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CLARKSON WA 6030
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New: Some items shown on club day and photos of our projects can now be seen on our facebook page (click link above).
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Bernina Design Studio – OESD.
The web site has changed and now you can shop at home, with the option of coming into the store still available.
You can now go to the following link to enter Embroidery Design Studio logo.
https://www.embdesignstudio.com/?affiliateid=10642
Buying through this link earns me support benefits, meaning I can still assist you.  While there don’t forget to check out the free designs under the specials link.

Sweet Pea Embroidery Designs
I am happy to say that I can sell and teach Sweet Pea Embroidery Designs. Simply go to https://swpea.com/ to see available designs. Many of these designs are In the Hoop.

As a special to you if you email the name and/or embroidery design that you would like I am offering you an extra 10% off (excludes specials/discounted designs). You can do a direct deposit to my account or use PayPal and then I can email them to you or you are welcome to come to Ocean Keys Sewing Center.
This discount is my way of thanking you, my customers and hopefully we all will benefit. Michelle and I are planning on doing more of the In the Hoop designs in 2019 so please let us know if you are interested in attending an embroidery machine class and what you would be interested in making.
What's happening in

October?
Wednesday mornings - Sewing Group 
                      9.30 to 12 noon
 
This weekly sewing group is where you come along with your projects and machines and sew in a friendly atmosphere with others that have similar interests. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced, you are more than welcome to come along and sew in a very friendly atmosphere.
Please note you will need a pattern as we do not do pattern drafting. For beginners, look for the easy patterns available from all major pattern suppliers.
Tea/coffee/ water is provided.                    Cost $20.00 per class
Thursday 3rd  - Look and Learn
from 10am
 
Our aim is to hold an informal and relaxed friendly meeting. We are hoping that ladies will bring along sewing items to show, and to hopefully inspire us all. Everyone working here does enjoy these sessions and hope that you all do as well.
We will have our samples for the coming month’s classes to show and if time would just slow down we may even get the opportunity to sew for ourselves and show these items as well – no promises ...

If there is something new in the market place and we know about it, we will show it, or if we don’t know and you mention it we will endeavor to find out more for you.

If you are having a problem, chances are someone else had the same thing so please ask and hopefully we or someone at the meeting can help.


Afterwards stay around for morning tea/coffee.
 
Cost is a minimum of $2 which goes towards morning tea. 
Friday 4th - Fun Friday (aka U.F.O. Sewing)                           
10am to 2.00pm

Faye and Michelle
 
What can we say about Fun Friday that hasn't been said? Come in for a cuppa, a sew and a laugh and chat. Some days we actually accomplish something!          

The perfect class for anyone who has a project i.e. Cot quilt, table-runner or a beginner who just needs assistance in getting started.

Also ideal for those of for you if you have a bag, table runner or quilt stashed away, and can’t find your motivation, or you are uncertain how to finish it you are welcome to come along for guidance and help.

Supply your own lunch            Cost $25.00 per class
 
Friday 11th - Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP)

Uluru (Ayers Rock) or Fun Friday aka U.F.O. Sewing
 
9.30am to 2pm
 
                       









Chris
Chris has caught Michelle's bug and designed his version of FPP of Uluru. We are very impressed with the result and hope you will as well, so come along on this Friday the 11th and join in the fun.
Here at Ocean Keys Sewing we are a little bit obsessed with foundation paper piecing (FPP). This is a really simple, but effective sewing and quilt making technique where you have a paper pattern and a specific sewing order, and then you position fabric on the paper and sew through the paper and fabric.
Once the block is completed you gently tear away the paper. You can be very precise using this method and once you get the hang of it you will be surprised just how easy it is.
We are also having  a ‘catch up' class for those who missed a certain pattern we have already done, be it ‘Australia’, ‘New Zealand’, 'Unicorn', one of the ‘Christmas' designs or even the ‘Sewing Machine’.
If you get the FPP bug like we have, you might want to come and sew a new design with us every month and turn your blocks into a quilt (we can help with that too!).


Supply your own lunch
FFP Cost is $30 (includes pattern).
Fun Friday Class $25.00
Please supply fabric (or it can be purchased on the day)
         
                      

Saturday 12th and 26th - Patchwork Morning      
  10am to 12.30pm
Faye
This is a fortnightly class where you come along with your sewing project and I am here to help when needed. If you are ‘stuck’ and don’t know or understand what you need to do to finish a project or may have even lost your inspiration then hopefully this is the time to come and join like-minded patch-workers or sewing ladies and we will help where we can to get your project finished.
Cost $20.00 per class

Monday 14th and 28th - Sewing for Someone                                                                 1pm to 4pm

Faye        

Our popular charity sewing sessions are still popular. The sewing is not difficult, and it is a fun way to learn patchwork and at the same time help make a someone in need or a young child’s life a little better.

