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Apr 28


Spoil mum with hugs savings in our special Mother's Day catalogue.

Spoil mum with hugs savings in our special Mother’s Day catalogue.

Our SPECIAL Mother’s Day catalogue is out now! Sale starts on the 1st of MAY until the 16th, so don’t miss out!

Shop online or in-stores.

Click here to view the catalogue online or download the PDF here.

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Mar 31

It’s Hobbysew Top Ryde City’s BIRTHDAY!

We’re celebrating with a 5 DAYS SALE! 2-6 APRIL 2016

Day 1 – Saturday 2 Apr
Buy 4 Metres of batting & get the 5th one FREE

Day 2 – Sunday 3 Apr
Buy 4 threads & get the 5th FREE
(From Mettler, Rasant & Madeira Range)

Day 3 - Monday 4 Apr
Buy 1/2 metre of materials for $5 each

Day 4 - Tuesday 5 Apr
Buy 5 assorted quilting patterns for $5 each

Day 5 – Wednesday 6 Apr
Buy 4 metres of Vilene & get the 5th FREE

Only at Hobbysew Top Ryde City! While stocks last.

Click here for store location and contact details.

All specials valid for 5 days only 2-6 April 2016 or until sold out. Items on special cannot be returned, refunded or used in conjunction with  any other offer. Selected items and items on specials have no further discounts. No rainchecks. Minimum fabric cut: 0.5m.

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Mar 11

EXCLUSIVE to Hobbysew Top Ryde City

Paula Storm launches and demonstrates the NEW Designer Epic Sewing & Embroidery Machine!

Join us on Wednesday 16th March at Hobbysew Top Ryde City as Husqvarna Ambassador, Paula Storm launches and demonstrates the new Designer Epic Sewing & Embroidery machine!

  • Wednesday 16th March 2016
  • In-Store from 6pm
  • Exclusively at Hobbysew Top Ryde

Husqvarna Ambassador – the very creative Paula Storm demonstrates the fabulous features of this new and exciting machine and answers all your question about the machine.

Cheese Chocolate and a glass of something cold will be served.

Irresistible special price with an exclusive  Hobbysew Bundle for Epic purchased on the night

Call the store now to reserve your place –  RSVP 9877 5067  
There are strictly limited places available, so don’t miss out! 

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Nov 26

Christmas Trading

Please take note that our Hobbysew stores will be closed during the Christmas holiday season. Please see below for the specific dates and stores:



  • Thurs 24th Dec 2015 – Closed
  • Fri 25th Dec 2015 – Closed
  • Sat 26th Dec 2015 – Closed
  • Sun 27th Dec 2015 – Closed
  • Mon 28th Dec 2015  – Closed
  • Fri 1st Jan 2016 – Closed
  • Reopen for normal trade from Sat 2nd Jan 2016
Along with the above dates, also closed:

  • Tues 29th Dec 2015
  • Wed 30th Dec 2015
  • Thurs 31st Dec 2015
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Apr 28

CAR PARK SALE at Hobbysew Kings Park


1 DAY ONLY - SATURDAY, 2nd MAY – 9am to 4pm
At Hobbysew Kings Park

Saturday 2nd May from 9am to 4pm

Fabrics up to 80% OFF and From $10 end of bolts! Accessories, Craft, Kits at BELOW COST!


Don’t miss out on our BIGGEST SALE EVER! At Hobbysew Kings Park for 1 DAY ONLY in the car park you will receive amazing one-off specials never seen before!

• Fabrics up to 80% OFF
• From $10 END OF BOLTS

So join us for an exciting day at Hobbysew Kings Park and enjoy some AMAZING deals and savings!

First in, first served! Hope to see you there from 9am this Saturday!

Rosemary - Kings Park Store Manager
Hobbysew Kings Park, Shop 4/2 Garling Rd, Kings Park, NSW 2148. Phone: 02 9621 4000

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Mar 9

Beginner Sewing Machines

Recently, a lot of people have been asking us for advice on choosing the perfect sewing machine for beginners.

With the help of our experienced store managers and decades of experience, we’ve put together a page where you can find the best machine for you. CLICK HERE for help on choosing your beginner machine.

Janome JR1012Brother NS55Brother GS3700Husqvarna Emerald 116Janome DC2050

Nov 28

Christmas and New Years Trading

Christmas eCard 2014

Dear Valued Customers,

Due to the festive season shut down (Friday 19th December 2014 to Sunday 4th January 2015), all online orders placed after Thursday the 18th of December will not be processed until after the new year on Monday 5th January 2014.

For delivery before Christmas, please ensure that you place your orders before Thursday 18th December 2014.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We wish you all a fun and safe holiday season.


The Hobbysew Family

For your local Hobbysew Store’s Christmas holiday trading hours, please see below for more information:

  • Belconnen – Closed 25th, 26th December and 1st Jan – Open from Sat 27th December (9am-3pm on 31st Dec)
  • Erina – Closed 25th, 26th December and 1st Jan – Open from Sat 27th December
  • Figtree – Closed 25th, 26th, 27th ans 28th December and 1st Jan – Open from Sun 29th December
  • Hornsby – Closed 25th, 26th December and 1st Jan – Open from Sat 27th December
  • Kings Park – Closed 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th December and 1st Jan – Open Monday 29th December
  • Top Ryde – Closed 25th, 26th December and 1st Jan – Open from Sat 27th December
  • Penrith – Closed 25th December to 1st Jan – Open from 2nd Jan 2015
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Nov 5

Blooming Fantasy- A spectacular BOM

Posted in Belconnen, Quilts

Available now from Hobbysew Belconnen the newest Block of the Month program is for Helen Stubbings quilt ‘Blooming Fantasy’. In true Hugs ‘n Kisses style this project uses a simple Gluestick Applique method to give a perfect needleturn look- it is a challenge, but a delight to make.

Helen Stubbings BOM quilt 2014_lowresAvailable by the block over 10 months or as a complete kit this Nordic inspired large quilt is ready and waiting for you to order in any of the following ways..

Fabric & pattern Block of the Month (10 months)

Posted: $46 Month 1  &  $28.50 Months 2 – 10

A full pack of fusible applique paper comes as part of the pattern set in Month 1

Full pattern set & fabric pack: $240 + $ 13.50 postage

Full pattern set only: $89.55 + $6 postage.

For more details or to arrange your order today – contact Belconnen Hobbysew 02 6253 0011 or email

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Sep 18

Better Homes & Gardens Show – 19 to 21 September 2014

Posted in Events, Hobbysew Stores

Come visit us from tomorrow and all weekend at the Better Homes & Gardens Show! Free Brother Sit & Sew, demonstrations & amazing show specials! Look forward to seeing you!

Brother & Hobbysew Sit and Sew Stand Look at all the beautiful products Brother International

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Sep 9

September Workshops with Helen Stubbings

Hobbysew Belconnen are hosting Workshops with Helen Stubbing Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September, if you love hug’s and kisses by Helen Stubbings you will love these two classes, come to one or come to both. Call the store and reserve your place now…6253 0011HS_PS_04HS_PS_03

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