September - December 2010

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Well girls here we are again, can you believe, that this is the last term for 2010. Where has the year gone? It’s quite scary how fast our lives are passing us by. This has been a very busy but good year for us, thank you for your support once again You are more than customers you are friends, like family to us. I hope there has been some classes in the last term that you have enjoyed, and we will endeavour to create some more enjoyable days for you this term. KITS WILL NOT BE CUT UNTIL CLASS PAID FOR. So let us begin – Please book in and pay for classes at least one week before class.

 AUGUST 

would like on the programme. As always Diane has lot of ideas and is always willing to share

Our ongoing classes – Tailoring with Judy –
Classes on going, break in school holidays. call in for further information Mondays Times 10.00 – 1.00. 2.00 – 5.00. 6.30 – 8.30. Wednesdays - Times 10.00 – 1.00. 2.00 – 5.00. Cost for 3hrs $ 25.00

*PATCHWORK - GROUP 2
Thursday on the alternate weeks.

LIA’S QUILTING TECHNIQUES – Ongoing
Every alternate Friday. – Times 10.-00 – 1.00 Cost $25.00 x 3hrs.
 SEPTEMBER 

Basic Dressmaking –
Classes on going, break in school holidays, call in for further information. Thursdays - Times. 2.00 – 4.00. 7.00 – 9.00. Cost for 2hrs $ 15.00

HOOP SISTERS - ONGOING
Friday September 3RD Times 1.00 – 4.00 6.30 – 9.00.

Our popular- Betweens classes –
This is for children 12yrs – 14yrs. Thursdays –. Time 4.30 – 6.30. Cost for 2hrs. $15.00

KIDS CAN SEW - FATHERS DAY
Saturday September 4th Times 10.00 – 12.00 1.00 – 3.00 Cost $30.00 Class & Kit Today you will be making a present for Dad, can’t tell you what as it’s a surprise for dad.

Our Teens - Teenagers 15yrs plus. –
Fridays - Time 4.30 – 6.30 Cost for 2hrs $15.00 In the Teens and Betweens classes the girls learn dressmaking from cutting out patterns to completing the garment. Classes are limited to six in a class

LIZ’S CLUB – TOPIARY TREE COMPLETION
Tuesday September 7TH Time 1.30 – 4.30 Cost $5.00 Today we will be completing our Topiary tree, please bring your Backing board, 1/2 pot your embroidery, glue gun and extra glue sticks backing fabric. I will have the Ball and the stick for you.

*PATCHWORK - With Diane

GROUP 1

Thursday Times 10.0 – 1.00 This class is held every 2 weeks Cost $25.00 x 3hrs These classes are designed with your needs in mind so, please let us know if there is anything special that you

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BROTHER CLUB – EMBROIDERED WALL HANGING
Friday September 10th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost Class & Kit $35.00 In this class you will be making an embroidered patchwork wall hanging. You will need your sewing machine with embroidery unit, all your sewing accessories, please call in for requirements list.

PATCHWORK SPECIALITY - STACK & WHACK
Saturday September 18th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost Class $65.00 including lunch. The shelves are full of beautiful fabrics to start a major project. This is a new Stack and Whack technique. Stitch along with Diane, as she introduces different blocks and settings to make a quilt, wall hanging or table runner of your choice.This project will work as a sort of block of the month format. September – Cutting kaleido type blocks plus start quilt. October - Work on blocks plus project ideas. November – Work on blocks make a table runner with these if you wish. These classes will continue from February on if needed to complete the projects.

“NEW”

- WEDDING QUILT

Saturday September 11th Time 9.3.0 – 12.30 Class Cost $25.00. Design CD $69.95 This is a lovely new embroidered quilt that also uses all the lovely stitches on your machine. Christina has digitized a CD for this quilt and she will also be teaching you, this class will run on the “second Saturday” of each month and will continue through January and on. The class is filling fast, so come in and if interested, please book and order your design CD, we will also help with your fabric choice if needed.

HUSQVARNA – PRESENT TABLE RUNNER
Tuesday September 21st Time 1.30 – 4.30 Cost $25.00 This is a unique table runner, won’t tell you more just be surprised.

