Quilt pictures and more!!


Lots of Show and tell pictures at Skellywags.

Have a look at the beautiful quilts and the fun classes


Nolene Mcgurens

Noelene`s gorgeous quilt came to visit us.

Lesleys baltimore

Lesley`s Baltimore quilt, stunning, Well done Lesley!

Dear Jane

Sonia brought us a few of her amazing quilts – 1st one -Dear Jane

Jane Pizars Quilt

Sonia`s 2nd quilt – Jane Pizar


“Follow Me” – Block of the Month, class pictures.

They are coming along beautifully!

Double Wedding ring classes. All looking lovely!

Little Dolls quilts made in 3D mini monthly class.


Miniature Sunburst for 3D Mini class.

Just had to make this Churn Dash cot quilt.!

Pattern and fabrics available at Skellywags


Its that time again “Indigo Quilt Exhibition 2016”

26th,27th,28th August.

9am – 4.30pm

At “The Joy Bus” Barnawartha

Come along and see a variety of beautiful quilts.

“Go Green” post card Challenge on display

All proceeds from entry and quilt raffle go to Alzheimer`s Australia

Enjoy good coffee and yummy food at The Joy Bus!

Put these dates in your diary!!

Calendar – June to Dec 2016

“Skellywags” Calendar for June to Dec 2016

At “The Joy Bus” Cafe Gallery

23 High Street Barnawartha

ph 0439311246

email: skellywag@hotmail.com


When booking classes $20 booking fee will be required to hold your place.


Come along to Wednesday Sit and Sew.

Bring along your project to work on and enjoy the atmosphere!

No tuition on Sit and Sew Wednesdays.

Decision made in fairness to paying students and tutors.

Every Wednesday Sit and Sew.

10 am- 4pm

$5 includes tea and coffee

Bring your show and tell to share

Come along to Thursday Sit and Sew.

Bring along your project to work on and enjoy the atmosphere and

have tuition if you need.

Catch up classes available on Thursdays and tuition available (cost applies.)

Thursday Sit and Sew

1st Thursday and 3rd Thursday of the month.

10am – 4 pm

$5 includes tea and coffee



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“Follow Me “Sampler Block of the Month with Shelley and Jan

1st Saturday of the month


10am – 4pm

Medallion style sampler with a simple applique centre.

Great quilt for learning a variety of techniques for beginners and all skilled levels.

Old Favorites and tuition class with Shelley and Jan

Saturday 30th July and Thursday 8th September

10am – 4pmP1030606


Choose one of our patterns and learn the techniques.

Bags – You will need 2 days to complete:

Lord Nelson,Overnight bag, Retro bag

3D Mini Club with Shelley

Monthly               P1030758


10am – 4pm

Come along and enjoy an exciting class making unique items, purses,

boxes, little bags and mini quilts!

Thursday 9th June

Thursday 14th July

Thursday 18th August

Thursday 22nd August

Thursday 13th October

Thursday 10th November



Mad Stitchathon

Saturday 29th October

10am – midnight


Have a fun-filled day and night of stitching!

Bring your own projects and get heaps done.

Skellywags Open pattern class with Shelley

2nd Tuesday of the month

Starting 12th July

10am – 4pm



Bring along a commercial pattern for a top, pant or skirt of your choice or make “The Top”

A-line Skirt or wrap skirt from Shelley s patterns.

Altered and fitted to your size.



Favorite Pattern Class

4th Tuesday of the month

Starting 26th July

9-30 am – 4pm


4 students only.

Learn to create a pattern from your favorite garment, without pulling it apart.

Bring along your favorite garment Top, Blouse, skirt or pant.



Wedding Ring Class

Saturday 9th July

10am – 4pm


Make this beautiful old style quilt.

A great way to learn a new technique using your sewing machine.

Vintage Candy quilt

Saturday 10th September

10am – 4pm



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Vintage Candy quilt ,

beautiful pattern made with soft fabrics using foundation piecing.



Step into Foundation Piecing

Saturday 24th September

10am – 4pm


Make an intricate Mariners Compass Centre for a quilt.

Lots of fun using foundation piecing!



Chasing the Sun


Chasing The Sun with Shelley and Jan

Saturday 22nd October

10am – 4pm

Learn all the skills and enjoy making Chasing the Sun.

Great scrappy Quilt.

$40 if you have the pattern and kit

$50 if you have pattern

$65 if no pattern or Kit.

Fun Day Workshop with Shelley and Jan

Saturday 19th November


10am – 4pm

Put this date in your book as lots of fun to be had at our workshop.

Enjoy a fun day with a packed goodie bag, kited project to work on the day.

Yummy food and lots of stitching!


Chasing the sun workshop day



Embroidery with Moira Watkins

Beautiful Bullion Stitches.

Thursday 8th September

10am  – 4 pm

$85 includes simple kit to stitch your embroidery

For beginners and experienced, learn the art of embroidery with bunnies, rosebuds and more!


Embroidery with Moira Watkins.

Springtime Pansies

Thursday 27th October

10am – 4pm

$85 includes simple kit to stitch embroidery

Introduction to thread painting!



Patchwork Hop 2016 is on!
Thursday 6th - 7th October 2016
A bus trip with a difference. visit quilt shops and join like-minded
people for fun few days!

Price to be advised.

Deposit needed to secure your place.

Fat eighth Choice club 2016

Join Skellywags Fabric club. Receive 8 fat eighths quarterly.

$20 a quarter plus postage and handling.

A great way to build your stash, its your choice or we will choose for you from our selection of beautiful varied ranges of fabrics.

Member ship entitles you to 10% discount on future fabric purchases.



Indigo Quilt Show 2016

At “The Joy Bus” Barnawartha

Friday 26th- 27th 28th August

9-30am – 4-30pm

Gold coin donation entry.



Quilt Raffle 


A great display of beautiful quilts made by our local talented ladies!

All entry and Quilt Raffle proceeds go to “Alzheimer’s Australia”

Don`t forget our POST CARD CHALLENGE!

Theme: “GO GREEN”



Last Sit and Sew for 2016 December 14th – Christmas lunch.

Log Cabin Challenge show and tell.


Resume – Wednesday 18th January 2017


A few snaps of “Follow Me” Block of the month

Catch up next month

Creating at Skellywags

3D Mini club running once a month.

Last month we had a lovely time making vintage patched purses!

Here are some of the creations, just gorgeous!!


Coming up this month Block of the month 3 ” Follow Me”

We are seeing some beautiful Appliques and  saw tooth borders!

Stay tuned for some nice pictures coming after this weeks class.


Embroidery classes with Moira Watkins.

Come and enjoy making a beautiful embroidered pouch, a stunning strawberry design made into a pouch ideal for your iPad.

Simple Stump work 


Class: Sweet Strawberry Pouch

At “The Joy Bus” 23 High st Barnawartha

Date:Saturday 21st May

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost :$85

Kits are available for purchase.

Ph 0439311246 for bookings.

Indigo Quilt Show 2016

Early notice to all quilters out there,

Put these dates in your diary —-August Friday 26th , 27th and 28th

Beautiful local quilts to see, Post card Challenge,

Quilt raffle – all proceeds to “Alzheimer’s Australia”


Quilt Raffle above


“GO Green” Post Card Challenge————–

Design your own post card based on the theme “Go Green”

Make a 5” x 7” postcard from fabric using your own design.

 Either with applique, English paper piecing, embroidery, machining, whatever your heart desires.

All post cards must be delivered by Wednesday 24th August 2016


Catch up next month – Shelley and Jan