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  • Welcome to our 2018 Class Syllabus

    Shop Hours: Monday Friday 9.30-5.30 Saturday 10-4 Sunday 1-4 Enrol online at www.nancys.co.nz

    Follow us on: www.facebook.com/NancysEmbroideryShop

    Email nancys@nancys.co.nz Nancys Stitch Studio 261 Thorndon Quay

    PO Box 245 Wellington 6140 New Zealand

    Tel +64 4 473 4047 or 0800 783 639

    http://www.nancys.co.nz/http://www.facebook.com/NancysEmbroideryShopmailto:nancys@nancys.co.nz

  • 2018 CALENDAR

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    EXTENDED CLASSES BYO Crochet Club 4 Holey Moley 7 Home Sweet Home 4 Knit Night 4 Motif Crochet Club 5 Quilting Club 14 Patchwork Sampler Shopping Bag 13 Sewing Group 11 Textured Floral Extravaganza 9

    FEBRUARY Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Get to know your Overlocker 11

    Knit Night 4 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11

    MARCH Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Floral Panel 7 Golden Bee 10 Home Sweet Home 4 Knit Night 4 Motif Crochet Club 4 Needlelace Primer 8 Patchwork Sampler Shopping Bag 13 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11 Shakespeares Flowers 8 Textured Floral Extravaganza 9 Turkish Delight 9

    APRIL Beginners Knitting Knit a Scarf 4 Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Crochet Afghan 4 Guatamalan Silk Cushions 12 Holey Moley 7 I Spy Childrens Quilt 12 Knit Night 4 Liberty Blues 13 Modern Mending 5 Motif Crochet Club 5 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11

    Shakespeares Flowers 9 Simple Shapes- Complex Colours 15 Weaving 101 6

    MAY Beginners Guide to Sewing 11 Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Granny Smiths Linen Cupboard 14 Knitting Group 4 Motif Crochet Club 5 My First Socks 5 Plus Quilt 13 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11 Smocking 9 Turn Over a New Leaf 9

    JUNE Bayeux Tapestry Panel 6 Beginners Knitting Knit a Hat 4 Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Cat Nap 10 Knit Night 4 Motif Crochet Club 5 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11

    JULY Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Get to know your Overlocker 11 Honeycomb Spin 12 Illuminations 7 Knit Night 4 Minature Medallion Magic 13 Motif Crochet Club 4 Nancys Golden Year Sampler 7 Quilting Club 14 San Blass Appliqu 14 Sewing Group 11 Shasiko Inspired Boro 14 Shopping Bag 5 Tartankiwi Tiger 14 Underneath the Sea 9

    AUGUST African Fabric Quilt 12 Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4

    Crochet Afghan 4 Huckaback Sampler 7 Knit Night 4 Motif Crochet Club 5 Nancys Garden Quilt 13 Pojagi Window 14 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11 Silver Daisies 10 Small Scenes 15 Sundress Quilt 15

    SEPTEMBER Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Elizabethan Hillock Crewel Embroidery 6 Floral Stripe 12 Get to know your Overlocker 11 Knit Night 4 Master Toe up Socks 5 Motif Crochet Club 5 Portuguese Whitework Decoration 8 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 12 Sophie Standing 8

    OCTOBER Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 Butterfly Cutaway 6 BYO Crochet Club 4 Fill Me In 7 Knit Night 5 Motif Crochet Club 4 Quilt as You Go Table Mats 14 Quilting Club 14 Sewing Group 11 Volkswagon Whitework with Colour 9 Weaving 101 6

    NOVEMBER Bernette Lesson 11 Bernina Diva Day 11 BYO Crochet Club 4 Knit Night 4 Motif Crochet Club 5 Night Before Christmas 5 Get to Know Your Overlocker 11 Sewing Group 11

    DECEMBER BYO Crochet Club 4

    20% discount for Friends of Nancys If you join Friends of Nancys and enrol in classes up to and including 7 February 2018 you will get a 20% discount off those class prices. If you join after 7 February 2018 you will get the normal 10% off class prices and other purchases in the shop, excluding sewing machines and services. There is an annual fee of $25.

    Bernina Sewing Machines Nancys is the Wellington Bernina dealer and has demonstration machines available for you to use in classes. If you would like to use one of our machines please let us know. This is a great opportunity to try before you buy. You are, of course, welcome to bring your own machine.

