Beginners Quilt

Learn to Quilt                        

These are held once a month every 3rd Wed and every 3rd Sat of the month. 

Bring your own project or let us help choose one, feel free to come in to the store  and chose your materials and any equipment you may need before the class.

We get you started on your project and give ongoing help throughout to completion.

$20 per day plus materials

 E-mail us with any questions or to register 


Friends of the Barn Koha Quilt Group

The Friends of the Barn group makes Koha quilts for charititable organisations and those in need.

Fabrics are donated by generous quilters, thereby helping to reduce an out of control stash!

Women’s Refuge, Foster NZ, Hospice and Birthright are just some of the recipients of the quilts made by this group.

 Friends of the Barn meet on the 1st Wed of the month, new members are always welcome.

Tuesday Group

Meets every Tuesday to sew and socialise, new members welcome.

Wednesday Group 

Meets every 2nd Wed of the month to sew and socialise, new members welcome.

Friday Knitters

Meets weekly- new members welcome.

Phone or e-mail us to find out more

Learn to Knit and Learn to Crochet

Last Sunday of the month - Next workshop July 30th

Learn to Knit - a beanie

Learn to Crochet - dishcloth

10am - 4pm 

Class Fee $15.00

School Holiday Classes

6th July - 1 - 4pm

hexagon mug rug

Hexagon Mug Rug

Make a fun little "mug rug" in your choice of colours and fabric so it will match your bedroom or the decor of the person you'll be giving it to.

Class Fee $15 plus materials

School Holiday Classes

12th July 1-4pm

bird bag

Mini Bag

Learn how to make a simple bag perfect for carrying all your essentials.

Class Fee $15 plus materials

Save Your Favourite Clothes from Landfill.

16th July 10am - 4pm

mending   mending jeans

Save your favourite clothes from landfill by  -  Mending

Want to wear that favourite garment again but it needs mending?

We will show you how.   Bring your garments to be mended.

Class Fee  $30 plus materials

Symposium Bag

12th and 13th August 10am - 4pm

symposium bag class 

Originally Designed for the Timaru Symposium.

This bag contains a divided pocket internally and outside pockets.

Class fee $60 plus materials

Panel Quilt

10th Sept 10am - 4pm

Secret window panel    panel quilt japanese lady

Do you have a panel or would like to make a quilt using a panel - but not sure how to do it?

We have some great ideas for you to complete a quilt.

Class Fee  $30 plus materials

Prism Kaleidoscope Quilt

Date to be confirmed - March 2024

prism kalieidoscope pattern

The pattern and the fabric are by Jason Yenter.  

This quilt is only available as a kit.  There are 2 shades - blue or  green to choose from. 

Class Fee $60 plus materials

Mixed Media Wall Hanging

23rd & 24th Sept 10am - 4pm

This is a creative class using painting, free motion quilting and Lumiere paints to enhance your picture.

Tutors are Claire Vallance and Gayle Stewart.

Picture is an example only.  See instore for the pictures available to create.

Class Fee $90 plus materials.  ( A 3rd day to be decided amongst participants).

Morning Light Bag

15th October 10am - 4pm

Made from this preprinted panel. Easy to construct and perfect for beginners.

Class Fee   $15 plus materials