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.

4-Jun-2017 Learn More English Paper Piecing and American Piecing

English Paper Piecing and American Piecing

Details

Date: Saturday 4th June, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Visit Fifi's Fabricology for this free workshop with Fiona to learn English Paper Piecing.

Yvette will also be teaching American Paper Piecing.

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

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17-May-2017 Learn More UFO Day

UFO Day

Details

Date: Wednesday 17th May, 2017

Time: 9.00am

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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27-Apr-2017 Learn More School House

School House

Details

Date: Thursday 27th April 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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6-May-2017 Learn More School House

School House

Details

Date: Saturday 6th May, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 12.30

Cost: $30 (tea and Coffee Provided) + Requirements SOLD OUT

Join Kelley for our School House workshop.

Great for beginners and any one who wants to learn a new technique.

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

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6-May-2017 Learn More English Paper Piecing and American Piecing

English Paper Piecing and American Piecing

Details

Date: Saturday 6th May, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - Lunch Time

Cost: $5.00 SOLD OUT

Visit Fifi's Fabricology for this free workshop with Fiona to learn English Paper Piecing.

Yvette will also be teaching American Paper Piecing.

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

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03-Aug-2017 Learn More Judy Niemeyer Project

Judy Niemeyer Project

Details

Date: Thursday 3rd August 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4pm

Cost: $60.00 (Tea and Coffee provided) + requirements 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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27-Apr-2017 Learn More Reproduction Day

Reproduction Day

Details

Date: Thursday 27th April 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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6-Jul-2017 Learn More Judy Niemeyer Project

Judy Niemeyer Project

Details

Date: Thursday 6th July 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4pm

Cost: $50.00 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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1-Jun-2017 Learn More Judy Neimeyer Project

Judy Neimeyer Project

Details

Date: Thursday 1st June 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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04-May-2017 Learn More Judy Neimeyer Project

Judy Neimeyer Project

Details

Date: Thursday 4th May, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 4.00pm

Cost: $60.00 (tea and Coffee provided) + requirements 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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5-Jun-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 5th June, 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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29-Apr-2017 Learn More Delilah

Delilah

Details

Date: Saturday 29th April, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - lunch time

Cost: TBA 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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08-May-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 8th May 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.

Sit and Sew Day
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24-Apr-2017 Learn More Sew Creative - Pockets To Go

Sew Creative - Pockets To Go

Details

Date: Monday April 24th, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30 start - 12.30

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

Use this handy organiser next to your sewing machine, on your desk, or in the bathroom to keep everything at your fingertips. Pop the long organiser into a purse or tote bag, and you're ready to go.

Requirements List

Pattern and Fabric

For the Cube

Main Colour 45cm

Contract 45cm

For the Long Hold All

Main Colour 60cm

Contrast 60cm

and for both

Peltex 30cm

Threads to match

2 of 14" Polyester Zippers (They will be trimmed to length)

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Don't forget your Zipper Foot, Hand sewing Needle,

Rotary Cutter and Ruler.

 

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18-May-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Needle Cases and Wool Pincushion

Lets Get Organised - Needle Cases and Wool Pincushion

Details

Date: Thursday 18th May, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30 - 12.30

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

You'll always have the right needle close at hand when you store them in these convenient cases. Lots of pockets and see-through divisions provide plenty of space for organising both hand and machine needles, loose or packaged. The large needle case is about 10"x 13"when open and folds to about 10"x 6 1/2".

Requirements List

Pattern and Fabric

25cm Felted Wool

10"x 16"Clear Heavyweight Vinyl 

11"x 14" Soft and Stable

Thread to match

Basting Tape

4 metres 1/2" to 3/4" Twill Tape or Ribbon

12" or longer Zipper

1 x 1" Button

4" x 1/2" wide elastic.

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions.

Dont forget your Zipper Foot.

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

Lets Get Organised - Needle Cases and Wool Pincushion
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22-May-2017 Learn More Sew Creative - Snuggle Pillow

Sew Creative - Snuggle Pillow

Details

Date: Monday 22nd May, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 12.30

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

Make this fantastic Lynn Wilson Designed Snuggle Pillow

Requirements List

18 different 2 1/2" strips x 21"

Two Co-Ordinating Fat Quarters for the back or 50cm of one Fabric.

60cm of Lining Fabric

Cotton Batting approx 31" x 22"

25cm Velcro

Standard Bed Size Pillow.

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions.

Rotary Cutter and Ruler.

 

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15-Jun-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Open Wide

Lets Get Organised - Open Wide

Details

Date: Thursday 15th June, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

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

Quick and Fun to make, these handy zippered bags in three sizes open wide for easy access to all your supplies. Binding on the easy-to-install zipper finishes the upper edges and forms a handle and grab tab. Two inner mesh pockets keep things organised and easy to view.

Requirements List

Fabric and Pattern  

Soft and Stable

quantities depend on bag Size Small, Medium or Large

Optional

Mesh Fabric, light or midweight (inner pockets)

Fold Over Elastic 5/8"Wide

Handbag Zipper - Length depends on Size of Bag

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions

Dont forget your Zipper Foot and Walking Foot.

