Class Schedule for 2019

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

The class schedule contains the popular “Sampler Class” for beginners, as well as “Stitchers Garden – Block of the Month”, as well as Gai’s new quilt called “Fruit Salad” which will be conducted as a Block of the month

The Stitchers Garden Classes from 2018 will continue in 2019 until completed, and new classes will 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.

The popularity of the  Wool Felt classes in 2018, 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.

It is anticipated that the Class Schedule will be available early December for pick up in store, or on our website.

If you would like to enrol in any of the classes, contact us on Ph: 02 65545824 or email at justpatchwork@tpg.com.au

 

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         Thursday          10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Class         Saturday         10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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

 

 

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

Class B – Saturday

 

WOOL FELT CLASSES

Baby Bloom Cushion

Cost: $30.00 + Kit cost

Class 1                Saturday          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          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                        10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Class 2                      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.