Caroline Sharkey – Textile Delight

Caroline Sharkey – Textile Delight

21 – 27 March, 2022

This is a fully guided tour with Jacky as your host and Caroline Sharkey as your Tutor

Embellishing the surface is Caroline’s way of creating textures that are interesting and change the way you, as the viewer, look at fabric.

Stitching into the surface changes the palette, and adding colours will bring your artwork to like.

Caroline’s approach in her art practice is to chop the fabrics into small confetti styles pieces, and then mix the colours and textures to create beautiful new fabrics. She uses raw edge applique and thread painting to enhance these surfaces.

Caroline is passionate about teaching her techniques of fabric embellishments and textured surfaces and loves to inspire and encourage everyone to experience the creative side of Textile Art.

Caroline will take you though her style of textile art and how to choose and use your fabrics. One of the days will be spent shopping for fabrics, threads and embellishments that would be ideal for your wall hanging.

Caroline will be tutoring for 6 days


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You can pay for this trip in 2 instalments and have until 01 December, 2021 before your final instalment is due. This will be a trip you will never forget. Be quick to get in before it sells out. Positions are strictly limited.

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Your 7 day Caroline Sharkey Experience Price Includes:-

❖ Welcome Dinner with glass of wine or beer

❖ 6 intensive working day with your tutor / tutors

❖ Morning tea/ lunch / afternoon tea / unlimited tea & coffee on work days

❖ All fabrics + patterns needed to make your project (this does not include “Requirement List” supplied to you by your tutor.

❖ Access to Wacky Jacky’s website fabric shop at special VIP discounted rates **

❖ Pop up shops at Retreats

❖ And much more……

**So you don’t miss out on fantastic buys from our shop in Bali – Wacky Jacky’s will provide you with a “50% off all fabric products” Coupon to spend on our website and your ordered fabric will be available on your arrival at Venue – here are the prices after discount:-

❖100% cotton batik per metre $11.00

❖ Jelly rolls and Layer cakes $27.50

❖Charm packs $7.50

❖ Honey buns $16.50

❖Widebacks per metre $22.00

❖Rayon Fabric per metre $7.50

Not Included in your 7 day retreat:-

❖ Accommodation – retreat rates below – you may want to stay with a family member or friend in Brisbane


❖Transfer from and to hotel

❖Sewing machine – available for hire at $100 for 7 days

All retreats start on a Monday morning and finish on a Sunday afternoon.

It is advisable to book into your accommodation for the Sunday prior to the start of your retreat – as we

will have a Welcome dinner on this night – which is included in the price.

The hotel we are conducting these retreats is:-

Brisbane International Virginia, Cnr Zillmere and Sandgate Roads, Virginia, Qld

Phone: 3265 7066

If you are wanting to stay at the above hotel, we will supply you with a coupon number, and you can book direct with the hotel but you will receive the group discount price as below:-

❖Queen Room $125 per night (1 Queen Bed)

❖Executive King Room $145 per night (1 King Bed) newly refurbished

❖Twin Room $135 per night (1 Queen + 1 Single) – can accommodate 3 guests if they are willing to share a bed

❖Optional breakfast – continental buffet for $15pp, or hot buffet at $20pp


Prices for your 7 Day Deb Louie Experience:


21 – 27 March, 2022Brisbane



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You’ll need to pay two easy instalments for your retreat.​

2nd and final instalment due 01 December, 2021

Cancellation Policies:

Days prior to Retreat:Cancelation charge:
365 days or more$200 administration fee
121 – 365 daysDeposit Amount
76 – 120 days30% of total fare 
75 – 31 days50% of the total fare 
Less than 30 daysTotal Fare

​Depending on the reason for your cancellation, you may be able to reclaim these cancellation charges (less any applicable excess) under the terms of your travel insurance policy. Claims must be made directly to the insurance company concerned.

Corona Virus Cancellation Policy:-

Wacky Jacky’s is not prepared to cancel any retreats or to refund monies due under my cancellation Policy due to Covid 19, but on the other hand would be happy to transfer over monies paid for this year’s retreat to 2021 or 2022 retreats. Any retreats that cannot be held in Bali or Java in the 2020 or 2021 retreat season will be postponed to later dates and you will be provided with a list of dates to choose from. No monies will be refunded but instead will be transferred over to your chosen dates. This cancellation policy supersedes the my standard date Cancellation Policy.

The Company reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. In the event that any changes are made, the revised terms and conditions shall be posted on this website immediately. Please check the latest information posted herein to inform yourself of any changes.

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Travel Insurance:

IMPORTANT: Wacky Jackys does NOT supply travel insurance. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND you get travel insurance that best suits your individual requirements.Wacky Jacky’s also recommends that you purchase your insurance on booking your retreat.

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