New Winter Workshops

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Steph has just finished updating the workshops schedule for the coming chilly months (and beyond). There are some great lessons available like the “Learn to knit a B.I.G. chunky scarf or beanie” (just like the picture above) or Cheryl’s “Knitting in the Round – Socks and Hats”. There’s not just knitting either, have a look . . . 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 »


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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 »

SIMPLE SEWING – Make a Skirt

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Making a skirt is a great place to begin your dressmaking career! This simple sewing project is just right for getting started on a whole new wardrobe! Grab a girlfriend and join this fun school holiday workshop afternoon. PS. if you don’t have a sewing machine, we can help. BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshop on: Wednesday July . . . Read More »

BFFB – Best Friends Forever Bracelets

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Create your very own original Beaded Friendship Bracelets that you can give to your girlfriends who will treasure them forever. Be sure to make a few for yourself too! BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshop on: Thursday July 5th from 10am – 12:30pm Cost: $20 (kit included)

Happy Hexagons – a quilt with Daiva

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Daiva’s Happy Hexagon quilt is so colourful. It’s a very popular hand piecing workshop because the hexagons are big and bold…no shy wallflowers here. You will learn how to make pieced hexagon blocks and mix them in with single fabric blocks. This quilt can be made as large or small as you prefer AND it’s . . . Read More »

ZAKKA Pincushion – a Sew Friday Project

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A little bit of favourite fabric, a little scrap of linen, a little bit of crazy trim, a little bright embroidery thread and it’s a ZAKKA pincushion. Enjoy creating this fun project with Raewyn’s creative help and flair. They will make great girlfriend’s gifts! Guaranteed to rate a hug and a smile. BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshop . . . Read More »


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Join Karel for some “Christmas in July” and make one of these holly jolly baskets designed by Bronwyn Hayes. Karel will guide you through all the embroidery work and the making of these unique little gifts. Then…all you need to do for Christmas is make some goodies to put in them! CONFIDENT BEGINNERS & ADVANCED . . . Read More »

Hand Stitched Christmas Ornaments with Cheryl

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Get a head start making these beautiful hand stitched ornaments. This workshop contains a “sampler” of ornaments with embroidery, beading, canvaswork and cross-stitch. Why not enjoy a relaxing Christmas in July afternoon? BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshop on: Wednesday July 25th (Ho, Ho, Ho) from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Cost: $25 (starter kits included)

Sew a SANTA SACK, Stockings and Gift Labels

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You will receive a pre-printed Christmas panel with ready to make Santa Sack, Christmas Stockings and more! Here is a great opportunity to get that Christmas sewing for the kids all sorted and have a Merry Little Morning Sewing. BEGINNER FRIENDLY Workshop on: Friday July 27th from 9:30am – 12:30pm Cost: $25 (Christmas Panel for . . . Read More »

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