Artist, author and sought-after tutor, Jennifer Clouston is returning again to Colour Streams to teach her new and exciting "Organic Embroidery" workshop. Join Jenny as she guides you through the process of "organic embroidery" - creating an embroidery that is unique to you!
In this creative workshop, you will be free from working from a prescribed pattern, and will use the threads and colour palette chosen by you! You will be working with Colour Streams stunning hand-dyed threads, silk ribbons and linen that are all dyed in the very same Studio that this Workshop is being held.
Accommodation Ferry transfer to and from the island.
Whether you need a larger house for a group or a cosier single room in an island garden, please book directly with provider. We are happy to pass on a list of recommended places to stay.
To ensure the retreat is rewarding for everyone including Jennifer, we have capped attendance at 15 participants so PLEASE - BOOK SOON!
All your meals and most drinks during your stay are included. Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies.
Please note that we are offering a reduction of $60 if you choose to not stay for Friday and Saturday dinner.
If you wish to stay over on Sunday night, please let us know as we will need to organise meals for you as Sunday night on the island tends to be very quiet and most eateries are closed.
Please register by Friday the 6th of October with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Please note you must decide on which colour Linen you'd like so that we can dye it prior to the weekend. See details in "Design-Your-Own Kit" section above.
Full payment is by Friday the 20th of October.
Email email@example.com or telephone 0412 759 408 to register.
If you wish to pay fully straight away, or in part payments over the next few weeks, that's fine! Payments can be made directly to our account.
Cost : $525 or $465 without dinner Friday and Saturday night
Our Account Name: Colour Streams
BSB: 484 799
Account Number: 604 32 1332
Reference: Nov3 + your full name
Alternatively, if you wish to pay by credit card, please contact us.
We accept all major cards
Here is another exciting workshop with artist, author and tutor Jennifer Clouston, that we know you will enjoy. Her fun Textile Collage and Embroidery workshop is catered to all skill levels.
You can expect to be inspired by Jennifer's expertise and ideas, find people who share a creative flare and are open to learning new crafts.
Come alone or with your friends to enjoy this weekend retreat on beautiful Macleay Island just off Brisbane in beautiful Moreton Bay. Jenny's retreats are alway super popular and we promise you fun, learning, fabulous food and great memories!
Colour Streams are thrilled to be welcoming Wendy Williams for our next retreat.
Wendy has been working in the quilting industry as a designer and teacher for over 15 years. In 2014 her first book was published with C&T in the U.S. titled ‘Wild Blooms and Colorful Creatures’. Having a degree in adult education has led her to teaching all over Australia and internationally.
Enjoy a full day learning how to create the beautiful Paper Flowers embroidery with it's designer Michaela Olsen at the studio at Colour Streams on Macleay Island, QLD.
You will be using our variegated textiles, threads and ribbons - all natural fibres and all hand-dyed at our studio.
Spend a day on Macleay Island in beautiful Moreton Bay in QLD, creating a Textile Collage that reflects the beauty and diversity of the underwater world surrounding our beautiful islands using variegated textiles, threads and ribbons hand-dyed at Colour Streams.
We'll also be using a range of other materials including wool tops, silk cocoons, beads, fruit nets, Tyvek and sweet wrappers. Your only limitation will be your imagination as you use a range of techniques including simple stitching, embroidery, burning and beading!
This class is suitable for anyone over the age of 8 and all levels of experience.
If you’ve ever wanted to try embroidery or even reintroduce yourself to it, then this is a great class to join! The class is suitable for anyone over the age of 8 and you will be learning to transfer the designs onto your bag and then embroider in several simple but beautiful stitches!
Our guest for this retreat, to be held 30 September - 2 October, is the wonderful Jennifer Clouston, Textile Collage and Embroidery Artisan extraordinaire!
Following the success of Jenny's first retreat with us earlier this year, a return was requested - so here we are back with Jenny and a new work to inspire!
Treat yourself to a weekend discovering the extraordinary creativit y of our guest artist Helen King. Come alone or with your friends to enjoy this weekend retreat on beautiful Macleay Island in the company of like-minded creatives following Helen?s lead to produce your own version of her exquisite floral pieces using applique and surface work.
Further details can be found here
We are so so fortunate to have amazing artists in our community and we have heard from our customers that they would love the opportunity to learn from these stars in a relaxed fun atmosphere guaranteed to encourage learning.
Our weekend retreats are on beautiful Macleay Island in Queensland, Australia Our guest for our first retreat, to be held 4 March - 6 March, is the wonderful Jennifer Clouston, Textile Collage and Embroidery Artisan extraordinaire!
The gorgeous Inspirations magazine recent issue 111 features an exquisite project by the talented Taetia McEwen entitled Angel’s Breath.
This project primarily uses Colour Streams products so we were inspired ourselves to offer you the opportunity to create your own version.
While not all materials in Angel’s Breath have been sourced from Colour Streams, the majority are our products. We are offering all our products featured in this project to you in a convenient package.
If you’re not already a dedicated Colour Streamer, this is your chance to literally join the Club! Already a fan? Then this is going to make your day!
Our new thread club that will give you access to our entire range at very special prices with lots of fun surprises thrown in as well.