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 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.

29th July
12th August
26th August
9th September
23rd September
21st October
18th November
16th 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.

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: August 21st and 24th
Time: 9.30AM – 4.30PM
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

  • July 22nd 12:30-2:30
  • July 29th 12:30-2:30
  • August 19th 12:30-2:30
  • August 26th 12:30-2:30
  • September 9th 12:30-2:30
  • 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 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


  • 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


  • 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

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: 10 – 12 Noon


  • August 4th
  • More to follow

Cost: $25.00 per session


Call us at 9532 2142 or email us for bookings

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