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How cute are these Beautiful little House Blocks! Using simply scraps from your stash, mixing and matching colours and patterned fabric to achieve the desired effect. Cat will show you how to Fussy cut just in the right spot, piece the block together & construct into a small pouch. Use either as a Lavender Pouch or Pincushion. Another Great Gift Idea from Cat

Cost: $ 50.00
2201Q: Beginner Quilting
- Aug 19, 2022 10:00 am

Our Beginners class is held over 4 lessons and covers all the basic skills required to complete an easy quilt. It tackles how to cut, sewing blocks together, squaring up blocks, putting the quilt top together, basic machine quilting and how to bind the completed quilt. Pattern Included

Cost: $ 160.00
114Q: Learn to sew on Overlocker/Serger
- Aug 20, 2022 09:00 am

Hands-on class for people looking to stitch more with their Overlocker. We will learning how to use the Overlocker features to construct and embellish a cushion. Constructing projects on your Overlocker/Sergers, increases your skills and makes you appreciate how easy they are to use. Air Threading machines with auto Tensions welcome (eg Babylock)

Cost: $ 120.00
Japanese X Plus Block
- Aug 25, 2022 10:00 am

You will love making the XPlus block! The X Plus is made using both horizontal, vertical & Diagonal pieces. What makes this XPlus Block so much Fun is playing with Colour & Patterned Fabrics! Blocks can be busting with colour or quite tame it is up to you. You will also learn how to cut & sew a block on point. XPlus Block is so versatile that you will use it very where. I will warn you it is addictive, once you have made the first block you will want more.

Cost: $ 50.00
Beginner Dressmaking Shirt with Jo
- Aug 29, 2022 06:00 pm

Like to Make your Own Clothes or Refresh Your Sewing Skills? Ideally you would have completed Beginner Sewing Pants. Next step in your sewing journey is the shirt where you will learn how to cut the shirt pattern with markings, learn about adding a sleeve, buttons & Buttonholes, facings and finishing techniques with Jo there guiding you Step by Step. Class runs for 3 consecutive sessions x 3hr each = Total 9 hrs

Cost: $ 240.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
2202C: Spin Cycle Quilt
- Sep 02, 2022 10:00 am

Spin Cycle is a great quilt for those who have done the Beginners Quilt, and are wondering what to do next. It is a one block quilt so you can choose the size of your quilt by how many blocks you make.

Cost: $ 160.00 - $ 178.00
Nick will dazzle you with his Free Motion Feathers Techniques. Feathers are Fun, Fanciful and Everyone Loves Feathers! Nick will be looking at the different Shapes and Forms of Feathers. Nick guide you on how to move your fabric to achieve that Feather Design.

Cost: $ 120.00
Like to Make your Own Clothes or Refresh Your Sewing Skills? Jo with over 40 years experience in the Industry will show you the path of understanding fabrics, interfacing, patterns, taking correct measurements and pants construction. First Project casual pair of pants, where Jo will guide you through Step by Step. Jo does prefer you to complete Pants Class before doing Shirt Class, especially if you have never sewn before. Class runs for 3 consecutive sessions x 3hr each = Total 9 hrs

Cost: $ 240.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Mastering Bernina Embroidery Screens
- Sep 07, 2022 10:00 am

In this Hands-On Class we will take an in-depth view of all the symbols on the Embroidery Screen and what they all actually go. This is a Hands-On Class, where you will gain a greater understanding of all the Wonderful features that come with Your Beautiful Bernina.

Cost: $ 75.00
2207D: Holiday Dreaming Quilt
- Sep 09, 2022 10:00 am

Thi is a quilt for those who enjoy English Paper Piecing (EPP) or for those just starting out. Techniques also include fussy cutting and applique as well as help with fabric choices. EPP is a very relaxing, portable hand sewing techniques over papers

Cost: $ 185.00
Tuffet Weekend Workshop
- Sep 10, 2022 09:00 am

Peppermint Stitches will host the lovely Terri from Sewpatch n Quilt where Terri will be sharing her Tuffet making skills. Tuffets are Fun to make and are Beautiful Gifts. Let your imagination run wild and create that one-of-a-kind conversation piece for your home or for someone special. Terri guarantees that you will leave with a finished Tuffet!

