Hand Stitching Embroidery - 9.30am – 12.30pm - $30 per class
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 13th February Tues 24th April Tues 10th July
Tues 27th February Tues 8th May Tues 24th July
Tues 13th March Tues 22nd May
Tues 27th March Tues 12th June
Tues 10th April Tuesday 26th June
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.
Tues 27th February Tues 26th June
Tues 27th March Tues 24th July
Tues 24th April
Tues 22nd May
Beginners - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
In this class the ladies will be finishing off the 2017 projects so if you have a UFO bring it along and sew. The New Beginners will start in March so you can see what’s on offer.
Thursdays 1st Feb, 8th Feb, 15th Feb, 22nd Feb
Beginners Patchwork - 10 classes – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
Pauline will take you through the many techniques of a sampler quilt.
You can work at your own comfortable pace to complete 10 or 20 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 Class 2
Every Thursday for starting 1st March to 3rd May Every Thursday for starting 10th May to 12th July
No patchwork or quilting experience necessary.
A sewing machine in good working order essential
Skill Building Class – Urban Owls - 10 classes – 9.30am – 2.30pm – $40 p/c - Saturdays
Urban Owls is an exciting patter with lots of new challenges. Denise of “Hot Possum” will take you through this quilt. She has an amazing grasp of colours and mixing which makes this quilt very exciting.
10th February 21st April
24th February 12th May
10th March 26th May
24th March 9th June
14th April 23rd June
Skill Building Class - Pickled Fish - 4 classes – 9.30am – 2.30pm – $40 p/c - Saturdays
Pickled Fish is a showcase block that you can work themed or scrappy. You will learn to curve piece.
14th July 11th August
28th July 25th August
Down The Rabbit Hole Block of the Month – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
Lorna will take you through this fascinating quilt with too many techniques to list! Some variations can be created by yourself to make it truly yours.
Tues 6th February Tues 1st May
Tues 6th March Tues 5th June
Tues 3rd April Tues 3rd July
Block of the Month – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
This year our themes for BOM are varied so as to allow you some great choices. We have Block 1 at least finished so you can see for yourself what you might like. Kits available for them all but not mandatory. You can even out your name down to receive your kit monthly either during a class or for you to do at home:
Homespun Block Of The Month – It’s done in the New Tilda Fabrics “Lemon Tree” and is called ‘My Butterfly Patch’. Nine blocks of pure magic
Basket of Scraps – is an Aunt Grace 1930 Fabric. Sewn in the newest 1930 which is clear, bright and beautiful.
Sprinkled with Love – It’s a garden theme with flowers, watering cans, birds and beads that is embellished with ric rac, buttons and pre-printed motifs that makes it really special.
From Fairies In My Garden we have a hand embroidered Xmas Tree decoration to stitch per month either in t6raditional colours or shabby chic
A Family Gathering is a combination of easy and hard embroidery and applique depicting family life and it’s truly lovely
Lorna can take you through “The Simple Life” or “Where Your Heart Is” if you would lie to perfect your stitching techniques.
Tues 20th February Tues 15th May
Tues 20th March Tues 19th June
Tues 17th April Tues 17th July
English Paper Piecing Sampler - Block of Month – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
English Paper Piecing – blocked and made into a sampler is being conducted by a very talented lady Jeanette using patterns and papers from our very own Michelle – The Quilt Fairy. 10 classes
Tues 13th February Tues 12th June
Tues 13th March Tues 10th July
Tues 10th April TBA
Tues 8th May
Beginners Patchwork 2 choices of Samplers – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40 per class
100 Modern Quilt Tula’s Sampler – 10 classes
Over these 10 classes you will earn so much. Versatile so you can mix and match as much as you would like.
Sat 17th February Sat 5th May
Sat 3rd March Sat 19th May
Sat 17th March Sat 2nd June
Sat 7th April Sat 16th June
Sat 28th April Sat 30th June
Rulers Cutters and Boards – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
This is a prerequisite to Beginners Patchwork and Skill Building Classes
Learn to use your rulers, cutters and boards correctly.
