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Summer Skirt Sewing - Make the Libby A-Line with Sylvia

Addicted To Fabric - Sunday, December 06, 2015
Looking for a summer holiday sewing session? Come along and make this classic a-line skirt

using Sylvia's special tips and tricks for a fast finish - you may even get to a second skirt in a day! The pattern comes in short, mid and long lengths, can be made in knits or wovens and is suitable to be worn in all seasons - the perfect versatile wardrobe staple.To give you the most time available with Sylvia, places are limited so reserve your spot today!

Workshop fee includes pattern. Participants must have basic sewing skills.

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Beginners and Beyond!

Addicted To Fabric - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Over the past eight weeks we've been hosting fourteen new (and not so new) quilters in the Skill Builder for Beginners and Beyond classes by Jules McMahon of Procrasticraft. The night and day classes have seen these women grow in confidence and skill and the quilts they've produced are nothing short of remarkable. 

Here is a sample of the works to have come through:








Mary Anne


Both the day and night classes will be catching up for show and tell before the end of the year - we'll show you more of the finished quilts then! 

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Look what the postie delivered!!!

Addicted To Fabric - Thursday, September 24, 2015
This is the kind of mail we live for! Samples for Jen Kingwell's October classes have started to arrive along with more copies of her gorgeous book Quilt Lovely (on its second print run already, congratulations Jen!).

If you would like a lovely relaxing day learning from a truly talented tutor, there are just a few places available so be quick. 

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Happening right now

Addicted To Fabric - Wednesday, July 22, 2015
We have had the most amazing array of classes happening the store recently and if you're on the workshops newsletter list, you'll know that there are SEW MANY MORE coming up! Be quick to book the places you want, they are filling fast!

If you haven't signed up for the newsletter and want to be the first to hear about dates and sales, join here now

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K.I.S.S. = Keep It Simple Sewing with Sylvia

Addicted To Fabric - Tuesday, July 07, 2015

By popular demand! You've been asking for more dressmaking classes, here they are! Over four days with Sylvia, you will refresh your wardrobe and make your basics come to life. Using Tessuti patterns and Sylvia's techniques, you'll learn tips and tricks for clothes with pizazz. Don't miss out, book your place now!

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Bag Making is back with Sylvia

Addicted To Fabric - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

This time around Sylvia will be teaching the Tudor Bag

Come along for an inspiring day to make a stylish tote with a designer edge. Limited places are available for you to learn from the pattern tester and get her professional tips for a great finish. Sylvia is a fabulous with a keen eye for detail and will help you to get a beautifully finished product. 

The workshop fee includes pre-cutting information session on Friday 6 March from 5:30-6:30pm so you can have all your prep work done ready to get cracking in class.

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Beginners Garment Making II with Bernadette Thomas

Addicted To Fabric - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Bernadette is back with her first class of the year.

Beginners Garment Making II is ideal for anyone who has previously completed a beginners class with Bernadette and wants to take their skill to the next level. Places are strictly limited so book quickly!

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Beginners Machine Quilting

Addicted To Fabric - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Now the summer holidays are coming to a close and you've finished all those quilt tops, it's time to get quilting! 

Stephanie Newman is returning to the store on Saturday 28 February for Beginner's Machine Quilting and will give you the confidence to quilt your masterpieces. 

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Wrapped in Wool - Wendy Williams

Addicted To Fabric - Saturday, January 10, 2015

We've just received a ship-load of new wools in preparation for the return of Wendy Williams for two days in February. Wendy is crazy busy this year and won't be back for a while; be quick to secure your place to learn from Australia's leading wool applique expert.

The Saturday class is now full and there are only two places left for the Sunday. You can choose to start a new project from any of Wendy's patterns or continue work on something you've started in a previous class with Wendy. No previous experience necessary.

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Workshops for your summer staycation

Addicted To Fabric - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Are you enjoying a summer stay-cation this year? Have a look at two of the classes on offer for January:

In Pure Improv, you can stitch with reckless abandon and embrace perfect imperfection, no thinking required - perfect for a hot summer day!

Open Sesame is purposeful improvisation, you will learn lots of new techniques to unlock your improv potential and apply them to a quilt of your very own.

Both of these quilts are suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced quilters wanting a change of scene. 

Don't forget to join our newsletter and like us on Facebook for all the up to date workshop schedules. 

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