Hand Embroidery

 Hand Stitching Embroidery and/or Smocking - 9.30am – 12.30pm - $30 per class

 Hand Stitching - Beginners welcome.  Make a journal of all your sample stitches. Roz will guide you through the art of hand stitching - collect and learn different embellishment stitches to keep in your journal. Lots of projects in the shop to entice you.

  • Smocking - 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 14th May              Tues 11th June            Tues 9th July               Tues 13th August

Tues 28th May              Tues 25th June            Tues 23rd July             Tues 27th August



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.  Linda 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.  No task to hard

A sewing machine in good working order essential

Saturday Patchwork with Denise of “Hot Possum” Artist and Designer –

9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class – 5 class block

 Sat       15th June         Sat       13th July          Sat       10th Aug

Sat       29th June         Sat       27th July          Sat       24th Aug

 In Denises fortnightly class you can do either Jen Kingwell patterns, or Urban Owl, 40 shades of Grey.  Or our new Chris Jurd stripy sampler.  Creating with scraps.

No patchwork or quilting experience necessary.

A sewing machine in good working order essential


Scrappy Club – 9.30am – 2.30pm $40 per class

Tues    4th June           Tues 2nd July               Tues 30th July             Tues 20th Aug

Tues    18th June         Tues 16th July             Tues 6th Aug

 We can have some fun with our 1st week.  Bring a couple of fat quarters to swap with the other ladies in the class.


Specialty Workshop


Free Motion Quilting Beginners - 9.30am - 2.30pm - $40

Fri     17th May 

 Domestic Machiners come to life with Linda’s expert knowledge on this subject.  She will share the secrets on a sample that you can pin notes to.


Macramé – 10.30am – 1.30pm - $75 including kit

Sun     19th May          Sun     23rd June

 Learn to master the art of creative knots is this wonderful class with Pauline.  A wall hang is what we will do today.  More to come watch this space!!


Intro to Scrappy Quilts with Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Technique - 15 minutes of play – 9.30am – 12.30pm - $25 

Tues    21st May with Linda

or Sun 2nd June with Denise

 Get your important stash ready.

Learn about colour , placement, cutting, the colour wheel and what you can scrap together to make your own fabric pieces in 15 minutes.  Take this new knowledge to join either the Tuesday scrap club with Linda or alternate Saturdays with Denise.

 Easy Cot Quilts – 10am - 2.30pm - $35

Sun     26th May

 Try an easy cot quilt, 4 to choose from using pre-cuts or 2 ½“ strips.  See how to make it not a single bed quilt or use 2 to upsize to a double. 


Basket weave quilt  -9.30am - 2.30pm - $40

Sat       1st June

 Looks complex but with a few sticky notes, it will come together easy. Very bright and cheery


Hand Crochet – 9.30am – 2.30pm – $35

Tues    4th June

 If you don’t fancy EPP why not learn how to crochet.  A new old craze.  Traditional, new shopping bags or the edge around your favourite fussy cut doily.  All will be revealed.


Bag Making - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     9th June 

New bags being made all the time.  Several to choose from.  Check with the girls.  Roz and Helen will help you.


Strip tube Ruler – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40

Fri        14th June

 Great for stripping various sizes and the quickest half square triangles with a tube you have ever seen.


Free motion intermediate - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     16th June 

 If you are happy with your basic free motion quilting technique and would like to learn some fill in fancy work quilting then pick this class.  Linda has all sorts of ideas.


Hunter Star – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40

Fri        28th June

 In the shop we have a beautiful sample of this easy quilt that looks complicated. Great with a layer cake.


Adult Pyjama Party – 6pm – 9.30pm - $80

Fri        28th June

 Including Wine, Cheese, nibbles and your PJ Pattern.  A fun evening to enjoy with your friends.

Join Toni and Helen for a fun evening.


Giraffe mum and bub quilt – 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     30th June

 If you love this Giraffe mum and bub quiltbut think it is a little small , learn here how to make it bigger by a few extras highlights around the edge. You can then apply this to other quilts with panels in the centre


Fund Raising Event – 9.30am – 2.30pm Free Event but All Participation Welcome

Fri        12th July 

 All Welcome to join in or find out about this wonderful charity “Woman in Violence & Homelessness”

Sewing dolls cloths for American dolls with Dawn

All funds raised go to the Patricia Giles Centre

Morning tea provided.

Specialty Workshop Cont…


Foundation Piecing - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     21st July 

 Many samples to view but today’s class we will sew up 4 blocks ready for a border that will be supper cloth size


English Paper Piecing - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     28th July 

 You may not have heard but this is the latest craze.  Helen will show you several shapes.  You can then add more of the same shapes to create a bigger project.


Strippy Row by row – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40

Fri        2nd Aug            Fri        16th Aug           Fri        30th Aug

 This is a fab new design by Chris Jurd.   Funky fabric or make out of modern fabrics for that special young person in your life.


Stripology - Mixology – 9.30am – 2.30pm

Sun     4th Aug 

Many quilts to choose from using 10” squares, 5” squares, 2 ½” and 1 ½strips and a stripology ruler.  Great fun day.


Log Cabin - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     11th Aug

 Versatile block.  Either single or double.  Great bag fronts or quilts.


Gypsey Wife - 10am – 3pm - $40

Sun     18th Aug

Sun     25th Aug

 This class you have all been waiting for.  Let’s get started.  Jen Kingwell is famous for using many varieties of blocks to keep our life interesting.  Learning new blocks is always a challenge.








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.