If you are a beginner or more experienced it doesn’t matter - all are welcome. All you need to bring is your sewing machine, threads, pins and scissors then we will supply the rest.

We are making small ‘cuddle' quilts for children suffering cancer , through various charities and many more are going to Zonta House Refuse Association for all those who are in need.

Seet how many quilts we have finished and donated on our Facebook page.   
FREE
Thursday 17th - In the Hoop Machine Embroidery                       
9.30am to 1.30pm

Faye and Michelle

This month we will be using another Sweet Pea design - the gorgeous Santa table runner. This is an applique wall hanger/runner with all the blocks made in the 5x7, 6x10 or 7x12 hoop.

This is a machine embroidery design. There are five different design blocks in this wall hanger/runner and they are then joined with the sewing machine. The full pattern for the wall hanger/runner is included.

They are easy to sew making them perfect gifts.
Full photo instruction and directions are included with your purchase.
It is our intention to offer you the best service always and for our designs to be the highest quality in the market.

You will need to bring a transfer tool (USB or laptop with cable).
For those not able to attend please contact us about obtaining the design.
You will need to supply your own threads, stabilizers and fabrics etc.
 
            Cost $25.00 per class plus designs(Sweet Pea Santa set $20.00)
NB. We try to use freebies but occasionally we may use a purchased so then a cost will apply.
 
Friday 18th  Christmas Tree Table Runner
or for those with UFO's same time and place
9.30am to 2pm

Faye and Michelle
 Well Christmas is just around the corner so we are making a start with this runner. It is made using many small squares and by clever placement of colours of green a Christmas tree appears complete with a orange or gold star on top. What better way to use those small left over scraps that you just can't bear to throw away but they are not large enough to do anything with. We will start the project and get you heading in the correct direction so that you can finish it at home or you can come back and join in on a Fun Friday.
 
You will need to supply your own threads and fabrics etc.      
Cost $30.00 per class
       

Tuesday 22nd - Sewing for the Juniors!     
  9.30 am to 2 pm
Faye and Michelle

Do you have trouble finding clothes that fit the young child in your life well? Do you find you need one size for length, and another for the waist?

Do you want your child to wear something different to everyone else, at a fraction of the cost of handmaidens prices?
Maybe you want to sew to sell, and really don't know where to start.

Are you thinking more about whether their clothes are ethically sourced?

Does the thought of sewing clothing for your child fill you with fear?
Maybe you would just like to whip up a beautiful, one of a kind Christmas Day dress?

Let us help you get your child in something YOU made.

That's right, this month we are starting an exciting new class, sewing for the juniors! We are going to begin with a gorgeous little peasant dress, perfect for spring days and lovely summer BBQs. (Michelles daughter even wore these through the cooler months, with a white long sleeved top & tights underneath.) We teach you step by step how to sew your first dress, supply you with the pattern, and before you know it, the child in your life has a glorious new wardrobe of dresses! Better stock up on hangers, you are going to love this one.




 
Supply your own lunch.         Booking is necessary as class size will be limited.
 
       You will need to supply your own machine, threads and fabrics etc.      
 
Cost $30.00 per class, includes pattern (size 12months - 4years)
                                                       
Friday 25th and 1st November
  Faye's' Bernina Bag of the Month

      or for those with UFO's same time and place
 9.30am to 2pm

Faye and Michelle

Need a large bag to carry things to class? well this could be what you need. I have seen a bag somewhere and have now made one of my own. There are many pockets to carry all your bits and pieces as well as an 12'' square. The front opens and lays flat and this is your instant ironing place for small items. I went crazy and used my stash of Bernina fabrics so hence the name but any style of fabrics would suit this bag.
 
