Welcome to the Quilt-Essentials Class Timetable. We run a range of quilting and patchwork classes for beginners and advanced quilters. To reserve your place in a class please call Jen on 02 4952 4444.
This year there are lots of exciting things happening at Quilt-essentials!
Saturday 20th January 2018 – 9.30 til 3.30.
Colour Workshop with Wendy Nutt
Wendy Nutt, a local, award winning, quilting teacher is joining us for a Colour workshop. Lots of ideas will be pursued, all concerning our use of colour. This will be a great class to take a look at our fabric stash and see how we can make it sing – with maybe just a few additions of course! Class fee $65. Bring your lunch, morning tea will be provided and the kettle is always on! Class size will be limited so don’t wait to book in. Full payment is required at time of booking.
Saturday 17th February 2018 – 9.30 til 3.30.
Fabric Dyeing and Machine Applique with Wendy Nutt
Wendy will again be visiting, this time for some fabric dyeing (with tea bags) and some machine applique techniques. I have seen this little gem and I think it is lovely. Cost: $65. Bring lunch, morning tea provided, kettle is always on! Full payment at the time of booking. Class size will be limited so don’t wait!
Tuesday 30th January , 13th February, 27th February, 10 til 12.30. Night class for beginners will commence on Wednesday 31st January following the same format as the day class.
We will run our very popular Beginners’ Class starting in January. You will learn how to draft a pattern, sew a seam and finally make a cushion or a single bed quilt. Cushion class: $90 plus requirements, these will be given at time of booking. Night class for beginners will commence on Wednesday 31st January, following the same format as the day class. Payment to be made at time of booking. If you would like to continue on to making a single bed quilt, class will continue fortnightly. There will of course be additional fabric requirements needed. $150 for 5 classes.
Thursday April 12th 2018 – 9.30.til 4.pm.
Katrina Hadjimichael – coming in April…
We are very excited to have KATRINA HADJIMICHAEL coming in April. We will be privileged to see some of Katrina’s quilts and start on one of her lovely patterns. A $50 nonrefundable deposit is required at time of booking…this will fill fast, so please give me a call and get your name down!
1st Thursday of each month beginning in February 2018.
Hexagon Appreciation Group
Our Hexagon appreciation group will meet on the 1st Thursday of each month beginning in February. This is a self guided group of ladies who love hexies, why not join for a chat and a cuppa and maybe some sewing! $10.00.
Second Saturday of the month, starting on February 10th, 2018.
Sit and Sew Saturdays
If you have a group of Quilters who are looking for somewhere to meet, come along down – starting on the 2nd Saturday in February – and join with like minded women for a few hours of fun. 10am til 12.30pm. Cost: $10.
$55 per month for 7 months.
Sarah’s Sampler: Block of the Month
Our ever popular Sarah’s Sampler is a beautiful traditional style quilt with a little hand sewing and piecing. Cost: $55 per month for 7 months includes all the fabric for the top, binding, patterns and postage.
We have made Sarah in red and cream but the choice is yours…
$55 per month for 5 months.
About Town: Block of the Month
I am currently working on ‘About Town ‘. This fun quilt is constructed around a central medallion.
Cost is $55 per month for 5 months, includes fabric, patterns and free postage.
Coming soon…stay tuned!
Happy Days by Sarah Fielke: Block of the Month
I am patiently waiting to start Sarah Fielke’s Happy Days quilt, which we were lucky enough to see when Sarah visited in December, it is lovely!
Hopefully this will begin in March…more updates to follow…we will have the books and templates in the shop very soon.