Fifi's Workshops

Are you a beginner looking to learn basic patterns and techniques? Or interested in improving your skills and tackling some difficult designs? Well Fifi’s Fabricology holds a large number of workshops that cater to all skills levels and give quilting enthusiasts a chance to come together and enjoy their passion in the perfect environment.

11-Aug-2017 Learn More One Block Wonder

One Block Wonder

Details

Date: Friday 11th August, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am Start - 4.00pm

Cost: $60 (Tea and Coffee provided) + requirements SOLD OUT

Join Fiona for our One Block Wonder workshop.

Requirements: 6 repeats of one fabric
 
Cutting Mat, Rotary Cutter with a new sharp blade 

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

    
Ruler required is a 60 degree Triangle for cutting triangles

Flower Head Pins

Normal Quilting Pins

24" Quilting Ruler for cutting strips

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15-Feb-2018 Learn More Kaffe Fassett Green Diamonds

Kaffe Fassett Green Diamonds

Details

Date: Thursday 15th February 2018

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4pm at "The Shed"

Cost: $295.00 Includes Morning and Afternoon Tea BYO Lunch SOLD OUT

Join Kaffe and Brandon at The Shed at 64d Trees Road, Tallebudgera for a day of creating. 

The quilt Kaffe has chosen for this Workshop is "Green Diamonds" out of his new book

"Quilts in Ireland".

Kaffe Fassett Green Diamonds
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16-Aug-2017 Learn More UFO Day

UFO Day

Details

Date: Wednesday 16th August 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5 SOLD OUT

Use our Workshop space to complete your UFO.

For more information or to book your spot please send us an enquiry!

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20-Sep-2017 Learn More UFO Day

UFO Day

Details

Date: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5 SOLD OUT

Use our Workshop space to complete your UFO. For more information or to book your spot please send us an enquiry! UFO Day
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18-Oct-2017 Learn More UFO Day

UFO Day

Details

Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5 SOLD OUT

Use our Workshop space to complete your UFO. For more information or to book your spot please send us an enquiry! UFO Day
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19-Aug-2017 Learn More School House

School House

Details

Date: Saturday 19th August 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 12.30pm

Cost: $30/class (tea and Coffee provided) + requirements SOLD OUT

Join Kelley for our School House workshop.

Learn Patchwork techniques - ideal for beginners.

For more information or to book your spot please send us an enquiry!

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16-Feb-2018 Learn More Kaffe Fassett Seed Packet Quilt

Kaffe Fassett Seed Packet Quilt

Details

Date: Friday 16th February 2018

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4pm at "The Shed"

Cost: $295.00 includes morning and afternoon tea - BYO Lunch SOLD OUT

Join with Kaffe and Brandon in making the Seed Packet Quilt - which is in Kaffe's "Bold Blooms" Book. The Workshop will be held in "The Shed" 64d Trees Road, Tallebudgera

This quilt design need a really big selection of super-large-scale blooms to fussy cut for the Centre Squares and large-scale florals for the squares for the two borders.

Kaffe has used some of his fabrics from early collections together with some fabrics from Philip Jacobs and he has even a few patches cut from old clothes.

Take time to select your fabrics and make this fantastic quilt one to treasure. 

Kaffe Fassett Seed Packet Quilt
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15-Nov-2017 Learn More UFO Day

UFO Day

Details

Date: Wednesday 15th November 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Use our Workshop space to complete your UFO. 

For more information or to book your spot please send us an enquiry!

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14-Feb-2018 Learn More Kaffe Fassett Lecture

Kaffe Fassett Lecture

Details

Date: Wednesday 14th February 2018

Time: 10am - 2pm at Currumbin RSL

Cost: $60.00 includes Light Refreshments. SOLD OUT

We welcome Kaffe and Brandon to the Gold Coast - please join us for a lecture and trunk show.

The Lecture will be held at The Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan St, Currumbin QLD 4223. 

 

 

 

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24-Aug-2017 Learn More Reproduction Day

Reproduction Day

Details

Date: Thursday 24th August 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Join a group of ladies to work on your own reproduction projects.

Requirements List:

Sewing Notions and Fabrics as needed for your own project.


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7-Sep-2017 Learn More Judy Neimeyer Project

Judy Neimeyer Project

Details

Date: Thursday 7th September 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4.00pm

Cost: $60.00 SOLD OUT

Learn the Judy Niemeyer method of Foundation Paper Piecing with Kelley.

There are various projects to learn - We have Table Runners, Placemats and many quilt patterns.

