A WEEK OF WORKSHOPS WITH HELEN GODDEN IN FEBRUARY 2020

We’ve got a huge week of workshops with Helen Godden in February 2020. Read down for all the classes on offer. We’ve rated each class, but if you are unsure, please talk to us.

Cost is $125 per day for your first two days. Subsequent days will be discounted to $115 per day.
e.g. If you choose Liberation from the Ditch, 4 in the Raw & Arty Farty Sunflowers, then the cost will be $125 + $125 + $115.
(Some classes have a small additional charge for the use of Helen’s paints and purchase of paintbrushes)

These classes booked sooo quickly last time, you can secure your spot with a non-refundable deposit of $60 per day, with the balance payable by Friday 17 Jan 2020. We can process payments over the phone.

Please check dates carefully, as cancellations before 17th January will only be entitled to a refund of any payments above the $60 per day. There will be no refunds given after 17th January 2020, unless the event is cancelled by us. HOWEVER, you can transfer your registration to a friend, but this will be your responsibility.


Couching class
Friday 14 Feb 2020
Learn how to do free-motion couching in this one day class. Choose either “Blue Wren” or “Aussie Landscape”.
You will need a couching foot for your sewing machine.
Intermediate level – you must have some basic experience with free-motion quilting, but experience with couching is not required.

Liberation from the Ditch!
Saturday 15 Feb 2020
1 Day ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS Free-Motion Machine Quilting.
Also great for those who are self-taught or want a refresher
Helen will hold the beginner’s hand and take you thru the 10 basic styles of free-motion quilting plus tonnes of variations to set you on the right path for practicing.
Helen’s 3 Secrets to Free-Motion Quilting are revealed – Cleavage, Swans and Hugh Jackman!

Four in the Raw
Sunday 16 Feb 2020
Learn the basics of raw edge appliqué using four 5″’ coloured squares on to black – positive and negative space and a simple yet stunning technique with free motion borders to enhance the design. 10 designs to chose from including kangaroo, butterfly, spider, flannel flower, turtle, pelican, dragonfly etc.
Confident Beginner – No applique experience required, but to get the most from the class, some experience with free motion quilting is recommended!

Arty Farty Sunflowers
(or Iris or Poppies)
Monday 17 Feb 2020
This project teaches painting with dye, raw edge appliqué and there’s more opportunity to practice your free-motion micro quilting skills.
Confident Beginner – Absolutely no painting experience required, but to get the most from the class, a some experience with free motion quilting is recommended!

And we’ve left the best of Helen’s workshops ’til last…
Magic Mushrooms
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 18, 19, 20 Feb 2020
This intensive three day workshop combines painting with dye techniques and acrylic techniques plus lots of free motion quilting. 
Intermediate level – Absolutely no painting experience required, but to get the most out of this class, you must have some experience with free-motion quilting or have completed Liberation from the Ditch.