Classes On Offer for 2017!


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

Tuesday morning Needlework

Mixed Embroidery with Marguerite Woodford
Bring along an unfinished piece or learn something new. Full instruction and a friendly atmosphere

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

Wednesday afternoon Needlework

Join Norma for this friendly class that is filling fast. Learn the art of teddy bears, surface embroidery, ribbon work, baby blankets or be inspired to finish one of those UFO’s

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 and be inspired

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.

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM each fortnight.

February 25
March 11
April 8
April 22
May 20
June 3)

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 for more information.

Please note that bookings and deposits are essential

Patties Plum – a felted poppy designed by Lesley Turpin Delport

Create this beautiful poppy using a range of different techniques from felting to surface embroidery and stumpwork in 3 workshops.
This workshop will hopefully run later this year

When: Monday & Thursday, August 21 & 24
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Cost: $240.00 plus the kit at $75.00

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The book Delicious Embroidery will also be available for purchase at $75.

Children’s Doodle Stitching with Helen

Let your child’s imagination take flight whilst they learn some fun embroidery skills creating beanbags, wall hangings and more.
Perfect for ages 8 – 12

Time: Saturdays from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

  • May 13
  • May 27
  • June 3 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • June 17 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • July 22 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • July 29
  • August 19 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • August 26
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • October 28 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • More dates to come

Cost: $25.00 plus $10.00 for kits


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 June 24, and
Saturday October 14

Cost: $150.00 plus kit

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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


  • March 18th
  • May 6th
  • July 1st
  • October 7th
  • December 9th

Cost: $80.00 per session

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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


  • Monday, May 15
  • Saturday, June 10
  • Monday, July 16
  • Saturday, August 5
  • Monday, October 16
  • Saturday, November 4
  • Saturday, December 2
  • Monday, December 11

Cost: $80.00 per session plus materials

Jane Nicholas Workshop

Jane returns for a week in July to teach two beautiful projects both 2 days each. The Copper Butterfly from her latest collection inspired by a Japanese family crest known as a Mon. Perfect to frame, mounted into a gilt bowl, or turned into a brooch.
Iris and Mayfly: a new stumpwork project still in the making
Workshop will include morning & afternoon tea
Suitable for all skill levels
Join for one class or both, but be quick as place are limited and fill fast.

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Iris & Mayfly: Monday, 24th & Thursday 27th, July

Copper Butterfly: Tuesday, 25th & Friday 28th, July

Cost: $250 (plus kit to be advised) per project


Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes

Learn Ann-Marie’s unique and beautiful modern take on classic canvas work. This two-day workshop will teach you how to incorporate canvas work into your projects using lovely colourful threads subject to interest expressed.

Dates: To be advised
Cost: To be advised


Miniature Weaving with Sue Traylan

Come and learn this delightful craft using flower threads and a small loom. Choose your own colour palette. You will finish your creation in this fun 3-hour workshop.

Time: Expressions of interest now being taken
Dates: To be advised
Cost: $25 plus materials

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Crochet Classes with Marian

Back by popular demand, crochet is back in vogue. Refresh those old skills or learn the very basics. Marian will help you develop your skills regardless of your level of ability.

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


  • April 21
  • May 5
  • May 19
  • More to follow

Cost: $25.00 per session


Call us at 9532 2142 or email us for bookings

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