Making it Real workshop with Beverley Caleno

Course Overview

 This 3 day machine embroidery workshop involves painting, stitching, burning and layering to create a realistic piece of  textile based bark, whilst taking inspiration from nature.


Then working in more detail to produce lichen, moths or butterflies and fungus to add to the background and utilising different techniques, including water soluble, heat tools and painting.


Materials List

Materials List:

Sewing machine with free motion embroidery foot (you need to release the feed dogs)

Spare machine needles and bobbins

ALL materials will be supplied $35.00

Workshop Terms

While our fibre art workshops are usually held in the gallery's historically significant workshop space, the workshop venue may change according to the needs and wishes of the artist tutor. Likewise, the times of the workshops may vary depending on the type of workshop and its presentation.

Timeless Textiles Gallery will, at its own discretion, where a participant is unable to attend a fibre art workshop, an exchange or credit note will be made available or a refund of the  deposit or payment in accordance with the following Workshop Refund Policy.

Major commitments must be met, and in fairness to all, the policy concerning the refund is:
Cancellations 3 months prior to workshop date - refund 80% fees paid
Cancellations 2 months prior to workshop date- refund 50% fees paid.
Cancellations 1 month prior to workshop date- no refund.


13 - 15 Apr 2024


9:30 am - 4:30 pm




Timeless Textiles Gallery


Timeless Textiles Gallery
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW, Australia