In addition to the exhibitor stands, demos and activity areas, Hobby-X also offers you the opportunity to explore your creativity by attending a hands-on workshop on a variety of crafts. These workshops are suitable for beginners and some for advanced crafters and cover topics such as macramé, metal clays, mosaics, pewter, jewellery-making, painting, stenciling, cake decorating and vinyl art.
Workshop bookings are now only done at the show, so have a look at the workshop booking form for details and times, and we'll see you at Hobby-X Durban!
Basic Macrame work with Tarn R200.00
Back to the future with Macrame Knots.
Mosaic Beauty in a Vase R350.00
Chalk paint base, painting techniques for the foliage and an arrangement of inserts to make a quick, fun, mosaic project.
Blackboard & House Key Holder R250.00
Choose one - or both - of these projects. The blackboard and key holder use basic mosaic cutting techniques. Finish off your project with grouting and painting. Fun for beginners.
Clidanvilla Workshop 1 R300.00
Create a Scrapbook layout using Dimensional Gel Glue, Glimmer Mist and the New Precision Stamper. Create stamped embellishments like never before. No waste no error, perfect every time. Create the perfect title in the perfect color for your pages by using the Glimmer Mist Ink. Create shades of light, making your page a perfect creation.
Clidanvilla Workshop 2 R300.00
Create a Scrapbook layout with a Pop Up folder in the center of the page, and when open see how the steps create a platform to showcase your favourite memories. (photographs). Find out how to create the perfect Pop Up using different templates.
Clidanvilla Workshop 3 R300.00
Create a Scrapbook layout using the latest flower dies - the molding mat and the molding tool. We show you how to create the perfect three - dimension flower which will never flop. Your page will bloom to life and will make you proud.
Clidanvilla Workshop 4 R300.00
Create a Scrapbook layout using the new Precision Stamper to make your own pattern paper designs and embellishments. Create die cut butterflies in 3D and then position them on a page so that their wings remain raised in flight.
DIY Doll's House Furniture R70.00
The furniture is laser cut and comes in a kit form so they can assemble, paint and decorate it themselves. They can choose from a lounge suite, bedroom set, baby room set or dining room set. This workshop is best suited for children.
Dream Catcher R250.00
Make your very own dream catcher. Learn how to weave a dream catcher with a variety of materials in colours and textures to suit your style.
Girl On A Swing In Pewter R350.00
Choose your mood and create a fabulous work of Pewter Art on a painted wooden canvas. Enter the wonderful world of pewter in high relief and learn how to cut outlines and fill in the back with bees wax before attaching the pewter to the canvas. Leave the workshop with a piece of art for your wall.
Jewellery Making R70.00
These sets consists of a necklace, earrings, ring and brooch. All components will be supplied and you will learn how to assemble them. The pendants and other embellishments are laser cut.
Make a Basket with Tarn R250.00
Learn to make a versatile basket in an hour.
Make a Crate R250.00
Come and join us for a creative and fun filled learning experience in Tjhoko Paint. The workshop includes: Items to be painted as seen in image. Paint Techniques include: Distressing and stencilling with Stencil of Paris Includes paint and materials to be used during Workshop.
Make a Plug Rug with Tarn R250.00
Learn to make a soft plug rug in the colours of your choice. A relaxing way to spend an afternoon.
Me and My House R250.00
Come and join us for a creative and fun filled learning experience in Tjhoko Paint. The workshop includes: Items to be painted as seen in image. Paint Techniques include: Distressing and Dry brushing. Includes paint and materials to be used during workshop.
Pewter Heart Tassel Earrings R250.00
A beginner beading workshop will make you the envy of all your friends. Using cast pewter hearts, learn basic beading skills to make these elegant tassel earrings. If there's time, why not make two?!
Pop It Decorations for Cupcakes R250.00
Learn new and exciting methods and techniques of decorating your cupcakes, with Easy 2D Pop gumpaste decorations. At the end of the class, you will feel a sense of achievement looking at the work completed. You will leave with 4 decorated cupcakes, plus more decorations. All equipment for the workshop will be supplied.
Roses, Sweet Pea & Lily of the Valley with Foliage R350.00
Create a colourful Cake Topper Summer Posy of individual flowers in this creative and inspiring workshop. Learn different techniques, veining, dusting and how to assemble the final individual flowers and foliage into a spray. You will leave with a simple yet beautiful spray and the confidence to create wired flowers. All necessary equipment will be supplied.
Silver Clay Pendant R650.00
Release your inner jewellery designer as you learn how to work with this amazing product and take home your beautiful finished pendant. You will have the freedom to choose all elements of your design including a sparkling cubic zirconia in your favourite colour. The workshop will encompass all aspects of working with silver clay giving you the confidence to go home and create future family heirlooms. WARNING: Doing this workshop may lead to a lifetime of silver clay obsession!
Star Gazer Lily R350.00
Star Gazer Lilies are very popular with brides and wedding season is upon us, so take advantage of this incredible hands on workshop offer. You will be amazed at how easy and fun it is to create realistic looking gumpaste Star Gazer Lilies. All requirements for workshop will be provided.
Tarn Necklace R250.00
Another fabulous use for the popular Tarn. This workshop will show you how to combine Tarn with lace, beads, embellishments and who knows what else, to make this striking necklace!
Transfer The Bucket R250.00
Come and join us for a creative and fun filled learning experience in Tjhoko Paint. The workshop includes: Item to be painted as seen in image. Paint Techniques include: Antique Glazing and application of Water Transfer Includes paint and materials to be used during workshop.
Zentangle Feathers in Ink R350.00
In a world of keyboards and screens, Zentangle gives you an opportunity to create something beautiful without being an artist. Here, the only limit to your creativity is your imagination. It's doodling in colour. Lose yourself in a world of patterns as you outline your design in black and paint the rest in ink with colours as muted or as bold as you wish.
Stencilling Workshop R155 - R295
Stencilling is a simple technique and does not require an artistic ability. In fact, pretty much anyone can stencil! We are confident that once you try this amazing decorative technique, you'll fall in love with it. We want your project to be a total success and are here to assist you! Join in any of the Stencilling workshops throughout the weekend at Hobby - X. No booking required, first come, first served. Price between R155 - R295, depending on the kit you choose.
Vinyl Art R155 - R175
Vinyl art is a rapidly growing trend as it is very simple to apply. It's a modern and creative way to decorate your space as well as décor items. We can show you a multitude of ideas & techniques using our vinyl art! Join in any of the following workshops throughout the weekend at Hobby - X. No bookings required, first come, first served. Prices from R155 - R175 depending on the kit you choose.