Here is where you will find a list our lessons and workshops that we are hosting during the year. I will update this page when we add new lessons and workshops. Bookings are essential for all sessions and deposits need to be paid on booking. On booking and payment of deposit you will receive the workshop requirements list. Note: Your deposit/workshop fee is non-refundable if you don’t turn up on the day of the workshop. Please make sure you know the workshop/classes start and finishing times, so you can get the most out of your workshop time.
All classes and workshops are held in store at 7 Wasleys Rd Mallala, South Australia Ph 08 8527 2120 unless marked.
We do have a hot weather policy in place, if temperatures reach 40 degrees Celsius or a Catastrophic fire ban day is issued, please contact the shop to see if the workshop is going ahead. Some workshops will go ahead if a special teacher has been booked.
Project Uninterrupted is our Sit, Sew & Chat sessions which is on the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month. Friday sessions are on the 5th November, 3rd December, 4th February & 4th March. Saturday sessions are on the 6th November, 4th December, 5th February & 5th March. Sunday sessions are on the 7th November, 5th December, 6th February & 6th March. Time is 10 am- 2pm, $15 per session to be paid on the day. No teacher, you work on your own project. If you need help, book yourself into a Patchwork 101 session. Bring your lunch and sewing. Tea, coffee and water are included. If you bring projects that require a teacher’s assistance you will be charged the Patchwork 101 price.
Patchwork & Quilting 101– this class is suitable for everyone, no matter what you are working. Perfect if you are stuck on something as a teacher is in attendance or want to start something new. The Friday sessions are on every Friday except the 1st Friday of the Month 10 am – 1pm. $30 per session. The Saturday sessions are on the 13th November and 12th March. Session times 10.00 am–1 pm $30 per session.
Freestyling Ruler work Quilting Workshop – These workshops are for all skill levels. New to ruler work quilting I can teach you the basic from setting up your machine to the more advance levels where you bring a basted project and looking at how to quilt the project with the rulers you have and introduce you to new rulers. Check below for dates. You can do Ruler work in the Patchwork 101 session if I am running the session.
Expand your Knowledge Workshops- There will be a variety of projects on offer along with different techniques on different days. Expand your knowledge with these workshops. Cost will vary depending on the workshop and who is teaching the workshop. Generally, 10 am to 3 pm but it will depend on the workshop. Check over the page for workshop dates.
Quiltworx 101 Monthly Workshops. Mainly on the fourth Saturday of the month 10am-3pm. This is the session for all things Quiltworx. If you have started something that you need extra help, or you need Quiltworx homework time. There will be a Technique of the month Series plus other projects over the course of the year. 2022 Technique of the month will be Coral Reef and there will be a Saturday and Sunday workshop.
Sat 11th December- Cynthia’s Ark Christmas Open Day- Pop into store to take advantage of the store specials, there will be a lucky door prize, super specials and Frosty will be handing out a gift to all customers spending money. We will be having Christmas nibbles and drinks. For those who can’t join us I will be have some specials on the website and if you purchase online or over the phone you will get a ticket in your own lucky door draw.
Sat 18th December– Learn your Machine Part 11 10am-2pm.
No classes will be scheduled during January and it may be worth checking I am open if you are planning a visit.
I will be taking some time off during January.
Thurs-Sun 10th-13th February– Australian Machine Quilting Festival Adelaide Convention Centre.
Sat 19th February– Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 1 9.30am-4pm Contact the shop if you want more detail about this 7 prt workshop series. Two quilt sizes to choose from.
Sun 20th February- Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 1 9,30am-4pm Contact the shop if you want more detail about this 7 prt workshop series. Two quilt sizes to choose from.
Sat 26th February– Learn Your Machine Part 12 10am-3pm
Sun 27th February– 3-yard Quilt Workshop- Join us for a fun day with the 3-yard Quilt book. Select one of 8 patterns and make a quilt top in a day. $80 workshop fee and includes a 3-yard quilt book. Fabric bundles available starting at $50.
Tues-Thurs 8th -10th March– Burra Retreat- Anything Goes Retreat up at Sew Delightful B&B in Burra, SA. $350 includes accommodation, meals, and a teacher. Starting something new, fabric purchased through Cynthia’s Ark for this retreat will receive the workshop 20% off discount. Currently Full. Look out for more retreats in the program soon.
Sun 13th March– Quiltworx 101 Session 10 am- 3pm $50 workshop fee. Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.
Sat 19th March– Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 2 9.30am-4pm
Sun 20th March– Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 2 9.30am-4pm
Sat 26th March– Quiltworx 101 Session 10 am- 3pm $50 workshop fee. Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.
Sun 27th March– Freestyling Ruler work- $60 workshop Learn the basics or advance your skills with all thing ruler work.
Sat 2nd-3rd April– Laura Folk Fair- Laura, South Australia
Sat 23rd April– Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 2 9.30am-4pm
Sun 24th April– Coral Reef- Technique of the Month- Part 2 9.30am-4pm
Sat 30th April– Quiltworx 101 Session 10am-3pm $50 workshop fee- Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.