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‘Millefiori Pens’ Workshop (Sunday) (COMING LATER IN 2022)

$60.00 $150.00



This workshop  is the perfect follow  up to Gill’s Millefiori Flower Caning workshop but can  also be taken as a stand alone workshop.
In this workshop students will make a beautiful polymer clay flower cane pen and also cover an exacto/craft knife.

Learn how to

  • Understanding pen making components and tools;
  • How to effectively and efficiently reduce polymer clay canes;
  • Slicing polymer clay canes;
  • Creating and assembling the pens;
  • Baking;
  • Sanding and polishing for a beautiful shine;
  • Covering clay tools to make yours unique (in this workshop you’ll cover a craft/exacto knife).


PLEASE NOTE : Making the polymer clay canes is NOT included in this workshop. Students will be using Gill’s canes on the day.



Date & Time:


This workshop had to be cancelled due to COVID lockdowns and will be rescheduled in 2022.
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We are so excited to be back teaching in person workshops in 2022, after COVID lockdowns and look forward to seeing you soon!


The Whimsical Bead Studio, in Healesville, Vic
EFTPOS & Credit Card Facilities Available




Gill Scott aka ‘Clay Lady Downunder’
(more information coming soon)


Skill Level:
This workshop is for students who have some experience with polymer clay ie.  know how to proficiently condition polymer (ie. with a pasta machine).
If you have any queries regarding this, please don’t hesitate to ask.



$150 plus kit fee of $25

Price includes tuition, use of tools/equipment if needed, morning and afternoon tea, tea/coffee.
Kit fee includes pen blank, use of canes, craft/exacto knife.
Polymer clay is  not included but you can purchase  on the day if needed (see below).



All bookings require a deposit with the balance to be paid on the day.

Payment plans are available so please do not hesitate to contact us if you require this option.
Bookings will be made on a first come, first served basis however a deposit must be made before your booking is secure.
Please see our Workshop Terms & Conditions page for full terms and conditions and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

Places are strictly limited.



What to Bring:

  • Your Polymer Clay Tool Kit (if you’d prefer to use your own tools) ie. acrylic roller, tissue blade, craft knife, needle tool etc.;
  • An acrylic block if you have one (we will have some to share);
  • Polymer Clay (or purchase on the day).  A small amount of Premo in whatever colour you wish (around half a block);
  • Your lunch (or you can go into town on your lunch break);
  • Face Mask;
  • Notebook/Pen/Pencil if you would like to take notes.


If you would like to book a position for this class, you can do so online (preferred, so we all have a copy of the transaction) or call Dani on 0412 662 179.
Once you have booked in, you will receive a manual ‘Confirmation of Booking’ email a week or two before the workshop which will include a booking reminder plus all the information you need for this workshop.


Extra Information Regarding COVID:


Please note, COVID safety measures will be in place on the day. These may vary from workshop to workshop according to current government regulations. You will be required to sign in (digitally via QR code preferred as per government guidelines) and hand sanitise your hands. There may be other safety measures in place on the day as directed by industry guidelines (ie. face masks).
We ask that you remember that we are a home based business run by someone with chronic illnesses. Many of our visitors are also immune compromised. Please do not visit the studio if you are unwell in any way, have recently had a covid test and are awaiting the results or have been in contact with someone who has been unwell. If you arrive to the studio and are seen to have covid symptoms you may be asked to leave. We ask that you please respect our guidelines when entering the studio to keep yourself and everyone attending, safe.


Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns please just ask.

We look forward to seeing you at the Studio very soon!