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CLASSES

Bella Fabrics will run classes with teachers, both local and interstate, each

bringing their individual talent and creativity to the classes they take.

 

Classes will cover quilting, dressmaking, appliqué, embroidery,

EPP, crochet, to name a few.

All classes include light refreshments. Bring your own lunch or we can place an order for you from a local café.

 

 

Crochet Scrappy Basket

Join Carolyn to learn how to crochet this fun scrappy basket. Use it for your sewing offcuts or pop a pot plant in it.  

3 classes are offered. Friday 28th February, Saturday 28th March and Friday 24th April from 10 am to 1 pm.

Class cost is $70 (and includes crochet hook and fabric)

Call us  on 9830 2121 or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au for further information.

 
Toft class with Jay Critchley

 

Jay will be teaching Toft (Emma the Bunny and Eleanor the Labrador).

Join Jay to learn how to create the beautiful, soft toys.

Saturday 18th January

Cost: $60 plus $49.95 for a kit.

Call 9830 2121  or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book

 
 
Sit and crochet with Jay Critchley

 

We are happy to announce that Jay will be hosting a monthly sit and crochet on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm

Bring along anything you've wanted to attempt but never started or let Jay guide your project.

$60 for the day. Tea, coffee and cake provided.

Upcoming dates: 7th March, 4th April, 2nd May and 6th June.

Call 9803 2121 or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book

 

Eva Dress Class

Saturday 15th February, 10 am - 3 pm

Cost: $70 plus $28 for required Eva dress pattern

Additional fabric and matching thread all available in store 

Some sewing experience necessary

BYO sewing machine

Call 9830 2121  or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book

 

Learn To love Your Overlocker -  with Kate Mara

When: Sunday 16th February, Sunday 17th May. 10 am - 4 pm Cost: $120, includes class, kit and workbook

This one-day course (5-6 hours) gives students a greater understanding of their overlocker and allows them to continue using it at home confidently.  The kit provided includes a comprehensive 23 page booklet and all fabrics required for the day.  The course covers four thread overlocking, three thread overlocking, rolled hem, understanding differential feed, techniques for better results when stitching a circle, corners and working with difficult fabrics.

Students are required to bring:

  • Their own overlocker -in good working order

  • Foot control

  • Accessories i.e. screw drivers etc

  • Rolled hem plate (if required to achieve a rolled hem on your machine)

  • Spare needles

  • Instruction manual

  • 4 spools x good quality overlocking thread

  • Scissors

  • Pen

Call 9830 2121  or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book.

 

Tuesday’s Table
Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month

Join Louise Papas every second and fourth Tuesday of the month for a fun morning of hand stitching and a cuppa. Louise has designed many hand pieced quilts including The Avenue and Girl Next Door and will share her knowledge and love of hand piecing, hand quilting and needle turn appliqué. Bring your own work in progress or get Louise’s guidance on starting something new from the range available in store. Beginners and more advanced welcome. Tea and

 and biscuits provided. 10am -12.30.  Cost is $35

Call 9830 2121  or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book

 

 
Luna Lapin Clsss

Join Carolyn on Tuesday 18th February to learn how to make Luna Lapin, the delightful, quiet and kind bunny. Class runs from 10 am to 4 pm

Additional class date: Friday 20th March, 

Cost of class $90 includes book & kit

For those interested in joining Caroyn, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on 03 9830 2121

 

 

Introducing Susan Smith

The Bella Fabrics' team welcomes Susan, a long time quilter who excels in the art of appliqué and hand piecing. Susan will join Bella Fabrics to take classes in appliqué and needle point turn.

Classes are scheduled for Sunday 23rd February, Sunday 22nd March, 26th April, 28th June,  26th July, 30th August, 25th October & 22nd November.

Class cost is $75.

Email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au 

 

Introducing Christine Vlasic

A warm welcome to Christine who will join Bella Fabrics as a regular teacher over 2020. Christine, a long time quilter and pattern designer , will cover many techniques from hand piecing to machining and more. Her classes will be ideal for those just starting on their quilting journey.

 

Join Christine for one of her classes on the first Sunday of each month, starting on 2nd February, 1st March, and 5th April. 

 

Cost of class $80

For those interested in joining Christine, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on 03 9830 2121

 

Introducing Margaret Sampson-George

Marg's passion for all things quilting knows no bounds - from dancing hares to hexagon pears.

Her unique talents will inspire your creative urges to produce your very own piece. Marg has also authored "Take an Element Seeing Your possibilities".

Join Marg for a 2 day workshop on Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th August or Saturday and Sunday 12th and 13th December. 

 

Cost of course is  $240.

For those interested in joining Marg, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on

03 9830 2121

 

Introducing Meredith Woolnough

The Bella Fabrics team welcomes Meredith, a visual artist and organic embroiderer. Join Meredith for a 2 day Experimental Embroidery Workshop scheduled for Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd March. 

 

Meredith will demonstrate a range of embroidery techniques using water soluble fabrics and focussing on creating experimental stitched surfaces.

 

Meredith's workshop is suited to all levels with no experience necessary (but basic sewing machine operation skills will be helpful).

  

Visit Meredith's website: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au to view her works. 

 

Cost of the 2 day workshop is $250.

For those interested in joining Meredith, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on 03 9830 2121

 

 
Introducing Judy Newman

Many of you will be aware of Judy's work. Judy is a passionate quilter and designer who is also  generous in sharing her knowledge of all things quilting.

Judy will run 2 workshops on Sunday 29th March and 26th September.

For those interested in joining Judy, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on

03 9830 2121

 

 
Introducing Sophie Dawson

Whilst Sophie is a relative newcomer to the quilt design world, she possesses a real passion for quilting and already demonstrates a real flair for contemporary designs as well as excellent fabric choice.

 

Sophie's first class is scheduled for Friday 13th March. Cost of class $80

For those interested in joining Sophie, email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au  or call on 03 9830 2121

 

Sandra Boyle

The Bella Fabrics team welcomes Sandra, an accomplished quilt maker and designer.

Her quilts showcased in our store highlight her excellent fabric selection as well as her eye for detail.

Sandra's first class is scheduled for Sunday 8th March. Class cost is $80.

Call 9830 2121  or email classes@bellafabrics.com.au to book

 
 

 

SIT AND SEW

Join us for "Sit and Sew" every Thursday evening from 4:30 pm to 9 pm.

Additional "Sit and Sew" will also be held on Wednesdays, from 10 am to 2 pm 

Enjoy a chat over a tea or coffee with friends. Feel free to bring

anything you are working on, sit, chat and make new friends. 

Cost: $10. Tea, coffee and light refreshments are available. 

iIs your patchwork group is looking for a space to create? We are happy to facilitate.

Email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au