Saturday Classes

TEST DRIVE, Handi Quilter

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 1hr
Get hands-on and test drive the Handi Quilter with experienced tutors. This is a structured class. Booking advisable to avoid disappointment […]

SUNSET STRIP PIECE QUILTING, Karla Gerome

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2.5hrs
A new innovative way of piecing while quilting on a frame using your jelly rolls and scraps.
Learn a new method that combines both piecing and quilting for a quick easy technique to make and finish a quilt […]

MINI WHOLECLOTH, Heather Hopkins

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 3hrs
Create a mini wholecloth sampler using a combination of stencils, ruler work & filler designs […]

JUST QUILT IT, Heather Hopkins

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2hrs
This class teaches a bunch of quick and easy quilting designs when you just need to get the quilt quilted […]

NOT JUST FREE-MOTION QUILTING, Vicky Greenstein

Style: Demo / Lecture
Duration: 2hrs
Join Vicky to look at different ways to maximise your quilting outcomes with the use of rulers for perfect shapes and lines, palm-precision handles for micro-quilting and background fillers, and other tips for art quilts […]

ENGLISH PAPER PIECING, Lynette Hendry

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2.5hrs
Looking for the next step in English Paper Piecing? It’s time to trust your creativity! Using geometrical shapes you will design your own tessellating piece that can become part of a larger original project […]

STRATEGIC MARKETING FOR YOUR QUILTING BUSINESS, Georgia Stull

Style: Lecture 

Duration: 2hrs
How do you differentiate your quilting business from the rest? How do you reach and satisfy your customers and increase profitability? This class will give you tons of practical marketing ideas […]

STATLERABILITY: BORDERS AND SASHES, Georgia Stull

Style: Lecture with computer demo
Duration: 2hrs
Borders add a powerful framework for your quilt. Georgia will cover as much about borders into two hours. Georgia will teach a method for stitching borders that ALWAYS works and you do NOT need to turn a quilt […]

QUILT AS YOU GO – ON THE LONGARM, Leanne Harvey

Style: Demo / Lecture
Duration: 2hrs
A fun way to bust that stash and have a quilt made and quilted in a day.

MINI LACE, Helen Stubbings

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 4hrs
Colour and create your very own ‘Lace’ whole cloth quilt in a day. Using a pre-quilted mini quilt you will learn the colouring technique as used in the award winning quilt Lace#2 […]

DESIGN YOUR OWN MANDALA, Helen Stubbings

Style: Hands-on (design)
Duration: 2hrs
A hands on design class showing you the tricks and treats of designing in the round. Using angles, elements, pencil and paper […]

QUILTERS CREATIVE TOUCH (QCT) – AUTOMATION, Lizzy Allen

Style: Demo
Duration: 4hrs
QCT is a top-of-the-line automated quilting system. Learn how to quilt your masterpiece with ease as QCT takes your ideas from design to completion […]

CALATHEA CROSSBODY BAG, Kylie Gersekowski

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 6hrs
*Exclusive pattern release*
The Calathea is a plant which is colourful and intriguing – the Calathea Crossbody takes these stand out elements and weaves them into this beautiful medium sized bag which combines a 10” quilted block as a main feature on the front pocket […]

SPRINKLES + FEATHERS, Mandy Murray

Style: Hands-on
Level: All
A brand new design by Mandy, in true Sew Quirky style! This workshop is full of techniques and most importantly full of creativity. The full design will be released closer to the show, but here is a clue […]

BORN TO CREATE – CORK LEATHER BAG, Mandy Murray

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2hrs
Join Mandy, the designer and creative mind behind Sew Quirky for a workshop full of fun techniques! Learn how to appliqué and sew with cork leather […]

QUILT BINDING THE EASY WAY, Clare Lewis

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2hrs
Want to machine your binding onto your quilt…on both sides? And at the same time add a little bit of zing to your quilt? After completing this workshop with Clare you will be doing just that […]

WORKING WITH BLEACH AND ACRYLICS, Michelle de Groot

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 6hrs
Students will learn how to create their picture using bleach and paints and some great little hints and tricks along the way to make this project easy to achieve. Learn how to manipulate drawings […]

OLD MAN TIME ART QUILT, Cecile Whatman

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 6hrs
ln this class, you will create a small wall hanging or feature panel for a larger quilt. Working on a base of a cotton fat quarter, you will experiment with altering the fabric with fabric paints […]

QUILTING FUN AND FUNKY FILLERS, Clare Lewis

Style: Demo
Duration: 2hrs
Want to add something a little bit different to your quilting repertoire? Do you need to add some quilting around your stitchery? Do you want to add something special to your quilts to highlight focal points?
In this class I will guide you through […]

JAPANESE MESHWORKS, Anne Kuzia

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 4hrs
Extend your fabric weaving skills with Ann as you make this wonderful tumbling block. Build your block step by step as you learn the technique. Take your pattern and finished block home. […]

CREATIVESTUDIO CUSTOM FEATURES, Karen Farnsworth

Style: Demo
Duration: 2hrs
CreativeStudio Custom Features – Statler by Gammill’s CreativeStudio Software
Karen will show Statler owners (and wanna-be owners) all about her favourite methods for making custom quilting fast and fabulous using CreativeStudio 7 features […]

FILLERS DONE FREEHAND, Karen Farnsworth

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2hrs
Fillers are useful in a variety of quilting situations. During this class, students will see and practice a variety of fill styles from simple lines to elaborate textures […]

DESIGN DECISIONS – DECIDING WHAT PATTERNS TO STITCH ON A QUILT, Karen Farnsworth

Style: Lecture
Duration: 2hrs
How do you decide what quilting patterns to use on a quilt? What syle of design will look best? Does the quilt need customer quilting or overall quilting? Where do you start stitching? […]

BAD DAY STRATEGIES FOR LONGARM QUILTERS, Karen Farnsworth

Style: Lecture
Duration: 2hrs
This class is full of ideas for dealing with the quilting trouble that inevitably comes our way. Understanding methods for getting around the “oopsies” in quilting can increase the quality and efficiency of your work. We’ll discuss how to […]

PEG DOLL, Verity King

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 1hr
Level: All
Dress a little wooden doll base with 100% wool felt. Make your little pixie as simple or as detailed as you like […]

FUNKY FLOWERS, Gai Taylor

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 2hrs
Learn lots of new stitches while constructing Funky Flowers that have been precut. These can then be added to customers clothes and more […]

WHAT A HOOT! Sherry Rogers-Harrison

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 6hrs
Sherry has designed this quirky mini whole cloth using a variety of colorful paints and techniques that include custom made colours, shading, blending, highlighting […]

OLD MAN TIME ART QUILT, Cecile Whatman

Style: Hands-on
Duration: 6hrs
ln this class, you will create a small wall hanging or feature panel for a larger quilt […]