Classes & Workshops

September 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Machine Embroidery with Janice
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
2
3
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
4
  • Sewing with Gill
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
5
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Kids sewing classes with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
6
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Knitting & Crochet with Sharon
7
8
  • Sit & Sew morning
  • Sit & Sew on Saturday night!
9
10
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
11
  • Sewing with Gill
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
12
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Kids sewing classes with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
13
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Knitting & Crochet with Sharon
14
15
  • Sit & Sew Morning
16
17
  • Patchwork with Anne Sommerlad
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
18
  • Sewing with Gill
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
19
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Kids sewing classes with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
20
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Knitting & Crochet with Sharon
21
22
  • Patchwork and Sewing with Tracey Lee
  • Two fabric Bargello Quilt Workshop
  • Sit & Sew on Saturday night!
23
24
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
25
  • Sewing with Gill
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
26
  • Get Creative with Racheldaisy
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Kids sewing classes with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Vanita
  • Patchwork with Anne Murray
27
  • Patchwork with Tracey Lee
  • Knitting & Crochet with Sharon
28
29
  • Charity Block Marathon
30
  • One fabric Tunnel Vision Batik quilt in a day workshop
  • Chenille Quilt workshop with Vanita

 

At Sew Can I, we provide a great environment to learn new skills and make new friends.  We ensure our teachers are skilled and happy to share their knowledge and we cater for all levels of students from beginners to advanced.

We also run additional workshops for special projects and have an extensive School Holiday program each term.  Sew Can I also run a retreat each November which is a great way to make new friends, learn new skills and get some focused me-time! Dates are advertised on our Facebook page and the newsletter, so stay tuned. Regular classes are noted on the calendar above.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

CHENILLE QUILT WORKSHOP - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018, 9.30am - 3.30pm

COST: $60 for pattern and tuition

This is a great technique to make faux chenille which creates quilts or blocks with a wonderful soft texture. Learn how to complete this quick cot quilt in a day. The quilt features faux chenille, curved edges and bias binding. Learn how to make continuous bias binding and take home a completed project.  20% off all fabric bought in store for this class. This quilt is great with flannelette fabric too.

A $20 deposit is required at the time of booking.

TWO FABRIC BARGELLO QUILT-IN-A-DAY WORKSHOP - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018, 9.00am - 4.30pm

COST: $180 for kit, pattern and tuition

This awesome quilt can be created using just two fabrics! If you've always dreamed of making a bargello quilt, this is a great one to start with.  Understand how bargello works and then adapt to create your own wonderful designs.  There are many, many colours to choose from, so drop into the store to choose yours!

A $20 deposit is required at the time of booking.

*Quilt-in-a-day = quilt top should be able to be completed in a day at class but is dependent on each individuals ability.

 

ONE FABRIC BATIK TUNNEL VISION QUILT-IN-A-DAY CLASS - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2018, 10.00am - 4.00pm

COST: $150 which includes pattern, kit and tuition

Come and learn how to make this fabulous quilt using only one fabric. This is the blue quilt that is hanging on the wall behind the cash register at the store. There are several colourways available, so drop into the store to choose yours!

A $20 deposit is required at the time of booking.

REGULAR CLASSES

CLASS FEES:

Block of 10 classes paid upfront  = $20 per class (pay $200 up front for 10 classes - this gives you two casual classes for free!)

Please note, you will have to make up any missed classes within the 10-week block. You are welcome to join any other weekly class to make up a missed class.

Casual class = $25 per class

Pease note, you will have the week to make up the class otherwise $10 will be payable. You are welcome to join any other weekly class to make up a missed class.

NOTE: Different fees apply to Monthly classes - Anne Sommerlad, Rachaeldaisy, Machine Embroidery and Anne Murray monthly classes.

MONDAY

Patchwork with Anne Sommerlad - $50 per lesson

3rd Monday of the Month: 9.30am to 2.30pm

Anne Sommerlad is a very experienced quilter and designer, we are very excited to have her with us again. This is a popular class and numbers are limited, so please contact us as soon as possible to book your spot.

