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July 2017 Back to top

30 July 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


August 2017 Back to top

1 August 2017 - Tuesday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £20.00
One Place Available

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - GET TO KNOW A SEWING MACHINE (8 TO 12 YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £20.00

Morning Session: 10.00am until 12.45pm


Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Perfect for the younger, absolute beginner, this workshop is a great introduction to the Sewing Machine.

During the workshop, you will make a Patchwork Mat for your room or as a gift. Practicing Straight Stitch, Zig-Zag Stitch and some Fancy Stitches, by the end of the session, you will feel confident and understand how to control a Sewing Machine.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


What next?

On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.



1 August 2017 - Tuesday Half Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - Covered Notebook (8 to 12 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £20.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - COVERED NOTEBOOK
(8 TO 12 YEARS)

Half Day Workshop (Afternoon Session) - £20.00

2.00pm until 4.45pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Notebook (to cover)
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

Come along for a great morning of fun on a sewing machine. Decorating a cover for an A5 notebook (provided), there will be lots of stitching and lots of fun.

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.

What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


2 August 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


2 August 2017 - Wednesday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Wednesday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

3 August 2017 - Thursday Mornings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Morning of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)Fully Booked

3 August 2017 - Thursday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

4 August 2017 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Summer Bunting (9 to 14 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £45.00

CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP - SUMMER BUNTING (9-14 YEARS)

Full Day Workshop - £45.00

10.00am until 4.00pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Come and make your very own string of bunting. Plain fabrics, or you could make your name or maybe a greeting like ‘Welcome’.  Lots of fabrics to choose from.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 9 to 14 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Before attending this workshop, you will have attended our ‘Get to Know a Sewing Machine’ workshop or have experience of using a sewing machine. This workshop is not for a total beginner


 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life. 



5 August 2017 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Our Shop is Open - First Saturday of the Month
Everyone Welcome


6 August 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


8 August 2017 - Tuesday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £20.00

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - GET TO KNOW A SEWING MACHINE (8 TO 12 YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £20.00

Morning Session: 10.00am until 12.45pm


Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Perfect for the younger, absolute beginner, this workshop is a great introduction to the Sewing Machine.

During the workshop, you will make a Patchwork Mat for your room or as a gift. Practicing Straight Stitch, Zig-Zag Stitch and some Fancy Stitches, by the end of the session, you will feel confident and understand how to control a Sewing Machine.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


What next?

On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.



9 August 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


9, 16 & 23 August 2017 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Price: £40.00


10 August 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

10 August 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

15 August 2017 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop – Pyjama Party (10 to 15 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £45.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP – PYJAMA PARTY (10 TO 15 YEARS)

 

Full Day Workshop - £45.00

10am until 4pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch
  • T-Shirt

Come along and make really cute Pyjamas. You bring along a T-shirt or Vest top - we will decorate it, then make a matching pair of Pyjama shorts.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 10 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Before attending this workshop, you will have attended our ‘Get to Know a Sewing Machine’ workshop or have experience of using a sewing machine. This workshop is not for a total beginner


Our tutor for this workshop is Bryony Jefferson-Downing.

Bryony has run Childrens’ Sewing and Craft Workshops in the community for many years.

A Textile graduate, Bryony has been sewing for most of her life. 


16 August 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


17 August 2017 - Thursday Full-Day

Children’s Workshop - Cool Dog (8 to 14 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £45.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - COOL DOG (8 TO 14 YEARS)

Full-day workshop - £45.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six people on this workshop.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Stuffing
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

The new addition to our Animal Gang - Cool Dog! - introduce him to your other members, or start your new collection from our animal workshops - The Coolest Dog in the Pack!

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 14 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.

What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


18 August 2017 - Friday Full-Day

Children’s Workshop - Candy Cushion (9 to 15 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £45.00

Children’s workshop - CANDY CUSHION (9-15 years)

Full Day Workshop £45.00
 
10.00am to 4.00pm
 
Maximum of Six on this workshop

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

Come along and make a really cute cushion. Lots of squares - Lots of stitching - Lots of fun.

This workshop is for children aged 9 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


19 August 2017 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


23 August 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


24 August 2017 - Thursday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Appliqué Apron (8 to 12 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £45.00
One Place Available

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP – APPLIQUÉ APRON (8 TO 12 YEARS)

Full-day workshop - £45.00

10am until 4.00pm


Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Come along and make your colourful apron with useful pockets. We will add some appliqué of your own design!

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.

25 August 2017 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Stuff Bucket (9 to 15 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £45.00 Fully Booked

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - STUFF BUCKET (9 TO 15 YEARS)

Full Day Workshop - £45.00

10.00am until 3.00pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Come and make a useful ‘Stuff Bucket’ - just the thing to put lots of your odds and ends into! 

