2017 Classes

Tumbling Stars Runner

Tumbling Stars Runner

with Elinor
Come along and spend a day with Elinor as she shows you how to create this great bed or table runner. Using one shape only, the 60 degree diamond by AccuQuilt, you will have the pieces cut out in no time and learning hot to perfect Y-seams as you sew it all together. You will also discover other great designs you can make with a 60 degree diamond shape.

Wednesday 8th November, 2017


Time: 9.30 – 3.30pm
Cost: $45 + kit
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Free Motion Quilting - Beginners

Free Motion Quilting - Beginners

with Elinor
This one day class is designed for Beginner Quilters in mind – though if you feel a little rusty, then this would be the perfect class for you to hone your quilting skills. You will leave class feeling inspired and much more confident with your quilting. Open to domestic machine and Sweet 16 owners.

Saturday 21st October, 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $65 (includes kit)
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Patchwork for Beginners

Patchwork for Beginners

with Elinor
Want to learn how to do Patchwork? This is the class for you. Learn how to cut, measure, pin, sew, trim, square-up, abut seams, join, chain-piece, press, assemble… and SO MUCH MORE! Make a small project learning the how’s and why’s of patchwork!You will fall in love with Patchwork after this class and be planning your next project before the class finishes!

Saturdays
4th & 11th November, 2017

Time: 9.30 – 2.30pm
Cost: $35 p/session + Kit
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Illusions with Foundation Piecing

Illusions with Foundation Piecing

with Greg
Greg really does make using solid fabrics seem easy! Inspired by tiles on a foot path in France, Greg has designed this foundation piecing project especially for this class. Utilising light, medium & dark solids, he has really been able to capture the beauty of working with illusion blocks. Enjoy a day of accurate piecing and learn the techniques of foundation piecing.

Wednesday 1st November 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $45 + kit
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Dance of the Dragonflies

Dance of the Dragonflies

with Greg
Enjoy making this stunning wall hanging by Joann Hoffman, featuring a Super Nova panel and batik fabrics. Learn raw-edge applique techniques and see how quickly this 40 x 40 inch masterpiece comes together.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $45 + kit
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One Block Wonder

One Block Wonder

with Elinor
A fantastic workshop from the "One Block Wonder" book by Maxine Rosenthal. Elinor will walk you through the techniques outlined in the book, offering tips and advice, and help you to create your very own kaleidoscope masterpiece.

Wednesdays 11th & 25th October 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $45 p/session + Kit & book
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Texture magic

Texture magic

with Elinor
This is a great class for those who would like to experiment with the Texture Magic shrinking fabric and free motion quilting. The results are simply fantastic. Elinor will guide you on fabric choice to get the best results for your project. Prepare to have fun in this class.

Saturday 7th October 2017

Time: 9.30 – 1.30pm
Cost: $35 + kit
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Kool Kaleidoscope

Kool Kaleidoscope

with Elinor
A wonderfully inspiring workshop based on the Kool Kaleidopscope technique by Ricky Tims. Enjoy learning exciting colour manipulation and how you can create the most fabulous looking quilts from a relatively easy, but effective technique!

Wednesdays 4th & 18th October 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $45 p/session + Kit & DVD
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Modern Melody with AccuQuilt

Modern Melody with AccuQuilt

with Shelley
NEW Class - by popular demand! Learn how to create stratas and use specific cutting and curved piecing techniques with the AccuQuilt Drunkard's Path die to create the fun and colourful quilt. Shelley will be able to guide your choice of colours with either solids or printed fabrics. Definitely a fun quilt and you don't have to own AccuQuilt to attend, we will have a machine and die for you to borrow.

Tuesdays: 10th & 31st Ocotober 2017

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm
Cost: $45 + kit
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Spellbinders EPP Club

Spellbinders EPP Club

OPEN CLASS
Whether you wish to start a new EPP project or continue with something you have already started, our club is open to anyone who would like to join to do English Paper Piecing (EPP). The more the merrier!

Spellbinders meet on the 3rd Friday or 3rd Saturday of each month - see our calendar for specific dates. Come along and enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and learn new and interesting associated techniques!

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: $10 p/session
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Machine Embroidery

Machine Embroidery

with Jodi
Do you have an Embroidery Machine but you are not quite sure how to use it? Or would like to just use it more often? Then this is the class for you! We now have Machine Embroidery on Saturdays, once a month (most months). Jodi will be bringing you new and inspirational ideas on how to utilise machine embroidery in your home and with your sewing! Be prepared to get creative throughout 2017.

Tuesdays : 17 Oct, 21 Nov, 5 Dec

Saturdays : 14 Oct, 18 Nov, 2 Dec

Morning Session: 9.30 – 12.00pm
Afternoon Session: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $25 p/session
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PFAFF Embroidery Club

PFAFF Embroidery Club

with Sandii
Please welcome Sandi to our store who has over 25 years of experience with the Pfaff brand. From October 2017 we have developed a specific club for Pfaff Machine Embroiderers where Sandi will educate you on techniques of machine embroidery and help you step out of your comfort zone to help maximise the most out of your embroidery machine.

Fridays : 6 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec

Morning Session: 9.30 – 12.00pm
Afternoon Session: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $25 p/session
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Embroidery Software Design Class

Embroidery Software Design Class

with Jodi

Jodi has been designing new and exciting projects using 5D, 6D & Prmeier+ Embroidery Software. For these classes you need to bring your laptop and machine. You will learn how to digitise the designs int hese classes and understand the many features of the program through this process. A great way to learn more about the software!

Tuesdays
24 Oct, 28 Nov

Time: 9.30 – 12.30pm
Cost: $45 p/session
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Handi Quilter Club

Handi Quilter Club

with Michelle & Team
This is an exclusive club held in store every other month. Members consist of owners who have purchased their machines through our store. It is this club that is most coveted by new owners as the back up support, education and inspiration are second to none and club members always leave having learned something throughout the morning session and have been inspired and motivated. The Club supports all facets of the Handi Quilter range.

Bookings Essential!

Saturday: 25 Nov

Time: 9.30 – 12.30pm
Cost: $5
AccuQuilt Club

AccuQuilt Club

with Michelle & Team
Come one! Come all! AccuQuilt Club day is open to ALL owners of the AccuQuilt products. The aim of this club is to educate and inspire as many people as we can on how wonderful this product really is! Each club day we will demonstrate different projects and techniques and back that up with free pattern hand outs! A good day to shop in store as we usually offer a discount to club attendees! Join us for these mornings of inspiration, motivation and plenty of laughs as well as lots of education!

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Saturdays: 9 Dec

Time: 9.30 – 11.30pm
Cost: $10
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2017 Calendar

Class Information 2017