    Fine Print Enrolments: Numbers in most classes are limited to 6 students. Please enrol early to avoid disappointment. We are happy to pencil in expressions of interest in a class. However, if the class fills up we will replace pencilled enrolments with paid bookings without

    notification. Class cancellation and refunds: Cancellation one month prior to class starting entitles you to a full refund less a $10 administrative fee. There is no refund if you cancel within the month before the class starts. If you are unable to attend one of the classes in a series this does not entitle you to a free catch up class. Class enrolments are not transferable from one year to the next. If we need to cancel the class because of under-subscription, we will do so no later than 5 days before the class starts and you will receive a full refund.

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    COMPLIMENTARY GETTING STARTED CLASSES

    CROSS STITCH For beginners. Purchase a cross stitch kitset + hoop or the pattern, threads, fabric, needle and hoop from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will range from 15 30 minutes.

    CROCHET For beginners. Purchase yarn and a hook from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will range from 15 30 minutes.

    KNITTING Purchase a pattern, yarn and needles from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will range from 15 30 minutes. For beginners.

    ROTARY CUTTER USE For beginners. Purchase a rotary cutter and board from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will be about 15 minutes.

    RUG HOOKING For beginners. Purchase canvas and wool from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will be about 15 minutes.

    QUILT BINDING For beginners. Finished a quilt, but dont know how to do the binding? We can give you a 15 minute lesson either on the spot or at a mutually convenient time.

    SEWING MACHINE For beginners. Purchase a Bernina or bernette sewing machine from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE ONE HOUR LESSON at a mutually convenient time.

    TAPESTRY For beginners. Purchase a tapestry or needlepoint kitset from Nancys Stitch Studio and receive a FREE STARTER LESSON. Depending on staff availability, have your lesson on the spot or book a time convenient to us both. The lesson will range from 15 30 minutes.

    REGULAR STITCHING GROUPS

    CRAFTY VOLUNTEERS Join fellow crafters making items for charities. Bring along something you are working on for charity or join in the group projects such as joining peggy squares into blankets. Become part of a group doing good and sharing. Individuals helping their community one stitch at a time. Convener Maggie Vickers Date Last Sunday of the month Time 1 4pm Date Second Monday of the month Time 6 8pm Price No Charge

    SUNDAY STITCHERS For beginners. Come to the monthly gathering for sharing, learning, completing unfinished projects and having fun meeting fellow stitchers. All dates and times will be in the quarterly newsletter. Date Second Sunday of the month Time 1 3pm Price No Charge

    TATTING For beginners. Come to the monthly tatting group to learn the basics of tatting. Continuing to attend this group is an opportunity for you to get together with others for support, problem solving and sharing. Convenor Gwenda Pearson Date Last Wed of the Month Time 6 8pm Price No Charge

    WEDNESDAY STITCHING CLUB For beginners. Come to the monthly gathering for sharing, learning, completing unfinished projects and having fun meeting fellow stitchers. All dates and times will be in the quarterly newsletter. Date Last Wed of the Month Time 12.30 2.30pm Price No Charge for Friends of Nancys members

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    CREATIVE CRAFTS

    BEGINNERS KNITTING KNIT A HAT Take your knitting skills to the next level and learn to knit in the round! You will be provided with a Basic Hats for Everyone Pattern that you will use again and again, year after year. It will offer the choice of four hat styles: rolled brim, garter stitch brim, ribbed brim and ear flap; and is sized to fit just about everyone: babies, uncles, and grandmas. It is also basic enough for learning all the fundamentals of knitting in the round! Tutor Mary Self Date Wed June 13, 20 Time 6 8pm Price $80 + materials

    BEGINNERS KNITTING KNIT A SCARF Go from novice to knitter in this 2-session class! Along the way, you will discover the fun and fascination of knitting, while creating your very own hand knit scarf. You will learn the key knitting stitches, knit and purl to add texture, and how to change colours with confidence. Tutor Mary Self Date Mon Apr 16, 23 Time 6 8pm Price $80 + materials

    BYO CROCHET CLUB For more experienced crocheters who want to try some more ambitious projects and may need help along the way. This could be using a pattern you've come across or inspiration images you have found to create something from scratch. Alana would like to meet with you before the class to work out what you want to do. She will then be able to guide you through the project. Tutor Alana Cooper Date Mon Mar 5, Apr 9, May 7, Jun 11, Jul 2, Aug 6, Sep 3, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3 Time 6 8pm Price $25 per session + materials $200 for season ticket