Sun 11th February Fri 6th July
Fri 23rd February Sat 7th July
The Ultimate Carry All Bag - 10.00am – 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.
Sunday 18th February
Foundation Piecing – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
So as to learn in a day the art of foundation piecing we will do a series of 4 stars. Joined together can be a table topper or the start of something amazing.
Sun 25th February
Trish 10 - minute block – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
Trish will take you through this quick easy but very effective block which can be just a cute baby rug or a very interesting larger project.
Sun 4th March
Random Reflections Jelly Roll – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
If you have a Jelly Roll lying around that you’re not sure about this is a quick and easy quilt to use it up. Together with some back ground fabric it will surprise you how effective it can be.
Sun 11th March
Sharon’s Westalee Beginners - 9.30am – 2.30pm - $65 per class
The intriguing art of using the Westalee rulers.
Sharon Wyatt will teach you tips and tricks with the rulers, so you can gain confidence in creating free motion magic for your quilts. Usually run over 2 days!!
Fri 16th March
Charm Pack quilt – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
Dear oh Dear! You never know what to do with these so we will solve that problem with this quick 1 day quilt. You can even cut up a layer cake to make your own charm pack.
Sun 18th March
Eye Spy Quilt – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Fabulous to use all the kids’ material scraps. The excitement the kids have finding all the eye spies is worth the fiddle.
Fri 23rd March
Passport or Zip Bag - 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
We all travel when we are able. This great project will keep all your travel requirements in one place instead of having to fossick through endless spots in bags and suitcases.
Sun 25th March
UFO Day – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Here is your chance to get help with a project you’re stuck on. Watch how fast it is finished once someone has helped you over the hurdle while chatting the day with others.
Sat 31st March
Something Fishy Frippery Cushion – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
If you haven’t used wool to embellish or create yet here is an easy starter. Bright and Cheery by Wendy Williams
Sun 8th April
Floating Gems – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
Nice and easy fat quarter quilt to be done today.
Sun 15th April
Pineapple Blocks with Tool – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Using this amazing tool and some instruction will surprise you how easy all your scraps can emerge with little or no planning into a master piece.
Fri 20th April
Bargello Heart – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
If you haven’t been game enough to attempt a Bargello here is an easy project to learn the concept fun and quick. Makes a great wall hanging or the centre [piece for a great quilt.
Sun 22nd April
Elizabeth Hartman – Fancy Forest – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
This is a fabulous – “let’s do this together” quilt. Daunting to get started but such fun at the outcome so we will do 2 days and lots of homework.
Sun 29th April
Sun 6th May
Easy Table Topper – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
We all know how our non-sewing friends love to have our Patchwork given to them! Here is a lovely table topper both quick and economical and can be made in a million different styles.
Sun 13th May
Ironing Caddy – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Fabulous to take to your sewing group or retreat. No more standing waiting for the iron. Have your own beside you and pack away when needed.
Fri 18th May
Electrify – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
This quilt is made with a jelly roll so not much cutting. Close to finish in one day.
Sun 20th May
English Paper Piecing – Tree House Hideaway – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
A great wall hanging for a kid’s room. If you haven’t done EPP before this is a great intro.
Sun 27th May
Layer Cake (Jill Burton) – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
What to do with that spare layer cake you have had hanging around for years. Quick and easy and a great sized giveaway. Good eye spy pattern to.
Sun 3rd June
Lorna’s Bionic Bag -10.00am – 2.30pm - $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.
Sun 10th June
Hopscotch – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Sample in the shop is done with the latest range of Japanese fabrics in beautiful subtle blue tones. Great fun.
Fri 15th June
Jelly Roll “Something for everyone” in book Strips & Scraps – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
Great for a large wall or single bed. Sampler style with different objects to each block.
Sun 17rd June
Perfect 10 – 10.00am – 2.30pm - $40
Made with 10 fat quarters and sashing or make its big brother Beg Ten which is made with 10 half metres large blocks and comes together quickly.
Sun 24th June
Shanghai Lights – 9.30am – 2.30pm - $40
Fabulous for all your scrap Japanese fabrics or treat yourself and mix in a few newies.
Fri 29th June