NEW - FABRIC PAINTING
Saturday September 11th Time 1.00 – 4.00 Cost Class and Kit $40.00 You are in for some fun today, you will be making a Fun Christmas Wall Hanging, creating your fabric with paint. There are endless ideas with this technique. Sample will be on display.

DANISE - THE FLORIANI WAY
Monday September 27th Time 10.00 – 3.00 (½ hr break for lunch) Cost Class & kit $50.00 We have a guest teacher here today, introducing Danise from Floriani, she will be guiding you in using the correct stabilizers for several projects. For this class please: Bring a towel, a T-shirt/ sweatshirt, ½ mtre sheer fabric eg. Organza, georgette etc.. For the towel and T-shirt bring a 4” embroidery design of your choice something with 8,000 to 10,000 stitches either a lace design or a solid design. For the sheer fabric bring a design with about 6,000 to 8,000 stitches. Your embroidery machine designs loaded, your embroidery threads bobbin fill all sewing accessories, notes and a range of stabilizers for your class will be supplied. (note you will not need water soluble pens or rulers). Bookings essential as classes are limited.

WESTALEE - Design Starter Set
Tuesday September 14TH Times 1.30- 4.00 6.30 – 9.00 Class & kit $35.00 In this class we will be using the Westalee design 18” or 24” adjustable ruler the Adjustable half square triangle, and the adjustable quarter square triangle. We will discuss the importance of the scant ¼” seam allowance and will demonstrate how important it is when joining blocks of different shapes. We will also discuss stitch length and sewing a straight stitch. We will examine the sewing machine settings and its impact on the finished piece. Class requirements (You will need an 18” or 24” Westalee Ruler, a 2-6” adjustable half square triangle and a quarter square triangle, (rulers will be available on the day).

QUILTERS SOFTWAREWednesday September 29th Times 1.30 – 4.30 6.30 – 9.30 Cost Class & kit $35.00 Danise is here again, this time to demonstrate Jenny Haskins quilters software programmes, she will show you how to scan your fabric then use it in the software then planning your square, this way you will see how it will look with your fabric without having to colour in graph paper etc, which still doesn’t give you the correct look. You will then be making a square yourselves, using the foundation quilting technique. Please bring you sewing machines ¼” sewing foot scissors, sewing accessories. Some of us have this software but are not using it to the fullest so come along and learn how good this programme really is. Again bookings are essential. 2

4D SOFTWARE
Friday September 17th Time 10.00 – 1.00 Cost $25.00 Notes $5.00. We haven’t done any software for a while, so let’s brush up on some of the elements in 4D that we don’t use to the fullest, bring your laptops, DONGLE and lets see what creations we can come up with.

 OCTOBER 

PAINTING CLASS – CONT’D.
Saturday October 9th Times 1.00 – 4.00. Class cost $25.00 You will need to bring or purchase some Christmas fabric for the border.

HOOP SISTERS – ONGOING
Friday October 1st

KIDS CAN SEW – SHORTY PJ’S
Saturday October 2nd Times 10.00 – 12.00 1.00 – 3.00 Cost Class& Kit $30.00 Summer is coming, so we will need some nice new cool PJ’s to sleep in on the hot nights that are coming.

LIZ’S CLUB - JEANS BAG
Tuesday October 12th Times 9.30 – 12.30 1.30 – 4.30 6.30 – 9.30 Kit. $20.00 Class free for members For this class please bring an old pair Jeans, you can purchase them at the recycle shops for just a few dollars. Bring your sewing machines a selection of embroidery threads, blue construction thread and let us get creative. A sample will be on display.

LIZ’S CLUB – XMAS TABLE RUNNER
Tuesday October 5th Times 9.30 – 12.30 1.30 – 4.30 6.30 – 9.30 Class free for members Kit $35.00 This is the first of our Xmas projects. Next month you will be making the table centre To place on the runner. In the kit we will give you the top fabric and pellon, silver or gold braid for the tree. I have used silver as my theme this time, on booking let us know if you would prefer gold so that the kit can be made up. You can then choose the braids you wish to use, this is extra. Bring your embroidery/sewing machine, twin needle width 2.5 embroidery threads, wash away pen all sewing accessories. You will also need construction thread in silver grey or lemon for the braid. Out of your design stash pick out a Christmas design of your choice. Sample in store.

