Classes

Term 2 - 2019

Intermediate TOFT Crochet

Saturday 12th October

Tutor:  Jay Critchley

Time:  10.30 am - 3.30 pm                                  

Cost:  $95 - includes full kit (pattern, wool, crochet hook, wool needle and filling) and morning tea                   
Due to the success of our beginners crochet class we are now offering a slightly harder project in an intermediate class. This time, with Christmas in mind, our class project will be Donna the Reindeer . Every TOFT kit includes everything you will need to complete your project. Our lovely tutor Jay is super patient and happy to demonstrate all techniques and stitches as many times as needed. Bring your own lunch. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking. 

Sewing Box

Thursday 17th October

Tutor:  Di Greig from Verandah Crafts

Time:  9.30am - 3.30pm                           

Cost:  $115 - includes kit, morning tea and lunch 

 

Reminiscent of days gone by..... an extendable small sewing box. Perfect for the coffee table or studio, to hold all your sewing needs.  The box extends to 6 compartments that will be lined in a fabric of your choice - us one or a multiple of fabrics.  It is a great way to personalise a simple pine product.  Skills acquired in this class can be used for other boxes and tin making the possibilities endless. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking. 

Crochet for Beginers - Granny Squares

Saturday 16th November

Tutor:  Jay Critchley

Time:  9.30am - 3.30pm                           

Cost:  $95 - includes kit, morning tea and lunch 

 

 Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet??  No really???  A simple, yet effective granny square can have many colours and rounds. The possibilities of combinations are endless. This class allows you to explore colourways and learn how to construct a basic granny square whilst learning new skills of chain, slip and treble stitches that include written instructions. In your kit is all you need to construct a small lap blanket, that can be easily made into a larger size if desired and an Clover Armour hook. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking. 

A Day with Emma Jean

Saturday 19th October

Tutor:  Emma Jean Jansen

Time:  10.00 am - 4.00 pm                      

Cost:  $100 plus pattern/book (includes lunch) 

We have great pleasure in welcoming Emma back to teach after her time off to enjoy her bub Henry. Come along and spend the day with Emma and work on any of Emma's patterns.  You may choose to work on a project you have started and need some help with or start a new project that you have been itching to begin. You have the flexibility to work on any of Emma's individual patterns or a project from her book "By The Bundle" . The choice is completely yours. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking. 

Felt Christmas Stocking

Saturday 30th November

Tutor:  Lisa Cantlay from Fig n' Berry

Time:  9.30 am - 3.30 pm                      

Cost:  $95 includes pattern, kit, morning tea and lunch

With Christmas fast approaching we thought it was time to start making our Christmas decorations so why not join Lisa from Fig'n'berry Creations in this whole day workshop making any of the 3 designs in Lisa's latest pattern "Santa's Stockings".  Your kit will include the pattern and felt for all 3 of the felt stockings, the only decision you will have to make is which one do I start with??  Oh the choices!  Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking. 

Back on Track

Wednesday 2nd October, 6th November, 4th December

Tutor:  Meredithe Clark 

Time:  10.30 am - 1.30 pm                        
Cost:  $30 per class                     
           

Stuck on a project?  Like to learn a new technique?  Need a hand to get a quilt finished?  This could be the class for you.  Join Meredithe on the first Wednesday of each month and mine her expertise to get your project back on track. Meredithe can help you with hand piecing, hand applique, hand quilting, machine piecing, machine applique and quilt design.  It was amazing to see the broad range of projects that were being created throughout 2017 and we are sure 2018 will be just as inspiring. And of course beginners are very welcome.  Meredithe is a qualified teacher with the Victorian Quilters Inc. Bookings are essential. Full Payment is required on booking.

Needleturn Applique

Wednesday 10th December 2019

Tutor:  Irene Blanck 

Time:  10.30 am - 3.30 pm                        
Cost:  $60 per class                    
          

This class focuses on needleturn appliqué taught in a simple easy-to understand way whilst having FUN in the process.  Learn that needleturn appliqué need not be difficult – it should be relaxing and fun – and this class will prove that to you!

This method of needleturn teaches you how to glue all pieces onto backgrounds, making it a perfect quilt to have “on the go” – pick up and put down at any time – without having to worry about placement of pieces. 

 The class covers:

·         Prep your work using a light box

·         Needleturn appliqué particularly how to sew points

·         Easy way to make multiple circles

·         How to glue all pieces onto the background and make the block portable

·         Choosing fabric and mixing and matching fabric and being confident with fabric choices.

·         How to make multiple circles (I LOVE circles!)

·         English paper piecing


You can work on any of Irene's applique patterns in the class, including her new release Spring Fever, which are all available to be purchased at The Quilt Shop. Bring your own lunch and feel free to use our kitchen facilities. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking.

HAG

Saturday 5/10, 2/11 and 7/12 2019

Time:  9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Cost:  $10 each session 

This is The Quilt Shops very own group dedicated to the love of hexagons and paper piecing. Enjoy the company of fellow HAG's (Hexagon Appreciation Groupies) in a relaxed atmosphere where you are bound to be inspired by the work going on around you. Bring along any hexie or English Paper Piecing  project you have on the go and join in the fun.  No tuition provided just lots of advice from fellow stitchers. Bookings are essential. Full payment is required when booking.

Means to an End 2019

Thursday - Term 3 29/07, 29/08 and 26/09 Term 4 31/10, 28/11 and 19/12

Tutor:  Leanne Humber

Who:   Anybody and Everybody

Time:  7.00pm - 9.30pm                               
Cost:  $30 per evening or $25 per evening if you book and pay for a term

                            
 

Do you have cupboards bursting with unfinished projects? Not sure how to conquer a certain technique? Come along to our means to an end class and get some help with Leanne who is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things patchwork. Bookings are essential. Full payment required when booking.

One on One

Tuesday, Wednesday

Tutor:  Leanne Humber

Time:   Mutually agreeable time (3 hours duration)        
Cost:  $90

We are now offering one on one classes with Leanne. If you require some specialised help with a technique why not come and have a power lesson with Leanne. Leanne is a wealth of knowledge on all things patchwork related. Whether it's binding, rotary cutting or piecing Leanne is happy to give you some one on one attention. Just let us know in advance what date suits you and we will lock it in.

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Terms & Conditions

Full class fee is required to be paid when booking. Class fee is non-refundable if cancelled within 2 weeks of class commencing. Refund is only given if place is filled. No refunds will be given after commencement of class. Requirements list will be provided once class fee is paid.

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