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July 2019

Love Your Overlocker Course, with Lynne Johnston – 6 Weeks

July 24 @ 1:00 am - August 28 @ 3:00 am
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Lynne would like to introduce you the creative World of Overlocking with this course, and will cover all aspects of your overlocker/overlocking issues. The six week course will include the following: Threading Understanding tensions Understanding differential feed Which stitch to use when, eg: 4Thread/3Thread/Rolled hem/Narrow hem/Flatlock/Blind hem Dealing with difficult fabrics Corners, Curves, Stopping, Starting Decorative threads Cover Stitch and chains stitch will be covered if your machine has these capabilities Classes are ideal for beginners, and experienced sewers, for…

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Embroidery Club with Chris or Ann

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Embroidery club provides a wonderful opportunity to get to know your embroidery machine and it is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the company of like minded people and play, experiment and learn. The aim of the Club is  to help you learn more about your machine and how it works while completing your project.  We will be here to answer any questions you may have and to assist you with any problems. We will also provide you with advice…

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Introduction to Westalee Rulers with Leonie Fraser

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

If you have never quilted before, this is a way for you to begin with a useful project you can accomplish and show off – then move onto a table runner or quilt if you wish.  We will make a quilted folder, with pockets, designed by Leonie West to hold your rulers.  At the end of this session you will be able to confidently quilt items such as table runners or cushion covers. This is an introductory course. A separate…

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August 2019

Babylock Club -once a month with Jenny

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This club  aims to get you familiar with your Babylock Overlocker and realise its full potential. A different project is completed each month. So come along and have some fun in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Introduction to Trapunto On Your Sewing Machine

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Trapunto is absolutely beautiful but it used to be so time consuming made by hand. Leonie has a machine quilting method that will enable you to achieve the same results on your sewing machine -  so much quicker! Trapunto comes from the Italian for ‘to quilt’, and is a method that is also called ‘stuffed’ quilting.  It gives areas of quilted pieces an almost 3D effect by raising them above the background quilting.  In this workshop, we will be exploring…

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Log Cabin – Strip Piecing in a Day, with Leonie Fraser

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Log Cabin block is timeless because it is versatile – the way in which you choose to join the blocks determines the final pattern.  It looks great in any colourway, and makes up to whatever size you choose – lap, bed or table topper.  It is a great way to use up leftover fabrics, or those wonderful jelly rolls you couldn’t resist.  This one-day session is designed to introduce an easy way to make perfect log cabin blocks.  You…

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Beginners Quilting/Patchwork Class – 8 week course with Ann-Maree Jacobs

August 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Canberra Sewing is offering Beginners Patchwork and Quilting Classes with Ann-Maree commencing 31 August 2019. This will be an eight week course (16 hours over 8 weeks) and will introduce you to the quilt making process. This includes different patterns and block techniques, cutting and sewing methods, templates and other aspects of the construction process. Please contact Canberra Sewing and register your interest. Class Dates are   31 August , 7 , 21 & 28 September, 5 & 19 October,…

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Beyond Cover Stitch with Lynne Johnson

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a great class to learn about your Coverstitch Machine and unleash its potential. Start exercising your needle, changing fingers, and take home lots of new ideas for using your cover and chain stitches. If you enjoyed Lynne's 'Love Your Overlocker Classes', you will be amazed at what you will learn with this class.  Lynne will show you that Coverstitch and chain stitch are not only for hemming. Discover the many techniques to change the fabric you love to…

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September 2019

2 Day (7 & 21 September) Free Motion Quilting Flower Panel with Leonie Fraser

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Wow is an understatement for this one. It is a 2 day free motion quilted flower panel course with Leonie. Dates are 7 & 21 September, 12pm - 3.30pm.. Cost is $170 which includes the kit and colour choice of panel. Hopefully it will be in the shop soon for us all to drool over. Get in quick as there are only 6 places available.    Cost is $170 which includes a kit with the Flower Panel colourway of your…

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Using Westalee Rulers – The Sampler Quilt (5 week Course) with Leonie Fraser

September 20 @ 10:00 am - October 18 @ 2:30 pm

Using your rulers to create and develop techniques and patterns on a domestic sewing machine Weekly classes  Friday 20 September, Thirsday 26 September,  and Fridays: 4, 11 & 18 October 2019  9:30 set up for 10:00 start - finish at 2:30 Develop your ruler quilting skills by completing a series of blocks that will use the quilt as you go method to complete a beautiful quilt.  We will use blocks designed by Leonie West and with your variations and adaptations to…

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October 2019

Know Your EQ with Jenny Millett

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

6 classes : 19 & 26 October 2, 16,23 & 30 November 10am - 1pm The course will be $225 for the 6 lessons. This is a fun course designed to help you become familiar with, and get the best from, your EQ Program. Copious notes will be provided and exercises will take you through most features of the program. Classes are spread out to allow time for practice and homework is available (but not mandatory) for those who wish…

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December 2020

Westalee Rulers – the Continuum Quilt with Leonie Fraser Course One of Two – Expressions of Interest for 2020

18/12/2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Westalee's NEW Quilt Class in a Bag is a touch of nouveau, deco and contemporary.  This is an amazing quilt made using Westalee Rulers and a foot designed specifically for this quilt. If you have enjoyed one of Leonie's Westalee Classes then you won't be able to resist these classes. Previous Westalee Classes (either one day or 4 week) are a pre-requisite. Ring the shop to book in and pay a 50% deposit to secure your place. Fridays:  10am -…

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