Our Summer School 2016 Listing has now been finalised. We have some great tutors with fabulous projects for your enjoyment. Have a browse through and if something grabs your eye, just give the shop a call and we can book you in. We look forward to hearing from you.
75 Nelson Street Annandale NSW 2038 Phone 9550 4947 Fax 9550 4946
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SUMMER SCHOOL 2016
All Summer School Workshops run between 10am and 3pm unless stated otherwise.
Please bring your own lunch.
Samples of the Workshop projects are/will be on display in the shop.
SUE ROSS Saturday 16 January One day $75.00
IMPROV BACKGROUNDS Machine piecing
Unleash your hidden self, throw away your ruler and use your intuition to create a background fabric that is uniquely yours. Choose from squares, strips or crazy backgrounds in colours of your choice. On the day you will make a pieced background approx. 1m square which can be added to or used as a background for an applique piece or the centre of a quilt.
SUE ROSS Sunday 17 and Two day $150.00
MARK HEARLD Sunday 24 January Machine piecing
Bring your unfinished ‘Mark Hearld’ blocks and continue your journey with this wonderful technique of creating a quilt or a picture from fabric with Sue Ross. OR buy the book and join the fun! Be warned, IT’S ADDICTIVE!
ANNE SOMMERLAD Monday 18 January One day $75.00
MACHINE APPLIQUE CUSHION Machine piecing
Come and join the machine applique expert and make a beautiful cushion. Choose from four different machine applique methods: satin stitch raw edge; zig zag turned edge; zig zag raw edge; blanket stitch raw edge. Cushions on display in the shop.
MARG SAMPSON GEORGE Tuesday 19 January One day $75.00
JUST SQUARES Machine or hand piecing
Join Marg to discover the many possibilities of designing with squares. Strippy, nine patch, squares on point, squares surrounding a beautiful piece of fabric or orphan block. Use up your stash on this one! Be inspired by Marg’s ingenuity.
LORENA URIARTE Wed 20 January One day $75.00
SWIRLYGIGS Hand or machine piecing
Lorena will be blowing our minds again with this amazing quilt “Swirlygigs”. If you have done one of Lorena’s workshops before, you will know how much you will learn and the fun to be had in this workshop. Easy curved piecing and fabulous fabrics, available at Quiltsmith, are the key to this project.
JUDY NEWMAN Thursday 21 (1 day) Friday 22 (1 day) & Saturday 23 (1 day) January $75.00
YOUR CHOICE Hand or Machine
If you haven’t yet experienced the fun of a Judy Newman workshop, then now is your chance! Join the dynamic Judy and create one of her sensational quilts, namely: Vintage Comfort, Emma Mary, French Market Medallion, Gelati, Summer House, Museum Medallion, Poppies, Alice Quilt, Dilly Bag…the list goes on! Plenty of hands on assistance with fabric choices, techniques, cutting, sewing and lots of laughs.
CATHERINE BUTTERWORTH Monday 25 January One day $75.00
PLAYTIME Machine piecing
Have fun playing with your stash/scrap fabrics with this curvy log cabin quilt block. Not the scrappy type? Then choose 2, 3 or 4 of your favourite fabrics and learn the benefits of working with Marti Michell Log Cabin Rulers. These colourful pegs give the illusion of circles but with Catherine’s tuition your blocks will be beautifully square!
BOB JAMES Wed 27 January One day $75.00
MICRO-SEWING – FOUNDATION PIECING Machine piecing
We welcome Bob James to our Summer School 2016 line up. If you like all things mini/micro, then this is the workshop for you. Learn a new technique with his micro foundation piecing workshop.
TROMPE LOEIL Machine piecing
For Summer School this year, Lynne has made a beautiful bright and scrappy quilt. This ‘trick of the eye’ quilt is very simple to make using quick machine piecing and easy covered paper piecing techniques to create a look of multiple rows of elongated hexagons. Lynne has used her collection of Kaffe Fassett fabrics but it would look stunning in Japanese indigos or lovely soft and romantic florals as well.
CHRIS JURD Friday 29 January One day $75.00
SNOWBALL CIRCLES Hand/Machine piecing
Join Chris for some expert foundation piecing tuition. You will make a 22” circle block to be used as a table centre or the start of a quilt. Bring your favourite fabrics and make a controlled block or go wild and use plenty of your scraps to make this beautiful block.
SUZY MILLER Saturday 30 January One day $75.00
FUSSY CUTTING HEXAGONS Hand piecing
Suzy is back with her ever popular fussy cutting hexagons workshop. Let Suzy open your eyes to fussy cutting heaven! You will be surprised what type and style of fabric you can use, ones you may have never even considered! You will create some extraordinary designs.
SIOBHAN ROGERS Sunday 31 January One day $75.00
WEDDING RING Machine piecing
Join Siobhan Rogers, new to Quiltsmith Summer School, to create the colour story and layout for a wedding ring quilt by plotting and planning your fabric placements with paper and layouts. You will discuss scrappy projects and throwing caution to the wind while using basic curved piecing techniques, start to cut and piece the quilts and then be confident to finish the project at your own pace at home.
WHEN BOOKING A SUMMER SCHOOL WORKSHOP WE REQUIRE A 50% NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE DEPOSIT. WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL A WORKSHOP IF INSUFFICIENT BOOKINGS OCCUR, ALL DEPOSITS & PAYMENTS WILL BE FULLY REFUNDED IN THIS EVENT.
10% DISCOUNT ON SHOP PURCHASES OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS ON THE DAY OF WORKSHOP