2017 Collection Update

A couple of new pictures to add to the last post!

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We omitted to add the new Fig ‘n Berry Christmas Stitchery of the Month for 2017. Once again, it is a mystery quilt, but will feature an alphabet of Christmas stitcheries.  To all those stitchers who want to take part in this program next year it will cost $17.60 per month (plus P&H) for 9 months.  We will be starting March and Cottage Garden Thread kits will also be available.

MACHINE EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP – January 24th 2017

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Examples showing bobbin work, free hand embroidery and thread painting.  All this can be achieved on a normal sewing machine!!  Come along to this workshop and learn how!

HOLIDAY WORKSHOP PROJECT UPDATE:

I finally finished the beautiful 1930’s Dresden Plate Quilt I was working on!  You can make this in any of our Casual Workshops!

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Look out for more updates for the 2017 Collection!

 

2017 Collection

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Casual Workshops: 

Tuesday 10 Jan – Saturday 14 Jan – Wednesday 18 Jan – Friday 27 Jan

For the freelance crafter, Casual Workshops provide a classroom and a teacher for a day! Work on any of your own projects or pick any of our shop projects (keep an eye on Facebook for the new projects in our 2017 Collection!)

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Machine Quilting Workshop:

PART A: Friday 6 Jan –  Walking foot technique

PART B: Saturday 7 Jan – Free motion quilting

Learn how to use your sewing machine to quilt your patchwork designs! Attend Part A to learn the basics, and then you have the option to add to your skill-set with Part B.

 

Colour Theory: 

Thursday 12 Jan

Learn the ins- and outs- of selecting colours and fabrics for your quilts and projects. A condensed version of a popular 2015 club, this one day version oversees you making a colour wheel for your sewing space to put theory into practice.  Kit available.

Get to know your machine:  

Saturday 21 Jan

The lovely Bree is gracing us with her expanse of sewing machine knowledge! Get to know all the wonderful hidden gems that are hidden in your machine and unleash your creative potential.

Machine Embroidery (on your machine!):

Tuesday 24 Jan

Bree takes a second sewing machine workshop, this time teaching you how to utilise your regular sewing machine to make beautiful embroidery.

Hand Sewing Day:

Saturday 28 Jan

Slow down and relax with a ‘No Machines Allowed’ day. Work on your own embroidery, applique and hand stitched projects or select from our Shop projects and 2017 Collection.   This would also be an opportunity to brush up on your wool applique skills if you are considering taking part in the ‘Dancing Chickens and Flying Pigs’ BOM.

Price: $50 per day – fee includes class only (materials and patterns not included)

Time: 10:00 – 3:00

Enrolment: Call 5977 3332 or email query@magicpatchquilting.com.au to book your spot – $20 deposit required upon enrolment

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Class Block:

These classes run all year and are suitable for Beginners to the more advanced patchworker.  There are many projects in the shop to choose from or bring your own.  They run for  4 weeks allowing you to get stuck into your latest project, whatever it may be!

Structure 2 hours per week for 4 weeks
Price $75
Class Times Tuesday, Wednesday:

10:00 – 12:00

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:

1:00 – 3:00

Wednesday:

7:30 – 9:30

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Saturday Workshop

Don’t have time for a class block, then Saturday Workshops are for you!  Work on any of your own projects or pick any of our shop projects

Structure Casual all-day class held once per month
Price $50
Times 4th Saturday of the month

10:00 – 3:00

 

Friday Night Class

Friday evenings are dedicated to highly skilled reproduction quilts: The Sundial Coverlet, 1930s Farmer’s Wife or the new 2017 Hexagon Quilt

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Structure Friday evening classes held once per month
Price $30/month

Includes class and patterns
(Farmer’s Wife book sold separately)

Times 2nd Friday of the month

7:30 – 9:30

 

Saturday Sampler

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In its 4th year, the Saturday Sampler quilt sees you making a whole quilt worth of blocks for only $25… if you follow the rules! Pay a $25 join fee and receive block 1, come back next month on the specified Saturday with block 1 complete to receive block 2 free… but forget and there’s a $10 fee!

(See enrolment form for full details)

Structure Pattern and kit provided on 9 specified Saturdays throughout the year
Price $25 Join Fee

$10 to pick up each kit outside of specified date

Times Pick-up dates are usually the first Saturday of the month – see enrolment form for exact dates

 

Paper piecing club

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Learn a variety of English Paper Piecing techniques with the Paper Piecing Club. Four classes are dedicated to four projects; four classes are dedicated to a larger, ongoing project of your choice (a quilt? You pick!)

Structure 2 hour class, once per month for 8 months
Price $55 includes pattern and 4 kits
Times Saturday:

10:00 – 12:00

1:00 – 3:00

Friday:

10:00 – 12:00

 

Mystery Quilt Club

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The Mystery Quilt Club is a year-long club in which you make 4 pre-designed patchwork projects and the famous Mystery Quilt. At the beginning of the year you select which fabrics you would like to make your Mystery Quilt out of, not knowing what the quilt will actually look like… the intrigue!

Over the monthly classes you will continue working on the 4 projects, each containing a skill which reflects in the quilt design. Each month you’ll receive another piece of the puzzle that is your Mystery Quilt, and at the end of the year your Mystery Quilt and 4 projects will be complete!

Structure 2-hour class, once per month for 8 months
Price $55/month

Total cost includes classes, patterns for 4 projects and 1 quilt, fabric for 4 projects

Times Saturday:

10:00 – 12:00

1:00 – 3:00

Friday:

10:00 – 12:00

 

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Anni Downs latest ‘DANCING CHICKENS AND FLYING PIGS’

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The name says it all really!  A whimsical quilt in Anni’s usual style, made using wool applique and stitchery on Linen fabric.  Stunning!

Priced at $26.50 per month for 12 months plus P&H

SUNDIAL COVERLET:

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I have been asked to release the pattern for our very popular class to recreate the Sundial Coverlet.  This is a very comprehensive pattern with lots of information included to make this amazing quilt.  The pattern will be offered as a Pattern a month over 12 months.

Price : $30 per month for 12 months plus P&H