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Enrolments are open for the following 2023 classes. 
 
Keep an eye on this website. Additional classes are frequently added.

To enrol click Book Now for enrolment form.

Stitch Group - "Finish that Project"
Tutor: Sue Swann

4th Sunday of the month

26 Feb, 26 Mar, 23 Apr, 28 May, 25 June,

23 July, 27 Aug, 24 Sept, 29 Oct, 26 Nov

1 - 4pm

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$10 per session

This group is for those interested in getting together once a month and working on an unfinished project.

I will not be teaching a specific project in this class, but will be available to provide assistance with design or technique.  Join us if:

  • You have a project that you have started and want to finish, but just don’t get around to working on it at home,

  • Have been to any of my classes and need assistance getting the project started again,

  • Want to design your own project, but not sure where to start, 

  • You just want the opportunity to stitch and be inspired by the work of others.

Hanging Plants
Tutor: Lisa Kahlhoefer

Saturday 7th October & Sunday 15th October

1 - 4pm
 

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$95
+ $10 materials

In this class you´ll learn how to crochet a cute little hanging plant. I will teach basic crocheting stitches and how to use them to create a planter, the soil, and the plant itself.

 

More advanced crocheters can pick from four different types of plants.

 

These unkillable plants make a great addition to any space that needs a dash of character! Give one as a gift to a friend with a less than green thumb, adorn your bathroom, plant one in your camper and never worry about watering it.

 

Suitable for all levels.

Quilt-As-You-Go Table Runner
Tutor: Clare Smith

Sunday 15th October

10am - 4pm

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$95
 

Do you want to make something quickly, that is useful and doesn’t end up as a UFO? Learn how to sew fabric into strips and squares then quilt-as-you-go to construct a table runner. This could also be made into placemats or a bag. You should be able to make a whole table runner, bag or up to 4 placemats during the class. Further embellishment such as machine embroidery or sashiko stitching will be discussed and can be added later.

 

This class is suitable for beginner quilters, but basic sewing machine experience would be helpful.

 

A sewing machine is a requirement for this class.

 

No Kit

No materials fee.

Modern Stitch Fun
Tutor: Cherie Gurney

Saturday 21st October

10am - 4pm

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$95
+ $20 for kit

 

Come and create a modern piece of embroidery art with surface stitchery on this Pastel Parade fabric by PietenKees.

We’ll begin the class by creating your very own stitch plan and spending the rest of the day hand stitching where Cherie will share her insights and techniques along the way so you too can experience the joy of hand stitching.  The day will finish up with how to finish your piece of modern stitchery.

 

Kit includes Pastel Parade fabric 27 x 27cm, interfacing, backing felt fabric, a variety of threads.

One Stitch Sashiko
Tutor: Clare Smith

Sunday 29th October

9.30am - 12.30pm

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$65 

Learn how to do ‘One Stitch Sashiko’ and turn your stitching into a patch for jeans or use a small bowl for the top of a pincushion.

Use a special small bowl or egg cup you may have fallen in love with at a second hand shop or buy a new one from a local wood turner.  Clare has a few small wooden bowls available to buy in class.

 

No Materials fee but some items available to buy in class.

The Night Before Christmas
Tutor: Clare Smith

Sunday 29th October

1 - 4pm

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$65
 

Make a cute felt mouse (or two) for the Christmas tree. These sweet little mice will look lovely hanging on your Christmas Tree.  Made from felt they are quick to make.  Make for yourself or give them away as Christmas gifts to be treasured by family and friends.

 

NB: This is not a needle felting class

 

Pohutukawa Christmas Ornament
Tutor: Sue Swann

Sunday 19th November &

Sunday 3rd December

1 - 4pm

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$95
+$25 materials

Add a touch of New Zealand to your Christmas tree. Over the two lessons you will learn how to work with a variety of threads and then how to construct the ornament.  This would make a lovely personal gift for family or friends.

 

Suitable for all skill levels.

 

All materials are provided as a kit.

Christmas Stocking
Tutor: Cherie Gurney

Saturday 25th November

10am - 4pm

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$95
+$40 materials

Have a day of creative fun making your very own Christmas Stocking.  Choose from either the Black Christmas Tree Stocking kit or the Gold & Silver Stars kit (included in the kit is a prequilted Christmas stocking, embroidery floss, tape and cord).  You'll learn how to paint fabric, hand stitch text and join all the components together by machine stitching to finish off.

Fabric paint and paint brush supplied by tutor.

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