Continuing with the ‘Tidy’ theme, you will be using some patchwork techniques as well as embellishing with beads, buttons .... What ever you choose on the day.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 9 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Before attending this workshop, you will have attended our ‘Get to Know a Sewing Machine’ workshop or have experience of using a sewing machine. This workshop is not for a total beginner

 

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life. 



27 August 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


29 August 2017 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - PE Bag (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner/Basic
Price: £45.00
One Place Available

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - PE Bag (8 TO 12 YEARS)

Full Day Workshop £45.00
 
10am to 4pm
 
Maximum of Six on this workshop

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
Spend a day making a fabulous PE Bag with a drawstring top, motif and fancy stitches. Great fun and lots of stitching.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.
 
 

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.
 
As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.

What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend one of our other creative textiles or quilting workshops. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


30 August 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


31 August 2017 - Thursday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Make a Funky Pencil Case (8-12 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £45.00
One Place Available

Children’s workshop - Make a funky pencil case
(8-12 years)

Full Day Workshop £45.00
 
10.00am to 4.00pm
 
Maximum of Six on this workshop

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • All Fabrics and a Zip
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

Come along and make your very own Pencil Case - It’s Big, It’s Funky & will be Great Fun to Make and lots of stitching!

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


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1 September 2017 - Friday Full Day

Curtain Making SPECIAL OFFER
level: Intermediate
Price: £75.00 SPECIAL OFFER £65.00
One Place Available

CURTAIN MAKING WORKSHOP

 

One-Day Workshop - £75.00 SPECIAL OFFER £65.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of 4 People on this Workshop. Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric, Lining & Header Tape
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

A maximum of four people attend this workshop, ensuring an even higher degree of individual attention.

Being able to make your own curtains not only saves money but ensures you can achieve exactly the look you want. On this one day workshop you will learn how to create professional-looking, lined curtains.

During the workshop you will learn how to measure up and calculate fabric quantities including repeats and pattern placement. You will make a sample lined curtain with a pencil pleat heading.

We will also discuss other types of curtain heading and how these are achieved.

What next?
After completion of this workshop you could go on to try other home furnishing workshops such as; the Roman Blind, Cushions or Advanced Curtain Making Workshops.



2 September 2017 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Our Shop is Open - First Saturday of the Month
Everyone Welcome


3 September 2017 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


6 September 2017 - Wednesday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Wednesday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

7 September 2017 - Thursday Mornings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Morning of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

7 September 2017 - Thursday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

10 September 2017 - Sunday Full Day


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Beginner
Price: £60.00


13 September 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


13, 20 & 27 September 2017 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Price: £40.00


14 September 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

14 September 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

16 September 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


17 September 2017 - Sunday Full Day

Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2
level: Beginner
Price: £65.00


20 September 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


21 September 2017 - Thursday Full Day

Zip Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £65.00 Special Offer: £60.00


27 September 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


28 & 29 September 2016 - Thursday & Friday 2 Full Days


Beginners’ Patchwork & Quilting Techniques
level: Beginner/Basic
Price: £80.00 (for both days)

Beginners’ Patchwork & Quilting Techniques

Two-Day Workshop £80.00
 
10am to 4pm (Both Days)
 
Maximum of Six people on this workshop. Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread
Fabric, Wadding and Thread is available to purchase in our shop, on the day if required
 
 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.
 
This workshop will introduce you to the gentle art of Machine Patchwork and Quilting. Using your own fabric, you will make your finished 9 patch block into a gorgeous Cushion.
 
Starting at the very beginning, you will use your selection of fabrics (Fat Quarters) and then learn how to Rotary Cut, piece and assemble your Quilt Block. You will go on to learn other techniques such as Quilting, Log Cabin and ‘Quilt As You Go’.
 
At the end of the course you will go home with the Cushion you have made, Samples of the Techniques you have learned and an Instruction Booklet. 

What next?
On completion of this workshop you might like to attend one of our other creative textiles or quilting workshops. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.


30 September 2017 - Saturday Full Day

Sewing Curves and Circles by Machine for a Contemporary and Playful Look
level: Confident intermediate or Advanced Sewers and Quilters
Price: £50.00

Sewing Curves and Circles by Machine for a Contemporary and Playful Look

Full Day workshop - £50.00

10.00am until 4.00pm


Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Clear Quilters’ Template (plastic)

Fabric and Qulters’ Tempates are available to purchase in our shop, on the day if required
 
 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.

Learn three techniques on this course and explore how different colour and fabric combinations can completely change the look of any project.

As a bonus you will receive three of Fiona’s patterns free of charge for the projects pictured below.

The Mid Century Modern Cushion

The Roundabout Table Runner

A Pod for your Pad! Tablet Cover Pattern



Learn a ‘no pin’ method for sewing quarter circles accurately and quickly;



Learn how to inset complete circles into a quilt block or project with no raw edges and a great finish;






Learn how to cut and sew freeform curves to achieve a graphic and contemporary Design;

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Fiona Hirst. Fiona is a Designer, specializing in textiles and mixed media. She has been teaching textiles for over fifteen years.

