Southlands Sit and Sew Club Day - 9.30am – 2.30pm Every Monday - $25

Bring your project to work on or complete that UFO that’s been sitting in the cupboard.

Join in with the happy gathering of like-minded quilters. A teacher will be working in the shop and is available to help out if required.

Beginners Patchwork - 5 classes – 9.30am – 12.30pm – for 5 weeks @ $30 per class – UFO’s 9.30am – 2.30pm @ $35 per class – Thursdays

Pauline will take you through the many techniques of a sampler quilt. You can work at your own comfortable pace to complete 5 or 10 blocks taking you from basic piecing to more complex blocks, framing, sashing, cornerstones, borders and binding. 100’s of blocks to choose from.

No patchwork or quilting experience necessary. A sewing machine in good working order essential Block of the Month BOM with Denise 2 for 1 – 10am – 3pm $40 Giant Japanese X + quilt with mystery quilt made from left over fabric.Denise’s “Hot Possum” has designed a fabulous new quilt. You will be the first to see it and try it out using a combination of 12½” and 24” blocks from all your scraps for a fun filled Sunday of mix and match and laughter Sun 3rd February Sun 7th April more dates to comeSun 3rd March Sun 5th May

Sewing Club Once a Month & Mystery BOM – 9.30am – 2.3pm $40 Pauline is your mentor for this Workshop. Several to choose from including a mystery (Mystery is by Chris Jurd of Pickled Fish fame). All 1st blocks on display by end of January. Beginners to Advances. Some ladies even daring Glacier Star. Foundation pieced block by Judy Neimer. Tues 5th February Tues 2nd April

Tues 5th March Tues 14th May

Specialty Workshop

Fripperies on a Tote - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per classTues 29th January A fun day to decorate your own tote which can carry a small project or all your hand sewing. Wool textile, threads, beading and ribbon embroidery will be covered.
Info Evening for 1st Semester 5.30pm – 7pm FREEInvitation Attached Thurs 31st January
Quilting Using a Pounce Pad – 11am - 12.30pm $25Sat 2nd February This technique enables you to create a quilting design with the lines marked on your fabric using a chalk pounce pad. It can be a whole design or a grid to work with. Accurate and brushes off your project. You can use for quilting on any machine.
Go Cutter 6” Cube – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Sat 9th February Japanese fabrics have been used to create houses with a 6” block in the front of the house. See how simple it is to make your blocks with the 6” Go Cutter Cube. 72 Blocks to choose from.
Free to Raise Money – 10am - 2.30pm - FREESun 10th February Sun 14th AprilSun 10th March Sun 12th May If you are a group who makes projects for charity you are welcome to use our class room FREE of charge on these days. Booking Essential.
Gypsy Wife – $90Fri 15th Feb - 9.30am – 8.30pm – Sat 16th Feb 9.30am - 2.30pm This is the name of my favourite Jen Kingwell Quilt. As it is so involved and we know you are all in a Hurry!! We have planned this one over 17 hours. How fabulous. We will serve you a light dinner on Friday night to get you through. Scraps or a planned colour range will work.
English Paper Piecing – 10am - 3pm - $35Sun 17th February Sun 21st April Sun 17th March Sun 19th May Community get together with Denise to finish what you have or start a new project. Beginner welcome. Your imagination can take you anywhere creating whatever you fancy with these wonderful shapes
Hand Crochet – 10am - 3pm – $35Sun 17th February Sun 21st AprilSun 17th March Sun 19th May If you don’t fancy EPP why not learn how to crochet. A new age old craze. Traditional, new shopping bags or the edge around your favourite fussy cut daily. All will be revealed.
Twisted Bargello by Chris Timmins – 10am - 3pm – $40 per classTues 19th February and Sun 24th February Once you learn the concept of the Bargello any design is achievable. Systematic but easy. You can make a wall hanging to Queen Size quilt with this pattern.
Handi Quilter Ruler Club – 9.30am – 12.30pm - $25Sat 23rd February Sat 20th AprilSat 23rd March Sat 18th May Handi Quilter release a new quilting ruler every month with fabulous new designs. Use them on your Sweet 16 or Simply 16 or one of the other longarms for a custom quilt finish.
The Dress – Laura Heine – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Sat 2nd March OMG this needs to be seen to be believed. Collage applique at its best.
Free Motion Quilting with Trish – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Sat 9th March Domestic Machiners come to life with Trish’s expert knowledge on this subject. She will share the secrets on a sample that you can pin notes to.
Yvonne Chapman – 9.30am - 5pm - $120Fri 15th March A big welcome to our guest thread painter Yvonne Chapman – Google her work if you haven’t seen her prize winning projects at the show and come along and learn her technique while following her design “Out of the Ashes”
The Ultimate Carry All Bag/Bionic Bag – 9.00am – 3.30pm - $50 plus kits Sat 16th March Usually a 2 day class, condensed to help the busy people thirsty to sew a whole day and finish. Open your bag of tricks to reveal an ironing board. Great to take on your up and coming retreats. If you don’t finish this project you’ll be able to pick another date to finish or you can finish at home.
Labyrinth – 10am - 2.30pm - $75 both daysSun 24th March Sun 31st March Your eyes will go out of focus while looking at this great project. Intriguing, follow it to the centre and make a wish is the myth. Watch how colour changes the whole concept.
Table Runners – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Fri 29th March At least 8 different runners to choose from. Great stash busters and always welcome gifts to give. So make a few to have finished in the cupboard.
Groovy Boards – 11am - 12.30pm - $25Sat 30th March If you have a Longarm machine and you are struggling with designs then maybe consider this concept.
Stripology & Mixology – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Sat 6th April Rulers: How interesting that we buy these gadgets and then can’t remember what to do with them. This one is so versatile you won’t forget.
Quilting Using a Laser – 11am - 12.30pm - $25Sat 13th April Long Arm Quilting using the laser for your design work.
Free Motion Quilting Using Rulers – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Tues 23rd April Any rulers you have will suffice or we stock Westalee, Janome or Bernina rulers. Use these all together for great patterns on your domestic machines.
Finishing Quilts - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per classSat 27th April We all think a binding at the edge is all there is to do. Wrong. There are many edges and techniques and even how to join the binding correctly will be covered with Linda to give yourself some extra choices.
Strip Tube Ruler – 10am - 2.30pm - $35Sun 28th April Watch this ruler make quick easy blocks.
Sasher - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per classTues 30th April If you saw Pauline’s Sasher tools at the show, here is the place to buy them. Trish will show you how to make the best use of these wonderful tools and transfer your learnings into a great quilt bag.
The Versatile 9 Patch Block – 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40Sat 11th May If you thought the common old nine patch only created 9 squares, think again. You’ll be surprised at what this humble block can be transformed into.
Easy Cot Quilts – 10am - 2.30pm - $35Sun 26th May Try a cot quilt from a panel. Easy!! See how to make it not a single bed quilt or use 2 to upsize to a double. Panels are not just a quick fix for a baby gift.



Requirements list will be handed out at bookings, please be sure to bring all your goodies to class. Your sewing machine must be in good working order for your class.

Bookings will only be taken with full payment.
Refunds will only be given if a class is cancelled. Classes will only be run if the minimum numbers of attendees are reached. You can book and pay for classes over the phone or in person.

We offer morning and afternoon tea with tea, coffee and cold water available.