4D SOFTWARE
Friday October 16th Time 10.00 – 1.00 Cost $25.00 Notes $5.00 More creative fun with our software.

PATCHWORK SPECIALITY CLASS- CONT’D
Saturday October 16th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost $65.00 incl. Lunch

HUSQVARNA CLUB – GIFTS
Tuesday October 19th Time 1.30 – 4.30 Cost $25.00 Robyn will guide you through making a selection of Christmas gifts to give to your favourite people.

BROTHER CLUB-CONT’D
Tuesday October 8th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost Class & Kit $25.00 Completion of last months project.

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4D SOFTWARE – CONT’D
Friday October 29th Time 10.00 – 1.00 Cost $25.00 Notes $5.00 More fun with our software.

LIZ’S CLUB – TABLE CENTRE
Tuesday November 16th Time 9.30 – 12.30 1.30 – 4.30 6.30 – 9.30 Cost $35.00 This is the table centre to go with the runner you made last month. Bring your embroidery machine, embroidery threads to match colours in your runner all sewing accessories, construction threadburgundy and white. If you have a crystal wand please bring it with you, We have one here. If you wish to purchase one for yourself we have them on special at $25.00. They are so useful to decorate things eg. Shoes, bags, T-shirts blouses so many things to numerous to mention.

XMAS STOCKING
Saturday October 30th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Class & kit Cost $50.00 bring your lunch. These lovely Stockings will definitely become an heirloom treasure, also such fun to make, totally different to any we have made before. Bring your sewing machine a selection of threads, hand sewing needles all sewing accessories.
 NOVEMBER 

4D SOFTWARE - CONT’D
Friday November 19th Time 10.00 – 1.00 Cost $25.00 Notes $5.00

CUP DAY - CLOSED
Tuesday November 2
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PATCHWORK SPECIALITY CLASS-ONGOING
Saturday November 20th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost Class $65.00 incl. lunch.

HOOP SISTERS – FINAL
Friday November 5th Times as usual, today you will be constructing your beautiful quilts, congratulations.

HUSQVARNA CLUB – CRAFT ROLL –UP CASE
Tuesday November 23rd Time 1.30 – 4.30 Class and kit Cost $25.00

KIDS CAN SEW – XMAS HAT BAG
Saturday November 6th Times 10.00 – 12.00 1.00 – 3.00 Cost $30.00 Class & Kit This is just the cutest bag you have ever seen, and you clever little girls will be making one.

PARTY TIME - DECEMBER 7TH TIME 7PM - YOU ARE INVITED PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE COMING FOR CATERING PURPOSES.
This is the completion of the year 2010 programme. Once again we wish to thank you all for your support through 2010. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year. Looking forward to seeing you all in 2011. Liz Denise and all the Staff.

BROTHER CLUB – SANTA STOCKING
Friday November 12th Time 10.00 – 3.00 Cost Class and Kit $45.00.

PFAFF AND HUSQVARNA - A NEW SOFTWARE PROGRAMME 5D WILL BE RELEASED – KEEP LOOKING. JANOME – HAVE RELEASED THEIR BEAUTIFUL QUILTING MACHINE - THE “HORIZON”

sale, this is a sewing and embroidery machine, comes with its own software just click to stitch. RRP is $???? Going for $1599.00.0

SALE - We have one only Singer Futura for

BOOKS - STOCK TAKE CLEARANCE
- 20% OFF ALL BOOKS ONE WEEK ONLY 6th – 11th September – Stock only 20% OFF – one week only 4th to 9th October.

it has a 11” arm, 250 stitches, has an exclusive stitch plate the gives you the perfect stitch, a large extension table included, there is also a table available for this great machine. Call in for a demo.

EMBROIDERY DESIGNS

JANOME - Are distributors of “The Hoop Sisters” this is a non traditional quilt block, created in a non traditional way. Embroider block designs are quilt blocks created in the machine embroidery hoop, they retail for $55.00, and there is quite a range of designs from quilts to wall hangings. 4

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