After much consideration, we've decided we will be reducing the number of days our shop is open to the public. From the week commencing the 19th of September we will be open only 3 days per week, being Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Our new shop hours from Monday 19th September :
Thursday : OPEN 10am to 4pm
Friday : OPEN 10am to 4pm
Saturday : OPEN 10am to 4pm
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday : CLOSED
We have a large range of Sue Spargo products - perfect to get you started on your first wool applique project, or keep you going with more advanced projects as you delve deeper into all things Sue Spargo.
Wools and Threads Essential for any of Sue's projects - we have the full range of Sue's stunning hand dyed wools and complimentary Ellana threads. Embellish your projects with Eleganza, Razzle and Dazzle
Creative Stitching The "must have" guide for anyone taking on one of Sue's projects, you'll find yourself coming back to this handy book again and again.
"Chirp" Keep that fresh, spring feeling all year long with Chirp, where the sun is always shining and the birds are always singing. Bring 9 little birds to life and learn a few embellishment stitches along the way.
Forest for the Trees Jump into your traveling shoes and join Sue as she takes you around the globe for a comprehensive study of trees. Learn new techniques along with wool applique, layering, cotton applique, embroidery, dimensional embroidery and how to create texture.
Patterns and Accessories Choose from a range of patterns of all types - from quilts and cushions, to pincushions and pouches. Make embellishment stitches easy with Sue's handy tools and notions.
Felted Wool Pressing Mats Pressing Mats are back in stock - available in many sizes, these mats will change the way you sew and press!
Keep one beside your machine with a mini iron and eliminate the need to go to the ironing board to press your seams.
Use them when pressing embroidery and prevent flattening your stitches.
The small 4" one is perfect for use when creating 3 dimensional embroidery stitched like "drizzle stitch"
We have very limited stock of the following kits - don't miss out on these. Once they're gone we won't be kitting them up again!
Flocks by Night This favourite quilt by Wendy Williams is sure to add something different to anyone's Christmas Decor. Featuring bright wonky stars and felt trees and houses, in modern non-traditional christmas colours, use it as a table runner or a wall hanging. Available as pattern only or kit.
Oh Christmas Tree Another bright, happy pattern by Wendy Williams. This quilt was featured on the front cover of Simply Moderne #3 (now out of print) and has been popular ever since. Available as pattern only or kit.
Crossroads This pattern by Rachelle Denneny looks great made in so many different fabrics. We've recently found some kits for this beauty made up in stunning pastel Kaffe Fasset fabrics, the same as our original shop sample.
Crewel Embroidery A magical collection of modern crewelwork embroidery designs inspired by traditional fairy tales. Each of the seven designs is dedicated to one of Tatiana's favourite fairy tales, and are illustrated with gorgeous photographs and informative diagrams. Whether you are new to embroidery or an experienced embroiderer looking for inspiration and expert guidance, Tatiana's beautiful book is one you will turn to again and again.
Limited spots are available in the following classes: Embroidery with Tatiana Come along and learn modern Crewel Embroidery with Tatiana. Get started on her "Tree of Happiness" project.
Saturday 10th September 10am to 3:30pm Cost $85 There is an additional kit fee payable to Tatiana at the class. Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting us at the shop.
Michelle Yeo Join Michelle and start working on any of or her patterns or continue on with a project you may have started at a previous class.
Saturday 8th October 10am to 3:30pm Cost $85 Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting us at the shop.
Local Upcoming Quilt Shows
The Australian Quilters Association Ruby Jubilee
9th, 10 and 11th September Box Hill Town Hall 1022 Whitehorse Rd $8 Entry
Seabreeze Quilters "Spring Stitches" Exhibition
17th and 18th September Lorraine Bedella Seniors Centre Walker Close, Altona North
North of the Yarra Quilters Guild Quilt Show
1st and 2nd October Eltham Community Centre 801 Main Rd, Eltham $5 Entry