Rotary Cutter and Ruler 

 

 

Lets Get Organised - Open Wide
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3-Jul-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 3rd July, 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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31-Jul-2017 Learn More Sit and Sew Day

Sit and Sew Day

Details

Date: Monday 31st July, 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-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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17-Jun-2017 Learn More Janet Clare - Drawing with your Sewing Machine

Janet Clare - Drawing with your Sewing Machine

Details

Date: Saturday June 17, 2017

Time: 9am for 9.30am start - 4pm at The Shed 64d Trees Road, Tallebudgera

Cost: $150.00 BYO Lunch (includes all day Tea and Coffee) SOLD OUT

Join Janet in this introduction to free-motion stitching with your sewing machine.

Learn how to draw using your sewing machine and learn Janet's tips and tricks before creating your own pictures and applique blocks.

No real life drawing skills required! Janet will help you every step of the way!

Requirements:

Sewing Machine - set up for free motion quilting (darning foot and feed dogs down)

Normal Sewing Notions

Black/dark sewing thread preferably polyester

Bondaweb/Fusible Web

Calico/Plain Neutral fabric

Scraps for applique

Wadding pieces

Pencil and Paper
 

 

 

 

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18-Jun-2017 Learn More Janet Clare - The Wordsmith

Janet Clare - The Wordsmith

Details

Date: Sunday 18th June, 2017

Time: 9 am for 9.30am start - 4pm at The Shed 64d Trees Road, Tallebudgera

Cost: $150.00 BYO Lunch (All day Tea and Coffee) SOLD OUT

Learn Janet's favourite techniques including fusible applique and free-motion quilting and start creating your own unique projects inspired by your favourite sayings and memories.

Requirements

Sewing Machine - set up for free motion quilting (darning foot and feed dogs down)

Normal Sewing Notions

Including a variety of threads to match and contrast with your fabrics, preferably polyester.

Fusible Web

Calico/Plain Neutral Fabric

Fabric Scraps for Applique

Wadding Pieces

Pencil and Paper 

Janet Clare - The Wordsmith
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20-Jul-2017 Learn More Lets Get Organised - Thread Dispenser / Sewing Case 2.0

Lets Get Organised - Thread Dispenser / Sewing Case 2.0

Details

Date: Thursday 20th July, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am - 12.30

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

You'll have no more tangled jumbles of thread when you use these handy thread cases.

Special slots in each pocket enable you to easily thread a needle without removing the spools from their pockets.

The large case has four see-through pockets which holds up to 48 spools of thread as well as a larger pocket for scissors, needles, and other supplies.

The 10"x 30"organiser neatly folds to a compact 8"x 10".

Requirements List

To make both cases you will need.

50cm main fabric for outside of bag.

50cm co ordinating fabric for lining of bag.

50cm co ordinating fabric for binding

10"x 24"piece of clear vinyl

9" x 10" piece of Ultrasuede

12" x 38" Soft and Stable

Thread to Match

For large Case - you will also need

5 x 12" or longer zippers to match lining fanric

1 x 1" Button

3" x 1/4" wide Elastic

For the small Case - you will also need

2 x 7" or longer zippers to match lining fabric

2" x 5/8" wide hook and loop fastener

Sewing Machine and Sewing Notions including Rotary Cutter, Ruler, Scissors.

 

Lets Get Organised - Thread Dispenser / Sewing Case 2.0
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26-Jun-2017 Learn More Sew Creative - Love Letter Mini Quilt Pattern

Sew Creative - Love Letter Mini Quilt Pattern

Details

Date: Monday 26th June, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 12.30

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

Make this Mini Quilt 18" x 18"or turn it into a cute pillow.

Requirements

9 - 10" x 10" Squares of fabric

25cm Background fabric

1 Fat Quarter for the Binding

21" x 21" piece of Fabric for Backing

7" square of fusible webbing

Batting

Additional Fabric Needed to make Pillow

22 1/2" of Co-Ordinating Fabric

21"square of Homespun or Quilters Muslin

 

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24-Jul-2017 Learn More Sew Creative - Terry's Table Placemats

Sew Creative - Terry's Table Placemats

Details

Date: Monday 24th July, 2017

Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start - 12.30

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

So simple to sew you'll want to make them for every season.

Gentle Curves are so easy to bind - there is not need to stop at each corner and turn.

Great for Gift giving. Finished size 14"x 18 1/2"

Requirements

Sidewalk Squares

Main Colour    50cm for 2 Placemeats 75cm for 4 Placemats

Accent Strips   3 - 2 1/2" x 21"            6 - 2 1/2" x 21"

Binding            50cm                            75cm

Backing           50cm                             1 metre

Plaid

Main Colour          50cm for 2 Placemeats  1m for 4 Placemats

Assorted Prints        3 x fat Eighths               3 x Fat Quarters

Binding                   50cm                             75cm

Backing                   50cm                            1 metre

Colour Block

Assorted Prints         3 x Fat Quarters           3 x 50cm Cuts

Binding                     50cm                            75cm

Backing                     50cm                            1 m

Notions and Tools 

Thread to match

Lightweight Cotton Batting 45" Wide 50cm for 2 ; 1m for 4

Round Up Tool

Sewing Machine with 1/4" foot and Walking Foot and Sewing Notions

Rotary Cutter and Ruler

 

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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

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

Lets Get Organised - Catch All Caddy
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