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September 2018

Children’s Holiday Class

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

This is a 2-day class, on Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th September, which continues the Queensland theme.  You can  make a tote bag themed with either a Budgie or a Budgie Smuggler, inspired by a bird of the Outback. The Budgie, on the left, is stitched in DMC cotton on a 14-count Aida in cross stitch, whilst the Budgie Smuggler uses 10-count fabric and tent stitch using tapestry wool. Class Cost $55 for 2 days, which includes lunch and all…

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October 2018

Exploring More Needlepoint

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

  This class, provided over two consecutive Saturdays, takes participants on a journey through various needlepoint techniques.  A sound knowledge of basic embroidery terms will be an advantage and some preparation is required prior to the first Saturday. More than five stitches are used in this counted thread embroidery style and the geometric designed panel can be used in a variety of ways.  Tutor Alana Wegner   Class code AW6/10   Class cost $120 (members); $160 (non-members)   Instruction notes…

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Start Stitching – Christmas scents

Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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November 2018

Let’s Start Hardanger

Saturday, November 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

During this one day workshop, students will be introduced to basic Hardanger techniques and stitches such as satin stitch, kloster blocks and buttonhole edging. A simple motif will be completed, which could be used as a festive ornament. The workshop is designed for those who have not undertaken any hardanger embroidery but knowledge of basic embroidery terms will be an advantage. Please note:  Needleweaving is not included in this workshop. Each student will need to have: A small hoop 10cm…

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Start Stitching – Red Christmas pudding

Saturday, November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Rose Among the Oak Leaves

Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Mountmellick work is a white work originating in Ireland. This design, using traditional Mountmellick fabric and thread, explores many different stitches to give a textured effect.  The finished embroidery could be framed or made into a table centre, cushion, or tea cosy. Tutor             Deborah Love Class code    DL11/11 Class cost $60 (members); $80 (non-members) Kit $30 to be paid to the Tutor at the class - includes fabric, thread, needles and notes Class registration and enquiries Bookings are essential, with…

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January 2019

Children’s Holiday Class

January 15 @ 9:30 am - January 17 @ 2:30 pm

  In 2019, our theme for the children’s classes will be ‘how to use free patterns from the Internet’. We will start by making ‘money bags’ with free patterns from Kelly Fletcher and Annie Belcher. This is a 2-day class, from 9.30 am until 2.30 pm on: Tuesday, 15th January and Thursday, 17th January, 2019.  Class Cost $55 for 2 days, which includes lunch and kit. Class Code CHJA Class Registration Complete the Class Registration Form  Class Enquiries Contact the…

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February 2019

‘What’s next?’ Floral Fantasy

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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March 2019

Discovering Hardanger – Day 1

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

This is a two-day class to be held on Saturday 16 March (Day 1) and Saturday 30 March (Day 2). Students will focus on the various basic techniques used in Hardanger Embroidery – such as gridding preparation, satin stitch, kloster blocks and buttonhole edging. On the second day, students will delve into needleweaving including woven bars and dove’s eyes. Students will gain the knowledge to interpret and adapt commercial patterns. The class is designed for those who have not undertaken…

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April 2019

Start Stitching – Autumn leaf

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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