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NEWSLETTER Aug 21


August Newsletter 2021

Hello All

August Newsletter

 

Stunning Sunrise on August 1st

We are delighted to now be stocking Cottage Garden Threads –                             they are a wonderful range of Hand Dyed 6 Stranded Embroidery Threads.

They complement the FibreHart range of                                             

Hand Dyed Silk Threads & Silk Ribbons also.

 

We are also ‘cooking’ up some Embroidery Classes to use some of our lovely products…just takes a bit of time…

 

Informal Quilting / Stitching Sessions

If you need assistance or a bit of advice with your quilting or stitching projects we have informal 2 hour sessions @ $20 per session on

 Mondays & Thursdays – 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Our staff are available to help you, but will still have to serve customers.

Tea & Coffee available.

 

Latest Classes 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 www.craftyorwot.com
Deposit is non-refundable if you cancel or are a no show and we are unable to fill your place,                            but refundable in full if we have to cancel for any unexpected reasons.

Tea & Coffee is available, but please bring your lunch.
Crafty or Wot, 145 McShane Road, Richmond

  

Hitomezashi Sashiko Class

(also known as One Stitch Sashiko)

Saturday 4th September

 

10am start - prompt – 4pm approx. finish.

 Tutor - Christine Hart
Maximum of 10 students
Kit included in the cost of the workshop – Cost $49 per person inclusive. 

Phone bookings can be made 03 544 7832 but Deposit to secure your place is $20 please

Or book your place on our web site www.craftyorwot.com

Deposit is non-refundable if you cancel or are a no show, and we are unable to fill your place, but refundable in full if we have to cancel for any unexpected reason.

Bring a basic sewing kit with you (needles / pins / scissors). 

2 different projects will be stitched in this class – kit includes Pack of 2 Sashiko Needles,

Dot Grid Fabric & all the threads needed to complete the patterns.

Students will be given a brief history of Sashiko & Boro Stitching, before learning how to deal with the skeins of Sashiko Threads (especially useful for the 100mt skeins!)  How to stitch Sashiko economically, so as not to waste too much thread, plus lots of other tips and tricks to stitch your work and what to turn it into afterwards.  Final finishing off will need to be completed at home due to time constraints.
Tea & Coffee will be available but please bring your lunch.

 

 

Boro Inspired Purse Stitching Class

Saturday 18th September

 

10am start - prompt – 4pm approx. finish.

Tutor - Christine Hart
Maximum of 10 students
Kit included in the cost of the workshop – Cost $49 per person inclusive. 

Phone bookings can be made 03 544 7832 but Deposit to secure your place is $20 please

Or book your place on our web site www.craftyorwot.com

Deposit is non-refundable if you cancel or are a no show, and we are unable to fill your place, but refundable in full if we have to cancel for any unexpected reason.

Bring a basic sewing kit with you (needles / pins / scissors). 

All fabrics, Sashiko thread, and 2 Sashiko needles will be included in your kit to stitch the small purse pictured.  Final construction will have to be completed later due to time constraints.

(Zip will be inserted - ready for your Boro Stitching).

Students will be given a brief history of Sashiko & Boro Stitching, before learning how to deal with the skeins of Sashiko Threads (especially useful for the 100mt skeins!)  How to stitch Sashiko economically, so as not to waste too much thread, plus lots of other tips and tricks to stitch your work.

Tea & Coffee will be available but please bring your lunch.

 

 

Patchwork Project Bag Class

11th September

This class is suitable for beginners to learn lots of new skills,

plus quilters who want to construct a fantastic project bag –

suitable for quilting, art, embroidery etc. projects.

    

Photo Fabrics are indicative only.

Tutor – Trudy Jones

9am start - prompt – 4pm approx. finish.

Maximum of 6 students

Kit included in the cost of the class – your choice of fabrics.

 Cost $114.90 per person inclusive. 

Phone bookings can be made - 03 544 7832, but Deposit to secure your place is $30 please.

Or book your place on our web site www.craftyorwot.com

Bring a basic sewing kit with you (needles / pins / scissors).

This project is Fat ¼ friendly and your fabric selection must be done in advance from

In order to allow for the preparation of your kit!

Full instructions and all the materials needed to construct this fantastic Patchwork Project Bag / Folder.

Outside pocket of clear bag vinyl to see at a glance what tools you have stored in there, plus 3 pockets on the inside - perfect for you to take your project and supplies on the road.

Deposit is non-refundable if you cancel or are a no show, and we are unable to fill your place, but refundable in full if we have to cancel for any unexpected reason.

Sewing machine in good working order is needed for this course, plus – a walking foot or embroidery foot would be useful, but not absolutely essential. Your usual sewing requisites: scissors / safety pins / sewing pins etc.

Tea & Coffee will be available but please bring your lunch.

 

2 Sewing machines available to borrow for classes, no charge, but do need to book in advance.

 

New fabric arrivals – get your Christmas projects underway!

         

           

        

  

  

 

My Hexagon Sashiko Lap Quilt – just finished –

using one of the BeBeBold Panels we now stock

 

 

And the Limited Edition Susan Briscoe Panels now in stock & on the website – www.craftyorwot.com

      

                C2504                       C2505                     D2504                     D2505

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Thank you for your continued support – from Steve, Christine, Trudy & Stephanie.