Cost: $ 450.00
UFO Quilts with Fiona
- Sep 12, 2022 10:00 am

Do you have Unfinished Quilts? Need assistance with understanding a pattern, piecing, binding, assembling Fiona is here to help you complete you quilt.

Cost: $ 60.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
14th Sep Day 1 - An Introduction to Sashiko and Boro Creating beautiful Sashiko Embroidery on pre-stencilled panel Learning how to transfer Sashiko patterns to fabric. Making your own Boro Texetiles 28th Sep Day 2 - Learn how to create a Sashiko and Boro Runner Using the techniques from day 1 your journey will continue with a variety of techniques to create your own design Learn to utilise both pre-printed fabric and plain fabric Use the Niche Sashiko Templates to create your very own unique design and Boro stitching.

Cost: $ 350.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Join Cathy as she shows you how to use your Bernina Embroidery Unit, to do edges edge quilting in the hoop. No need to send your quilts out to be longarmed anymore, you can now do it yourself. This class requires an Embroidery Unit and Hoop for your sewing Machine

Cost: $ 120.00
2211O: Overlocker Fundamentals
- Sep 24, 2022 10:00 am

Hands-on class learning the basic functions of a overlocker, Threading, Tension, Rolled Hems, and maintenance of your Machine. Class numbers will be limited to 6 to ensure sufficient individual attention time is available This class does not cover Air Threading Machines with automatic Tensions.

Cost: $ 65.00
Beginner Dressmaking Shirt with Jo
- Sep 26, 2022 06:00 pm

Like to Make your Own Clothes or Refresh Your Sewing Skills? Ideally you would have completed Beginner Sewing Pants. Next step in your sewing journey is the shirt where you will learn how to cut the shirt pattern with markings, learn about adding a sleeve, buttons & Buttonholes, facings and finishing techniques with Jo there guiding you Step by Step. Class runs for 3 consecutive sessions x 3hr each = Total 9 hrs

Cost: $ 240.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
This spacious organizer stores and carries tools and supplies, providing visibility and easy access to all. The bag features handles and an adjustable/detachable carrying strap along with two removable pocket pages with mesh or vinyl pockets in a variety of styles. Abundant pockets in a variety of styles are the key to ensuring that there is a place for everything ? and that everything is in its place!

Cost: $ 240.00
107Q: Sew Together Bag
- Oct 08, 2022 09:00 am

This is a full day of sewing conducted by Cat from Hello from Cat, which will result in a unique little bag, that can be used to hold your sewing accessories, used as a cosmetic bog or many other personal uses. It comprises 3 zippered pockets, 4 open pockets, and all held together by a zip that forms 2 handles.

Cost: $ 140.00
UFO Quilts with Fiona
- Oct 10, 2022 10:00 am

Do you have Unfinished Quilts? Need assistance with understanding a pattern, piecing, binding, assembling Fiona is here to help you complete you quilt.

Cost: $ 60.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Quilt As You Go Bombazine Mitt with Cat
- Oct 13, 2022 10:00 am

What to do with all those scraps? QAYG Bombazine Mitt is the answer, quick and easy to make. Quilt As You Go project, is a new technique that lends itself to a number of projects. Project involves Piecing, Quilt As You Go & Mitt construction. QAYG Bombazine Mitt is such a practical gift, which everyone will love. After you make one and see how easy they are to make, you will make them for all you friends!

