2019 Events and Workshops

Here you will find a list of events and workshops that we are attending and hosting during the year. I will update this as we book new events and  workshops. Plus I will do a roundup post after each event so if you can't make it you can have a little look at what happened.  There will be a number of workshops add to this list as I set dates for them. Bookings are essential so if you are interested please email me or ring me to find out the price and book your spot. On booking and payment of deposit you will receive the workshop requirements list. I will be looking at adding the workshops to my website so you can book online in the near future.
Events are marked with a Star * 
All classes and workshops are held in store at Mallala, South Australia unless marked.
Project Uninterrupted is our Sit, Sew & Chat group which is on three times a month. Friday sessions are on the 6th September, 4th October, 1st November and 6th December. Saturday sessions are on the 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November and the 7th December. Sunday sessions are on the 18th August, 15th September, 20th October, 17th November and the 15th December. Time is 10 am- 2pm, $10 per session to be paid on the day. No teacher, you work on any project you want. Bring your lunch and your sewing. Tea, coffee and water are included.   
Essential Basic’s Class- the Essential Basics Class is on twice a month. The Friday sessions are on the 13th September, 11th & 18th October, 8th November and the 13th  & 20th  December. The Saturday sessions are on the 24th August, 28th September, 26th October and the 21st December. Session times 9.30 am – 12.30pm $25 per session.    This class is suitable for everyone, who is work on a project, new or old, if you are a beginner new to patchwork or an experience patchworker. Perfect if you are stuck on something as a teacher is in attendance.    
Cynthia’s Ark Embroidery Club- is where we work on hand embroidery projects. Field Journal Club is the main point to this class but if you have other projects you are welcome to book in. Session times are 1pm-4pm on Saturdays 24th August, 28th September, 26th October and the 21st December. $25 per session.
Expand your Knowledge Workshops- There will be a variety of projects on offer along with different techniques on different days. Expand your knowledge with these workshops.    Cost will vary depending on the workshop and who is teaching the workshop. Generally 10 am to 3 pm but it will depend on the workshop.  Check the next page for dates and what is on offer.  
Demo Day is generally on once a month. Come and see a demo on that month’s technique/project. There may be some hands on sessions available at a price. Check the next page for dates and what is on offer.
August
Fri 23trd August – Demo Day – Mystery Maze Part 4 
Fri 30th August- Panel Magic- How many panels do you have? Love the look of a panel but not sure what to do with it. This is the workshop for you learn some different ways of turning a panel into a quilt. Workshop fee $50. Bring your own panel or purchase one from our large range.
Sat 31st August - Abbie- English Paper Piecing Workshop- Choose one of the Abbie packs and expand your knowledge with some different EPP shapes. Workshop fee $100 and includes your Abbie pack. Fabric Extra.
September 
Sun 1st September- Quiltworx Day- Bring any Quiltworx project started at Cynthia's Ark and continue on or get some help if you are stuck with this full day session. $40 per session.
Sat 14th September - Freestyling Ruler Work Quilting Workshop- Do you have a quilt and not sure how to quilt it using the Westalee Rulers. In this workshop you will look at how to create designs with your Westalee rulers and quilt them on your quilt. Workshop fee is $50.
Fri 20th – Mon 23rd September – Project Uninterrupted Retreat
Fri 27th September- Demo Day Mystery Maze Part 5
Sun 29th September – Friendship Pathways Quilt. A scrappy quilt designed to use your scraps up. It can also be made from a favourite range or 3-4 fabrics. The shop’s scrap box is available to enhance your project at no extra charge. Workshop fee $50 and includes your pattern only.
October
Sun 6th October-Freestyling Ruler Work Quilting Workshop- Do you have a quilt and not sure how to quilt it using the Westalee Rulers. In this workshop you will look at how to create designs with your Westalee rulers and quilt them on your quilt. Workshop fee is $50. 
Sat 12th October - To be Announced
Sun 13th October- Trio of Cushions- Learn the basics of applique with this Michele Hill pattern. Workshop fee is $60. Kits are available at $50 and includes fabric to make all three cushions.
Sat 19th October- Expand your Knowledge Workshop Project to be annouced shortly
Fri 25th October Demo Day Mystery Maze Part 6
Sun 27th October - Fractured Paintbox Quiltworx Workshop. This is a great introduction to Paper piecing the Quiltworx way. Workshop is $100 and includes your Quiltworx pattern.
November
Sun 3rd November- Prismatic Star Quiltworx Workshop Expand your Quiltworx skills with this pattern. Every Quiltworx pattern has something different for you to learn. Workshop fee is $120 and includes your Quiltworx pattern.
Sat 9th November-Freestyling Ruler Work Quilting Workshop- Do you have a quilt and not sure how to quilt it using the Westalee Rulers. In this workshop you will look at how to create designs with your Westalee rulers and quilt them on your quilt. Workshop fee is $50.
Sun 24th November - Christmas Projects - Quick Christmas projects that will make great gifts and decorate your home.
December
Sun 8th December -Quiltworx Day- Bring any Quiltworx project started at Cynthia's Ark and continue on or get some help if you are stuck with this full day session. $40 per session. 

Please note some dates may need to be changed or workshops may be added as I have a few workshops still in the planning stages.
  We do have a hot weather policy in place, if temperatures reach 40 degree celcius please contact the shop to see if the workshop is going ahead. Some workshop will have to go ahead if a special teacher has been booked.  

Until Next Time
Keep Stitching
Cynthia




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