Classes On Offer for 2018!

See below for this year's list of classes and workshops.

Weekly Classes

Monday afternoon Sit and Sew

This friendly group is designed for those who just want some company while stitching, knitting, quilting and crocheting in a light filled space.

Bring along your project.

When: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $7 per class

Tuesday morning Needlework

All levels of embroiderers welcome for this class. Work on your own project, learn something new or bring along a UFO.
Help is available from Marguerite wherever needed in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

Bookings essential. Casual rates apply.

When: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Cost: $24 per class

Wednesday afternoon Needlework

All embroidery levels welcome in this class. The ladies work on their own projects at their own pace. Bring your own project or try your hand at something new. Help is always on hand in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
Bookings essential. Casual rates apply

When: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $27 per class

Thursday afternoon Needlework

All levels of embroidery knitting and crochet available in this class. Come along and try your hand at something new or bring your own UFO. Make new friends and be inspired in this relaxed and friendly environment.
Bookings essential. Casual rates apply.

When: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Cost: $24 per class (plus any materials needed)

Saturday Morning Needlework

All embroidery levels welcome in this class. Come along with a UFO or start a new project. Casual rates apply.

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM each fortnight.


3rd November

17th November

1st December

15th December


26th Jan, 9th Feb, 23rd Feb, 9th March, 23rd March, 6th April, 20th April, 4th May, 18th May, 1st June, 15th June, 29th June, 13th July, 27th July, 10th August, 24th August, 7th Sept, 21 Sept, 5th October, 19th October, 2nd November, 16th November, 30th November, 14th Dec

Please note some of 2019 dates for the weekly classes may change due to workshop requirements.

Cost: $25

Watch this space for further information. You may also call us at 9532 2142 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

2018 Workshops

Please note that bookings and deposits are essential

Call us at 9532 2142 or email us for bookings


Free Form Embroidery with Christine Lethlean

Join this talented artist and bring to life treasured pieces of cloth and enhance them with a touch of free form embroidery then embellish to create your very own masterpiece.

Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM


  • Saturday, November 24

Cost: $110 plus kit

Stumpwork and Gold Work with Alison Cole

Join Alison for Saturday classes in Gold Work and Stumpwork. Don’t be daunted by this beautiful embroidery, Alison makes learning fun and relaxed. Samples of her work are on display in the shop. Start a new project or finish one of those UFO’s!
Attendance is on a casual basis, but payment must be made at the time of booking, which is essential.

Morning and afternoon tea provided.

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


  • Saturday 3rd November
  • Saturday 15th December

Cost: $80.00 per session

Diva Days with Catherine Howell

Catherine is a welcome addition here at the Den.
Her beautiful designs cover a variety of styles from contemporary to whimsical. Divine Diva’s, Crewel Embroidery Baby Blankets and Sewing compendiums. All fun and colourful to create.You can make any of her designs in class or bring your own design.
Small classes make for a great environment to stitch and learn.
Morning and afternoon tea provided.

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM


  • Saturday, 8th December

Cost: $80.00 per session plus materials

2019 Classes to follow.

Phone to place your deposit and reserve your seat today.

Delma Moore Workshop

Come and learn the art of working with Edmar Rayon Threads. These threads have a lovely sheen and give your embroidery beautiful movement
and create lush flowers.

Delma has designed a range of Australian floral patterns and traditional Brazilian designs

Morning and afternoon tea provided.

Dates: Coming in 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sue Traylan’ Miniature Weaving Class

Sue is a textile artist with a passion for small scale tapestry. Come and learn this lovely art. Its fun and easy to do using your choice of colours and threads, you get to create a lovely little weaving to treasure or gift.

Date Friday 30th November

Time 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost $65.00

Jeanette Downs Swarovski Crystal Gala Bracelet – 2-day workshop

Jeanette designs creates and teaches her lovely pieces of hand made beaded jewellery to participants of all abilities.
We are lucky to be able to offer the opportunity to make your own stunning piece in our first 2-day workshop with this talented artist.

The Crystal Gala Bracelet shimmers and shine with an embellishment of Swarovski Crystals and Japanese glass seed beads, over a right angle weave base made of Czech Fire-polished glass beads. This lovely bracelet is finished with a quality German made Rhodium or Gold plated Clasp finished with Swarovski Crystals.

Choice of colourway for the Bracelet – Silver, Gold or Black.

The kit cost for the Bracelet is $95 and includes the following

Swarovski Crystal Bi-cones
Czech Fire-polished glass beads
Japanese Seed beads
Quality Swarovski encrusted German made clasp
Beading needles
Beading thread
Beading mat

Scissors and Thread burners will be available for use during the day.

Morning and afternoon tea provided.

Date: 11th & 12th May, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Cost: $175 plus $95 for the kit