Christmas crafternooning is on the horizon

Threads Christmas Crafternoon

Can you believe that Christmas is just around the corner? And as the lovers of handmade holidays, at Threads we are getting pretty excited about the gifts we want to cast on, hook  into and stitch up. There are lots of great new goodies coming soon to Threads that will have you inspired for a brilliant handmade holiday.  But to kick off, we wanted to share with you our ’12 weeks ’til Christmas crafternoon’ countdown.

Each Saturday leading up to Christmas, come spend some uninterrupted crafting time @ Threads to fulfil your handmade holiday ideas. Join our latest crafternoon project session, or continue each week with a crafternoon project from previous weeks. Our team of talented crafters will be on hand to help with technical guidance and café sustenance.

When: Saturday afternoons between 1 & 4pm (join us for three hours, or two or one – the option is yours)
Where: @ the Threads & More big table
$$$: $5 to come along & enjoy some Christmas crafternoon cheer, a coffee or tea, and crafty guidance from your crafternoon host. Crafternoon kits will be available at special Christmas prices.

Bookings essential – secure your seat @ the Threads big table today and receive your ‘crazy crafternooner’ loyalty card for an opportunity to receive $20 store credit. Book in over the phone during business hours on 07 3379 6699, or via email @

So what kinds of crafty goodness have we got planned?? Take a peek at the sessions below:

Crafternoon #1 – Oct 6 Millamia Christmas Stockings …gorgeous candy striped knitted stockings. Kit includes the beautiful flat pack pattern with three pattern variations, and three balls of Millamia yarn of your choice. Price: $35

Crafternoon #2 – Oct 13 Squishy Blanket …a handmade quick knit on big needles. Perfect for the babies on your Christmas gift list. Kit includes yarn and pattern. Price: $85 (kits available in extra fine merino for an additional $80)

Crafternoon #3 – Oct 20 Hexi Pin Cushion …a lovely crocheted gift for a crafter from a crafter. Kit includes pattern, yarn and cushion inner. Price: $45

Crafternoon #4 – Oct 27 Cotton Washers …crocheted or knitted, these washers are great paired with a beautiful cake of soap as a last minute handmade gift. Kit includes pattern and enough yarn to make at least three washers. Price $25

Crafternoon #5 – Nov 3 Customised [make it] timber cross stitch frame or cross stitch iPhone cover … personalise a mini stitchery as a contemporary gift for the person that has everything. Kit includes frame, thread, instructions and project ideas. Price: $12.50/$15

Crafternoon #6 – Nov 10 Crocheted Christmas Wreath … handmade holiday goodness for your home. A simple & fast project to show off your crochet skills this Christmas.  Kit includes yarn, ‘naked’ wreath and instructions, plus ideas to embellish your wreath. Price: $21

Crafternoon #7 – Nov 17 myo ‘stitch me’ softies …create a cuddly companion for a special little someone’s stocking. Either hand stitched or machine stitched (bring your own machine or use ours) – the sewing lines are clearly marked (on both sides). Kit includes pre-printed fabric panels, needle & thread, and full instructions. (Threads will supply an iron & stuffing). Price: $15-20

Crafternoon #8 – Nov 24 Crochet Bunting …Complete your Christmas décor with beautiful crocheted cotton bunting in colours of your choice. Kit includes five colours and pattern.  Price: $20

Crafternoon #9 – Dec 1 Winter Wonderland Snow Flake Decorations …our favourite petite project of 2012.  Lovely little decorations for your tree, or gift adornment. Knitted & crocheted.  Kit includes yarn and pattern. Price: $10-20

Crafternoon #10 – Dec 8 Ruffle Scarf …latest craze for gifts under $10.  Set your clock & complete this gift in under 2 hours. Kit includes pattern and 2 balls of yarn in your colour choice. Price: $15

Crafternoon #11 – Dec 15: Pom Pom mania …we © pom poms for gift tags, garlands and much, much more. BYO fork, (yes we did say fork), sharp embroidery scissors and learn the simple art of petite pom pom making. Kit includes 5 skeins of crewel wool & instructions.  Price: $5

Crafternoon #12 – Dec 22 Last minute crafting …bring along your Christmas crafternoon UFO’s and spend three uninterrupted hours finishing your projects for a happy handmade holiday. 

Important notes: these crafternoons are not formal ‘learn to’ sessions. An understanding of the foundations of knitting, crocheting, and stitching are required.

payment of the crafternoon session fee of $5 is required at the time of booking to secure your seat @ the big table. If you are unable to attend on a certain date, you can reschedule to a later session, however, we are unable to provide refunds for cancellations or non-attendance.


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