Our event calendar

Monthly meeting

Date: 3rd April 2018
Time:  7:30pm
Venue: Philatelic Society Rooms, 67 Mandeville Street
Parking is on the street.

There will be:
  • Show and tell
  • raffles  (See raffles prize)
  • Library
  • Guest speakers
  • demo of new techniques and equipment
  • Sales Tables.


Lisa Walton – teaches worldwide
Date: 22nd June (Fri) (1 Day class)
Cost: $75 members,  $85 non-members + Kit fee supplied $30
Venue:  Venue Harvard Lounge, Corsair Drive, Wigram, just off Springs Road.

Lisa is an Australian Tutor with over 25 years’ experience, owner of Dyed and gone to Heaven.

Silk organza can be folded into crisp origami shapes once painted with fabric paint.  In this workshop you will learn to paint on silk organza and then fold it origami style.

This class will also be offered to the Canterbury Patchwork and Quilting Guild however preference will be given to Christchurch Quilters members until 20th May so complete your application and pay class fees by this date to secure your place.

Felt like Stitching

Lisa Walton – teaches worldwide
Date: 23rd – 24th June 2018 (Sat & Sun) (2 Day class)
Cost: $140 members,  $155 non-members + Kit fee supplied $30
Venue: Hohepa, 23 Barrington Street.

Learn to wet felt a small multicoloured piece of woollen felt as well as hand dye some threads for stitching.

This panel will then be hand stitched using a variety of stitches with your own dyed threads and will also include more embellishing options including a session on Beading. The resulting panel can be the base for a bag, wall hanging, art textile work or whatever takes your fancy.


20th-22nd July 2018 (Fri-Sun)

Just one class this year, Robyn van Reneen formerly of Christofer Robyn, Wanaka will be teaching her journal books, as shown at the November meeting.

Sit and sew is always popular and you can stay in the flats if you wish your own room. For those that have not been to retreat before this a very friendly, productive way to spend a mid-winter weekend, great food and like-minded quilting ladies. Registration forms available shortly and bookings close on 6th June monthly meeting.


Kirsten Duncan
Date: 24th Nov 2018
Venue: Hohepa, 23 Barrington Street.

A fused woven background with another method of applique.