About Us + Our COVID-19 Safety Plan

COVID-19 Safety Plan 

 

Please be assured, we take the safety of our customers and staff seriously.

Please read the list below:  (not exhaustive)

 

 Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

 

Shop opening hours:

Monday - Saturday

10am - 5pm

 

Sunday

Closed

About Us

Frangipani Fabrics is a community minded fabric shop and Sewing School in North Hobart. We are Tasmania's leading Sewing School and have sewing class nearly every day of the week in our sunny studio - our Sew Anything and Kid's Classes (including Birthday Party Classes) are very popular, and beginners are always welcome (even if you've never sewn a stitch!)

We also teach children and adults with disability to sew through our community-funded Sew Together Program.

Our classes are inclusive and friendly.

At Frangipani Fabrics we supply sewists with modern, kids, Japanese and indigenous fabrics & beautiful sewing patterns.

We love working with wool felt and other natural fibres and sell sewing projects with a difference that we know our customers will enjoy.

If you're passing through Hobart, remember to dress warmly in the Winter/ sunscreen in Summer and please drop in :)

Wholesale Inquiries are welcome on our original patterns.

 

Our Philosophy:

At Frangipani Fabrics we know that when we create, we do so within a complex ecosystem. As with most crafts, working with textiles can be a wasteful and damaging process if sustainability isn’t taken into consideration along the way.

In our classes and business practices we endeavour to balance the desire to create, with an obligation to do so responsibly, minimising our impact on the earth and our community. As our business and community evolves, our intention is to continue to find ways to minimise our environmental impact, bringing this ethos into our classes and our store.

Our students are an important part of this intention. As we teach, we want to promote a sustainably-minded and holistic approach to sewing and creating. We are passionate about helping students develop an awareness of why they make and how they can make things to last and be loved. We provide them with the technical skills to make things well, using quality natural fibres.

As well as learning to sew a project from start to finish, we believe it is important to complement this side of sewing with upcycling skills and scrap projects. Sewing is a constant cycle of creating projects and creating fabric waste...only it doesn’t have to become waste!

We find so much joy in nurturing the creativity and sewing skills of our customers, and building a community of passionate people. Giving our community the tools to upcycle, mend and reduce waste is an important part of this process.  We love learning and growing alongside you, and we look forward to building an environmentally conscious sewing community together!

 

 

We are located at:  

313a Elizabeth Street, North Hobart.