Chevron Cushion

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Christine Faye 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: Tuesday 10th January 2017 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 »

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 »

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 »


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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 »

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 »

Stitching with Ink & Spindle

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Embellish your own piece of ‘pincushion loveliness’, using gorgeous hand printed fabric from Ink and Spindle. Raewyn will guide you through some embroidery stitches to create a pincushion that is playful, funky and oh so pretty. Join us for some creative time, and express your individuality. When: Friday 6th January 2017 Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm Cost: . . . 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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