Requirements: Pattern, Add a Quarter Ruler, Template Plastic, Glue Stick and Refill, Large Paper Clips (38mm), Highlighter, Paper Scissors, Stapler, Large Snap Lock Bags.

Sewing Machine, Rotary Cutter and Ruler, Sewing Notions

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21-Aug-2017 Learn More Judy Neimeyer Workshop - Vintage Rose

Judy Neimeyer Workshop - Vintage Rose

Details

Date: Monday 21st August - Friday 25th August

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4.00pm each day

Cost: $450.00 (morning and afternoon tea provided) + requirements SOLD OUT

This 5 day workshop will be held in "The Shed" 64d Trees Road, Tallebudgera

Learn the Judy Niemeyer method of Foundation Paper Piecing with Kelley.

Pattern which includes Papers and Fabrics for your project. 

Requirements: Pattern, Add a Quarter Ruler, Template Plastic, Glue Stick and Refill, Large Paper Clips (38mm), Highlighter, Paper Scissors, Stapler, Large Snap Lock Bags.

Sewing Machine, Rotary Cutter and Ruler, Sewing Notions

 

Judy Neimeyer Workshop - Vintage Rose
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19-Aug-2017 Learn More Delilah

Delilah

Details

Date: Saturday 19th August, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: SOLD OUT

We are having a gathering of all Delilah Participants.

Come and get ideas and tips from others doing this BOM Project. 

 

 

Delilah
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4-Sep-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 4th September, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Bring your own project and join in a group and enjoy making and sharing your projects.

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9-Oct-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 9th October, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Bring your own project and join in a group and enjoy making and sharing your projects.

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6-Nov-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 6th November, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Bring your own project and join in a group and enjoy making and sharing your projects.

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4-Dec-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 4th December, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Bring your own project and join in a group and enjoy making and sharing your projects.

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14-Sep-2017 Learn More Tabby Road - Log Cabin Quilt

Tabby Road - Log Cabin Quilt

Details

Date: Thursday 14th September, 2017

Time: 9.00 for 9.30am start - 1pm

Cost: $40.00 plus requirements (tea and coffee provided) SOLD OUT

Join Fiona for this Log Cabin Quilt Workshop 

We will be creating a Log Cabin from Marti Michell's Log Cabin ABC's book.

We will also be using her favourite Log Cabin Ruler.

Requirements List

4 Fat Quarters - 1 dark, 2 medium and 1 light

Marti Michell's Log Cabin Ruler 8038 (available at Fifis)

Marti Michell's Log Cabin ABC's book

24"Ruler

Rotary Cutter

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions. 

Tabby Road - Log Cabin Quilt
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17-Aug-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Just in Case

Lets Get Organised - Just in Case

Details

Date: Thursday 17th August. 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

Two handing folding organizers feature inner zippered pockets made from mesh and vinyl for security and easy visability.

Small enough to fit into a Glove Box, the Small Case is perfect for use as a first-aid kit or as a Travel Sewing Kit.

The compact Large Case holds pens, journals, maps, documents, paper and more.

Requirements:                                            Small Case                                     Large Case

Main fabric (body of organizer)                Fat quarter                                     Fat quarter

Lining fabric* (lining of organizer)           Fat quarter                                     Fat quarter

Contrasting fabric (bindings, borders)       50cm                                             50cm
ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable™ (stabilizer)   9” x 16”                                       12½” x 28½”
Mesh fabric Inner Pocket                           2 1/2" x 5"and 4" x 8"                 6 1/2" x 10 1/2"

Clear vinyl, heavyweight (inner pocket)    4” x 7”                                         6½” x 10½”

Zippers                                                         2 x 10" or longer                         2 x 14" or longer

Fusible Interfacing                                      12" x  8"                                      14" x 12"

One x 5/8" Sew In Magnetic Snap Set   for each Case        

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Basting Tape, Rotary Cutter and Ruler,

Avoid Directional Fabrics until you are familiar with the process

 

 

Lets Get Organised - Just in Case
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28-Aug-2017 Learn More Sew Creative - Petal Floor Pillow

Sew Creative - Petal Floor Pillow

Details

Date: Monday 28th August, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee Provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

Requirements List

Fabric amounts are based on 110cm wide Fabrics

16 different fabrics for the petals approximately 10" x 10" or scraps

85cm for the Pillow Front

85cm for the Pillow Back

85cm of Iron On Pellon

85cm of Sew On Interlining. This is for making the pattern

12' Zipper to co-ordinate with the backing fabric

Thread to Match your Pillow Front

Piece of Template Plastic

Pillow Stuffing.