Cost: $ 50.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
Cat is excited to share with you some nifty techniques to help make this very cute Through the Window Zippy Pouch. Techniques that Cat will cover in Class are installing a Zipper, how to insert a window into the Zippy Pouch, Fussy Cutting, finishing with Pouch assembly. This is such a practical pouch with so many different uses like project bags, makeup bags, phone cable bag, place a small gift inside & use instead of wrapping paper, etc. After you make one and see how much fun they are to make, you will make them for all you friends!

Cost: $ 50.00
Like to Make your Own Clothes or Refresh Your Sewing Skills? Jo with over 40 years experience in the Industry will show you the path of understanding fabrics, interfacing, patterns, taking correct measurements and pants construction. First Project casual pair of pants, where Jo will guide you through Step by Step. Jo does prefer you to complete Pants Class before doing Shirt Class, especially if you have never sewn before. Class runs for 3 consecutive sessions x 3hr each = Total 9 hrs

Cost: $ 240.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Jennifer Clouston is a well known sought-after Textile Artist and Third time Author. We are privileged to have Jennifer visit Peppermint Stitches. Jennifer's Class will run over 3 full days 26th Oct, 9th Nov & 23rd Nov leaving a space between days to allow you to practice the techniques you have learnt. Jennifer likes to add a twist to traditional hand embroidery resulting in fresh creative way to use Embroidery Stitches.

Cost: $ 595.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
2213Z: Zipper Class
- Nov 02, 2022 10:00 am

Sewing Zippers? Hi boo In this class we will be covering a number of different methods and techniques for Inserting Zippers giving you the confidence to add a zipper to your project. Stand Alone Class

Cost: $ 100.00
You will learn how to approach Quilting your Quilt, this will give you the experience & confidence to Quilt your own Quilts in the future. It is totally different Stitching a sample and Stitching a Quilt Nick will show you how to move your quilt and how to handle bulk and drag. This is a Very practical Class.

Cost: $ 120.00
Applique Group is a lovely day where you work on your own Hand Project, sharing Tips and Tricks.

Cost: $ 5.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Beginner Dressmaking Shirt with Jo
- Nov 14, 2022 06:00 pm

Like to Make your Own Clothes or Refresh Your Sewing Skills? Ideally you would have completed Beginner Sewing Pants. Next step in your sewing journey is the shirt where you will learn how to cut the shirt pattern with markings, learn about adding a sleeve, buttons & Buttonholes, facings and finishing techniques with Jo there guiding you Step by Step. Class runs for 3 consecutive sessions x 3hr each = Total 9 hrs

Cost: $ 240.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
How do I start to make my own patterns? You feel Commercial patterns do not fit correctly or you simply unable to find the design that suits your body type or you have a favourite garment that you would like to copy. Before you can do all that, you have to create a Block or Master pattern to work from. This is what you will be creating with Jo. After you have created your pattern, you will make a Toile to test drive the pattern that you have drawn up. Once your Master pattern is ready, Jo invites to join Own Choice Sewing Class where, you will be guided to make design changes to your Master pattern and create to garment with perfect fit. Spaces are limited Class runs for 2 Consecutive weeks

Cost: $ 210.00
2206W: Windy Days Quilt
- Nov 19, 2022 10:00 am

In this class Fiona will teach you how to complete one of the blocks, using the "folk Blooms" pattern. You may get more than one done in the time, and she will also show you how to assemble the quilt. A full Fabric Kit including pattern is available, normal cost $180, a 20% discount is available for class attendees. Please contact our staff for their assistance

Cost: $ 248.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Starting a New Garment Project or have an Existing Garment Project, not sure where to start or need help to complete? Jo will guide you through step by step, you work at your own pace. Jo, who is highly Experienced Sewing Teacher will show you the quickest and simplest way to give your garment a professional finish. Your project may either be woven or stretch fabrics. Spaces are limited Class runs on a weekly basis.

Cost: $ 70.00
Applique Group is a lovely day where you work on your own Hand Project, sharing Tips and Tricks.

Cost: $ 5.00