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December Newsletter

Shop 3, Kilbirnie Plaza, 22 Bay RoadKilbirnie, Wellington 6022     (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nzDecember 2018 Newsletter      Christmas / New Year hours!  Christmas day is a Tuesday and we’ll be open until Monday 24 December at 2pm.  Then we’ll all take an 8 day break (wahoo!) and re-open the shop on Thursday 3 January.    So we’ll be CLOSED from 2pm Monday 24 December till 9am Thursday 3 January. Stock up on all your crafty Xmas presents and other craft needs before Christmas Eve.    Kilbirnie Santa Parade this Sunday Don’t forget that this Sunday 2 December is the second-ever...

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September Newsletter

REFLECTIONS ON 2.5 YEARS UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP Time’s flown since Jo Morris bought the Wellington Sewing Centre in April 2016. We’ve changed the look and feel of the shop and love it when customers praise the quality of our stock and our staff’s knowledge, enthusiasm and friendliness. Those are the very qualities that set us apart from large impersonal stores and online businesses that have way more buying power than we do.  We genuinely love going the extra mile to get the best results for our customers and we know that the service we provide is valued.    After 2.5...

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July Newsletter

Newsletter – July 2018 Woolly News The cold weather has brought more yarn crafters - knitters, crocheters and weavers  - into the shop and we love it!  Our “wool room” – once a separate shop – is now almost filled with yarn.  We keep needing more shelves!  We have close on 100 different kinds of yarn - and we’re constantly bringing in more.  In September our first shipment of gorgeous Rowan yarns will be here – wahoo! And we have literally hundreds of knitting pattern leaflets and lots of pattern books as well.  We’re always on the lookout for nice...

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June and July 2018 classes at the shop

JUNE 2018 CLASSES DETAILS INSTORE AND AT http://www.sewingdirect.co.nz   BEGINNERS’ NEEDLEFELTING – MAKE A SHEEP WITH CURLY FLEECE,   1.30 – 3.30pm  SUNDAY 10 JUNE  QUILT AS YOU GO (not for beginner machine sewists)                   10am – 4pm   SUNDAY 10 JUNE   MACHINE SEW VINTAGE STYLE KNICKERS (stretch sewing experience required), 3 sessions, 6.15 – 8.15pm  THURSDAYS 14, 21 & 28 JUNE   BEGINNERS’ CROCHET – MAKE A SHELL BLANKET, 3 sessions,           6. 15 – 8pm   THURSDAYS 14, 21 AND 28  JUNE   KNIT A BABY’S TOP-DOWN CARDIGAN (1 step up from beginners),  3 sessions, 6.15 – 8pm  THURSDAYS 14, 21 AND...

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May Newsletter

Newsletter – May 2018 Adult Classes Our 2018 classes are up and running! The first 5 adult classes filled up fast: beginner weavers, beginner machine sewists (2 classes), beginner crocheters, and computerised machine explorers.   There are spaces in 2 of the classes that start this week - beginners' knitting and one-step-up crochet  - so enrol now for those! The timetables for all adult classes are on our website and available in hard copy in the shop.  There are 4 distinct adult timetables – Machine sewing and overlocking; Quilting; Woolly classes; and Stitching. In total we’re offering about 70 classes...

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