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Class:  Christmas Projects with Sue Healy
Teacher: Sue Healy
Cost:  $30 + pattern and materials.
Category: Patchwork/Quilting
Start your small Christmas projects now so you will be ready in plenty of time. There is a choice of table runners, Table Topper or Tree Skirts. Call into store to see the choices. Sue specialises in hand sewing and her passion is hand applique. She also designs most of her projects herself.   
Special Notes:
You will need to book into this new class with Sue. Please book early so we can be sure of having the pattern ready on the day.
Class Schedule:
  • Wednesday, 14 November, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Days for Girls Training Day
    Cost:  FREE
    Category: Charity
    This is a FREE training day. Learn how to make reusable feminine hygiene kits for the Days for Girls program. Students will be provided with a DFG training kit consisting of a shield and pocket pattern template, sufficient pre-cut and washed fabric shields ready for assembly (2), flannelette liners and hot spot inserts. Volunteers for this training day will have an interest in continuing to make these kits at home in your own time or you can come each month. Please bring your own sewing machine.   
    Special Notes:
    We need you to register for this training day as we can only train 6 people at a time.
    Class Schedule:
  • Wednesday, 24 October, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Wednesday, 28 November, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Dressmaking Techniques
    Cost:  $30 plus kit ($4)
    Category: Dress Making
    In this class you will learn how to put in a zipper, hem finishes, buttonholes, piping, plus more. This is an intermediate class for those that do know a little about sewing & their machine but would like to improve on some dressmaking techniques to give a more professional finish to their garments.   
    Special Notes:
    You will need to bring your sewing machine in good working order, instruction manual & all accessories as well as all your normal sewing requirements, scissors etc as well as a notepad & pen. You will need to book & pay a deposit early to assure your place in this class.
    Class Schedule:
  • Wednesday, 31 October, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Flying Away
    Teacher: Anna Dearie
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Come and quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) with Anna, a very experienced patch worker and quilter. In this class Anna will be teaching her latest "quilt-as-you-go" project. It is Anna's interpretation of "The Squadron" (originally designed by Deborah Dorward). This is a simple cute aeroplane quilt ideal for young boys or girls.   
    Special Notes:
    Book soon as places are limited & pick up a requirements list so you are ready to join this new class.
    Class Schedule:
  • Tuesday, 20 November, 09:30 - 13:30
  • Tuesday, 18 December, 09:30 - 13:30
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    Class:  Foot Techniques
    Teacher: Liz Daniel
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Sewing, Stitching, Machine
    This will be a fun class where we will explore the possibilities of your machine as well as your machine feet. We will concentrate on one particular foot or technique each month. Most machines are capable of a lot more than you think! You will create a reference book with these samples & the notes given at each class. We will sometimes make a small project using a particular technique or different feet.  
    Special Notes:
    Book in early as there are limited places in this class. Be sure to check what you need to bring to each class. Call to enquire which technique is on for the month.
    Class Schedule:
  • Tuesday, 6 November, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Tuesday, 4 December, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Friday Machine Patchwork with Deb
    Cost:  $25 Plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    This class is for those more experienced in patchwork that just need a teacher available for guidance when stuck. It is not a beginners class. Deb has many years experience in patchwork & quilting and she also understands most machines. She has a Sweet Sixteen quilting machine which she loves using!  
    Special Notes:
    It is essential to book into this class as there are limited places. You do need to bring your own machine & all sewing requirements to this class.
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 2 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Friday, 16 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Friday, 30 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Friday, 14 December, 09:30 - 16:00
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    Class:  Hand Sewing Circle
    Cost:  Cost: $25.00 per class Fabric extra.
    Category: Handmade, Stitching
    This group is for those that enjoy the peaceful satisfaction of hand-sewing. Deb is our expert hand sewing tutor and can teach sashiko, candlewicking, needle turn applique, English paper piecing and hand quilting. We are also pleased to offer The "Dear Jane" quilt in this class. You can join this friendly group at any time.  
    Special Notes:
    To make the Dear Jane Quilt, it is a requirement that you purchase the Dear Jane book. You can join this class at any time but you do need to book in as limited places.
