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 Due to Covid 19 we are not currently running any of our classes, 
if you would like to leave your name for placement for a class once classes resume we will contact you


Patchwork for Beginner's to Advanced Thurs Night

10 Week Term this class is a great way to begin your love in patchwork, in this introductory course you will learn the basic skills of Patchwork and Quilting.The course will be complete with notes step by step references to create a quilt You will learn many different techniques, cutting your blocks, and piecing your block together, sashing, and borders, assembly of your quilt, and binding. Come along to this fun class to begin your love of patchwork. 
Suitable for beginners to advanced 
$300 per Term

Quilting with Attitude Jan Schoots
Shadow quilt is a fat quarter friendly quilt which will consist of only 1 block repeat throughout the whole quilt, focusing on rectangles from 6 different hues from light to dark. Finished size of quilt 72’’ x 50’’

Suitable for beginners to advanced 8 Week Term
$250.00 per Term

Dressmaking for Beginner's to Advanced Tuesday

Maria has designed this class for all skill levels whether you're crafty or a dressmaker! This class is for creating bags, quilts, table runners and much more, or for the dressmaker who would like to improve their machine skills in garment construction and learn to adjust commercial patterns for a custom fit. Come along and join this wonderful class in a great atmosphere to expand your creativity and wardrobe! In this class students can choose their own project and must have some prior sewing experience to attend this class, or completed our Getting the most out of your sewing machine.
Suitable for beginners to advanced
$45 each or FOUR CLASSES $160

Dressmaking for Beginner's to Advanced Saturday

This is a practical class for both beginners and those more experienced sewers wishing to further their skills. You will learn how to measure your body accurately, adjust a commercial pattern to fit you perfectly and create your own fashion designer garment. Along the way you will learn about fabrics and their uses in wardrobe creation, pattern size selection, layout, cutting technique and construction. 
Suitable for beginners to advanced
$45 each or FOUR CLASSES $160

Getting the most out of Your Sewing Machine

Learn to love your sewing machine in this Project Workshop. This is an exciting workshop for all skill levels. You will be making a gorgeous bag using your machine’s decorative stitches and feet accessories. You will also learn a variety of different machine skills that you never knew you could do before! This workshop will allow you to learn essential machine maintenance and troubleshooting tips and tricks. This workshop is for all sewing machine brands. PROJECT KIT WILL BE PROVIDED 
Suitable for beginners to advanced
$45 If you have purchased the Machine in last 2 year from us

Tame Your Overlocker

This course gives an introduction to overlocker techniques, for example, rolled hems, flat locking etc, and is designed to give students the confidence to use the overlocker to its fullest potential. Students will work on a number of samples. This course is suited to all overlocker brands. 
Suitable for beginners to advanced
$33 If you have purchased the Machine in last 2 year from us

Junior Sewing Class and HSC Textiles

This class is designed to introduce juniors into the world of sewing and to learn basic skills in using a sewing machine. Let Maria guide and coach your child to create your choice of project. This class will also apply to students in years 11 and 12 who would like mentoring and to learn additional skills to complete major works. This is a fantastic class for children aged 10 years and onwards. 
$25 each or FOUR CLASSES $90

Kids Holiday Class

This class is designed for a beginner or if your child has sewn before, it’s a great opportunity for your child to learn how to use a sewing machine and further your child’s skill weather it may be in dressmaking, quilting or craft projects.
Please advise choice on enrollment: Choice of projects (kits will be supplied) 
1. Making a pillow 16’’ x 16’’ (40 cm x 40 cm)
2. Elasticized skirt (only if your child has sewn before)

Babylock Club

This club is specially tailored for owners of Baby Lock overlockers. We are planning a fun class concentrating on different techniques each session. The projects will be easy, fun and designed to encourage you to use your Baby Lock and Accessories with confidence. Optional accessories may be required. You must be familiar with the basic functions of your machine. 

Machine Embroidery Club

Come along to this wonderful machine embroidery class and learn how to get the most out of your machine’s many features with the guidance of expert tutor Maria Ciano. In this class you will complete a project. Please let us know what software and embroidery machine you use. 
$50 each or FOUR CLASSES $180

Husqvarna and Pfaff Club

Introducing a new exciting program creating projects for the home decor and for garments, with new monthly projects each month come along to this exciting new class learning all about feet accessories 
$30 each Class

Bear Cottage Patchwork Group

The Bear Cottage patchwork group is designed to get a group of like minded people together, to make quilts for children and their siblings staying at Bear Cottage. It is to be a no pressure group, where people can work at their own pace. YOU DO NEED TO HAVE SOME KNOWLEDGE OF PATCHWORK.. This is an opportunity to use fabrics we have had for a while. Any design is suitable/possible.