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April 2019

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

April 27 @ 9:30 am - August 3 @ 11:30 am
$185

Canberra Sewing is offering Beginners Patchwork and Quilting Classes with Ann-Maree commencing 16 February 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   27 April,  4 & 18 May, 1  & 22 June, 6 & 20…

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May 2019

Embroidery Club with Chris or Ann

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 24/05/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 28/06/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 26/07/2019 at 10:00 am

$10

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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One Day Free Motion with Leonie Fraser – 25 May 2019

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
$50

9.30 setup for a 10am start - 2.30pm. This one-day session is an introduction to free motion quilting skills. The aim of the session is to provide the information and guidance to be able to use free-motion quilting on a cushion cover, and to take away the confidence to take your quilting further. This course will encourage you to break away from straight lines with the walking foot and be a bit more creative in your quilting, taking you through…

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June 2019

Love Your Overlocker Course

June 5 @ 1:00 am - July 10 @ 3:00 am
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One event on 23/05/2019 at 1:00 am

$185.00

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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Free Motion Quilting with Leonie Fraser – 4 week course starts 14 June 2019

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$175

14 & 21 June and 5 & 12 July. 9:30 set up for 10:00 start til 2:00 This course is a series of 4 sessions with Leonie Fraser, aimed at developing free motion quilting skills. The course will encourage you to break away from straight lines with the walking foot and be a bit more creative in your quilting, taking you through the steps required and boost your confidence and creativity. You will be able to choose your material and…

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Babylock Club -once a month with Jenny

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 13/07/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 10/08/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 14/09/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 12/10/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 09/11/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 13/07/2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 14/12/2019 at 10:00 am

$10

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 Thread Painting with Leonie Fraser

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$50

This day will introduce you to techniques to enhance images you have printed on fabric, making them special additions to your quilting projects (printing on fabric is part of the day) This will be a fabulous way of getting into thread painting. This link is to a wonderful thread painted quilt and while you may not start off being quite so ambitious you will find thread painting fun. I often use thread painting to enhance panels and it makes such…

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July 2019

Introduction to Westalee Rulers with Leonie Fraser

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$50

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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Introduction to Sewing Adults and Teenagers (14 years and over) with new machine offer, 17, 18 & 19 July 2019 with Leonie Fraser

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$175

Let’s learn how to use our machines while we make some items to show off and use! Over the three days of this course you will learn how to use your sewing machine safely while we make a tote bag with pockets, a zippered pouch, and re-purpose a pair of jeans into items you choose. Classes will be held over 3 days (17, 18 & 19 July) and are aimed at inspiring students to use their creative talents. For those…

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August 2019

Westalee Rulers – the Continuum Quilt with Leonie Fraser

August 2 @ 10:00 am - September 13 @ 2:30 pm
$185

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. 10am - 2.30…

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September 2019

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

September 20 @ 10:00 am - October 18 @ 10:00 am
$185

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 explore…

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