WORKSHOP | Pillow Talk with Sue-Ching Lascelles

WORKSHOP | Pillow Talk with Sue-Ching Lascelles

WORKSHOP | Pillow Talk with Sue-Ching Lascelles

When: Saturday 13 February

Time: 11 am – 2 pm

Duration: 3 hours

Where: artisan, 45 King St Bowen Hills

Cost: $100, limited to 10 places

Skill level: Suitable for all adults, no prior knowledge necessary


About the workshop:

Join Drawn Thread soft sculpture artist Sue-Ching Lascelles for the workshop ‘Pillow Talk’. Each participant will be provided with a pillow and will be shown how to deconstruct and reconstruct it into an everyday item soft sculpture to take home. You will learn how to interpret an object from life and recreate it in a whimsical and fun way by employing stitching and adorning techniques. Sue-Ching will work with each of the participants one on one to guide you through the process. In this new take on a traditional crafting circle, the workshop will be as much about learning and making as it will be about connecting and sharing.

Included in workshop ticket:

o pillow, threads, hot glue and a range of craft materials – sequins, pom poms, and more

o All tools, materials and safety equipment are provided

o Light refreshments

What to bring:

o Please wear closed shoes

o A sense of humour

About Sue-Ching Lascelles:

Sue-Ching Lascelles is a multidisciplinary artist who narrates her experience primarily through textile and soft sculpture installations. Her work occupies space in between the real and the unreal and blurs the lines between where the ordinary ends and the extraordinary begins. Lascelles is based in Brisbane and completed a BA of Visual Arts in 1999 from the University of Southern Queensland. Her exhibition history includes; Brisbane Powerhouse, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Ararat Regional Gallery, Craft Victoria and Toowoomba Regional Gallery. In 2018 she was commissioned to make work for the 35th anniversary of My Little Pony and has facilitated public programs for QAGOMA, Caboolture Art Gallery and State Library of Queensland.

IMAGE: New Skin Old Moon Sue-Ching Lascelles 2020 photo by Louis Lim

COVID-Safe Policy:

Please be assured artisan has well considered COVID-safe protocols regarding our workshop programming. You will be offered socially distanced seating, access to your own PPE sanitation options at your workspace, a projected display of the facilitator's workspace as they instruct the class, so no need for crowding, and a large extremely well ventilated workshop venue. If you have any queries, please contact

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

Please note this workshop can be cancelled by artisan due to unforeseen circumstances or if minimum numbers are not reached. In this event participants will be refunded accordingly and as soon as possible.

Participant Cancellation Policy:

Workshops have limited spaces and involve preparation by the facilitator.

Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop may be refunded, but a 20% non-refundable administration fee will be deducted.

Bookings cancelled within one week of the workshop commencing will NOT be refunded.

You are welcome to transfer your booking to another person prior to the workshop commencing. Please confirm this arrangement in writing to