Chevron Cushion

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Christine Fahey will take you through how to make one of our all time favourite patterns by superstar Lynne Wilson. Lynne’s patterns are renowned for being easy to follow and making a random collection of fabrics seem like they were made for each other. We have some super handy hints for being able to turn . . . Read More »

Thicket Tote Bag

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Time for some holiday fun! Using the gorgeous animal designs from Thicket by Gingerber you will create a tote bag with two extra pockets to stash all your stationary. You can keep it “plain and simple” or add some buttons, ribbon or felt patches for a little extra colour! Date: Wednesday 19th April Time: 10am . . . Read More »

Boro Satchel

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  Boro is a Japanese folk textile that has been extensively ‘repaired’ by patching and mending little scraps of other fabrics over worn-out areas or holes in the cloth. These textiles were ones used for everyday – futon covers, vests, fisherman’s coats, misquito netting – and hand woven of a plant fiber usually cotton. The . . . Read More »

Migration Flying Geese Quilt

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Flying geese quilts come in all shapes, sizes and formations in the quilting world and are a great technique to add to your sewing repertoire! Regardless of the method used there are a lot of different options for setting the simple Flying Geese block – straight, horizontal or vertical – and they look fantastic as . . . Read More »

Apple Core Paper Pieced Wallet

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Why paper piecing? Well, it is easy, fun and helps you create complex blocks with ease. Once you have a go, you’ll find that it’s one of the easiest techniques to create precise points, and perfect for small blocks with intricate angles. A great skill to add to your repertoire of sewing techniques. In this . . . Read More »

Judy Turners Postage Stamp Quilt

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After the success of Judy’s Scrappy Lattice Quilt workshop with Christine, we asked if we could teach another one of her fabulous quilts, and lucky enough… She said yes! Come join us and make quilt over two days using super simple techniques. A generous fit for a double bed or comfortable fit for a queen . . . Read More »

Special Event – Sew Spoil Me with Lynne Wilson ☺

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Spring is on its way – Hurrah! What a wonderful time to refresh your skills and get SEW productive! Let’s burst out and try some new projects, techniques and more. Lynne Wilson will be visiting Steph’s for a TWO-day Special Event workshop. There will be lots of NEW projects and a RELAXING and FUN atmosphere . . . Read More »

Judy Turner’s Scrappy Lattice Quilt

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Judy has kindly given us special permission to teach one of her all time favourite, classic quilts! Thanks Judy! Come join us and make a single bed quilt over two days using super simple techniques. One plain fabric and many great prints will make an attractive quilt. This class is ideal for using your favourite . . . Read More »

Elephant Pom-Pom Cushion

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More then just your ordinary cushion, this class involves basic embroidery stitching and pom-pom making! Sundara Oasis by Dena Designs is the perfect template for you to trace around using gorgeous perle threads in complementary colours. Attach the pom-poms to each corner and there you have a project that will add some spice to your . . . Read More »

Quillow

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We are all about great ideas, so when a wonderful project is also practical we are falling over our feet. Introducing the Quillow… And yes you guessed it, it is both a quilt AND a pillow! Where couldn’t you use one of these little life savers? A guest room? A dorm room? A TV room? . . . Read More »

Felt Me Up

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Let’s be honest, we all love personalized stationary. It’s a guilty pleasure justified by its ability to motivate and organize you for the year ahead! Come and make your own felt note pad cover to protect your books or devices. You can create your own felt design with some funky top stitch decoration over the top! . . . Read More »

Jelly Belly Quilt

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This Zen Chic quilt is bold yet handsome! A sophisticated contemporary quilt that can be created from any of the Jelly Rolls we have on offer. This quilt is the perfect project for a confident beginner looking to wrap their hands around patchwork. Come and see our sample! Date: TBA Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm Cost: . . . Read More »

Patchwork Party!

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It’s reaching the end of the year and you all know what that means… Summer time celebrations! Sew we’re having a patchwork party! Come and learn three fabulous projects including Lynne Wilson’s Quilt in a Pillow and Baby Love Quilt as well as our very own 1. 2. 3. 4. ME Quilt. All of these . . . Read More »

All About Alabama Chanin

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This workshop is dedicated to kick starting your very own hand-stitched Alabama Chanin Wardrobe. Samantha will guide you through several different blocks that focus on threads, stitches and knotting basics as well as seams, embellishments and applique’! The truth is that sometimes if you want a garment to really and truly fit and suit you, . . . Read More »





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