Jun 27

Hello Tokyo by Lisa Tilse

This bright and funky new range of fabric, designed by the clever Lisa Tilse, is now available at Hobbysew Erina.  Perfect for a child’s bedroom or how about using it on cushions for a contemporary apartment look.  Phone the store for info on the new Hello Tokyo quilt classes 4365 1127.  Also available at Hobbysew Top Ryde and Hobbysew Belconnen stores.

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Jun 12

‘Autumn in Our Town’ at Hobbysew Belconnen

Customers have voted in the ‘Autumn in Our Town’ quilt challenge at Belconnen.  20 quilts were entered and due to the high standard most received at least one first place vote. Take a look at the beautiful winning quilts for first, second and third prizes (L to R).  Competition winners were announced at Hobbysew Belconnen’s Biggest Morning Tea.

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Jun 12

Morning Tea at Hobbysew Belconnen

Posted in Belconnen, Events

Cakes, guessing competitions, silent auctions and raffles – Belconnen had terrific fun at their Biggest Morning Tea.  It was well attended and everyone was so generous that Belconnen more than exceeded their fund raising goal which will be donated to the Cancer Council.  Big thank you to our customers at Hobbysew Belconnen!

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Jun 9

Lynette Anderson Button Club 2013 ‘Chateau Hexagon’

Posted in Belconnen

Hobbysew Belconnen is very excited to be part of Lynette Anderson’s 2013 Mystery Button Club Chateau Hexagon.

The program runs for 9 months and each month you receive a pattern with a unique hand painted wooden button. The finished quilt size is 26″ x 37″.

The price per month is $16.60 (posted) or $15.40 (store pick up)

There are strictly limited places available. Don’t miss out!

We also have available for purchase:

* A coordinated Fabric Pack (fabrics will vary from those used by Lynette)

* Full DMC Thread Pack
* NEW Apliquick Tools
* NEW Water Soluble Hexagons
* Patchwork with Busy Fingers Needles & Thread
* Sewline Glue Pen and Refills
* Roxanne’s Baste It Glue

For further information or to register, contact the store 62530011 or belconnen @hobbysew.com

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Jun 9

‘Autumn in Our Town’ Quilt Challenge – the winners

Posted in Belconnen

Congratulations to all our 20 entrants.  Thank you for your fantastic, creative efforts and to everyone who voted.  All entries received first place votes which indicates what a wonderful assortment of designs we received.

Here are the results.

First place winner

Second place winner

Third place winner

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Jun 9

Biggest Morning Tea – Thank You!

Our Biggest Morning Tea was held in store on 30 May.

A big thank you to everyone that helped make the morning success.  We were very touched by those of you that attended and donated to this very worthwhile cause.

The morning consisted of a lovely spread of morning tea goodies that was provided by the staff and lucky door prizes, a raffle, the silent auction and games all coordinated by our lovely Barbara.  The winners of the ‘Autumn in Our Town’ Quilt Challenge were also announced.

We set a target of $500 but at last count raised well over $700!!  All these funds will be donated to the Cancer Council.

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May 10

Patterns and Books at Belconnen

Did you know that Hobbysew Belconnen has patterns, books, buttons and fabric ranges from some of Australia’s most popular designers such as Anni Downs from Hatched & Patched and Lynette Anderson’s designs.

The store also carries these designers’fabric ranges & products, such as Hatched & Patched’s ’Love to Garden’ and ‘Christmas Time’ and Lynette Anderson’s  ’Secret Garden’ and ‘Christmas Fun’. These cute bags are one of the projects from Lynette’s recent workshop at Hobbysew Belconnen. They are made up in two different colour selections. Ph 6253 0011 for more information.

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May 8

More of Belconnen’s Quilt entries

Lots of different techniques were used – applique, free motion quilting, photographs on fabric & embellishing – to show off Canberra and all it offers in Autumn.

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May 8

Belconnen’s Quilt Challenge “Autumn in Our Town”

Hobbysew Belconnen’s customers have outdone themselves.  An amazing and creative display of entries were received for their quilt challenge.

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May 8

Foundation Piecing @ Belconnen 29 & 30 June 2013

With guest teacher, Chris Jurd. Two amazing designs: “New York Beauty’ (Beginners) or a “taster” workshop from her “Lots of Dots” quilt pattern (Intermediate). One day $130 or attend both days $200. To book ph 62530011

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