You will need to supply your own threads and fabrics etc.      
Cost $30.00 per class
 
Tuesday 29th - Know Your Overlocker   
            9.30am to 12 noon
Faye
    Scared of your overlocker? Well then, this class is designed for you.
Don’t know which is the upper looper or the lower looper? Scared of tensions or just don’t know how to thread it? Learn how to treat your overlocker as a friend not an enemy.
    We will explain the mystery of your overlocker. We will go through the 2 ways of threading, tensions, normal 4 and 3 thread over-locking, rolled hems and explain all about differential feed.
At the end of this class you will be surprised how easy it is to become its pal.  It does not matter how old or which brand of overlocker you own but it must be in good working order.
Booking is necessary and class size will be limited.
Cost $35.00 includes fabric for the class.
Thursday 31st  Westalee Ruler work
          Block of the Month and/or Beginners.

                                
9.30am to 2.30pm
 
Sharon Wyatt (Westalee Accredited Instructor) is continuing with the ‘Block of the Month’ quilt as well as a ‘New beginners class’ or for those in need a ‘ Refresher class’.
For those wishing to learn the intriguing art of the Westalee rulers then this class is for you, or for those who already have a set Sharon will teach you tips and tricks with the rulers, so you can gain confidence in creating free motion magic for all your quilts and help you create a style of your own. All using the ruler foot and just the starter pack of rulers.
So go and find that foot and rulers which you got ages ago and come and join a class and finally learn how to use them.
 
About the quilt:
Each block has a different quilting pattern which is a good way to get the best from your Westalee Ruler starter pack and using the skills, you’ve learned in Sharon’s beginner class, so you can now go forward to produce a beautiful sampler quilt, put together using the quilt as you go technique.You must complete the beginners class before joining this class.

The quilt is at Ocean Keys Sewing Center if you wish to view it.


Supply your own lunch

You will need to supply your own threads and fabrics etc.            Cost $65.00 per class
 
November
1st November Part 2 of
  Faye's' Bernina Bag of the Month

      or for those with UFO's same time and place
 9.30am to 2pm

Faye and Michelle

Today we will be finishing our carry all bag.
 
You will need to supply your own threads and fabrics etc.      
Cost $30.00 per class
 
Thursday 7th - Look and Learn
from 10am
 

Our aim is to hold an informal and relaxed friendly meeting. We are hoping that ladies will bring along sewing items to show, and to hopefully inspire us all. Everyone working here does enjoy these sessions and hope that you all do as well.
We will have our samples for the coming month’s classes to show and if time would just slow down we may even get the opportunity to sew for ourselves and show these items as well – no promises ...

If there is something new in the market place and we know about it, we will show it, or if we don’t know and you mention it we will endeavor to find out more for you.

If you are having a problem, chances are someone else had the same thing so please ask and hopefully we or someone at the meeting can help.


Afterwards stay around for morning tea/coffee.
 
Cost is a minimum of $2 which goes towards morning tea. 
Wednesday mornings - Sewing Group 
                      9.30 to 12 noon
 
This weekly sewing group is where you come along with your projects and machines and sew in a friendly atmosphere with others that have similar interests. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced, you are more than welcome to come along and sew in a very friendly atmosphere.
Please note you will need a pattern as we do not do pattern drafting. For beginners, look for the easy patterns available from all major pattern suppliers.
Tea/coffee/ water is provided.                    Cost $20.00 per class
 

Digitising Lessons

Faye
    A hand on ‘one with one’ class to teach you how to use either Janome or Bernina digitizing programmes. The lesson is structured to what you wish to learn. You will need to bring your own laptop computer and security device ‘dongle’. Just let us know what you are struggling with and we will aim the lesson to your needs.

Book a 30-minute lesson for only $30.00



Private machine Lessons
Faye, Michelle or Antonia
Need help with threading your overlocker, sewing and or embroidery machine? Having trouble with your lap top computer and can’t find your embroidery designs? Maybe we can be of some assistance. We do private lessons targeting the problems with setting up the machine or overlocker. Janome Baby Lock and Bernina only.
 
Book a 30-minute lesson for only $30.00





CLASS BOOKINGS and REFUNDS:

This is a problem for all organisations which runs classes. Universities and TAFE colleges have the rule that your place is not reserved until fees have been paid in full. Ocean Keys Sewing Centre will accept a minimum deposit of 50% to reserve your place with the balance to be paid on the day.

If you must cancel and do so at least 4 days prior to the class starting we will issue a store credit less a $5.00 cancellation fee. This gives us time to fill your place if possible and to organise teachers and staff rosters. We require a minimum of 3 people per class.

Ocean Keys Sewing Centre has the right to cancel classes 48hrs prior to commencement if below the minimum number of students and a full refund shall be issued.


Please book early to avoid disappointment.


When you have registered for your class a list of requirements shall be emailed when available.


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