Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Workshops in May

Wow, it's May already! Where does time disappear to these days?? We have been very busy over the last few weeks planning a jam packed schedule of workshops for the next couple of months and it brings us great pleasure to announce our list of classes for this month!

We've been working very hard to offer a broad spectrum of workshops and cater for all interests and abilities, so hopefully there's something here to interest everyone! If, however, you don't find what you're looking for, please feel free to email us at info@themakecafe.co.nz with any suggestions or feedback and we will try our very best to help.

Simple Strip Quilt                Sunday 19th May                          10am – 4pm                        $60          FULL

If you've never quilted before and would like to have a go, this is the class for you! Learn the basic principles and make a simple strip quilt with a selection of beautiful fabrics.

Bezel Necklace and Earrings        Monday 20th May                         7.30 – 9.30pm                      $45        FULL

Make your own necklace and pair of earrings whilst learning the techniques behind making resin jewellery. A very addictive hobby!

Embroidery Hoops                          Tuesday 21st May                        7.30 – 9.30pm                            $35

Learn some of the most useful basic embroidery stitches and create a wonderful piece of embroidered art in a hoop!

Learn to Sew                      Wednesday 22nd May                  7.30 – 9.30pm                            $35        FULL

In this complete beginner's workshop, you will get plenty of one-to-one tuition to help you learn how to use a sewing machine to make a basic cushion cover. Maximum of four students.

Zip, Pipe and Stitch Part 1                  Thursday 23rd May                       7.30 – 9.30pm                            $45

Make a cushion cover whilst learning heaps of essential sewing skills – applique, piping, zips and binding!

Woodland Felties                                    Saturday 25th May                       2.00 – 3.30pm                            $20

Come and make some cute woodland critters from felt and a little bit of thread! For children aged 6 and above, some hand-sewing experience would be beneficial.

Learn to Knit                       Sunday 26th May                          12.00 – 3.00pm                           $45       FULL
Learn the basics of knitting and make yourself a beautiful pair of fingerless mittens to keep your hands cosy through the colder months!

Hooked – An introduction to Crochet       Sunday 26th May                          1.00 – 3.30pm                            $45
Learn to master the basic crochet stitches and make a gorgeous infinity scarf to wear all winter long!

Upcycle a lampshade!                              Monday 27th May                         7.30 – 9.30pm                            $35

Bring in an old lampshade needing a new lease of life and we will show you how to give it a make-over! You will also receive a 10% discount off our range of 250 quilting weight fabrics to spruce up your shade with!

Make an Apron                                       Tuesday 28th May            7.30 – 9.30pm                            $35

If you have some basic sewing experience, this class will help you advance your skills by making a pretty apron to do your baking in!

Intermediate Crochet                               Tuesday 28th May            7.00 – 9.30pm                            $45

Further your skill and knowledge of crochet in this 2.5 hour class, in which you will work with our highly experienced tutor to create an elegant Queen Anne Lace scarf. How very posh!

Advanced Beginner’s Knitting                  Wednesday 29th May                    6.00 – 9.00pm                            $45
If you know how to cast on and a few basic stitches but want to learn how to take your knitting abilities to the next level, then this is the class for you!

Bezel Necklace and Earrings                    Wednesday 29th May                    7.30 – 9.30pm                            $45

Make your own necklace and pair of earrings whilst learning the techniques behind making resin jewellery. A very addictive hobby!

Stay tuned for the release of our June workshop schedule in the next few days - it's chocka!

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