Fabulous Beasts - Embroidery & Beading Workshop

Saturday, May 25 10am-2.30pm

FABULOUS BEASTS: where past meets present.
Digital print and traditional textile embellishment workshop
Embark on a creative adventure with us! 
Explore the exciting fusion of traditional and modern fabric design techniques.
Create stunning collages using our vast library of images and patterns. Choose your preferred animal motif and craft a personalized design. Then, elevate it with intricate beadwork and sequins, blending traditional craftsmanship with contemporary flair.
Participants can choose to print their unique collages on a provided bag or fabric. At the end of the workshop, everyone will leave with their personalized creations in hand. All materials are provided, and this imaginative workshop is open to anyone ready to explore the world of digital fabric printing and unleash their creative spirit! Beginners and experienced makers all welcome.
Bookings essential, there are limited spaces.
Call the gallery on 03 5036 2430 or email artgal@swanhill.vic.gov.au to book now.

Surface Paradise by Lisa Carroll

Lisa Carroll, a textile designer from Victoria, Australia, finds inspiration from her rural upbringing and the traditions passed down through her family.
 Over two decades, she has honed her craft, becoming known for seamlessly merging traditional techniques with modern design tools. Lisa's journey has been one of collaboration and exploration, working alongside respected designers and exhibiting her work globally. For nearly twenty years, she shared her expertise as a lecturer at RMIT, nurturing the next generation of creatives.


Beading and embroidery image supplied by Lisa Carroll