Hand Embroidery

Hand Stitching Embroidery - 9.30am – 12.30pm - $30 per class

Beginners welcome.  Make a journal of all your samples stitches or Andrea will guide you through the art of hand stitching - collect and learn different embellishment stitches to keep in your journal.  Some of the ladies are doing a specific project, on display in the shop which if you need something more challenging this is for you. 

Tues    8th January

Tues    22nd January


 Hand Smocking - 9.30am – 12.30pm - $30 per class


 If you have always wanted to learn this beautiful art here is your opportunity.  Come and have a look at Roz’s work on display in the shop and be amazed.  Join to learn this ago old technique. 

 Tues    8th January

Tues    22nd January 


 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. 

 Class 1                                                        

5 weeks starting 3rd January  - 31st January 

 No patchwork or quilting experience necessary. 

A sewing machine in good working order essential 

 Specialty Workshop

The Ultimate Carry All Bag – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 plus kits available

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.

Wed     9th January


 Foundation Piecing – Judy Niemeyer - 9.30am – 2.30pm  

Leaf shape table runner is a great way to kick the summer off.  You will learn her technique to allow you to try some bigger scale projects that we have planned coming up. 

Sat       12th January


Bionic Bag or Cabin Bag - 10am – 3pm - $40 per class 

  • This little bag will surprise you with how much it can hold!! Great gift and useful to have all your tools in one spot.
  • Three sizes to choose from in this very versatile bag.  Any fabrics you fancy.  Roz will show you all the hints to make a great bag. 

 Sun     13th January


Sasher - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

 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 shop your learnings into a great quilt bag. 

 Tues    15th January


Quilters Carry All Bag or Nappy Bag - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

 Both projects are great for your own use or make wonderful gifts. 

 Wed     16th January


Patchwork Summer School – 10am – 3pm - $40 per class 

Linda has planned an intensive Patchwork class where all the basics from using your Rulers, Cutters and boards to block techniques and end up with a lap quilt. Over 3 days 10-3pm Friday – Sunday.  Her expertise will stand you confident to tackle any Patchwork projects in the future. 

 Fri        18th January 

Sat       19th January 

Sun     20th January 


Easy Braids and there uses - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

 These are so easy either planned or scrappy to achieve any size project from a placemat to a King size quilt or even a bag front.  So versatile once you understand the  process. 

 Wed     23rd January


 Finishing Quilts - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

 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. 

 Sat       26th January


Patchwork Skill Building - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

This day with Linda will cover using your Rulers, Cutters and boards correctly the terminology of Patchwork, squaring up blocks correctly.  How to work out your own block sizes on a grid including ½ square triangles and fast flying geese. 

 Sun     27th January 


Fripperies on a Tote - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class 

 A fun day to decorate your own tote which can carry a small project or all your hand sewing.  Wool textile and threads will be covered.

Tues    29th January




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.