    CROCHET AFGHAN For beginners. Learn basic crochet techniques to make a traditional granny square. In the second class you will learn alternative layouts and how to join your squares to make a blanket. Tutor Alana Cooper Date Thu Apr 5, 12 or Thu Aug 16, 23 Time 6 8pm Price $80 + materials

    HOME SWEET HOME SEWING BOX The Home Sweet Home book from Country Bumpkin is so popular that we have decided to run another class on how to make it and its accessories. In this class, you will be encouraged to make your own choices of threads using what you already have, or to develop your own colour scheme in a variety of threads. If you would like to make the sewing box bigger than the sample, Barbara will be able to help you scale it. Barbara has superb finishing and construction skills to assist you in the construction of your box. The book is included in the class price, however if you already have it the class price will be discounted. If you have put the project on your wish list, or in fact started it and want further encouragement, this is the class for you! Tutor Barbara Kerry Date Sat Mar 3, 24, May 12, 26. Jun 30, Sep 1, Oct 6 Time 10:30 12:30pm Price $329 (includes $49 for book) + materials

    KNIT NIGHT All knitting levels are welcome! Mary will be hosting a Knit Night on the last Monday of the month. Gather around our shop table with other local fiber lovers, and knit whatever's on your needles, chat about all things knitting, and get to know each other. New knitters can be taught. You can work on your own projects and get help from Mary. There is a one-off session price, or you can get a discounted season ticket for the whole year. Tutor Mary Self Date Mon Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 30, May 28, Jun 25, Jul 30, Aug 27, Sep 24, Oct 29, Nov 26 Time 6 8pm Price $25 per session + materials $200 for season ticket

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    MASTER TOE UP SOCKS Have you knitted your first pair of socks and would like to learn alternative techniques? In this class you will knit a toe up sock and learn how to turn a heel

    without picking up stitches. Abbey has published her own sock patterns on Ravelry and will have lots of hints and tips along the way to creating the perfect sock. Tutor Abbey Morris Date Thu Sep 6, 13 Time 9:30 11:30am or Date Sat Sep 8, 15 Time 10:30 12:30pm Price $80 + materials

    MODERN MENDING Join in the 'fashion revolution' or 'slow stitch' movement and learn to mend your clothes with decorative techniques that become a stylish feature. You will learn a variety of patching and stitching techniques, including some simple embroidery stitches to extend the life of your favourite items of clothing. Stitch straight onto your clothes or create a Modern Mending sampler. Tutor Anna Hicks Date Tue Apr 3, 17, May 1 Time 9:30 11:30am or 6 8pm Price $120 + material

    MOTIF CROCHET CLUB For beginners and more experienced crocheters who want to share skills or need some help along the way. Using the book Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs by Edi Eckman, Alana will pick a motif each month to explore a new technique. You might like some of the blocks so much they may grow into an afghan blanket of their own. The book is included in the season ticket price. Tutor Alana Cooper Date Thu Feb 22, Mar 29, Apr 26, May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug 30, Sept 27, Oct 25, Nov 29 Time 6 8pm Price $25 per session + materials $220 for season ticket (with book)

    MY FIRST SOCKS This is a first time sock knitting class for students that already know how to knit and purl. In the first session you will be taught how to do the Magic Loop technique using circular needles to knit a tube while putting in the scrap yarn for an after-thought heel. In the second session you will learn to create the heel and toe.

    You will also learn Kitchener stitch to give a perfect finish for the toe. Abbey is a published pattern designer who will have lots of hints and tips to share with you. Tutor Abbey Morris Date Thu May 17, 31 Time 9:30 11:30am or Date Sat May 19, June 2 Time 10:30 12:30pm Price $80 + materials

    NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS For beginners. Make felt Christmas decorations including a mouse, an embroidered heart and a New Zealand bird (or two). Simple embroidery stitches will be covered and you can get as intricate as you like with the embellishments and beading. Tutor Clare Smith Date Thur Nov 15, 22, 29 Time 9:30 11:30am or 6 8pm Price $120 + materials

    SHOPPING BAG Make a quilted patchwork bag using scraps, quilt fabric sample squares or a single piece of fabric you really like. This class is suitable for beginners who will learn how to quilt using a walking foot

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    and how to make a quilt binding. Tutor Clare Smith Date Sun July 15 Time 10 4pm Price $120 + materials

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