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Wellington sewing classes


Enrol in store, or phone Jo on 387 4506 or email


  • OPEN CROCHET GROUP (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL) 2,9,16 and 23 February (4 Thursdays)  6pm – 7.45pm  with Prue Hurndell, $60 for 4 sessions (you can still join, if there’s space – ask Jo) Bring along your latest project and have Prue help you with the tricky bits.

Note – this group is likely to continue on Thursday evenings in March.  Contact Jo if you’re keen to join. $20 per session or $60 for 4 sessions.


  • OVERLOCKER BOOTCAMP February 16 and 23, (2 Thursdays) 6.15 – 8.15pm, Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse  $80 includes materials . See Facebook for details. Make 2 kids’ garments while you learn to tame your 4 thread overlocker.  CLASS FULL  BUT REGISTER YTOUR INTEREST IN FUTURE BOOTCAMPS.


  • ZIP ART Saturday 18 February, 10am – 1pm, Tutor Shirley Mooney, $45 includes materials.  Use zips to make pictures, brooches and other decorations.  


  • BEGINNERS’ MACHINE SEWING Saturday 25 February and 11 March, 10am –1pm,  Tutor Maria French,  bring a machine or borrow one of ours, learn the basics of machine sewing and make a patchwork bag and a cushion.  $75 includes fabric for the bag.


  • OPEN SEW GROUP – First Friday of the month starting 3 March 10am – noon,  and then 7 April 10am – noon  Maria French. Bring your sewing machine and project and have a professional seamstress help you with the tricky bits. $25 each session


  • GET TO KNOW YOUR COMPUTERISED MACHINE - Shirley Mooney, (1 x 5 hour session)  Saturday  4 March, 10am – 3.30pm, $65 (includes materials) – NB this class will be re-run on SUNDAY 2 July and SUNDAY 17 September


  • EMBROIDERY – MAKE AN IMPRESSION! - Thursday 2, 9 and 16 March 6pm – 8pm. Tutor Marjorie Thomas.   $70 plus materials. Samples instore of this layered paint/thread/ hand (and machine – optional) embroidery technique inspired by Impressionist art.


  • MACHINE SEWING STRETCH FABRIC (Class A) Thursday 16  March,  15pm – 8.15pm  Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse – Make a child’s T shirt,  (sample instore)  $40 includes materials


  • NEXT LEVEL UP FROM BEGINNERS – MACHINE SEWING Saturday 18 and 25 March 10am – 1pm , Tutor Maria French – Make a child’s dress,  $70 plus materials


  • MACHINE SEWING STRETCH FABRIC -(Class B)  Thursday 23 March,  15 - 8.15pm  Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse – Make a child’s T shirt,  (sample instore)  $40 includes materials


  • KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS ) Saturday 25 March and Saturday 1 April, 10am – noon,  Tutor Katharine Gebbie, (samples instore) $40 plus materials 


  • KNITWIT DAY Saturday 1 April, 10am – 3pm Make a singlet and tights with overlocker,  Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse  $60 plus materials


  • PATCHWORK FOR BEGINNERS Sunday 9 April and 7 May 10am – 3pm, Shirley Mooney,  (samples instore)   $120 plus materials




  • FOR BEGINNERS Friday and Saturday 28 and 29 April, 10am – noon both days,  Tutor Maria French – make a fox or owl cushion,  $55 includes materials