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: Tuesday 27th September 2016 Time: . . . 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 a single bed quilt over two days using super simple techniques. One plain fabric and many great prints will make an . . . 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 »

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 »

Make It!

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Would you like to learn the art of patchwork, or perhaps take your existing skills to a new level? Then, for one day, every second Friday of the month, take some time out to sew on a patchwork project – quilts, cushion covers, bags, whatever you like. The very talented Christine Fahey will be on . . . Read More »

Saturday Sewing Studio @ Stephs

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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 Saturday Sewing Studio class. Simply decide on a project of your choice and we’ll help you learn how to cut, measure and stitch. Try some of our . . . Read More »

Let’s Try Crochet

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Crochet is definitely an art that is being revived. While a stick with a hook at one end and a pile of yarn may not seem like it has much potential, the possibilities are actually endless when you give crochet a try. Bernie will show you how to start at the beginning and get all . . . Read More »

Crazy 4 Jelly Rolls

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We’re crazy about Jelly Rolls and we love how fast and easy it is to make a quilt top. And the end results are amazing! Very little cutting required and its just straight sewing all the way. Grab yourself a jellyroll of your choice from our great selection, bring your sewing machine and just start . . . Read More »

Rag Rug Revival

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What is a rag rug you ask? Exactly that, but also anything you want it to be! Use a jellyroll, scraps from home or even old clothing. Samantha will teach you how to use basic crochet stiches to create something quick, easy, eco-friendly and totally practical! Once you get going you will have trouble stopping. . . . Read More »

Create a Workshop

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Do you really want to do a workshop with us but the timing is off or you don’t fancy anything we currently offer? Let us know! We are more than happy to create a class for a particular skill you would like to learn. Gather a group of at least five friends and we will . . . Read More »





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