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02 6282 7144

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Sat: 9:30am-2:00pm

Adult Classes

 

This 4 hour class is an introduction to ruler work using both the HandiQuilter and a domestic machine.
 
The class will cover:
 
- Basic tension tips and tricks
- Introduction to the types of Handi Quilter rulers available
- Discussion of the different applications of these rulers such as dot to dot, in the ditch and traditional Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) designs using the rulers as a guide.
- Clementine will show you the process of using rulers and how you can easily move from one shape to the next.
- Making frames to feature FMQ and the use of mirror pieced designs in negative space. 
 
This is a hands on class so you can practice these techniques on your own sample.
 
This is a small class so you recieve individualised attention. Cost $80.00. Please contact Sew Simple to secure your place.
 
 
03
Feb
2021

Introduction to Overlocking with Janet

03-02-2021 - 24-02-2021
$180.00

This 2-hour class is from 6pm to 8pm and runs for 4 weeks. This class would suit anyone who has purchased a new overlocker (or if you have had one for a while in the cupboard!) or if you struggle with threading, tension and the general operation of your overlocker. This class will suit owners of any brand of overlocker.

Class sizes are limited so you receive individualized attention from the teacher.

What you need to bring with you:

  • Overlocker (in good working order) and instruction manual
  • Sewing notions such as thread snips, scissors, tweezers, threader
  • A variety of different materials to practice on such as chiffon, polyester, stretch material etc.- just whatever you have in your stash
  • Approximately 50cm of plain cotton material to cut up and use when preparing your different stitch samples

We will provide you with cottons in red, yellow, green and blue that correspond to the colour of threading on your machine.

06
Feb
2021

Beginner Free Motion Quilting

06-02-2021
$80.00
Join award winning Clementine to learn how to free motion on your machine. This 4 hour class will cover everything you need to get you started. 10am to 2pm. Requirements: your sewing machine in good working order, free motion foot for your machine, sandwich of fabric and batting (about 50cm square), thread and notions.
13
Feb
2021

Quilting with Rulers with Clementine

13-02-2021 - 13-03-2021
$80.00
This 4 hour class is on a Saturday from 10-2pm and is an introduction to ruler work using both the Handi Quilter and a domestic machine. This is a hands on class so you can practice these techniques on your own sample. The class will cover: - Basic tension tips and tricks - Introduction to the types of Handi Quilter rulers available - Discussion of the different applications of these rulers such as dot to dot, in the ditch and traditional Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) designs using the rulers as a guide. - Clementine will show you the process of using rulers and how you can easily move from one shape to the next. - Making frames to feature FMQ and the use of mirror pieced designs in negative space. Requirements: Your sewing machine, extension table ( preferable), ruler foot, thread and notions, sandwich of fabric with batting on to practice on.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

20
Feb
2021

Intermediate Free Motion Quilting with Clementine

$80.00
Join award winning quilter Clementine O’Sullivan as she starts you down the journey of Free Motion Quilting. You will learn the basics of free motion theory and technique, and develop your own interpretation of some common free motion designs. Empower yourself to quilt embellish your patching working designs by quilting them yourself. This class assume no prior free motion or quilting experience. Requirements: your sewing machine in good working order, free motion foot for your machine, sandwich of fabric and batting (about 50cm square), thread and notions.
11
Mar
2021

Ultimate Travel Bag with Sonia and Sharon

11-03-2021 - 25-03-2021
$250.00
Ultimate Travel Bag with Sonia and Sharon This is a 3 day class on three alternate Thursday from 10-4pm and will cover all you need to know to make the Ultimate Travel Bag! We will contact you with the requirements you will need to make the bag.
20
Mar
2021

Intermediate Free Motion Quilting with Clementine

$80.00
Join award winning quilter Clementine O’Sullivan as she starts you down the journey of Free Motion Quilting. You will learn the basics of free motion theory and technique, and develop your own interpretation of some common free motion designs. Empower yourself to quilt embellish your patching working designs by quilting them yourself. This class assume no prior free motion or quilting experience. Requirements: your sewing machine in good working order, free motion foot for your machine, sandwich of fabric and batting (about 50cm square), thread and notions.
13
Apr
2021

Introduction to Overlocking with Janet

13-04-2021 - 04-05-2021
$180.00
This 2-hour class is from 6pm to 8pm and runs for 4 weeks. This class would suit anyone who has purchased a new overlocker (or if you have had one for a while in the cupboard!) or if you struggle with threading, tension and the general operation of your overlocker. This class will suit owners of any brand of overlocker. Class sizes are limited so you receive individualized attention from the teacher. What you need to bring with you: Overlocker (in good working order) and instruction manual Sewing notions such as thread snips, scissors, tweezers, threader A variety of different materials to practice on such as chiffon, polyester, stretch material etc.- just whatever you have in your stash Approximately 50cm of plain cotton material to cut up and use when preparing your different stitch samples We will provide you with cottons in red, yellow, green and blue that correspond to the colour of threading on your machine.

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