SIT & STITCH - Saturday Afternoons
On Saturday afternoons we open the shop for Sit & Stitch. This is your opportunity to bring along a current project, or to start a new one and then take time out to stitch in the company of others. We are there to help, and answer questions but no tuition is provided. Come and join us in our inspiring and relaxing workspace, we are limited by size (max 8), so bookings are essential. Cost per person is $10.

To find out more and make a booking, contact the shop on 9498 6831.

SIT & STITCH - Wednesday Mornings with Tutor Yvette Stanton
On set  Wednesday morning's during school term we now have the talented Yvette Stanton as our 'resident tutor'. Yvette is a well respected international tutor and author of many specialist needlework books, including the much loved Embroiderers Companion in both 'Left' and 'Right' Hand editions.

If you have a project that you need some help on or would just like to stitch in the company of others, then this may be the perfect group for you. Yvette will be there to answer your questions, provide guidence, and encouragement when necessary! Come and join us for a morning each week to get that project underway or completed. We are limited by size (max 6), so bookings are essential. Tuition must be pre-paid for the full term.
·         Term 4 – 11 October – 15 November (6 sessions) $120
To find out more and make a booking, contact the shop on 9498 6831.


Slow Stitching Workshop with textile artist, Lisa Mattock
Friday 17 & 24 November 2017
10.00am - 12.30pm each day
Cost: $150.00 per person, includes full kit, tuition and morning tea.

Come and join textile artist Lisa Mattock as she shares with you the art of 'slow stitching'. You will create a whimsical, Christmas inspired textile ornament or present tag. You will draw inspiration from Japanese stitching methods of Boro and Sashiko with a mixture of repurposed, recycled, inherited and vintage textiles.

A full kit is provided on the day.

The workshop is held in-store, so places are limited. Be quick if you would like to learn a new skill or just spend an enjoyable couple of mornings with like minded creatives. Call the shop on (02) 9498 6831 to book.



Details of our 2018 Workshops are currently being finalised and will be released very soon. Please ensure that you register for our newsletter to keep up to date with our latest workshops and classes.

Alison Snepp
SAL Advanced Stitches Workshop: 3 - 4 February
Ottoman Metal Threads: 10 - 11 March
Cretan Embroidery: 26 - 27 May
Thread Talk - 2 hour discussion: 16 or 17 June
Chatelaine on Newport: 28 - 29 July
Turkish Drawn Thread: 3 - 4 November

Marg Light
The Tree of Life: Four Saturdays; 17 February, 19 May, 30 June and 18 August
Needleroll: 2 - 3 June
Embroidered Scarf: 4 - 5 August

Yvette Stanton
Hardanger Workshop: 17 - 18 March
New - Pattern Darning Workshop: 15 - 16 September

Sarah Fielke
Embroidered Wool Blanket: Six Fridays spread over three months
April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25, June 8 & 22.

More information and workshops will be added over the coming months.


Classes at The Crewel Gobelin are limited in size so if you are interested please secure your spot with a deposit to avoid disappointment. We are happy to take expressions of interest when a class is being developed, but once a class has been finalised and is open for enrolments your place is not guaranteed without full or part payment. Bookings can be made by phone, email or in person.

If a class is cancelled by The Crewel Gobelin all tuiton fees paid will be refunded. If a student is unable to attend a class and their place is unable to be filled from a waiting list, the deposit paid may not be refunded.

Please note that the projects and designs taught at The Crewel Gobelin and available for sale in kits (all or part thereof) remain the property of the designer/ teacher and cannot be reproduced or taught without their permission.

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