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Our terms and conditions in a nutshell: - Classes need 3-4 people to go ahead. We will confirm 5 days prior if cancelled due to low numbers, you will be refunded or transferred dates - If you cancel before 5 days, you will be refunded in full - If you cancel within 5 days, you will be charged $25 to transfer or refunded 50% of class fee - If we cancel within 5 days, you will be transferred, refunded or given a credit note
Scribbly Gum Embroidery Workshop

Scribbly Gum Embroidery Workshop

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Over 10 people have attended this class


Join Amy Jones for her very special SCRIBBLY GUM EMBROIDERY workshop for SYDNEY CRAFT WEEK.

Create a beautiful Scribbly Gum piece, using a variety of materials, inspired by textile artist Amy Jones’ Australian Forest Series. You’ll learn  how to use long and short stitch, seed stitch and beading, to create your own unique embroidery piece. 

You will receive a hand printed fabric piece, with a simple pattern inspired by the Scribbly gums in the blue mountains. You’ll also get a beautiful kit, containing gorgeous hand dyed threads and yarn, high quality seed beads, an embroidery hoop and sewing needles. 

Skill level: Suitable for both beginners and more advanced stitchers. 

What is included:

  • hand dyed threads and yarn

  • quality seed beads
  • an embroidery hoop & needle
  • linen

  • a detailed stitch guide

  • there will also a delicious morning tea provided. 

What you will need to bring:

  • Your can do attitude and sense of fun
  • Your glasses if you need them
  • Your lunch and any snacks - fridge, microwave and sandwich press available.

Date and times:

8th October, 10am to 3.30pm

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What you will learn

  • Techniques explored: French knots, Turkey work, Satin stitch & Basic beading

What you will get

  • Hand dyed threads and yarn, quality seed beads, an embroidery hoop & needle, linen ,a detailed stitch guide, there will also a delicious morning tea provided
Parking Info

Venue Map here 


During the week, parking can be tricky.  It is often best to stop at our door and bring your machine in and then find a park.  

During the weekend, there is usually lots of parking on Jabez Street or Shepherd Street. 


We are serviced by the M30, 423, 426 and 428 bus.


We are approx 20min walk from Sydenham or Stanmore Station

What to bring

  • Your glasses if you need them for close work
  • Your lunch and any snacks - fridge, microwave and sandwich press available.

What to wear

Comfortable & warm

Appropriate for


Usefulbox Sewing School

(244 Reviews)

Sewing classes for adults in Marrickville.  Join us to begin your sewing journey or continue learning.  

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4.8 (8 reviews)
Lyndarated it
13 Oct 2023
Wonderful way to spend an afternoon, being inspired by nature, and taught how to capture it by the very talented Amy Jones.
Alissarated it
13 Oct 2023
A fantastic workshop with Amy and a lovely group of people to stitch with too. Supplies were generous and Amy was very generous with her knowledge. I would highly reccomend.
Cherylrated it
09 Oct 2023
Really enjoyed this workshop Amy is a very qualified teacher and explained every step of the project in detail I recommend this Worksop
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 5 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 5 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$25.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 5 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Usefulbox Sewing School or organised by Usefulbox Sewing School must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Usefulbox Sewing School


I agree to give Usefulbox Sewing School unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Usefulbox Sewing School classes and events or on Usefulbox Sewing School premises. (For use of Usefulbox Sewing School marketing materials).

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