Time for a catch up at Skellywags!

It has been more than a couple of months and no blog! so I have quite a few pictures for you and as well as our new Calendar for June to Dec 2017!

beginners class 2017

Two very excited students with their finished Crib Samplers


di follow melesleys follow mealisons follow me

jenis follow me

Beautiful quilts finished from our Block of the Month “Follow Me”



Shoo-fly Challenge 2017 – Thanks ladies for all your efforts!



Alison’s, Anne`s ​and Thelma`s show and tell at Skellywags!

Stunning Quilts!



Jan`s new patterns,  Antique  Pinwheels and Kaleidoscope.



Skellywags Calendar June to Dec 2017

At The Joy Bus 23 High St Barnawartha 
Ph 0439311246
Instagram- Skellywaggs

Sit and Sew Days

Every Tuesday,Wednesday and Friday
10am - 4pm
$8 includes tea and Coffee
Bring your show and tell to share!
Thursday Sit and Sew
1st Thursday and 3rd Thursday of the month
10am - 4pm 
$8 includes tea and coffee
Bring along your show and tell to share!


“Harvey Lane” Block of the month.

12 months of applique and pieces blocks.


Mainly Applique, using Japanese Linen with Reproduction brights.

 Can Join any time, contact Shelley or Jan

10am - 4pm
$40 with tuition 
Bom 3- Saturday July 1st,August 19th,Sept 2nd, Oct 7th, Nov 4th,Dec 2nd.


Friendship Sampler Block of the Month

Continuing Block of the month

Each month you will make 2 different blocks and learn new techniques, learning the history of each block.

10am - 4pm 
$40 with tuition
Dates- Saturday July 8th,August 12th, Sept 9th, Oct 14th,Nov 11th,Dec 9th.




Miniature Quilt class

Try your hand at a simple miniature quilt -Mini eight pointed Star!

Thursday 29th June
10am - 4pm



Saturday Night Fever!!

Have a fun-filled day and night of stitching!

2 Dates – Saturday 22nd July and Saturday 16th September

10am to Midnight if you dare
$10 for the day
$14 for tea


Mixed Bag – pick a quilt or bag design to make on the day.

See pictures below

Top left Picnic Time, Cherry Time shoulder bag,

Chasing the Sun and Tulip Time bag

Tuesday 4th July
10am - 4pm 



Mariners Compass- Part 1 and Part 2.

Make this Mariners Compass, using foundation piecing.


Thursday 3rd August 
10am - 4pm 
$85 for Part 1
$65 for part 2 


Dressmaking class – Elasticated pant.

Make your self a pair of comfortable pant with flat front, pockets and elasticized back.

Tuesday 8th August
9-30am - 4pm
6 students only



Lone Star

lone starAntique  Lone  star – Example only

Make this Master piece, dating back to 1800`s

Tuesday 12th September
10am - 4pm

Add extra`s to your blouse in a dressmaking class

with Shelley.

Must have done the previous blouse class with pattern.

Bring along your blouse pattern and add features, such as plackets, new neckline, longer lengths and your ideas.

Take home patterns to make plenty more!

Tuesday 26th September
9-30am - 4pm 
6 students only.



 Go Wonky with Shelley and Jan.

Have a fun day making a wonky quilt, great for using your stash.

gees bend

Example only of antique Gee`s Bend quilt.
Thursday 28th September 
10am - 4pm


Fun Day Workshop with Shelley and Jan.

Enjoy a fun day with goodie bag, kitted project to make on the day.

Yummy food and lots of stitching!



Skellywags Mug Bag – made at last workshop 2017
Saturday 21st October 
10am - 4pm


Tight Pineapple Log Cabin Class.

Would you like a challenge which is very additive!

Foundation pieced, a different way!



Thursday 9th November
10am -4pm

Indigo Quilt Show 2017

             Friday 25th, Sat 26th, Sun 27th August 2017

At “The Joy Bus”

23 High st Barnawartha 3688

9-30am – 4pm

Come and support “Alzheimer’s Australia”

Gold Coin donation entry and Quilt Raffle proceeds  to Alzheimer’s Australia


            Why not join our “postcard Challenge” for Indigo Quilt show 2017

Theme – “five”

Make a postcard  5″ x 7″ what ever design or technique.

Inquiries Contact Shelley 0439311246

P10309952016 postcards

Looking forward to seeing you at the Indigo Quilt Show!


Bus trip to Melbourne to see Fashions by Christian Dior at NGV- Thursday October 12th- Friday 13th October.

Cost $150

A few spots left——


Expressions of interest

Do you enjoy applique and hand work and would like to come to an Applique Gathering at Skellywags in the coming few months?

Talk to Shelley and Jan


Fat Eight  Club 2017

Join Skellywags Fabric Club and receive 8 fat eights quarterly.

$23 a quarter plus postage and handling.

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

Membership also entitles you 10% discount on future fabric purchases.


For class bookings or inquiries

Email Shelley : skellywags@hotmail.com

Ph 0439311246

Skellywags Booking policies- When Booking into class a $20 booking fee will be required to hold your place. When signing up for a block of the month , you are signing for the 12 month course


One thought on “Time for a catch up at Skellywags!

  1. Fantastic quilts Shelly, good to hear you are doing so well.

    Kay Marl
    KMs Quilting
    0408 265945

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