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 added 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 3rd November, 1st December & 2nd February. 9.30am – 3.00pm $20

Saturday sessions are on the 4th November, 2nd December & 3rd February.  10am-2pm $15

Sunday sessions are on the 5th November, 3rd December & 4th February. 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 project and your lunch. Tea, coffee are available.   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 on. 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 9.30am – 12.30pm. $30 per session. The Saturday sessions are on the 21st October 18th November & 16th December. Session times 10 am–1pm $30 per 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.  Continue to see what is on offer.

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.  These sessions are $60 10am -3pm. Next session is 28th October. In 2024 Technique of the month will be Carnival Flower starting in February. Contact the shop for more details.

Cynthia’s Ark Retreats– we run a variety of retreats over the course of the year. They vary from our Anything Goes Retreats to set project retreats. Also you can book me as a teacher for your group retreats. You will find the retreats listed with the workshops.

October 2023

Sun 22nd October -Super Sit and Sew Sunday Session 9.30am-3pm $20 Bring any project to this session and enjoy the company while making progress on your project.

Sun 29th October-Christmas Baby Bella- This can be a Christmas themed quilt perfect as a table topper, wall hanging etc. Some foundation paper piecing knowledge required. Workshop fee is $120 and includes your Quiltworx pattern. 9.30-4pm

November

Sat 11th November– Super Sit and Sew Saturday 9.30am-3pm $20 Bring any project to this session and enjoy the company while making progress on your project.

Sun 12th November-Christmas Sashiko Project Day Learn the basic if you are new to this technique or have some Christmas fun creating something unique. $50 workshop fee, Basic Kit includes One panel, thread and needle $30 Extra fabric will be needed to complete projects. 10am-3pm.

Sun 19th November – Super Sit and Sew Sunday 9.30am-4pm $20 Bring any project to this session and enjoy the company while making progress on your project.

Sat 25th November- No Sew Reindeer Ornament- Just us for a fun day creating your own reindeer ornament. 10am-1pm $50 workshop fee and includes the kit.

December 2023

Sat 9th December– Orphan Block Potholders- Do you have some orphan blocks hanging around? Do you need some quick handmade Christmas presents? This is the workshop for you. We are going to turn orphan blocks in to potholders. Create these easy potholder and it is a great beginner’s project. $50 workshop fee and included a strip of Insul-Bright Batting 10am-3pm.

Sun 17th December– Super Sit and Sew Sunday-9.30am-4pm $20 Bring any project to this session and enjoy the company while making progress on your project.

Last in store class for 2023 will finish on Sun 17th December and will resume Sat 27th January 2024

January 2024

Thur 11th- Sat 13th January– Twinkle Star Retreat at Sew Delightful, Burra SA This is a Quiltworx foundation paper pieced project. A great one for a confident beginner to the more experience. Contact Deb at Sew Delightful for more details and booking.

Mon 15th- Wed 17th January– Tea Time Leaf Placemats Retreat at Sew Delightful, Burra SA. This is a Quiltworx foundation paper pieced project. Contact Deb at Sew Delightful for more information and booking.

Sat 27th January– Pendulum Quilt Workshop- 10-3pm $60 workshop fee and includes the pattern. Fabric extra.

Sun 28th January– Super Sit and Sew Sunday- 10-3pm $20 Bring any project to this session to work on. No teacher running the class.

February

Sat 17th & Sun 18th February– Quiltworx Technique of the Month- Carnival Flower Part 1 of 7. Wall size- $625 Queen size- $675. This fee covers 7 full day workshops over 7 months plus the pattern. Fabric extra.

Thurs 22nd February-Quiltworx Technique of the Month- Carnival Flower Part 1 of 7. Wall size- $625 Queen size- $675. This fee covers 7 full day workshops over 7 months plus the pattern. Fabric extra.