2019 Classes

May – August

Open Patchwork

with Debbie

These sessions are open to Beginners as well as anyone who already has patchwork skills. These classes are not only an opportunity to learn but also to meet like-minded people and take advantage of a weekly sewing session to achieve your patchwork & quilting projects. Bookings essential

Thursdays:
Mornings: 9.30 – 12.30pm
Afternoons: 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $25 p/session

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Overlocker Demystified

with Debbie

Does your overlocker Baffle you? Would you like to get more out of your machine and become confident in doing rolled hems, overlocking and more detailed techniques? Then this 4-part course is for you. Debbie will demystify your overlocker machine so you can be the overlocking queen! 

Fridays: 10th May, 7th June, 12th July, 23rd August 

Time: 9.30 – 12.30pm 
Cost: $25 p/session + kit

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Borders & Bindings

with Debbie

In this class you will learn SO much about attaching borders, different styles of borders as well as how to correctly attach quilt binding and also experimenting with different binding
techniques. If Borders and Binding are a tricky things for you, then you won’t want to miss this class!
 

Friday 14th June, 2019 

Time: 9.30 – 2.30pm 
Cost: $35

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9-Patch Stash Buster

with Debbie

Bring along your fabric stash and we will work together to make a dent in it. If you are not sure what to do with your fabric, then I can show you 9 different ways to sew the 9 Patch block together and help you to make a dent in your stash. 

Tuesday 9th July, 2019 

Time: 9.30 – 3.00pm 
Cost: $45

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Sashiko Boro Bag

with Hitomi from QH Textiles

Enjoy a day of learning several traditional sashiko-style stitches while making this cute little Boro Bag. This is a one-off class and places are limited.
The kit includes everything you need to make this project!
 

Thursday 16th May, 2019

Time: 9.30 – 3.30pm 
Cost: $135 (includes kit)

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Quilt As You Go Picnic QUilt

with Debbie

Learn how to easily and effectively make quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) projects with Accuquilt. Debbie will take you through the steps cutting and piecing as well as quilting this Crazy Patch block into this cute picnic rug 

Frdiay 31st May, 2019 

Time: 9.30 – 3.30pm 
Cost: $45 + kit

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Creative Free Motion Quilting

with Debbie

Do you love to doodle? How would you like to do it with needle and thread? Join Debbie and she gets you to explore creative quilting. Experiment with micro-quilting, extreme doodling designs and much more! You will enjoy letting
your creativity take over and enhancing you quilting skills at the same time!
 

Saturday 20th July, 2019 

Time: 9.30 – 2.30pm 
Cost: $65 (includes kit)

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UFO Finishing Day

with Debbie

We’ve all probably got a stash of UFO’s that need finishing. This is the perfect class to get started on them Debbie will be on hand during this class to help you finish some of your more challenging UFO’s! Bring them along and turn your UFO into a treasure that can finally enjoy 

Thursday 18th July 

Time: 9.30 – 3.30pm 
Cost: $45

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AccuQuilt Quilt in a Day

with Debbie

FEATURING ACCUQUILT 

Can you make a Quilt in a Day? We have a fun, funky and fast project for you. Using Accuquilt dies for fast accurate cuts, you can create a whole quilt top in a day. This class is appropriate for any level of sewing enthusiast

Friday 28th June, 2019 
Time: 9.30 – 4.30pm 
Cost: $50 + kit

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Chenille Quilting

with Debbie

Chenille quilts have been around for a long time and are now facing a resurgence as the modern quilter has discovered this quick easy method of quilting. These quilts feature layers of fabric cut to make a
soft, fuzzy high loft quilt or rug.

Friday 26th July, 2019
Time: 9.30 – 2.30pm
Cost: $35 + kit

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Machine Embroidery – Saturdays

with Jo

Jo will be running her classes to bring you new and exciting projects from Sweet Pea, Hoop Sisters and Urban Threads as well as supporting the Infinity Quilt BOM program we started in February. Great projects and great fun – all year!

Saturdays : 11 May, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 12 Oct, 9 Nov, 14 Dec

Morning Session: 8.45am – 12.00pm 
Afternoon Session: 12.30pm – 3.15pm 
Cost: $25 p/session
 

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Machine Embroidery – Tuesdays

with Sandi & Jo

Get together with Sandi & Jo twice a month and broaden your machine embroidery skills. Sandi will bring you new and exciting projects. Loads of fun and learning in these sessions.

Tuesdays : 7th & 21st May, 4th & 18th Jun, 2nd & 16th Jul, 20th Aug, 3rd & 17th Sep, 1st & 15th Oct, 5th & 19th Nov, 3rd & 12th Dec

Morning Session: 8.45am – 12.00pm 
Afternoon Session: 12.30pm – 3.15pm 
Cost: $25 p/session
 

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Social Sewing Days

OPEN CLASS

If you would like to join a social sewing group and dedicating sewing time every week, then these sessions are for you. We have Monday, Wednesday and Friday groups that meet each week. 

Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Cost: $15 p/session

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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: 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 26 Oct, 7 Dec 

Time: 9.30 – 12.30pm

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! 

Bookings Essential! 

Saturdays: 1 Jun, 17 Aug, 5 Oct, 30 Nov 

Time: 9.30 – 11.30pm 
Cost: $10

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! 

Fridays: 26 Apr, 17 May, 21 Jun, 19 Jul, 16 Aug, 20 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 20 Dec 

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

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Embroidery Software & Top-of-the-Line Club (TOLC)

with Greg 
These classes with Greg are fast gaining notoriety and popularity offering a high level of education for this software. Open to owners of Premier+ Versions and all modules (except base). 

We have combined this class to accommodate Husqvarna Viking EPIC and Pfaff Icon machines into one Top-of-the-Line Club which will meet after software classes once a month. If you own either
of these machines you are welcome to join us.

Tuesdays : 14 May, 25 Jun, 23 Jul, 27 Aug, 24 Sep, 29 Oct, 26 Nov, 10 Dec 

Morning Software Session: 9.30 – 12.30pm COst $25 per/session| Afternoon TOLC Session: 1.30pm – 3.30pm Cost: $15 +kit p/session 

Software Wednesday Nights Only – Cost $25 p/session : 15 May, 26 Jun, 24 Jul, 28 Aug, 25 Sep, 30 Oct, 27 Nov, 18 Dec

All Day Winter Sew-In

OPEN CLASS

We are opening our doors for an extended 9-hour Sewing Session on Saturday 29th June. Book a table with some friends or come along and share a table to meet new like-minded people. Bring your favourite luncheon share plate. We will put on the refreshments and snacks! 

Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Cost: $35 + bring a plate

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