CLASSES

With the easing of lockdown restrictions, Bella Fabrics will now re-commence classes starting in June. Classes include teachers, both local and interstate, each

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

 

Classes 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.

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

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

 
Toft class with Jay Critchley

 

Jay has joined Bella Fabrics to teach Toft (Emma the Bunny and Eleanor the Labrador).

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

Cost: $60 plus $49.95 for a kit.

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

 
 
Sit and crochet with Jay Critchley

 

Jay's monthly sit and crochet (first Saturday of each month) will re-commence shortly.

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

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

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

 

Eva Dress Class

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.

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

 

Learn To love Your Overlocker -  with Kate Mara

This one-day course (5-6 hours) gives students a greater understanding of their overlocker and allows them to continue using it confidently at home.  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.

Cost: $120, includes class, kit and workbook

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

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.

Tuesday's Table will re-commence on 9th June.

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

 

 
Luna Lapin Class

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

Cost of class $100 includes book & kit.

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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

 

 

Susan Smith Classes

Susan, a long time quilter who excels in the art of appliqué and hand piecing, has recently join Bella Fabrics to take classes in appliqué and needle point turn.

Class cost is $75.

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

Email us at classes@bellafabrics.com.au or call on 9830 2121. 

 

Christine Vlasic Classes

Christine has joined Bella Fabrics as a regular teacher. 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.

Cost of class $80

We'll keep you posted over the coming days as to re-scheduled class times.

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. 

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.

Re-scheduled workshop dates will be confirmed shortly.

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. Workshop dates will be confirmed shortly.

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.

 

Cost of class $80

Sophie's first class date will be confirmed shortly. 

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

 

 

SIT AND SEW

Bella Fabrics'"Sit and Sew" sessions (every Thursday evening, 4:30 pm to 9 pm) will re-commence on 4th June. 

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

To ensure we adhere to social distancing requirements, please call to book a place.

 

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 

 

 
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