Classes

We love love love teaching people all about sewing and quilting and offer a range of classes including multi level quilting classes as well as sewing and dressmaking for all skill levels.

As we engage teachers for some classes and space is limited, bookings are essential and pre-payment is required to secure your place, classes can be booked and paid for up to 72 hours prior. Class fees are for tuition only, you will be given a list of materials required for the class unless otherwise stated.

Our class sizes are kept small to optimize your time with our tutors, one on one coaching is also available, contact us for more information.

You will need to bring your own sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (thread, scissors, pins, unpicker). For quilting classes you will need a rotary cutter.

We sell everything you need for your sewing or quilting classes with starter packs available. Please ask us for details if you are unsure what you need.

Refer to FAQs for more information.

Before booking please give our class terms and conditions a once over. To make it easy, we’ve listed them below.

Cancellation policy

  • Coaching Classes – If you need to cancel your class and you give us more than 72 hours notice we will be happy to reschedule you or give you a store credit for your class fee. If you give us less than 72 hours notice we won’t refund you. Any refunds or store credits will be at our discretion.
  • Single and Multi Day Group Classes – If you need to cancel your class and you give us more than 2 weeks notice and we can find someone to take your spot we will be happy to give you a store credit for your class fee. If you give us less than 2 weeks notice we won’t refund you. Any refunds or store credits will be at our discretion.
  • Multi Day Classes – If you miss a class we can offer you one catch up coaching class at a 50% discount (up to a maximum of 2 hours). If you miss additional classes you will need to book in for a catch up coaching class at full cost.

Things you should know about class

  1. We start on time – Please arrive early to set up and be prepared with any pre-class prep work already completed.
  2. Photos – We‘ll probs take your photo and put it onto our website or socials – this is because we think you’re pretty cool and we want everyone else to know just how awesome you are. If you don’t want your photo to be used please just let us know.
  3. Class materials – We send you a list of things you need to bring to class. You can rest assured everything else will be provided to you at the time of your class

Choose your class

Sewing Coach – Dynamic Duo ($120 for 2 hours)

Sewing Coach - Dynamic Duo

Let us help you to unleash your inner quirky!

Love the idea of receiving personalised attention and tuition? Looking for something cool to do with a friend or relative? Then Sewing Coach Dynamic Duo is for you! Bring a buddy and double the fun! Work together on a project of your choice. Our teachers are all super professional and friendly with years of experience.

Includes Machine hire.

Brother Sewing Machine Orientation ($60 for 2 hours)

Brother Sewing Machine Orientation

Don’t know or forgotten how to use your Brother sewing machine? Is it still in it’s box because you don’t know where to start? Then this class is for you!

Meet your sewing machine for the first time or all over again in a friendly learning environment. Classes are kept small to encourage greater achievement of learning outcomes for students.

Bernette Sewing Machine Orientation ($60 for 2 hours)

Don’t know or forgotten how to use your Bernette sewing machine? Is it still in it’s box because you don’t know where to start? Then this class is for you!

Meet your sewing machine for the first time or all over again in a friendly learning environment. Classes are kept small to encourage greater achievement of learning outcomes for students.

Sewing Coach – Single Superstar ($80 for 2 hours)

Sewing Coach - Single Superstar

Let us help you to unleash your inner quirky!

Love the idea of receiving personalised attention and tuition? Are you a bit nervous to join a class? Then Sewing Coach is for you. Our teachers are all super professional and friendly with years of experience. Work on a project of your choice, whether it’s something not finished, not started or not yet thought of.

Includes Machine hire and a 15% discount on all products purchased during your class (excl. machine purchases).

Flip ‘N’ Sew & Quilt As You Go! ($180 for 6 hours)

Create a set of fabulous placemats with this awesome quilt as you go technique which is especially great for small projects, sewing all the layers together as you go.

Full day class 9.30 am – 3.30pm. Includes lunch and and all materials needed to create a set of 4 placemats.

Hanging with my Homies – Picnic Blanket ($235 for 6 hours)

Don’t throw out your old jeans – cut them up and make a fabulous Picnic blanket with Tula Pink’s new Holiday Homies Flannelette range and learn a new Quilt As You Go technique.

Full day class 9.30 am – 3.30pm. Includes lunch and Tula Pink Flannelette pack.

Christmas Tree Appliqué ($195 for 6 hours)

Create a gorgeous coloured Christmas tree quilt panel while learning the tips and tricks of appliqué.

Full day class 9.30 am – 3.30pm. Includes lunch and everything you need to create a quilt panel top.

Embroidery Magic (Nov) ($280 for 12 hours)

Embroidery Magic

Explore the wonderful world of machine embroidery! Covering all the essentials and suited to all brands of machines (must have a USB port), you’ll learn about the tools, products, accessories and techniques needed to have you stitching out in style. Topics include editing basics, machine made lace and more! Plus you’ll complete your own in-class projects. This course is also an ideal follow-on from Bernina Mastery.

2x full day classes 9.30 am – 3.30 pm. Includes lunch and class materials.

Life on the Edge ($120 for 6 hours)

Tips, tricks, techniques and totally new ways to bind and finish your quilts! Come along and have your mind blown!

Full day class 9.30 am – 3.30 pm. Includes lunch and class materials.

Jelly Legs Quilt ($150 for 6 hours)

Stumped on how to use a Jelly Strip roll or have a collection ready to go? Start here with a simple but stunning look strip quilt.

Full day class 9.30 am – 3.30 pm. Includes lunch and 1 x white mini jelly strip roll.

FAQs

Our classes are cater to a wide range of skill levels to suit everyone – from beginners to advanced!

How much does it cost?

The class fees are priced per session and are for tuition, they do not include the materials needed unless it is stated.

How many classes do I need to attend?

Our classes are designed as standalone classes for flexibility – they are not a set course – therefore you can come to as many or as few as you want, even just a one off class. You may not finish your project in class and feel that you need to come back to another class to complete it, or you may feel confident enough to finish by yourself.

What if I don’t have a sewing machine?

Sewing machines are available for use during classes – conditions apply. Please have a chat with us.

What do I bring to class?

You will need to bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (scissors, pins, thread etc) and any material requirements for your project.

I’m a beginner, what class is best for me?

For absolute beginners we recommend our sewing coach – where you can benefit from one on one personalised tuition from experienced, professional and friendly teachers!

For beginner quilters we recommend our beginners quilting class where you can complete a simple project that will give you foundational quilting skills and boost your confidence.

Are the classes the same every month?

No, some classes will be the same every month; however we do have some one off classes and class of the month. We advertise our classes on facebook and via our mailing list, join our mailing list to stay up to date or like us on facebook.

What if these times don’t suit me?

If the times don’t suit you please contact us and we will try to accommodate your needs.

What if there is something specific I want to learn?

If we don’t offer something that you want to learn feel free to contact us to find out if we can help. We love a good challenge so feel free to ask us the tough questions!