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 Flower Power, I Love Needlecase, Pincushion and Christmas Garland, 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.

The Class Schedule is now available 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!

Dates

Mondays           10:00am to  1:00pm

4 February         4 March            6 May            3 June           8 July         5 August  2 September        4 November     2 December

 

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, candle-wicking and 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 2019 are listed below, with class K continuing from 2018, class  L commencing this year.

Class K        Tuesday         10:00 am to 2:00 pm. (continuation from 2018)

5 February         5 March           2 April            7 May          11 June

Class  L       Thursday          10:00 am to 2:00 pm

28 Febr               28 March         18 Apr            30 May       27 Jun        18 Jul       26 Sep .     31 Oct      28 Nov       10 Dec

 

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

7 Feb            7 Mar           4 Apr           9 May            11 Jul            12 Sep

10 Oct            7 Nov

Class B – Saturday

9 Feb            9 Mar           6 Apr           11 May          13 Jul             14 Sep

12 Oct            9 Nov

 

FRUIT SALAD

Cost: $40.00 per month

This is a great quilt to follow on from the learning of the Sampler Class, Piecing, graphing English Paper piecing, Applique and Strip Piecing are all techniques taught in the construction f this beautiful quilt.

Classes are held once a month for 7 months, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday

18th February, 18th March, 1st April, 13th May, 17th June, 15th July, 16th September

Tuesday

12th February, 12th March, 14th May, 16th July, 10th September, 12th November, 10th December

WOOL FELT CLASSES

Flower Power

Thursday          14th March                    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 learn how to construct flower designs, using a number of different shapes and combinations of embroidery stitches to embellish the different flowers. These are then be combined to complete different projects .

Needlecase

Thursday     13th June       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 completing the different wool felt elements, which are then appliqued to the background to complete the Needlecase.
Wool felt techniques and stitches will be taught in the class.

Pincushion

Wednesday     18th September       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 completing the the embellishment of 6 different hexagons and combining these to form the pincushion.
Wool felt techniques and stitches will be taught in the class.

Christmas Garland

Thursday     13th June       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 completing the different wool felt elements, which are then appliqued to the background to complete the Christmas Garland.
Wool felt techniques and stitches will be taught in the class

Rope Basket or Rug

Cost:  $30.00 per day

Create a Bag or Rug using a Jelly Roll, Clothesline and lots of thread. In the class you will learn different techniques needed to create a beautiful bag or a rug.

 

Class 1                  Tuesday 26th February                    10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Class 2                  Tuesday 30th April                           10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Class 3                  Monday 18th November                  10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free Motion Machine Quilting With Rulers

Cost:  $30.00 per class + rulers

Class 1                 Thursday 16 May                   10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Class 2                Tuesday 24th September         10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 1                  Thursday 26th February                     10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Class 2                 Tuesday 30th April                               10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Class 3                  Monday 18th November                     10:00 am to 4:00 pm

UFO CLASS

Cost $15.00

This oldie has made a re-appearance. If you have unfinished projects or want to start a new project, this is the day to be here. If you miss a Class in the Sampler Quilt or Block of the Month, you can use this day to catch up.

To allow planning for the day, it is best to let me know you will be here and the project you would like to work on.

Friday            10:00 am to 2:00 pm

22nd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June, 19th July, 27th September, 25th October, 22nd November, 13th December