Class Schedule for 2018

Just Patchwork will be conducting classes throughout the year, to fit in with our participation in “Quilt and Craft Fairs”, “Stitches and Craft , Adelaide Sewing Stitching and Handcraft Show”, “Craft Alive” and other major shows in Australia. We are also participating in number of show in USA including “Road to California” (Ontario), “Rusty Barn” (Phoenix), “Quiltcon” (Pasadena),. during January and February 2018.

We will also be returning to the UK in August- September period for the  “Festival of Quilts” in Birmingham and the “Great Northern Quilt Show” in Harrogate.

The class schedule contains the popular “Sampler Class” for beginners, as well as “Stitchers Garden – Block of the Month”.

The Stitchers Garden Classes H, and J are continuations of the classes from 2017, whereas Classes K is a new class for Quilters to commence in 2018. The classes help you to understand the different features and accessories of your sewing machine, and in the process you create a wonderful quilt.

Summer Garden  is a new class by Guest tutor Jennifer Stringer, in which you will learn lots of new techniques while completing a beautiful quilt.

The popularity of the  Wool Felt classes in 2017, Gai will be offering one day classes for Baby Bloom Cushion and Mini Tree of Life, where you will learn Wool Felting Applique techniques.

Free Motion Quilting with Rulers is a new class introduced to cater for quilters wishing to learn to quilt their own projects. Free Motion quilting enhances any quilt, and in this class you will use acrylic rulers to do perfect curves, feathers and leaves.

If you would like to enrol in any of the classes, contact us on Ph: 02 65545824 or email at


Red Hat Days – FREE

If you hear raucous laughter from the classroom on a Monday, chances are the Red Hat Ladies are meeting! Everyone is welcome, but make sure you wear your red hat… purple clothes are optional but recommended for full effect.

The Red Hat Ladies/Sisterhood of Purple enjoy a free morning tea and a demonstration of a new or different patchwork and quilting technique. The benefits don’t stop there – spend time with like minded locals and visitors, hear some new stories or jokes and best of all, receive 10% off all fabric purchases that morning if wearing your red hat. No booking or membership details required – just turn up on the day. All of the dates are listed below, so see you there!


Stitchers Garden Block of the Month

Cost: $40 per month

The Stitches Garden Block of the Month introduces you to new ways of using decorative stitches on your sewing machine. Over the 12 lessons you will be shown how to use different feet such as the open toe appliqué foot,edge foot, circular attachment, free motion couching foot, button foot, cording foot, pin-tuck, piping, fringe, candlewicking an chenille foot.

A choice of four different colour ways will be available for your quilt.They are pastel, sepia, silver/black an green/blue. Select which colour way you would like and the fabric pack will be available each month when you arrive at class.

The class is $40 per month for the lesson and fabric pack. You will nee to provide your own threads and fusible webbing. Classes for 2017 are listed below, with classes  H and J continuing  into 2018.


Class H        Thursday          10:00 am to 2:00 pm
22nd March, 19th April, 31st May, 28th Jun, 19th July, 20th September, 25th October

Class J        Saturday         10:00 am to 2:00 pm
24th March, 21st April, 12th May, 21st July, 22nd September, 27th October, 10th November, 8th December

Class K        Tuesday         10:00 am to 2:00 pm

13th March,10th April, 15th May, 12th June, 10th July, 11th September, 16th October, 13th November, 11th December


Sampler Class – Introduction to Patchwork

Cost: $110

Sampler QuiltHave you ever wanted to learn how to make a family heirloom that will be treasure for many years. In this class you will learn how to accurately cut with a rotary cutter and then piece the shapes together to the correct size of your blocks, Attaching borders, machine appliqué, curved piecing, piece borders, log cabin an traditional blocks are all taught during the course, The final two lessons are on machine quilting and the correct way to square up a quilt an a a binding.

The aim of the class is that at the completion of the 8 lessons, you should be able to read any pattern and make the project without difficulty. You will be working on your own sewing machine and learning new things you can do with your machine.

Classes are held once a month for 8 months, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Class A – Thursday

15th March, 12th April, 17th May, 14th June, 12th July, 13th September, 18th October

Class B – Saturday

17th March, 14th April, 19th May, 16th June, 15th September, 20th October, 17th November, 15th December

Summer Garden Quilt

Cost: $30 per class

(Tutor: Jennifer Stringer)

Enjoy this class learning lots of different techniques, such as hand and machine piecing, hand and machine applique, Foundation and Strip piecing, Quilt Assembly and Quilting Tips.

Class    Tuesday      10:00am to 2:00pm

17th April, 22nd may, 19th June, 17th July, 21st August



Baby Bloom Cushion

Cost: $30.00 + Kit cost

Class 1                Saturday, 28th April, 2018           10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost: $30.00 + Kit cost

This is a one day class specialising in an Introduction to Wool Felt Applique. Wool Fert techniques and stitches  will be taught in the class.

During the class you will complete the major part of the Baby Bloom Cushion designed by Wendy Williams, and learn how to complete the project at home.

Mini Tree of Life Cushion

Cost: $30.00 + Kit cost

Class 2                Tuesday, 18th September, 2018           10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost: $30.00 + Kit cost

This is a One Day class specialising in an Introduction to Wool Felting Applique. The class will involve completion of the Mini Tree of Life cushion designed by Wendy Williams.
Wool felt techniques and stitches will be taught in the class.



Free Motion Machine Quilting With Rulers

Cost:  $30.00 per class + rulers

Class 1        Thursday 10th May                10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Class 2        Saturday 30th June               10:00am to 2:00pm

Free Motion Quilting enhances any quilt, and now with different designs of acrylic rulers to guide us into smooth curves, feathers and leaves. Quilting of large quilts has never been so easy.