2021 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.There will be more 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.Note: Your deposit/workshop fee is non refundable if you don't turn up on the day of the workshop. Please make sure you know the workshop/classes start and finishing times, so you can get the most out of your workshop time.

There is no workshops during January 2021  but we may have some Project Uninterrupted Sessions.
Events are marked with a Star * 

Project Uninterrupted is our Sit, Sew & Chat group which is on the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month. Friday sessions are on the 7th May, 4th June 2,nd July & 6 th August. Saturday sessions are on the 8th May, 5th June, 3rd July & 7th August. Sunday sessions are on the 6th June & 1st August. Time is 10 am- 2pm, $15 per session to be paid on the day. No teacher, you work on your own project. If you need help, book yourself into a Patchwork 101 session. Bring your lunch and your sewing. Tea, coffee and water are included.   If you bring projects that require a teacher’s assistance you will be charged the Patchwork 101 price.

Patchwork & Quilting 101- this class is suitable for everyone, no matter what you are working. Perfect if you are stuck on something as a teacher is in attendance or want to start something new.  The Friday sessions are on every Friday except the 1st Friday of the Month 10 am - 1pm. $30 per session. The Saturday sessions are on the 22nd May, 12th June, 10th July. Session times 10am – 1pm $30 per session.   

Freestyling Ruler work Quilting Workshop - These workshops are for all skill levels. New to ruler work quilting I can teach you the basic from setting up your machine to the more advance levels where you bring a basted project and looking at how to quilt the project with the rulers you have and introduce you to new rulers. Check below for dates. You can do Rulerwork in the Patchwork 101 session if I am running the 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 over the page for workshop dates.

Quiltworx 101 Monthly Workshops. Starting 2021 we are going to have a regular Quiltworx workshop every month. There will be a Technique of the month Series plus other projects over the course of the year as well as homework sessions.

We do have a hot weather policy in place, if temperatures reach 40 degree Celsius or a Catastrophic fire ban day is issued please contact the shop to see if the workshop is going ahead. Some workshop will go ahead if a special teacher has been booked.  

May                                                                                                                                           Sat 15th May- Learn your Machine Series Part 4 10am-2pm $40                                          Sun 16th May - Quiltworx Glacier Star Part 4 of 7                                                                  Sun 23th May- Quiltworx 101 Session $50 workshop fee. Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.                                                                                          Sat 29th MayFreestyling Rulerwork Workshop- Start at the beginning or advance your skills in these workshops $60 Workshop fee.                                                                          Sun 30th May- Hearts Table Runner Workshop - $60 workshop fee


Thurs 10th- Sun 13th June -Bendigo Craft Alive Event

Sat 19th June – Learn your Machine Series Part 5 10am- 2pm $40

Sun 20th June- Quiltworx Glacier Star Part 5 of 7

Sat 26th JuneQuiltworx 101- 10am- 3pm -$50 workshop fee. Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.



Sun 4th July- Christmas Embroidery Ornaments Workshop fee includes the kit and a Christmas surprise. $60 workshop fee and includes your kit. This is a hand sewing project.

Sun 11th July- Quiltworx Glacier Star Part 6 of 7

Sat 17th July- Learn Your Machine Series Part 6 10 am – 2pm $40

Sun 18th July- Freestyling Rulerwork Workshop- Christmas project- $60 Workshop fee.

Sat 24th July Angel Workshop- $60 workshop and includes your angel kit and includes a Christmas Surprise.

Sun 25th July- Quilt As you Go- Bring blocks, wadding, backing fabric and we will quilt blocks and join them together using one of the Quilt as you go methods $ 60 Workshop fee.

Sat 31st July – Christmas Star Ornament- This is an English paper piecing project. $60 includes kit and a Christmas Surprise.


Sun 8th August – Quiltworx Glacier Star Part 7 of 7

Tues-Thurs 10th-12th August- Burra Retreat- Anything Goes Retreat up at Sew Delightful B&B in Burra, SA. $350 includes accommodation, meals, and a teacher. Starting something new, fabric purchased through Cynthia’s Ark for this retreat will receive the workshop 20% off discount.

Sun 15th August- Learn how to make Pineapple Blocks Workshop fee $60, Ruler and fabric extra. Note Order your ruler through Cynthia’s Ark and receive the workshop discount that you receive when you purchase workshop fabrics.

Sat 28th August- Quiltworx 101 Session 10 am- 3pm $50 workshop fee. Bring any Quiltworx project you need help with to these sessions.

Sun 29th August- 3-yard Quilt Workshop- Join us for a fun day with the 3-yard Quilt book. Select one of 8 patterns and make a quilt top in a day. $110 workshop fee and includes a 3-yard quilt book and a 3-metre bundle of your choice.


Fri-Mon 8th-11th October Project Uninterrupted Retreat- Nunyara Conference Centre $400pp includes shared accommodation and all meals.


Until Next Time
Keep Stitching


Marjorie said...

Yay !!!
Can't wait to get back into routine.

Sandra C. said...

Hi Cynthia:
I'm trying to find your "Focus Tree" pattern for the "It's a Garden Party" Row A Long, but the page the link sends me to says it is no longer there? HELP!!!
Sandra C.