MASTERCLASSES & MEET THE MAKER FOR 2019

Q & A on Choosing the Perfect Bridal Gown 

Babushka Ballerina is Australia’s trend setting bridal boutique, featuring beautiful and exclusive international and local bridal designers. Choosing the right bridal gown can be a daunting task.  Join in a Q & A session in Babushka Ballerina’s Flagship Store in Ann Street, giving the bride-to-be guidance on this special process.

Demonstration on How to Make a Hand-Build Vase 

Bonnie Hislop is a Brisbane based creative with art pieces that are meticulously hand built and painted with bright colours and intricate line detail. As a self-confessed accidental cat lady, Bonnie’s current practice has evolved from a small range of cat (and occasionally dog) vessels to include an ever expanding and evolving array of creations.

Cookie Decorating

Cakes and Shit love cake and are known for their custom cakes and cakes for every occasion. They are just as well known for their great sense of humour and naughty ditties that manage to say just the right thing every time. For this Masterclass, choose your own freshly frosted cookie, then stamp your own filthy message onto it – or a PG rated one, do what you want, we don’t give a shit. Then sprinkle that bad boy to within an inch of its life, snap a pic for the ‘gram’, sit back and watch the likes and envy roll in.

With E.J – Woke Up Like This – Rock Your Bed Head: The cheat sheet of efficient and everyday styling, taking your natural look to the next level.

Dreamboat, not just your average barber. Providing a variety of services using both hairdressing and barbering techniques, Dreamboat breaks rules and pushes boundaries in the hair and beauty industry. Charging on service, not gender, Dreamboat is inspired by uprising artistic subcultures and is driven by equality.

How to Make Dumplings

​The freshest fat, juicy dumplings are what Fat Dumpling Fortitude Valley are experts at making. Join in their Masterclass, How to Make Dumplings with the freshest ingredients in the tradition of Northern China.

​Botanical Lab is fast becoming Brisbane’s go-to-place for all types and flavours of tea. Botanical Lab is a tea boutique that takes tea to a different level, serving bubble teas, iced teas, tea lattes and so much more. Come and enjoy a different tea experience and taste test the amazing range of flavours.

Fortitude Valley – Making Pizza

New York Slice know pizza and dish up their signature pizzas 7 days a week in their Fortitude Valley location with 9 flavours and 4 sizes. Join in a Pizza Making Class and make your own regular sized pizza. Top it the way you like, cook it and of course sample it.  Vegan options and toppings can be selected according to dietary requirements.

Learn how to Make Kimchi by Chef Phil Kim

Phil Kim is a Korean and Japanese trained chef and chef of Nom Nom Korean and Nom Nom Ramen and Sake Bar.  Chef Phil will demonstrate how to make ‘Kimchi’ which is full of healthy, gut-healing probiotics; the benefits of eating Kimchi are endless.  He will demonstrate both vegan kimchi and kimchi with fish sauce.  Tastings available.

Owner Kat Walsh on How to do Basic Maintenance of Fashion Garments

Practice is a platform for creatives, generating seasonless collections and limited runs of garments and accessories.  The retail area of the space is aimed at promoting conceptual, creative and ethically-produced work from independent designers.  In keeping with the slow-fashion theme, Practice Studio will be running a Masterclass on Basic Maintenance of Fashion Garments.  Learn skills such as sewing on a button and basic garment mending.  Meet the owner of Practice Studio, Kat Walsh in a Q & A session.

Making Three Cocktails That You Can Make at Home

The Bowery boasts a slew of awards. This iconic bar has been one of Brisbane’s favourite bars since 2003. Learn from the wealth of experience of the Bowery bartenders and participate in a Bowery Cocktail Class. Learn how to make three popular cocktails that you can make at home.

The Best BROWS I’ve Ever Had

Join in the Masterclass: The Best BROWS I’ve Ever Had. Don’t just watch this year, do your brows at the same time! Watch Kiyomi, the ‘Brow Magician’ herself from The Brow Bakery, perform her technique whilst you watch and follow this step-by-step masterclass! Everything you need will be supplied.

Pickling Class by Sam Holman owner of The New Black .

The New Black is one of Brisbane’s favourite cafes for breakfast and lunch. Learn the art of pickling fruit and vegetables which not only preserves them but can also change the taste and texture in a profusion of intense and delicious ways. Learn the basics of pickling by making dill pickles for the ultimate burger and learn how to make sauerkraut and kimchi in this masterclass by Sam Holman, co-chef of the New Black.

The Uncommon Store – Cool, Calm and Collage

The Uncommon store is a retail outlet that showcases collections of unique locally designed pieces by emerging independent designers. Come and enjoy the creative process of collage in a notebook. The New Garde will supply a glass of bubbles, notebook, vintage books and magazines to cut up and encourage you to take your collages wherever you go, releasing your inner creativity.

Cocktail Making with The Stand – Espresso Martinis and Whisky Sours

The Stand is known for its delicious desserts and equally delicious cocktails. Join in The Stand’s Masterclass on how to make two of their signature cocktails.

Festival Hair Braiding. Learn How to Braid Your Friend’s Hair (Suitable for Teens and Up) Bring your friend to practise on.
‘Sexy Up-Do’ – Learn yourself how to style a ‘Sexy Up-Do’ for that special event.

Monica Brouf, owner of WINNston Hair is very passionate about hair and loves making people look their best. With over 20 years experience, Monica’s cutting skills are world class and she has built a reputation as one of Brisbane’s Best Blonde Specialists. Bringing you the latest styles after her recent visit to San Diego, Monica invites you to participate in two Masterclasses.

Q & A with Jemma Van Hesse

Meet the Maker behind the Bella Joan Label – an Australian womenswear label featuring ethically-made, limited runs and curated vintage pieces.  Join in a Q & A session and learn how Bella Joan has combined her love of vintage and fashion in establishing The Bella Joan Label. 

Meet the Maker from House of Ezis – Andrzej Pytel

Structured, minimal and architectural; HOUSE OF EZIS Bridal & Formal Gowns are skilfully designed to reflect a current mood, whilst making reference to classics. 
Each unique gown is individually made-to-measure by private appointment in our Brisbane based atelier located in Fortitude Valley. 
Meet the Makers behind House of Ezis and gain an insight into the process involved in the making of a unique gown.

Contemporary Silversmith

Meet the Maker: Jess Blak is an Australian contemporary silversmith with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship and ethical practices. Her organic approach to creating balances repetition and authenticity whilst her collections are inspired by the juxtaposition of nature and the built environment.  Meet Jess and learn more about her style and approach to jewellery making.

Whinny and Mu Earrings.

Meet the Maker of Whinny and Mu Earrings. (Serving champagne and doing giveaways)

Contact Form