Here at our Counting Stitches store in Hastings we often run creative and learning classes in various subjects for beginners through to seasoned experts. Below are some of the areas we offer. If you would like to know more, register your interest and we will be in touch to let you know when the classes are scheduled to run.
A lot of thought and time has gone into the scheduling of classes and making a commitment to teachers to
hold these classes. Whilst we understand things happen in life we still need to pay our teachers even
if you do not come, the following refund policy applies to all classes.
10 weeks before Workshop: 90% of amount paid returned (as refund or store credit)
5-8 weeks before Workshop: 50% of Event Fees returned (as refund or store credit)
2-5 weeks prior event: 25% of Event Fees returned (as refund or store credit)
Two weeks prior to event: No refund
Bookings are taken on a first come first serve basis – there are limited places for all classes. Alternatively you can book by calling the store. Please note: bookings are accepted in date and time order (either online, by phone or in person)
Want to learn about bag making but don't know where to start? Our classes teach you the basic sewing techniques and what materials are needed. New class availble monthly.
Foundation Paper Piecing
Progressing towards Judy Niemeyer Foundation Paper Piecing certification by December 2018. This is patchworkig technique that allows you to create definite sharp lines and edges and produces stunning quilts, table runners, wall hangings and more. Ideal for intermediate to advanced patchworkers.
Applique is a perfect way to jazz up clothing, bags, quilts and more. This technique allows you to be as creative as you want with your designs. Classes in reverse applique, hand applique and machine applique available.
Learn basic techniques to get you started on your dress making journey. New classes monthly.
Patchwork is the art of sewing together beautiful pieces of fabric to form a pattern or block. Specialising in modern designs and fabrics, we hope to bring patchwork into the 21st century. All skill levels welcome to join our variety of classes on offer.
Block of the Month
BOM is Teapot Sampler by Jason Yenter. $120.00 for the 1st month and then 44.50 per month for 8 months to finish this stunning quilt.
Kits now available $ 380.00
Interested in attending a class?
Select your class here and book online or complete the contact form below and we'll let you know when the next classes are scheduled.