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

“Tulip” Needles with Ana Mallah

Ana Mallah will be joining us this year every fortnight. Her passion for embroidery is evident in her beautiful designs which will be available to purchase from the shop.

‘Hi everyone.My name is Ana.My passion is embroidery and I especially love thread painting and stumpwork.You may have seen my little flower pots in the latest Inpirations book “Factoria VII”.I’m looking to meeting you all, being inspired by all your projects and helping you with all your embroidery queries!’

Ana will be teaching fortnightly at the shop on Tuesday Mornings staring Jan 22 and then running on the following dates:

Feb 5th & 19th
March 5th & 19th
April 2nd, 16th & 30th
May 7th & 21st
June 4th & 18th
July 2nd, 16th & 30th
August 6th & 20th
September 3rd & 17th
October 1st, 15th & 29th
November 5th & 19th
December 3rd & 17th

Norma will be running an embroidery class on the Tuesday’s that Ana will not be with us. 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: 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.

Dates:

  • 9th February
  • 23rd February
  • 9th March
  • 23rd March
  • 6th April
  • 20th April
  • 4th May
  • 18th May
  • 1st June
  • 15th June
  • 29th June
  • 13th July
  • 10th August
  • 24th August
  • 21st September
  • 5th October
  • 19th October
  • 2nd November
  • 16th November
  • 30th November
  • 14th December

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.

2019 Workshops

Please note that bookings and deposits are essential

Call us at 9532 2142 or email us for bookings

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

Dates:

  • Saturday, 2nd February
  • Saturday, 16th March
  • Saturday, 27th April
  • Saturday, 25th May
  • Saturday, 22nd June
  • Saturday, 20th July
  • Saturday, 17th August
  • Saturday 14th September
  • Saturday, 26th October
  • Saturday 23rd November
  • Saturday, 7th December

Cost: $85.00 per session plus materials

Phone to place your deposit and reserve your seat today.

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

Date

  • Saturday, 16th February
  • Saturday, 7th September

Cost: $110 plus kit

Phone to place your deposit and reserve your seat today.

Stumpwork & Goldwork with Jane Nicholas

Jane has been teaching Stumpwork Embroidery for over 20 years and in more recent times has included Goldwork designs into her delightful range. Jane has many beautiful books published with her designs of butterflies dragonfly’s and flowers.
We are indeed privileged to welcome her once again to The Embroidery Den in 2019

Japanese Lotus and Praying Mantis – this class is suitable for experienced stitchers as we have to move fairly quickly in class but the Pink Japanese Cherry Blossom – this class is suitable for all levels of experience and ability.

A requirements list will be provided at the time of booking.

Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Dates:

  • Pink Japanese Plum / Cherry Blossom: Friday & Sunday, 26th & 28th July
  • Japanese Lotus and Praying Mantis: Saturday & Monday, 27th & 29th July

Cost: $295 for each 2-day course

A light lunch, morning and afternoon tea are provided. Please adviser of any special dietary requirements prior to class.
Kit cost direct to Jane in Cash; Japanese Lotus and Praying Mantis $42, and, Pink Japanese Plum / Cherry Blossom $17
A non – refundable 50% deposit is required at time of booking

2-Day Mothers Day Weekend Workshop with Jeannette Downs

The Crystal Gala Bracelet simmers 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 colour-way for the Bracelet – Silver, Gold or Black.

Payment for the kit is direct to Jeanette on the first day of each workshop. All materials for the class are provided and listed below
You just need to choose your colours in advance.

Included in your kit are:
Swarovski Crystal Bi-cones
Czech Fire-polished glass beads
Japanese Seed beads
Quality Swarovski encrusted German made clasp
Beading needles
Beading thread
Beading mat
Pattern

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. A 50% non refundable deposit is required one month in advance