See below for the latest update for our classes due to Covid-19.
We’re more than just a retail store! We have a studio area with a huugge table (called Humongous) where we hold regular classes and workshops.
In-house classes are coordinated and run by Vanessa. Vanessa trained as a dressmaker and has been sewing all her life! She has been an adult educator in her previous workplaces and enjoys spending time with each student in a class.
“My students tell me that I’m very patient and I never want a student to feel ‘left behind’. Not everyone learns (or sews) at the same pace. I like to make sure people are comfortable with a new technique before they leave the training”
We’re always interested in what you’re making and we love to see people finishing their projects.
One-on-one & small group lessons are available in dressmaking, patchwork & quilting for both adults and children. Why not start your sewing journey with a few private sessions and then join our small group sewing classes? Private tuition is also a great option if you want to learn to operate your sewing machine more confidently.… Continue reading Private Sewing Lessons
LATEST UPDATE ON CLASSES & SOCIAL GROUPS – 23 March 2020 Sadly, as of 23 March, we are postponing our classes & social groups for 4 weeks as required by the new non-essential gathering rule. We will resume small group classes (maximum 6) as soon as it is allowed – our classroom is 40 square… Continue reading Classes & Workshops
This Jinny Beyer block-of-the-month quilt has been designed as a patchwork course for intermediate quilters to progress to advanced level quilters. The blocks each month have been geared to teach a variety of skills & become more advanced as the months progress. Confident beginners with patience can also participate in this program. This is a… Continue reading Moonglow Block of the Month Quilt
Learn to quilt your own quilts on our Handi Quilter “Simply Sixteen” long-arm. It’s not that scary to use, in fact it’s a lot of fun! $50 for the 2 hour one-on-one lesson + bring a quilt sandwich to practice on. Your $50 fee includes a complimentary needle & bobbin for you to keep & use… Continue reading Introduction to Long-arm quilting