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2016 Classes

Jane teaches many classes and workshops, both in Australia and overseas.

Bookings are handled directly by the event organisers, so please use the venue contact details provided to make booking enquiries.

  • Amethyst Japanese Butterfly
    Amethyst Japanese Butterfly Class
    This goldwork butterfly was inspired by a Japanese family crest, known as a mon. Using traditional goldwork techniques and a variety of gold and silk threads, gold kid and beads, this small embroidered medallion may be...

  • Copper Japanese Butterfly
    Copper Japanese Butterfly Class
    This goldwork butterfly, inspired by a Japanese family crest, features wired detached wings, as well as traditional goldwork techniques. Using a variety of gold and silk threads, gold kid and beads, this small embroidered...

  • Dogwood and Green Lacewing
    Dogwood and Green Lacewing Class
    This embroidered panel was inspired by a striking dogwood shrub, Cornus capitata, encountered in Wanaka, New Zealand.  Worked on ivory satin, in stumpwork and surface embroidery, this design features the bracts ...

  • Elizabethan Flower Panel Class, at Beating Around the Bush, Adelaide, 2016
    Elizabethan Flower Panel Class
    Worked on a background of ivory satin, this new design features flowers popular in Elizabethan times: the Bluebell, with raised petals, a Crab Apple, with detached petals and applied buds, the Honeysuckle, with padded and...

  • Garland of Spring Flowers
    Garland of Spring Flowers Class
    This pretty embroidered panel was inspired by the flowers of the spring garden and Shakespeare's tragic Ophelia. Worked on a background of ivory silk duchess satin in stumpwork and surface embroidery, this garland features...

  • Green Lacewing and Dogwood Class, at Beating Around the Bush, Adelaide, 2016
    Green Lacewing and Dogwood Class
    Worked on a background of ivory satin, in stumpwork and surface embroidery, this design features a flower of the Dogwood, Cornus capitata, with detached greenish-pink “petals” (bracts) and a raised beaded centre,...

  • Heartsease Class at Beating Around the Bush, Adelaide 2016
  • Japanese Cherry Blossom
    Japanese Plum Blossom Class
    This goldwork plum blossom was inspired by a Japanese family crest, known as a mon. Using traditional goldwork techniques and a variety of gold and silk threads, gold kid and beads, this small embroidered medallion may be...

  • Persian Peony Tile
    Persian Peony Tile Class
    This small exotic panel was inspired by a 16th century Persian enamelled wall-tile. Combining stumpwork, goldwork, and surface embroidery techniques, this ogival panel is embroidered on an ivory silk background with silks,...

  • Shakespeare's Flowers: Sampler One
    Shakespeare's Flowers: Sampler One Class
    This small stumpwork panel is the first in a series of three, inspired by the painted border of a letter written in 1598 – the time of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare. Embroidered on ivory silk satin, with silk threads,...

  • Slate Japanese Butterfly
    Slate Japanese Butterfly Class
    This goldwork butterfly was inspired by a Japanese family crest, known as a mon. Using traditional goldwork techniques and a variety of gold and silk threads, gold kid and beads, this small embroidered medallion may be...

  • Handmade Books - Class One
    The Handmade Book - Longstitch Binding: Class One
    Making books by hand is great fun and very creative - the options for covers, pages and bindings are numerous. Over two days we will explore some of the possibilities of longstitch binding - one of the simplest and most...

  • Handmade Books Class Two
    The Handmade Book - Longstitch Binding: Class Two
    Making books by hand is great fun and very creative - the options for covers, pages and bindings are numerous. Over two days we will explore some of the possibilities of longstitch binding - one of the simplest and most...

  • Wild Pea and Longhorn Moth
    Wild Pea and Longhorn Moth Class
    This small stumpwork panel was inspired by the illuminated pages of medieval manuscripts. Embroidered on a background of ivory satin, this design features the Wild Pea, Lathyrus sylvestris, a summer-flowering perennial, with...



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