Classes On Offer for 2018!


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

Weekly Classes

Monday morning Sit and Sew

No teaching in this class just a chance to sit with likeminded people over a cup of tea and some
quilting/knitting on the side. Bring along any project and join the group.

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

Tuesday morning Needlework

Mixed Embroidery with Marguerite Woodford.
Bring along an unfinished project or learn something new. Full instruction and a friendly atmosphere. Bookings essential. Casual rates apply.

When: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Cost: $24 per class (plus any materials needed) for Term 1

Wednesday afternoon Needlework

Join Norma and try your hand at teddy bears, surface embroidery, ribbon work, baby blankets or be inspired to finish one of those UFO’s.
Bookings essential. Casual rates apply

When: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $27 per class (plus any materials needed)

Thursday afternoon Needlework

Join Michelle for Crewel Work, surface embroidery, ribbon work, crazy patchwork and much more.Come along, make new friends and be inspired.
Bookings essential. Casual rates apply.

When: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $24 per class (plus any materials needed)

Friday mornings

Creative Canvas Work with Robert Capes. This class gives you the opportunity to create your own canvas masterpiece. Robert will teach you fun ways of bringing your projects to life. Bring your own design ideas along or let Robert create something for you. Prepare to be inspired.

When: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $27 per class (plus any materials needed)

Saturday Morning Needlework

Join Norma for classes in surface embroidery ribbon work teddy bears baby blankets and Christmas projects Come along with one of those UFO’s or start a new one. Fun and friendly company. This is a new class every fortnight unless advised. Bookings essential. Casual rates apply.

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


10th February

24th February

1st March

10th March

24th March

7th April

28th April

12th May

26th May

9th June

21st July

4th August

18th August

15th September

6th October

3rd November

17th November

1st December

15th December

Cost: $25 per session (B.Y.O Projects)

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

Children’s Stitching Classes with Helen

Special 2-day project new for 2018! Enrolments now being taken for the 19th of May and 16th of June, learn basic skills and make this fun project. 

New sessions will begin in Term 2. Please check then for new dates.

Cost: $50 for both sessions, payable at booking, plus cost of kit on the first day (approximately $10)

Dates: 19th of May and 16th of June
(both sessions required to complete project)

Helen's Sewing Class

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, October 14

Cost: $80 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.

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM


  • Saturday, 5th May
  • Saturday, 16th June
  • Saturday, 18th August
  • Saturday, 1st September
  • Saturday 20th October
  • 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 “Diva Ladies” Crewel embroidery and baby blankets are all fun and colourful.
Catherine will be running nine one-day workshops on Monday’s and Saturday’s throughout the year. Don’t miss this opportunity, and make your bookings early.

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM


  • Saturday, 2nd June
  • Saturday, 23rd June
  • Saturday, 7th July
  • Saturday, 27th October
  • Saturday, 10th November
  • Saturday, 8th December

Cost: $80.00 per session plus materials

Delma Moore Workshop

Come and learn the art of Brazilian Embroidery using the beautiful range of Edmar threads.
They have a lovely sheen and create lush flowers.

Delma has a range of Australian flower patterns and traditional Brazilian designs

Dates: Friday August 10th & September 7th

Time: 10-4pm

Sue Traylan’s Petite Tapestry Weaving Workshop

Sue is a textile artist with a passion for small scale tapestry. Come and learn this lovely art.

Date Friday 30th November

Time 1-5pm