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 February, March,April &May  2018

 

 

Classes include ALL tools and materials. A $10.00 deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your place. Please be at the shop at least 10 minutes prior to the commencement of the class. Classes can also be arranged at a time to suit you and a group of friends. Minimum numbers apply. Please call for further enquiries. Deposits will be forfeited if less than 24 hours’ notice is given for cancellation.

5 Quick Cards $25.00

Silhouettes

Monday 5th March 7 – 9 pm

Weddings

Monday 9th April 7 – 9 pm

Vellum

Monday 7th May 7 – 9 pm

Still incredibly popular after all these years, this class will give you some great ideas from which you can expand your creations.

 Maps $27.50

#92 Saturday 3rd March 10am-12 pm

#93 Saturday 7th April 10am-12 pm

#94 Saturday 5th May 10am-12 pm

We will use a single recipe to create a set of cards to suit any occasion. Make sure you have a look at the samples in the shop, so you know what we are talking about.

 Colour Palette of the Month $27.50

Saturday 7th April 1 – 3pm

We will work with colours which make you think outside the square. A different palette will be chosen each month. Come on! Dare to be different! A 6x6” paper pad is included in the class and is yours to take home.

 Strikingly Simple Cards $27.50

Saturday 17th March 10am-12 pm

Saturday 21st April 10am-12 pm

Saturday 12th May 10am-12 pm

A series of monthly classes that will give you some great ideas to maximise impact with minimum effort, you will go home with a stunning set of cards.

 Copics Project $35.00

Saturday 17th March 1– 3.30 pm

Saturday 28th April 1– 3.30 pm

Saturday 12th May 1– 3.30 pm

In each class we will focus on a different technique and create a project or two so that we get the best from our Copic markers (or any other brand of alcohol marker). The techniques covered are suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced. Book in early as class numbers are limited.

 Cardmaking with Teresa $27.50

Thursday 15th March 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 26th April 7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 16th May 7 – 9 pm

Using the newest products to hit the shelves at Little Bits, we will create a number of cards that reflect the very latest and greatest in the world of cardmaking. Suitable for all levels of cardmaker from beginner to experienced.

 Creative Card of the Month $27.50

Thursday 22nd March 7 – 9 pm

Monday 30th April 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 24th May 7 – 9 pm

Not that all our cards aren’t creative, it’s just that these ones have moving parts, pop ups or special folds for something really special. A new project will be taught each time.

 Art Journaling $35.00

Wednesday 28th March 7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 18th April 7 – 9 pm

Wednesday 30th May 7 – 9 pm

The array of art products available to us can be confusing and overwhelming. In this class we will explore lots of the different texture and colouring media available to us as we create pages that incorporate a diverse range of techniques. Artists of any level are welcome – even if you’ve never tried mixed media before. Included in each class is a product or tool that you will add to your art journaling kit.

 With one Stamp $27.50

Monday 19th March 7 – 9 pm

Monday 16th April 7 – 9 pm

Monday 14th May 7 – 9 pm

Have you ever purchased a stamp and could only think of one thing to do with it? In this class we will cover at least 4 uses or looks for the same stamp. Stamp may be purchased at 20% discount.

 Taking Shape $27.50

Monday 26th March 7 – 9 pm

Monday 23rd April 7 – 9 pm

Monday 21st May 7 – 9 pm

Another new monthly series where our cards will focus on different shapes. We will use a different shape each month to give you a mix of cards for all occasions.

 Spotlight On …. $27.50

Thursday 1st March 7 – 9 pm

Thursday 3rd May 7 – 9 pm

In these new monthly classes we will focus on a product or technique to make a stunning set of cards.

 Friday Group $27.50

Friday 16th March 10– 12 pm

Friday 13th April 10– 12 pm

Friday 25th May 10– 12 pm

A repeat of our Creative Card of the month night time class. Book early… this class fills very quickly.

 Laying the Groundwork $27.50

Wed 7th March 7pm

Thu 12th April 7pm

Wed 2nd May 7pm

In this new series of classes we will explore the very basis of every card front – the background. Each class will cover a number of different techniques you can use to start off a card and you’ll go home with a few finished examples as well as a heap of backgrounds on card fronts to use on your future creations. 

Scrappy Cards $27.50

Saturday 4th March 1– 3.30 pm

Saturday 5th May 1– 3.30 pm

We will work with scraps of paper which we have used throughout the month to make you think outside the square.  

Mixed Media Cards $27.50

Wed 21st March 7pm

Wed 23rd May 7pm

Mixed media cards are simply more than just paper. In this class we will be creating cards with that little bit of extra arty goodness to them. We will combine lots of different layers, products and techniques to create the type of card the recipient will regard as a keepsake.

 Di’s Suitcase Box $55.

Saturday 10th March 10– 3. pm

We welcome Di to the Little Bits Team.

In this class she will show you how to make her little suitcase box, which can be used as a unique gift for cards or other treasures

This is an all-day class

BYO Lunch, Morning Tea provided

Places are limited, so book in early to avoid disappointment.

 Fabulous Foils $27.50

Thursday 31st May 7 – 9 pm

In this class we will use the Go Press and Foil machine as well as other methods to add a rich metallic look to your cards.

 Graduated Glitter

Thursday 5th April 7 – 9pm

Although it takes some practice this technique is well worth the effort. Come and learn from the queen herself how to blend glitter colours for a unique look

 DOs and DON’Ts of Getting Published $5.00

Thursday 19th April 5-7pm

Whether you want to be a valiant ambassador for your craft, or just want to experience the thrill of seeing your creation in print, this information session is for anyone wanting some information on getting their cards published. Teresa will cover such topics as where to start, what to do and what not to do, craft etiquette and photography. There will also be time for questions during and after the session.  $5.00 covers the cost of  light refreshments.

 All Day Play with Distress Oxides $55

Sat 14th April 10 – 3pm

With the recent release of 12 new colours, it’s time to have a good play date with these amazing inks. Being part dye and part pigment gives Distress Oxides all sorts of wonderful qualities and we will be learning, exploring and experimenting. We will create a stack of cards and plenty more backgrounds that you can take home to use at a later date.

Bring your own Distress Oxide inks if you own any to save waiting time in class (please ensure both the lid and base is well labelled).

Morning and afternoon tea provided, and we will break for lunch for about half an hour. You can BYO lunch or purchase something from one of the local establishments.

Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

 Eclectic Vintage Cards and Tags $27.50

Saturday 21st April 1.00pm

Time for something a little different. Kerry will teach you some arty ideas using photos and all sorts of things for a unique set of cards and tags.

 Shaker Cards

Thursday 10th May 7 – 9 pm

Shaker cards are such fun and suitable for almost any age group. Come and learn how easy it is to achieve a stunning affect. 

Wonderful Watercolour $27.50

Saturday 26th May 1.00pm

Kerry continues with another set of fabulous ideas for watercolour effects for backgrounds as well as general image colouring. 

Fabulous Folds (2) $27.50

Monday 28th May 7pm

We had so much fun with Fab folds (1) that we decided to continue on. So many more folds to discover… no need to have completed #1.

  

FREE Make and Takes:

9:45am – 10:30am

10:45am – 11:30am

Saturday 24th March  (Note… Early due to Easter)

Saturday 28th April

Saturday 26th May

No hidden costs. These sessions are absolutely free. Come along and try different products and interact with others to gain inspiration. Please note that we do not take bookings… First in gets a seat!

 

Buy Swap & Sell

Saturday 24th March 1– 3. pm

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