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 cancel or reschedule within 72 hours you forfeit your class fee. Flexible cancellation policies may apply for customers who are unable to attend classes due to symptoms linked to Covid-19. 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 4 weeks notice we will be happy to give you a store credit for your class fee. If you give us less than 4 weeks notice we won’t refund you, unless we can find someone to take your place. Flexible cancellation policies may apply for customers who are unable to attend classes due to symptoms linked to Covid-19. 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.

COVID-19 Information

Before booking a class with us please review our Covid Safe Practices

Covid Safe Practices 

In order to minimise the risk of exposure to Covid-19 we have adopted the following practices in line with our Covid Safe Plan:

  • Regular cleaning and sanitation with particular focus on high traffic areas.
  • Mask wearing in accordance with government requirements.
  • A commitment to social distancing.
  • An in-store and class capacity limit.
  • Flexible cancellation policies for customers who are unable to attend classes due to symptoms linked to Covid-19. 

Covid Declaration

Prior to attending your class you will be asked to confirm that when you attend the class you will not have:

  • Travelled overseas in the last 14 days
  • Been a close contact of someone who has Covid-19. If following the class you are advised that you had been, at the point of attendance at the class, a close contact, you agree to advise us immediately.
  • Any symptoms of Covid-19 including:
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Fatigue
    • Shortness of breath
    • Runny nose
    • Diarrhoea
    • Vomiting or Nausea
    • Loss of Taste and or Smell

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.

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).

Kids Sewing Coach ($35 for 1 hour)

Due to COVID-19 this class must be booked direct with the shop – please call to book.


Does your child want to learn to sew? First time sewing or just wanting personalised one on one tuition? Then Kids Sewing Coach is for you. Lisa is a professional and friendly teacher with years of sewing and quilting experience. Work on a project of your choosing, or let us pick one for you. Lisa will give your child the confidence and skills to be creative! Includes machine hire (if required) at no extra cost.

Quilting for Newbies (Feb/March 2022) ($360 for 14 hours)

A quilting course for absolute beginners! Over four half day lessons you’ll cover the foundations of quilting so you can do it like a pro. It is expected that students will know how to use a sewing machine and have basic sewing skills in order to complete this course.

4 x Half day classes 9.30 – 1.00pm. Price: $360.00 Inclusions: morning tea and all materials required to complete your quilt excl. sewing machine and thread.

Unlock Your Quirky – Machine Basics Class ($60 for 3 hours)

Don’t know or forgotten how to use your 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 all while making your very own quirky tote bag! Classes are kept small to encourage greater achievement of learning outcomes for students.

Half day class 9.30 – 12.30pm. Price: $60.00 Inclusions: morning tea and class materials.

Bernina Mastery (August – December 2022) ($495 for 4 Days)

Comprehensive tuition on your Bernina 4, 5, 7 or 8 Series machine. This step-by-step course is designed to equip you with the skills to confidently operate your Bernina Sewing Machine so you can take advantage of your machines unique features and functions.

4 x full day class. 9.30 – 3.30pm Price: $495.00 Inclusions: lunch and class materials.

Suitable machines: 435, 475QE, 535, new 570QE, 590, 720, 735, 770QE, 770QEPlus, 790, 790 Plus, 880 & 880 Plus Machines (New Models)

Quirky Quilting Series – Part 1 Walking Foot Quilting ($200 for 6 hours)

Your quilt top is finished and you’re ready to quilt – now what??. There is so much more you can do with machine quilting than just a straight line or ditch stitch. In this class we explore different quilting patterns using your sewing machine and walking foot.

Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price: $200.00 Inclusions: lunch and class materials.

Quirky Quilting Series – Part 2 Free Motion Quilting ($170 for 6 hours)

Want to move beyond your walking foot? There’s a whole world of possibilities with our free motion class! Learn different ways to create Quirky and interesting patterns that will take your machine quilting to the next level.

Full day class. 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price: $170.00 Inclusions: lunch and class materials.

Quirky Quilting Series – Part 3 Quilting with Rulers ($170 for 6 hours)

A beautiful style of quilting made up of precisely shaped patterns designed to fit the space you are quilting. Originally a longarm technique, you can now do rulerwork quilting on your home sewing machine. You bring the rulers and a 4 block table runner and we will provide samples to practice on first!

Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price: $170.00 Inclusions: lunch and practice samples

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Nailing the Basics ($65 for 3 hours)

For those of you who have just bought a ScanNCut or have one sitting in a cupboard or even still in the box. If you are frustrated or daunted by it come along and see how much fun and enjoyment you will find.

Half day class 9.30 – 12.30pm. Price: $65 Inclusions: class sample kit. Lunch is included where you book a morning and afternoon class on the same day.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Canvas Workspace Whizz ($60 for 3 hours)

Tired of the same inbuilt designs; come and learn how to use Canvas workspace like a Whizz. This free software is designed for the Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut and will unlock new ways to use your machine.

