"Cotton Rose - Term 2 Newsletter"

A very warm welcome to everyone that has signed up to receive my Newsletter, please find listed below the classes on offer this term, I would like to apologise for the delay in posting this.  I am constantly working on improving my communications and also streamlining the booking and information process in relation to classes.   I have some very exciting news!!  The Website is up and running and you can book and pay for all classes and upcoming workshops and guest tutors on line, this is a go to page and you can see what is happening each month, the newsletter will also be uploaded to this page so you can view at anytime.  I would love you to take a look  www.cottonrose.com.au.  When you visit the page you can see from here the upcoming guest tutors that will be visiting Cotton Rose under "Starring Patchwork Gods and Textile Artist"  Jen Kingwell and Judy Newman are Fully Booked however there are spaces available for Sandra Boyle and Janet Clare, also places for Tied with a Ribbon - Jemima Flendt  The morning talk and book signing The appliqué workshop is fully booked.

"Mothers Day Sale" I have some amazing specials on Bernina machines, please call in or give me a call for pricing.  With each purchase you receive as extra special bonus from me to you "Talk to me to find out more, you will love the extra gift with your purchase".

I hope you enjoy whats on offer.  Have a great week.

Big smiles, Tanya 

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"International Guest Tutor - Janet Clare"

"Janet Clare" - Saturday 1st July and Sunday 2nd July

Janet Clare is a renowned quilter and sewing tutor from the UK, Janet has successfully published two quilting books and is part of the Moda Fabrics family of designers.  I am so very fortunate to have Janet teach at Cotton Rose for two days.  This is her first visit to Australia and her only stop in Western Australia, how lucky are we!  Janet will have two classes on offer you could do one class or both. I have listed these below

Draw with Your Sewing Machine - Saturday 1st July

"This is my favourite technique and a really important part of how I achieve my appliqué and quilting style.  You will learn how free-motion stitching can transform and personalise your appliqué and breathe life into your work" -Janet Clare

Saturday 1st July
Class Cost: = $230
Time: 10 to 3pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

 "Please see Website for image of this" http://cottonrose.com.au/janet-clare/

"The Word Smith - Quilted Memories to Cherish"  Sunday 2nd  July

" I've often wished that I kept a diary or an art journal but, after many attempts, I've had to admit I'm not that sort.  This workshop is about noticing and cherishing the simple things in life.  To quieten you mind gather your memories and slowly piece them together with beautiful fabrics to creat a lasting cloth to be treasured by generations to come.  A quilted memories to cherish." Janet Clare.

In this class you will learn about Janet's favourite techniques to start creating your own unique projects inspired by your favourite sayings and memories.

Sunday 2nd July
Class Cost: = $230
Time: 10 to 3pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/janet-clare/

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“Learn to  Crochet”

This class is great if you would love to learn crochet or just need a refresher class on how too.  You will be guided through each stitch and then be shown how to make a granny square over the two week class.  Included in the class cost are  instructions, a ball of yarn and crochet hook.

Thursdays 8th and 15th May
Class Cost: = $50
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/learn-to-crochet/

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 “Amethyst Project Bag - Sew Sweetness Pattern”

Kristal will be guiding us through making this very useful project bag, the class will be run over two weeks and the pattern is included in the class cost.  I have purchased the large zips, Annies Soft and Stable as well as the mesh and other items needed to make this bag.  I can't wait to make this one.

Wednesday 10th and Wednesday 17th May
Class Cost: = $70
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/amethyst-project-bag/

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“Colour Wheel Embroidery - Beginners”

This is a great introduction to learning some useful Embroidery stitches, if you have always wanted to learn then this is a great little project to start with, I will guide you through how to make this very Colourful Colour Wheel.  This is a two week class.  Included in the class cost is printed cotton with stitch design printed on as well as threads.

Friday 12th and 19th May
Class Cost: = $60
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/colour-wheel-embroidery/

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“Frou Frou Confetti Cushion Cover”

This pattern is a little addictive and super fun to make, if you would like to be guided through this pattern and spend some time making something I am sure you will love this  and see endless possibilities of creativity.   The class will show you how to make the Confetti square which you will then be able to confidently duplicate  and construct the cushion front.  Class cost includes the  pattern from Tied with a Ribbon and materials to construct a sample square, Kits for the complete cushion will be available if you would like one the same as sample.  (cushion insert not included) Finished Cushion measures 60cm x 60cm (24" x 24")

Saturday 13th May
Class Cost: = $40.00
Time: 9.30 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

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Friday 2nd June
Class Cost: = $40.00
Time: 10.00 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/frou-frou-confetti-cushion-cover/

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 “Machine Applique Cushion”

Come along and make this lovely cushion,  the class will show you how to use your machine to stitch around the design and construct the cushion.  Class cost includes the pre-cut pattern design and all  materials needed to construct the cushion cover,  if you can crochet I can also show you how to crochet the edge. (cushion insert not included) Finished Cushion measures 60cm x 60cm, 24"x24".

Thursday 18th May
Class Cost: = $60.00
Time: 10 to 2pm

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Saturday 20th May

Class Cost: = $60.00
Time: 9.30 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/machine-applique-cushion/

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“Necessary Clutch Class with Kristal”

Kristal has made quite a few of these lovely clutches, why not make your very own with your favourite fabric.  Kristal will guide you through all the tricky bits and help you to make your very own Necessary Clutch.

Wednesday 31st May and Wednesday 7th June
Class Cost: = $70
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/necessary-clutch…ass-with-kristal/

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 “Fun Fabric and Crochet Combo's”

This is my favourite thing to do.  I will have a few options for you in this class, you can make a Modern Doily, Table Runner or Crochet Mandala.

Friday's 2nd and 9th June
Class Cost: = $50
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/fabric-and-crochet-combos/

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“Introduction to Foundation Paper Piecing”

Stacey has produced many beautiful quilts made with this technique.  If you have always wanted to try this technique then come along to make one of the colourful butterflies.  It will be lots of fun and all supplies to make one block will  be supplied in the class cost.  I have machines available to use, if you would prefer to bring your own then please do.

Saturday 10th June
Class Cost: = $50
Time: 10 to 1pm
Venue: Cotton Rose

http://cottonrose.com.au/introduction-to-…on-paper-piecing/

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Class Policies:

* All materials purchased from Cotton Rose to complete your in class projects will receive a   10% discount.

* Class cost is required to be paid at time of booking, class fees are non refundable and non transferable, I will try to work with you if there are unforeseen circumstances.

* If the class is cancelled due to lack of participants your class fee will be refunded to you immediately.

* Please no children or babies in class unless organised prior.

Thank you for your support and if you have any questions in regard to the classes please do not hesitate to contact me.

Tanya Wilding

Cotton Rose

Unit 1, 24 Burler Drive, Vasse WA 6280

Ph: 9755 8828 - email: tanya@cottonrose.com.au

www.cottonrose.com.au