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

Sew Creative - Petal Floor Pillow
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19-Oct-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - All Aboard Train Case Trio

Lets Get Organised - All Aboard Train Case Trio

Details

Date: Thursday 19th October 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

Take Beauty on the Go and look stylish while doing so.

Whether you're globetrotting of touring closer to home, you'll love these stylish cases for carrying cosmetics, jewellery, first aid supplies and more.

Requirements

For Small and Medium Size Bags

Main Fabric (body of Cases) - 50cm

CoOrdinating Fabric (linings) - 50cm

Contrasting Fabric (handle, Binding and Zipper Pull) - Fat Quarter

Soft and Stable   Small 7" x 58"  Medium 9" x 58"

Mesh Fabric       Small 8" x 10"   Medium 10" x 12"

Handbag Zipper  1 30" Double Slide Handbag Zipper

Fold Over Elastic 5/8" - 15"

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

 

 

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16-Nov-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Catch All Caddy

Lets Get Organised - Catch All Caddy

Details

Date: Thursday 16th November, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

You'll love this over-sized, sturdy caddy with lots of easy-to-access slip pockets and dividers to hold and organise all your supplies.

Requirements

Main Fabric - 1M

Lining Fabric - 1 M

Contrasting Fabric - 1 M

By Annies Soft and Stable - 18" x 58"

Mid Weight Fusible Interfacing - 10" x 25"

1 1/2" Strapping - Four x 10" Pieces

Zipper - Handbag Zipper Prefered - 9" or longer.

1 1/2"Hardware - Four Rectangle Rings

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

 

 

 

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24-Aug-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Power Trip

Lets Get Organised - Power Trip

Details

Date: Thursday 24th August, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

There are many uses for this versatile organiser.

A padded handle makes transport easy and a full zippered closure allows the case to open and lie flat.

Elastic attachment loops and plenty of pockets keep everything in easy reach. Gusseted mesh pockets provide good visibility and access.

Two padded zippered pockets on the inside are perfect for an iPad mini or electronic reader.

Supplies needed

Main Fabric (body of case, pockets) 75cm

Lining Fabric (lining of case and pockets) 75cm

Contrasting Fabric (bindings, handle, zipper pulls) 50cm

By Annie's Soft and Stable 50cm x 150cm

Mesh Fabric for Inner Pockets 30cm x 35cm

Zippers to Match Fabric - 1 x 10"; 2 x 12"; 1 x 30" Double-slide Zipper

3/4" Elastic - 21"

Thread to Compliment Main Fabric.

Sewing Machine and Notions.

Zipper Foot and Walking Foot.

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

 

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30-Nov-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - A Place for Everything

Lets Get Organised - A Place for Everything

Details

Date: Thursday 30th November 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

Cost: $30.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

You'll love this spacious organiser with lots of zippered pockets to hold everything you need.

The case features a padded handle at the top for easy carrying. A double-slide zipper closure provides safe, secure storage and easy access to all your supplies.

Removable pocket pages with pocket arrangements in four styles feature zippered pockets to hold all your supplies, electronic gear, or other treasures.

The clear vinyl pockets provide an easy view of everything in the bag.

Supplies Needed

Main Fabric (body of bag, pocket pages lining)  -  1.25m

Lining Fabric (lining of bag)  -  1.25m

Contrasting Fabric (binding for bag and pages, carrying handle, zipper pulls) - 1m

Soft and Stable 1m x 1.5m

Clear Heavyweight Vinyl (pockets) 40cm x 1.40m

Mesh Fabric (inner back pocket) 35cm x 50cm

Zippers - Handbag Zippers Preferred

Body of Bag - 1 x 38" or longer double sided luggage style zipper

Zippered Pockets - 1 x 12"or longer per pocket

 

1/2" Hook and Loop Fasteners (Velcro) - 2 Metres

Plexiglass, foam core or heavy cardboard 10cm x 20cm

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions.

Zipper Foot and Walking Foot

Rotary Cutter amd Ruler

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09-Sep-2017 Learn More Natalie Bird High Tea

Natalie Bird High Tea

Details

Date: Saturday 9th September

Time: 10am

Cost: Free SOLD OUT

Natalie Bird of The Birdhouse Designs will be with us for a High Tea on Saturday 9th September. 

Natalie a very talented Australian designer who loves creating using heartfelt messages with cute and quirky images specialising in embroidery and applique. 
 
You may know her " Foxley Village" Quilt BOM from Homespun or from her new book Make it Blue. Natalie will have samples of her work for us all to admire. 
 
Come and join us, 10.00am at our store in West Burleigh.

Please RSVP by 5th September.

RSVP below or call us on 07 5520 3609.

* Required
 




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