Half day class 9.30 – 12.30pm. Price: $60.00 Inclusions: class sample kit. Lunch is included when you book a morning and afternoon class on the same day.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut: Playing with Paper ($65 for 3 hours)

Tips and tricks to create unique paper projects. You’ll discover a whole new side of your Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut.

Half day class 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Price: $65.00 Inclusions: class sample kit. Lunch included where you book a morning and afternoon class on the same day.

Bernina Mastery (August-December 2022) ($495 for 4 Days)

Comprehensive tuition on your Bernina 4, 5, 7 or 8 Series machine. This step-by-step course is designed to equip you with the skills to confidently operate your Bernina Sewing Machine so you can take advantage of your machines unique features and functions.

4 x full day class. 9.30 – 3.30pm Price: $495.00 Inclusions: lunch and class materials.

Suitable machines: 435, 475QE, 535, new 570QE, 590, 720, 735, 770QE, 770QEPlus, 790, 790 Plus, 880 & 880 Plus Machines (New Models)

Quirky Quilting Series – Part 4 Edge to Edge ($170 for 6 hours)

Discover new ways to utilise your embroidery machine!! With our edge to edge class you can learn how to give your quilts a professional finish at home.


Full day class. 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price: $170.00 Inclusions: lunch, printed templates and practice pieces.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Vamp it up with Vinyl ($70 for 3 hours)

Add flair to your homewares, gifts and so much more with vinyl. In this class you will learn about the different types of vinyl and how to apply it plus you will go home with usable samples!

Half day class 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Price: $70.00 Inclusions: class sample kit. Lunch included where you book a morning and afternoon class on the same day.

Hands on Hexies! ($120 for 3 hours)

Learn the basics of English Paper Piecing while completing a super cute Hexie project. This half day course covers Tips and Tricks plus all the different products to use when completing your EPP projects. It’s a great place to start your hand piecing adventures!

Half day class 9.30 – 12:30pm. Price: $120.00 Inclusions: morning tea and class project pack.

Quirky Kids Quilt Club: Ready, Set, Sew! (July) ($100 for 6 hours)

Dive into the wonderful world of sewing! Covering all the essentials and suited to all brands of machines, learn all the basics of using a sewing machine all while making some cool projects!

2 x Half day classes. 9.30 – 12.30pm. Price $100.00 Inclusions: morning tea and class kits.

Unlock Your Overlocker (June) ($165 for 6 hours)

Don’t know or forgotten how to use your overlocker? Meet your overlocker for the first time or all over again in a friendly learning environment. Suitable for owners of 4 thread overlockers, with differential feed.

Techniques covered include; three and four thread seams, gathering, inside corners, outside corners and rolled hems. You will also become familiar with your overlocker’s parts, features, threading and tensions.

$165.00 Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Inclusions: lunch and class materials.

The Butterfly Effect ($200 for 6 hours)

Complete a simple but gorgeous Butterfly charm blocks project and learn the basics of Foundation Paper Piecing while exploring the tools that make it easy.

Full day class 9.30am-3.30pm. Cost: $200.00 Inclusions: lunch and Kit.

Embroidery Magic (July 2022) ($295 for 12 hours)

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.
2 x Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price $295.00 Inclusions: lunch and all class materials

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Feeling Fuzzy ($75 for 3 hours)

All you need to know about cutting fabric and felt using your Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut. In this class we will cut out appliqué shapes to decorate and make a dust cover for your Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut machine, plus learn how to cut quilt blocks and much more.

Half day class 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Price: $75.00 Inclusions: make your own dustcover kit plus an appliqué and a felt sample pack. Lunch included where you book a morning and afternoon class on the same day.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Rotary Cutting Rampage ($70 for 3 hours)

The Brother Scan N Cut machine is an awesome tool which will open up a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to cutting fabric. In this class you will learn how to use the rotary cutting blade and functions.

Class includes all materials.

Unleash Your Overlocker ($165 for 6 hours)

It’s time to take your Overlocker to the next level and unleash its power! You’ve got the basics locked so now it’s time to add some extra pizzaz and a professional look to your sewing in this one day course. Flatlocking, piping or pintucks, inserting zippers and much more! Use those additional feet available for your machine to make these finishes a breeze!

Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price: $165.00 Inclusions: lunch and class materials including your own sample workbook.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Foiling Fabulous ($70 for 3 hours)

The Brother Scan N Cut machine is an awesome tool which will open up a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to creating patterns and fabric designs. In this class you will learn how to use the foiling function. Class includes all materials.

Brother Scan ‘N’ Cut – Rhinestones and Bling ($75 for 3 hours)

The Brother Scan N Cut machine is an awesome tool which will open up a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to creating patterns and fabric designs. In this class you will learn how to use the rhinestone function. Class includes all materials.

Embroidery Magic (November 2022) ($295 for 12 hours)

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.
2 x Full day class 9.30 – 3.30pm. Price $295.00 Inclusions: lunch and all class materials.

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!