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 29 October, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Monday, 12 November, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Monday, 26 November, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Monday, 10 December, 13:00 - 16:00
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    Class:  Machine Applique
    Cost:  $50 for the 2 day course
    Category: Sewing
    Monica Poole has a fabulous selection of fun Applique designs to choose from. You will learn the techniques & tricks of creating a fabulous applique which you can then use to make a cushion or as part of a quilt.  
    Special Notes:
    Book in early for this class & be sure to select your pattern & fabric in plenty of time before this class. You will need to pay a deposit to confirm you place in class. Pick up a requirements list when booking.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 1 November, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Monday Machine Patchwork with Deb
    Cost:  $25 Plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    This class is for those more experienced in patchwork that just need a teacher there to help when needed. It is not a beginners class. Deb has many years experience in patchwork & quilting and she also understands most machines. She has a Sweet Sixteen quilting machine which she loves using!  
    Special Notes:
    Please book into this class as there are limited places.
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 5 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Monday, 19 November, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Monday, 3 December, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Monday, 17 December, 09:30 - 16:00
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    Class:  Mozaic Lady
    Teacher: Hannah Rowe
    Cost:  $50 (for the 2 day course) plus materials
    Category: Stitching
    If you are looking for a small and quick project Mosaic Lady is for you, as it is a fun contemporary art piece. This project is great if you want to learn the technique of using solvy and get creative with free-motion stitching. This textile art can be accomplished by all levels of experience as you will be guided step by step, to create a funky piece of art which you can later frame, turn into a textile art quilt, cushion or something else as textile art is versatile!  
    Special Notes:
    Please book into this class early as it will be a very popular creative sewing class & there are limited places. Be sure to pick up a requirements list when booking.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 29 November, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Thursday, 6 December, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Patchwork with Sharon
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    This class is for those with some experience with machine patchwork that prefer to work on their own projects but just need a little guidance along the way. Sharon is an award winning machine quilter, who has been making her own quilts since 1989 and has been machine quilting for clients since 2006.  
    Special Notes:
    Please be sure to book into this class as there are limited places available. Bring your own machine in excellent working order, all machine accessories, all sewing & patchwork requirements.
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 9 November, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Friday, 7 December, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Quilt and Sew with Monica
    Cost:  $40.00 Pattern and fabric extra.
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Machine
    Enjoy a fun and social day sewing in a light and bright friendly atmosphere. Monica has over 90 sewing patterns ranging from quilt-as-you-go quilts, handbags and simple clothing patterns for women and children, just choose one and she’ll help you make it or complete a project that you’ve already started. Bring your sewing machine and your sewing equipment. This is an on going class that you can join at anytime.  
    Special Notes:
    Hobbysew stock a large range of Monica Poole sewing patterns. Drop into the shop to choose your pattern and fabric. Perhaps get pattern cut out and ready to sew. You can see all of her designs at: www.moonshinebymonicapoole.typepad.com
    Class Schedule:
  • Tuesday, 23 October, 09:30 - 15:00
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    Class:  Ruler Work - Workshop
    Cost:  $45 plus kit
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Do you love quilting but would like to learn a new method instead of stippling or maybe you don't have the confidence to free motion? If you haven't tried ruler work yet this is the class for you to learn how. Samples will be done in this class so you can then apply your new found knowledge to your own quilts.   
    Special Notes:
    You will need to bring your sewing machine in excellent working order plus you will also need to make sure you have the Ruler Work feet (to suit your machine) required to be able to do this class, these may need to be ordered in so please allow the time for this. Book & pay a deposit in plenty of time to assure you're place in class. Limited places available.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 15 November, 09:30 - 15:00
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    Class:  Sew for Charity
    Teacher: N/A .
    Cost:  FREE
    Category: Charity
    Come & join this group of friendly ladies who are sewing for Charity. This is a new group which will run on the 4th Thursday of each month.  
    Special Notes:
    Please ring to let us know you are coming as we need to know numbers in advance.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 25 October, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Thursday, 22 November, 09:30 - 15:00
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    Class:  Simple but Stunning Quilts - Beginners
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Sharon French, from Morning Star Quilting, is passionate about teaching beginners patchwork techniques so people can learn the correct skills to make a beautiful quilt. It is all about accuracy, Sharon says - accurate cutting, accurate piecing and accurate pressing. It sounds simple, but there are many little tricks that Sharon will share with you as you embark on your quilting journey. She is planning a series of three quilts, entitled Simple but Stunning Quilts, which she will teach. This will give you a taste for quilting and you will quickly achieve beautiful quilts, while learning many techniques to enable you to undertake more challenging quilting projects in the future.  
