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Family Lockdown Boogie

Unless you’ve been completely off-air during the COVID-19 lockdown, you’ll have seen or at least heard about the Family Lockdown Boogie song and dance video made by actor/musician Jack Buchanan and his Wellington family.  The video had more than 7 million views worldwide in the first week of being posted on Facebook and the Wellington-Live website.   What you may not have realised is that the boogieing family is Jo Morris’s. Jo owns Wellington Sewing Centre and assures us she  isn’t about to give up her day job for a dance career!  Here’s a link to the video -

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March 2020 Newsletter

March 2020 Newsletter 40 Coutts Street Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nz Read about this stunning mural later in this newsletter. LOCKDOWN - AND LOOKING AHEAD Now that NZ is in lockdown, we have some idea of what's ahead of us all, and it's not going to be easy. I know we're all incredibly grateful for the continuing work of those in essential industries, many of whom are being exposed to far greater risk of COVID-19 than those of us holed up at home. And we all feel for those who are unwell, alone, confined to uncomfortable quarters, frightened...

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July 2019 Newsletter

July  2019 Newsletter 40 Coutts Street,Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505jo@sewingdirect.co.nz Our new shop is a big hit! We’ve been at 40 Coutts Street for 3 months now and we love it! The words customers use most often to describe the new shop are “cosy” “warm” “welcoming” “happy” and “nice vibe”. We agree. It was hard work getting here, and there’s more to do before we’re truly settled and organised but we’re delighted with our more compact and easier to manage premises and with our customers’ reactions to the new space. Tell your friends! Not everyone got the message that we’ve shifted,...

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April 2019 Newsletter

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April 2019 Newsletter 40 Coutts Street,Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505jo@sewingdirect.co.nz The Big Move We did it! We closed the Kilbirnie Plaza shop on 27 March and opened the new one for business at 40 Coutts Street on 4 April. Many trucks, boxes, men and women were involved in the move, including some wonderful customer volunteers. A big thankyou to all who made it happen.We’re very happy in our new premises and are enjoying all the compliments about the shop’s cosy feel. Win a brand new Tailormade sewing cabinet!! To mark our shift, we have a promotion on Broadway yarns, Rowan yarns, Knitpro,...

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February 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter Shop 3, Kilbirnie Plaza, 22 Bay RoadKilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nz A BRIEF UPDATE ON BIG NEWS WE’RE MOVING ON 1 APRIL TO 40 COUTTS STREET KILBIRNIE!! We’re delighted to announce that we’re staying in business, in Kilbirnie, for the foreseeable future! We move to 40 Coutts Street - the building between Westpac bank and Kip McGrath - on Monday 1 April. The renovations have started already. New paint, new carpet and new lighting will transform the shop and also the separate building - our classroom - at the back of the shop, in the...

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