Advanced Simple Softies

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Take your simple softie skills to the next level! These softies are not only quirky, cute and perfect to cuddle, but best of all you get to learn how to embellish your creation with some hand sewing and basic embroidery stitches! With a little imagination + bright felts, fabrics, ric rac and ribbon = a . . . Read More »

Needlecase with Bernie

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Another gorgeous beginners project with Bernie V! Stitch a cute little silk ribbon flower garden on the front of this handy needlecase. Experiment with some bright colours and textures, whatever you like…it all works in the garden. This project makes a nice present for yourself or a stitching friend. Bernie is such a creative and . . . Read More »

Made by Me! Embroidered Felt Purse

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This adorable and simple to make felt purse is a great introduction to sewing and appliqué, while learning how to construct a basic bag. When finished the purse measures 20 x 16cm – ideal for carrying around your essential bits and bobs – like your wallet, phone, ipod, keys, lip gloss, hair clips … Suits . . . Read More »

Special Event – Thea is coming to Steph’s!

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Thea is our Bernina expert and educator and we are thrilled that she will be in our store on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 October. We have scheduled the following workshops. Workshop: Perfectly Practical Pouch Thursday 25 October Morning: 9.30am – 12noon  OR  Afternoon: 1pm – 3.30pm Give your zip lock bags the flick and . . . Read More »

Daiva’s Three Fold Clutch

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The clutch is back. All the fashion gurus are favouring the clutch over the big shoulder tote this Summer. Add your own flavour to this season’s accessory by constructing your very own clutch. Daiva’s workshop for this very functional Three Fold Clutch will kick start your Summer wardrobe! Sew it for yourself or it would . . . Read More »

Special Guest – Sarah Fielke Sew a Whirligig or The Seasons Quilt workshop

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Steph’s Fabrics is so excited to have Sarah Fielke return to our store to present a two day workshop to make either her Whirligig or The Seasons quilts. These lovely quilts are Sarah’s favourites – Whirligig is from her book “Quilting from little things….” and The Seasons quilt from her “Material Obsession Two” book. And we think . . . Read More »

Make Me a SOFTIE to Hug!

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They are quirky, cute, perfect to cuddle and HUG, but best of all…easy to make! Hurrah! With just a little imagination, some bright felts and guidance from our teachers, you will enjoy making some of these gorgeous toys. Learn some hand sewing and basic embroidery stitches in this workshop which suits ages 12 and up. . . . Read More »

Learn to Crochet

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Crochet is not just for Nannas. Granny (isn’t necessarily) square… If you have always wanted to have a go at learning to crochet, then let Bernie show you how to start at the beginning and get all the right moves. No pressure, you will work at your own speed with Bernie’s assistance. Imagine what you . . . Read More »

SEWING STUDIO

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Very beginner friendly lessons Want to learn how to sew clothing, a new bag or just how to put in a zipper better? It’s all possible in our Sewing Studio class. Simply decide on the project of your choice and we’ll help you learn how to cut, measure and stitch. We’re excited about all the . . . Read More »

Learn to Knit a B.I.G. Chunky Scarf or Beanie

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It doesn’t take long to knit up a scarf or beanie in the latest B.I.G. wool. Yes, B.I.G. wool equals instant gratification. Ahhh. BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshops on: Saturday June 2nd or Saturday July 7th from 9:30am -12:30pm Cost: $23 per lesson  

KNITTING in the ROUND – Socks and Hats

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With Kaffe Fassett and Erika Knight Both of these designers have released amazing ranges of fine knitting wools specifically designed to create unique blended colour effects as you knit. Cheryl is our resident expert on knitting in the round, so join her for a lesson and learn to knit the “Sock it to me” fabulous . . . Read More »

FREE FORM Knitting and Crochet

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This is one “Wild & Wooly” Bag! Create a ‘wild and wooly’ bag with Bernie V! Her featured example for this project has been knitted, but those students who can crochet will also be able to experiment with both techniques. Free-form knitting and crochet is a random piece of work that uses a combination of . . . Read More »

PLAY Quilts…Easy As!

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A play quilt is really simple and fun to make. Yes, fun! We have selected two of our favourite modern designs for this workshop. One quilt was inspired by the Moda Fabrics – Line Dance and the other is called Modern Basics. If you have wanted to try making a quilt, but didn’t know where . . . Read More »

RiBBiT! RiBBiT!

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Huggable Squeezable Patchy FROG Our famous or infamous floppy toy frog has been a long time popular toy boy.  Oops! – we meant boy toy, in the shop. There have been so many requests for a workshop that we decided to slot him into the program. He can be made from fabric scraps or just . . . Read More »





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