    Special Notes:
    This class is now full.
    The next beginners class will start Friday 8 Feb so bookings are being taken now.
    Please call 4365 1127 to book & pay a deposit to hold your place in this class. Book early for this class as limited places available. Be sure to pick up a requirements list when booking in.
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 29 October, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Monday, 12 November, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Monday, 10 December, 13:00 - 16:00
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    Class:  Simple but Stunning Quilts continued...
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Sharon French from Morning Star Quilting, will be joining the team at Hobbysew at the end of April. Sharon is passionate about teaching beginners patchwork techniques so people can learn the correct skills to make a beautiful quilt. It is all about accuracy, Sharon says - accurate cutting, accurate piecing and accurate pressing. It sounds simple, but there are many little tricks that Sharon will share with you as you embark on your quilting journey. She is planning a series of three quilts, entitled Simple but Stunning Quilts, which she will teach in 2018. This will give you a taste for quilting and you will quickly achieve beautiful quilts, while learning many techniques to enable you to undertake more challenging quilting projects. She has won awards in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra as well as on the Central Coast. Sharon also does a lot of charity quilting for various organisations and loves being able to give back into her local community using the gift she has been given.   
    Special Notes:
    This class is now full. The next beginners class will start Friday 8 Feb so bookings are being taken now. Please call 4365 1127 to book & pay a deposit to hold your place in this class. Book early for this class as limited places available. Be sure to pick up a requirements list when booking in.
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 29 October, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Monday, 12 November, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Monday, 10 December, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Simple Surprise - Christmas Table Runner
    Cost:  $30 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Make a runner for your Christmas Table and complete it in a day. A variety of patchwork skills will be used to create a beautiful piece for your home or to give as a gift. Come along, stitch for the day and start your festive season early.   
    Special Notes:
    Be sure to book early for this new class & pick up a requirements list well before class date so you have time for any preparation. You will need to bring your own sewing machine & all sewing requirements.
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 29 October, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Monday, 12 November, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Surprise Jelly Roll Quilt
    Cost:  $60 plus Materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Jelly Rolls are always a bit of a surprise, as we don’t really know how they will look when we start out. Lots of fun seeing the quilts when complete. Join this class if you'd love to sew a quilt top in a day! This is a great beginners quilt, very quick & easy!  
    Special Notes:
    Be sure to book early for this new class & pick up a requirements list & Jelly Roll well before class date. You will need to bring your own sewing machine & all sewing requirements.
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 26 October, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Thursday Social Club
    Teacher: N/A .
    Cost:  $15
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing
    Come along for a day of social sewing & bring whatever you are currently working on. This class runs once a month on the second Thursday of the month. It is a fun class where you will meet like minded people. It is a very friendly group that is open to anyone to join.  
    Special Notes:
    Please book in as there are limited places for this day.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 8 November, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Thursday, 13 December, 09:30 - 15:00
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    Class:  Tuesday Social Club
    Teacher: N/A .
    Cost:  $15
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Come along for a day of social sewing & bring whatever you are currently working on. This class runs once a month on the second Tuesday of the month. It is a fun class where you will meet like minded people. It is a very friendly group that is open to anyone to join.  
    Special Notes:
    Please book in as there are limited places for this day.
    Class Schedule:
  • Tuesday, 30 October, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Tuesday, 13 November, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Tuesday, 27 November, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Tuesday, 11 December, 09:30 - 15:00
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    Class:  Wednesday Sew-n-chat
    Teacher: N/A .
    Cost:  $15 plus materials
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Dress Making, Sewing, Stitching
    This is a brand new group so bring along your friends. Everyone is welcome to join this fun morning. It is a fun, social sewing morning so you can bring along whatever you are working on. Whether it is machine sewing, hand sewing or just mending it doesn't matter. You might be new to the area & just want to join a social group to meet people with the same passion as you. You might just like to sit & sew & have fun at the same time.   
    Special Notes:
    You will need to book into this class as we do need to know numbers. You will also need to bring your own machine & all your sewing requirements. There is no teacher for this morning.
    Class Schedule:
  • Wednesday, 21 November, 09:30 - 15:00
  • Wednesday, 19 December, 09:30 - 15:00