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We’re Closing Down.

After more than 15 years operating Ringwood Sewing Centre (formerly Michelle’s Sewing Basket), we have decided to take a step back and ease into semi-retirement.  We have had a fabulous time owning this business, and as you are aware we have been actively seeking a buyer for the business since January this year.  However we have not Read More


End Of Lease Sale

The lease on one of our shops is up, and we have decided that the time is right not to renew this lease. You are probably wondering why we are making this decision and because you are a valued customer we wanted to take a moment to let you know about what is happening at Read More


AccuQuilt Go Qube and Die How To Day 172005

Have you discovered AccuQuilt?  Do you want to know how this amazing cutting system will speed up the preparation but cutting your fabric quickly and accurately? We know that our customers love to share new ideas and inspiration with Industry Experts and other sewers.  So make sure you mark your calendar and book your spot so Read More


JANOME Quilt Binding / Quilting – accessory day – 172002 – FREE Fat 1/4 & Quilt pattern

In this demonstration you will learn the secrets of  Acufeed Ditch Quilting Foot Center-position guide follows a seam line precisely, allowing perfect in-the-ditch quilting. Used in conjunction with various needle positions, it is also perfect for top stitching or under-stitching a facing. Acufeed 1/4 Inch Seam Foot and Needle Plate Janome 1/4  Guides edge of Read More



YOU INVITATION TO  A  PFAFF & HUSQVARNA  TIPS & TECHNIQUES DAY    FREE!! We are pleased to have  CHERYL BRYANT (Senior Pfaff & Husqvarna Viking Educator) visiting our store to share the latest sewing Tips & Techniques!  This will be a very informative day – one not to be missed! A great opportunity to see the latest Read More


Projects to keep me busy.

I can’t believe that it is almost April. Over the past two months I have been very busy creating and completing a show quilt for AQC (yet to know whether it is a finalist), class samples for terms 2/3 as well as having a go at making some Temari balls for an Easter Gift. The Read More