Note:  $50 deposit is required to secure a booking for this class and $50 for each month, ensuring you have paid one month in advance. Therefore, the last class fee will not need to be paid. $25 will be payable for any missed classes.

Patchwork with Anne Murray

Monday from 9.30am - 12.30pm - $25 per class

Anne is a very experienced teacher with years of patchwork and quilting knowledge that she loves to share with her students.

TUESDAY

Sewing with Gill

Tuesday from 9.30am - 12.30am

Patchwork with Anne Murray

Tuesday from 6.30pm - 9.30pm -  $25 per class

WEDNESDAY

Get creative with Rachaeldaisy - $60 per lesson

4th Wednesday of the month 9.30am - 2.30pm

This class is all about fun adventures with fabrics. Learn to make modern Pine Burr blocks, get creative with applique, have fun with Yo-yos or bring your own project for some creative guidance.

Note:  $60 deposit is required to secure a booking for this class and $60 for each month, ensuring you have paid one month in advance. Therefore, the last class fee will not need to be paid. $30 will be payable for any missed classes.

Patchwork with Tracey Lee

Wednesday from 9.30am - 12.30am - $25 per class

Tracey has been teaching Patchwork and Quilting  classes  for a number  years and  her portfolio includes a wide range of projects covering all techniques.

Kids sewing lessons with Vanita

Wednesday 4.00pm - 5.30pm - $20 per class

Perfect for children aged 8 and over, this class will teach them the basics of using their sewing machine, basic sewing and make some fun projects like pyjama bottoms, placemats, table runners, library bags, small stuffed animals etc .

Patchwork with Vanita

Wednesday from 6.30pm - 9.30pm - $25 per class

This is a great class to join if you are beginning to explore quilting and want to learn new techniques. Free motion quilting is a passion for Vanita and she is happy to share all her knowledge with all her students. Come and join a fun group of ladies, make new friends and lovely projects.

Patchwork with Anne Murray

Wednesday from 6.30pm - 9.30pm - $25 per class

 

THURSDAY

Patchwork with Tracey Lee

Thursday from 9.30am - 12.30am - $25 per class

Tracey has been teaching Patchwork and Quilting  classes  for a number  years and  her portfolio includes a wide range of projects covering all techniques.

Knitting and Crochet with Sharon

Thursday from 7.00pm - 9.30pm - $25 per class

Sharon is a very experienced knitting and crochet teacher and can help all levels from beginners to more advanced levels.

 

FRIDAY

Come and Craft / Sit and Sew- $10 per day

Friday from 10am to 2pm

"This is a great opportunity to get together on a weekly basis, to share ideas, have a chat and do your favourite craft or catch up on some sewing.  Tea, Coffee and Morning Tea are provided."

SATURDAY

Machine Embroidery with Janice - $60 per lesson

1st Saturday of each month: 9.30am - 3.30pm

Come and learn how to get the most from your embroidery machine! Learn which stabilisers to use, which threads work well, what designs suit which fabric. Janice will guide you to use your machine and make beautiful projects that suit your ability.

Note:  $15 will be payable for any missed classes.

Patchwork with Anne Murray

1st Saturday of each month: 9.30am - 3.30pm - $50 per class

Note:  $15 will be payable for any missed classes.

Patchwork with Tracey Lee

4th Saturday from 9.30am - 12.30am - $25 per class

 

Saturday Sit and Sew

2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month -  $10 per session

Come and craft with friends, finish your UFO's, use the great table space!

 

Saturday night Sit and Sew

2nd and 4th Saturday of the month -  $10 per session

Looking for something to do on a Saturday night?  Come and craft with friends, enjoy a glass of wine or drink and some snacks. Chat and sew, knit, crochet or papercraft, whatever takes your fancy!

At just $10 per class which includes a drink and snacks, it is the best value therapy in town!

 

Please contact Karen at the shop on (02) 9623 4570 or call into the store to book into any of the above classes.  We look forward to hearing from you.