted over 50% from retail. BTS sky train station – Bang Na, exit 1 a short walk to BITEC. You’ll see a large sign. Inside BITEC grounds, catch a shuttle to the entrance.
There is a coffee shop at the sale so you can have a snack. Upon entering the hall, staff give you a large plastic bag to shop with, and they cover your purse with a plastic bag and tie it. Once inside, fill your bag with items. It’s a madhouse!
There are tee shirts, silk shirts, purses and bags, bean bag chairs, placemats and table cloths, duvet bed covers, etc. After shopping a while, you can go sit in the middle, which is a roped off area. Here people sit on the floor and spill out the contents of their bags. They sort and reconsider, and rest and wait for other members of their party. Finally, head to the checkout. After paying by cash or credit card, take your receipt out to the lobby to the counter for a free gift if you spent over 6,000 baht. In the lobby there are fruits and veggies, flowers and gift food items. Then at the counter at the front right, get free gift bags and boxes. Just show your receipt. Have fun!
Browse through premium silk and silk products at Asean Silk Heritage 2012
- 5 – 9 December 2012
- 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- At Queen Sirikit Convention Center in Bangkok
- MRT station - Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
Find silk at good prices and see weaving demonstrations. Find out about Thai weaving traditions. Silk will be on display from various districts in Thailand. The Nakhon Chai Burin Group of provinces are known for their fabulous silk.
- Hang-grarok or Squirrel Tail silk woven in Nakhon Ratchasima
- Mat Mi tie dyed silk from Chaiyaphum
- Bright colored silk also known as Lava made in Burirum
- Surin’s famous silk with threads of different colors wound together before weaving
Silk from these provinces and others will be on sale!
A fashion show “Silk Style” will showcase the newest fashions. Enter to win a gift voucher for discounts on silk and silk products at the show!