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The Teddy Tree 
October 2016

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The Teddy Tree "Girls Night In" High Tea
Saturday October 22 1.00pm - 4.00pm


We had so much fun last year - Please join us again this year and help us to raise more funds for Cancer Research.  For your $10 entry fee, there will be lots of yummy food, tea, coffee .... as well as raffles and goodies for sale -  all proceeds go to Cancer Foundation.  Please RSVP by Friday October 21 to help with catering.  Hope you can join us for a fun afternoon in support of a very worthy cause.

 
Make sure to Like and Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with all our news & products.  Thank you for helping us reach over 850 Likes, looking forward to the next benchmark!  We will be giving away another bear when we reach 1000!
 

"Learn to Knit" with Maree

Here's your chance to learn to knit - or improve those rusty half-remembered skills!!  The very clever Maree Reynolds has agreed to teach and has designed a "Sampler" rug in fun and easy squares, to gradually build your skill set.  Knitted in lovely 8ply acrylic yarn so that it is easy care, lots of colour choices available.  This class is also suitable for those who know how to knit but need assistance with a pattern!

Saturday October 15, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Saturday November 19, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Cost:    $20.00 per lesson, plus kit if required
 

"Learn to Crochet" with Martin

Learn to crochet with our very talented expert, Martin Anderson.  If you can already crochet and just need a refresher, want some assistance with a pattern or to understand a fancy stitch, then this is the class for you.

Tuesday October 18, 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Tuesday October 25, 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Tuesday November 1, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Cost:    $20.00 per lesson, plus kit if required


Linda Benson Workshops


You asked for it - Linda is coming back again (twice in one year - that's amazing!!).  This time the bear on offer is "Puddin" as pictured below - he is a 3-day workshop.  If you missed out  on Linda's August workshops, "Sasha", the Spirit Bear, is also available to make.  "Sasha" has a double jointed neck, wired limbs, sculpted & shaded paw pads & the sweetest face - he is a 2 day workshop.
 
Friday November 4, 9.30am - 3.00pm
Saturday November 5, 9.30am - 3.00pm
Sunday November 6, 9.30am - 3.00pm

Cost:    $210.00 2-day workshop plus kit
             $290.00 3-day workshop plus kit
 

"Evenings of Crochet" with Martin

We've listened - evening classes to learn to crochet with our very talented expert, Martin Anderson.  If you can already crochet and just need a refresher, want some assistance with a pattern or to understand a fancy stitch, then these are the classes for you.

Thursday November 10, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
AND
Thursday November 24, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Cost:    $40.00, plus kit if required
 

"Tatting" with Nona Oliver

Learn the basics of the Art of Tatting with Nona - all you need to bring along is a tatting shuttle (or purchase one on the day) and a pair of scissors. 

Friday November 11, 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost:    $25.00 per lesson including kit
 

"Amigurumi Bear" with Nicole Mallinder, Bears by Nicole

The very talented Nicole has agreed to share the secrets of how she makes her beautiful little crochet bears.  Day 1: Will start you on the journey of amigurumi, learning to perfect the stitches and tension required.  Homework will be set that needs to be completed ready for....Day 2:  Learn how to construct and complete your little bear.  Please note:  This workshop is for experienced crocheters only, a list of requirements will be provided at time of booking.

Saturday November 12, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
AND
Sunday November 13, 10.00am - 3.00pm

Cost:    $160.00 including kit
 

"Any Bear" with Brigit Charles, Brigits Bears

Highly celebrated artist Brigit specialises in teaching you to recycle your old fur coats into treasured family heirlooms and also has a wonderful range of realistic "Ark Animals" for you to create.  Brigit's bear patterns also lend themselves to the more traditional mohair fabrics, for those of you who don't fancy working with recycled furs.

Sunday November 27, 9.30am - 3.00pm
Cost:    $60.00 per day, plus kit if required
 

Quilts for Foster Kids

Come and join us for a feel good session of quilting for a cause.  Quilts made in these sessions will be donated to Soroptomist International for distribution to children in Foster Care throughout Western Australia.  It's not essential to know how to quilt, if you can sew a (reasonably) straight line (or not!), or know your way around an iron and ironing board (even if you want to make the tea & coffee!!!)  we can use your help!

