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Make Modern Miniatures

Saturday 11 November @ 9:30am - 3:30pm

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

A miniature lounge set handmade composed of a white sofa and pillows and side table and a plant. A hand is placing a cushion on the sofa which confirms the scale of the miniatures

Welcome to our Make Modern Miniatures workshop. A perfect opportunity to indulge your love of crafting and creating while exploring the wonderful world of miniatures. Led by the talented and experienced miniature crafter, Cheryl van Heerden, this workshop is designed to help you create a beautiful miniature set of your choice, with a contemporary twist.

This is a fun and creative workshop where you will have lot’s of choices to make.

We will introduce you to all the techniques needed to make each set. Cheryl will guide you with choosing your materials to shaping and painting the tiny wooden details. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced crafter, this workshop is for you. It will provide you with a rewarding challenge and the satisfaction of creating a unique and beautiful miniature set.

The focus is on modern miniatures, this workshop is perfect for anyone looking to try something new or use their crafting skills in a different way. You will choose your own set to make, it can be as contemporary or traditional as you wish, allowing you to express your creativity and personal style.

It will be a fun and engaging experience. This workshop is an excellent opportunity to make a unique and special gift for a loved one. These gorgeous miniature setups are perfect for grandparents, children, family, and friends, and are sure to be treasured for years to come.

Don’t miss the chance to discover the joy of making a beautiful miniature set. Join us in the Make Modern Miniatures workshop today! Whether you want to explore your creative side or simply have some fun. This workshop will provide you with a memorable and rewarding experience.


1:   Lounge set including chair, side table and pot plant, basket or rug.
2:   Bed base and mattress with side table
3:   Delightfully modern or traditional couch with several cushions.


There is nothing that you need to bring to the make modern miniatures workshop.

Looking for some inspo? Check out our Pinterest board on Making Miniatures.

What students say about this workshop:

Anna M. (November 2022)
Excellent workshop. Cheryl is a lovely teacher and I was really inspired by her work too.


November 11
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Green Room
35 Uxbridge Road
Auckland, 2014 New Zealand
(09) 535 6467


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About Your Tutor:

Cheryl Van Heerden

A Little Bit of Tiny I have always loved making things. Various sewing, crochet, knitting, felting, scrapbooking and embroidery projects have filled my leisure time for many years. Acquiring new skills and putting them to use gives me great joy. It took a trip to Windsor Castle and the fascination of seeing Queen Mary’s dolls house plus having a corner cabinet at home filled with a collection of glasses no one used or looked at much, for me to realise…

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