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Classes

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

Thu 19-Dec-19 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 30-Jan-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 06-Feb-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 13-Feb-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 20-Feb-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 27-Feb-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 05-Mar-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 12-Mar-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 19-Mar-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 26-Mar-20 6:00 - 9:00
Thu 02-Apr-20 6:00 - 9:00

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

Thu 30-Jan-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 06-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 13-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 20-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 27-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 05-Mar-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 12-Mar-20 10:00 - 1:00
Thu 19-Mar-20 10:00 - 1:00

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

Tue 21-Jan-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 28-Jan-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 04-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 11-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 18-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 25-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 03-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 10-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 17-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 24-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 31-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 07-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 14-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00
Tue 21-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00

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

Sat 21-Dec-19 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 01-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 15-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 29-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 14-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 28-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 11-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00
Sat 25-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00

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
$90
$45 If you have purchased the Machine in last 2 year from us

Wed 25-Mar-20 10:00 - 3:00
Wed 22-Apr-20 10:00 - 3:00
Wed 27-May-20 10:00 - 3:00

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
$76
$33 If you have purchased the Machine in last 2 year from us

Wed 26-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 29-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00

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

Wed 29-Jan-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 05-Feb-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 12-Feb-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 19-Feb-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 26-Feb-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 04-Mar-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 11-Mar-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 18-Mar-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 25-Mar-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 01-Apr-20 4:30 - 6:30
Wed 08-Apr-20 4:30 - 6:30

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)
$55


Wed 22-Jan-20 10:00 - 1:00 or Thur 23-Jan-20 10:00 - 1:00

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.
KIT FEES APPLY ANNUAL FEE $99.00

Wed 12-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 11-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 08-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 13-May-20 10:00 - 2:00

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

Wed 19-Feb-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 18-Mar-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 15-Apr-20 10:00 - 2:00
Wed 20-May-20 10:00 - 2:00

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

Sat 22-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Sat 21-Mar-20 10:00 - 1:00
Sat 18-Apr-20 10:00 - 1:00
Sat 16-May-20 10:00 - 1:00

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.
FREE

Fri 07-Feb-20 10:00 - 1:00
Fri 06-Mar-20 10:00 - 1:00
Fri 01-May-20 10:00 - 1:00
Fri 29-May-20 10:00 - 1:00