Saturday October 29, 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Saturday November 26, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Bookings preferred (to make sure we can cater for you all!) Any time you can spare us between these hours would be appreciated.
Cost:  Your time and skills only, but any donations of fabric and quilting supplies gratefully accepted.
 

Crochet for a Cause (or Knit to Do your Bit)

Last year we donated 25 crocheted granny square rugs - our target for this year ... as many as possible! This year the rugs are being donated to the group "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in WA".  Come and join us for a happy session of easy crochet to make up some granny squares for our next batch of rugs.  Any time you can spare us will be appreciated.  Don't worry if you can't crochet - we will be happy to teach you for free (but we will keep the granny square you make!!)

Saturday October 29, 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Saturday November 26, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Bookings preferred (to make sure we can cater for you all!) Any time you can spare us between these hours would be appreciated.
Cost:  Your time and skills only, but any donations of yarns gratefully accepted.

Bearmakers' Retreat Weekend, Toodyay


The dates for next year's Retreats are now set and bookings are being taken - make sure you pay your deposits promptly to secure your spots.

Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017 (with an option to start early on Thursday 2 February). 
Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July 2017 (with an option to stay until Monday 3 July). 

Join us for at the amazing Avalon Homestead for lots of fun and laughter.  It's a wonderful opportunity to make a head start on those UFO's that you have stashed away, start a new project or just catch up with your craft-loving friends - bearmaking, patchwork, quilting, embroidery, knitting & crochet (or do nothing at all!!).  Cost includes twin share accommodation and meals from Friday evening through to Sunday lunch. You can either book over the phone or in person.

Cost: $290.00 (2 nights twin share, includes meals and accommodation)
http://www.avalonhomestead.com.au

 

Regular Classes

Our regular classes are a great way to meet new people, socialise and learn a new craft.

Weekly Classes

Daytime:     Tuesday 9.30am - 12.00pm 
                      Thursday 9.30am - 12.00pm 
                      Saturday 9.30am - 12.00pm
Evenings:    Wednesday 5.30pm - 8.00pm (fortnightly)

 

$20 per lesson

These lessons are suitable for all skill levels, from beginners to the more advanced. Bookings are essential!  Class times are strictly as listed, as teachers have other commitments to attend to after class!

Social Mornings

Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

$12.50 per session

(aka "Stitch & Bitch") This is not a lesson, though there is a teacher on hand in the shop should you require a little advice.  If you require constant assistance, we strongly recommend you book into one of our weekly lessons  as shown above.
Class/Workshop Terms & Conditions
  • Bookings essential!  Especially evening classes.
  • In fairness to both teachers and other students, no babies or children in class.
  • No smoking inside.  (You can take a break if you're desperate!)
  • Bring your basic sewing supplies eg scissors, pins, needles, awl, pliers etc - don't forget to label them!  
  • Bring your own sewing machine if you wish to machine your project.It's a good idea to come and choose your kit (fabric, pattern etc) before the day of the class, as this decision can often take a while.
  • If you wish, kits for workshops can include all materials required to complete your project.  Optional accessories  are available for purchase.  If you don't want us to include the basics like stuffing and threads in your kit, please advise at time of booking.
  • 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place in a workshop.  Your place is not booked until this deposit has been received.  You can book either over the phone or in person with cash or credit card.   If a workshop is cancelled due to insufficient numbers or any other unforeseen circumstance, your deposit will be refunded or transferred to another workshop of your choice.  Full day workshops include a light lunch.  The Teddy Tree does not accept responsibility for changes in the personal circumstances of its students.  
  • A minimum of 5 people required for any class to run.

Editor helping eat High Tea!

Location

226 Scarborough Beach Road (Cnr Egina St)
Mount Hawthorn  WA  6016
p 08 9201 1011
e sales@teddytree.com.au

Hours

9.30am-5pm Tues-Fri
9.30am-3pm Sat
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