Copy of September 2023

September Newsletter 2023


Well - I am still trying to learn how to use Shopify to do the Newsletter...
New Fabrics are arriving thick & fast!
We have a wonderfully quirky range of Farmyard Applique Panels where you pick which fabrics you want to go where... here are a couple of them...
Flora & Fauna 
Sashiko & Boro Inspired Purse Class
Saturday 30th September

Photos show both sides of the purse.
10am start - prompt – 4pm approx. finish.
Tutor - Christine Hart
Maximum of 8 students
Kit included in the cost of the workshop –

Kit included in the cost of the workshop – Fabrics, Sashiko Needles, Sashiko Threads, carbon paper.

Using a variety of fabrics (they will vary from kit to kit!)  Students will learn the Sashiko & Boro Stitching Techniques to make the purse, with zip (already inserted), & the traditional ‘Flower’ decoration for the zip pull.  Lining fabric also supplied in kit.

Students will be given a brief history of Sashiko & Boro Stitching, before learning how to deal with the skeins of Sashiko Threads.   Final finishing off will need to be completed at home due to time constraints.
Bring a basic sewing kit with you (needles / pins / scissors / thread for tacking).

Cost $65 per person inclusive.

$25 deposit is required to secure your place.

Phone bookings can be made - 03 544 7832, or on website 


Two more classes are being planned -

Advent Calendar Class - 14th October

Beginners Patchwork -

Practicing Points No. 2 Class - 28th October

More details in due course - watch this space...

‘Drop In Sessions’ are still on the go
Tuesdays  & Thursdays – 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm –
cost $20 per session – tea & coffee available.
Trudy is on hand if you need help with your projects,
but will still have to serve customers.
If you just want some 'time out' from every day things to have
a chat & cuppa & work on a project -
you are also more than welcome.

Class Details – please note -
booking details for all classes.

Phone bookings can be made - 03 544 7832 –
but as class numbers are always limited -
 a deposit is required to secure your place. 
Deposit will vary from class to class –
depending on the final costs.
Or book your place on our web site 
Deposit is non-refundable if you cancel or are a no show
& we are unable to fill your place but refundable in full
if we have to cancel. 
Tea & Coffee is available, but please bring your lunch.