Her work has been exhibited in the UK in Museums and Touring exhibitions and pieces have been sold internationally.




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1 October 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


4 October 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


4 October 2017 - Wednesday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Wednesday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)
Fully Booked

5 October 2017 - Thursday Mornings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Morning of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)Fully Booked

5 October 2017 - Thursday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

7 October 2017 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Our Shop is Open - First Saturday of the Month
Everyone Welcome


8 October 2017 - Sunday Full Day

Merry Merry Advent Stockings Workshop
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £65.00

MERRY MERRY ADVENT STOCKINGS WORKSHOP

Full-Day Workshop - £65.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six people on this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Moda Merry Merry Fabric Panel by Kate Spain
  • Supporting fabrics
  • Thread
  • Embellishments
  • Ribbon
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch


Make your own Merry Merry Advent Stockings Workshop with the delightful Panel created by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics.

Come along to our fun, project-based workshop - be prepared for the festive season!

This new workshop is part of our ‘Christmas in the Summer’ series. Look out for others coming soon and expand your handmade decorations!



11 October 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


11, 18 & 25 October 2017 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Price: £40.00


12 October 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

12 October 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

13 October 2017 (Start date) - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2017/8 - The second FRIDAY MORNING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

10.00am to 12.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Friday Morning of the Month;
13 October 2017
10 November 2017
8 December 2017
12 January 2018
9 February 2018
9 March 2018
13 April 2018
11 May 2018
8 June 2018
13 July 2018
10 August 2018
7 September 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Jelly Roll
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric,Jelly Rolls, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Jelly Roll and background fabrics.

Jelly Rolls are are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look - they are pre-cut too!

You will be working with different versions of patchwork and quilting techniques and create our blocks. These will be joined together to create a fabulous quilt.

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.


13 October 2017 (Start date) - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2017/8 - The second FRIDAY AFTERNOON of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Friday Afternoons of the Month;
13 October 2017
10 November 2017
8 December 2017
12 January 2018
9 February 2018
9 March 2018
13 April 2018
11 May 2018
8 June 2018
13 July 2018
10 August 2018
7 September 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Jelly Roll
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric,Jelly Rolls, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Jelly Roll and background fabrics.

Jelly Rolls are are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look - they are pre-cut too!

You will be working with different versions of patchwork and quilting techniques and create our blocks. These will be joined together to create a fabulous quilt.

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.


14 October 2017 (Start date) - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2017/8 - The second SATURDAY MORNING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

10.00am to 12.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Saturday Morning of the Month;
14 October 2017
11 November 2017
9 December 2017
13 January 2018
10 February 2018
10 March 2018
14 April 2018
12 May 2018
9 June 2018
14 July 2018
11 August 2018
8 September 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Jelly Roll
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric,Jelly Rolls, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Jelly Roll and background fabrics.

Jelly Rolls are are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look - they are pre-cut too!

You will be working with different versions of patchwork and quilting techniques and create our blocks. These will be joined together to create a fabulous quilt.

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.


14 October 2017 (Start date) - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2017/8 - The second SATURDAY Afternoon of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Saturday Afternoon of the Month;
14 October 2017
11 November 2017
9 December 2017
13 January 2018
10 February 2018
10 March 2018
14 April 2018
12 May 2018
9 June 2018
14 July 2018
11 August 2018
8 September 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Jelly Roll
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric,Jelly Rolls, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Jelly Roll and background fabrics.

Jelly Rolls are are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look - they are pre-cut too!

You will be working with different versions of patchwork and quilting techniques and create our blocks. These will be joined together to create a fabulous quilt.

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.


15 October 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


18 October 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


19 October 2017 - Thursday Full Day


Roman Blind
level: Confident
Price: £70.00 Special Offer: £60.00
One Place Available

ROMAN BLIND

 

Full-Day Workshop - £70.00 Special Offer: £60.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

A maximum of four people attend this workshop, ensuring an even higher degree of individual attention. Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Equipment
  • Fibreglass Rods, Weight bar & Velcro
  • Fabric, Lining & Thread
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
This One-Day Workshop will give you all the skills you need to create your own Roman Blinds.

The workshop covers, how to measure for a blind; how to calculate your fabric requirements; how to construct a blind.

Workshop materials will be provided to produce your sample blind but please feel free to bring along your own fabric and window measurements so you can start work on your blind for home during the workshop.


21 October 2017 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


25 October 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


28 October 2017 - Saturday Full Day


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Beginner
Price: £60.00


29 October 2017 - Sunday Full Day

Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2
level: Beginner
Price: £65.00


30 October 2017 - Monday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £20.00

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - GET TO KNOW A SEWING MACHINE (8 TO 12 YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £20.00

Morning Session: 10.00am until 12.45pm


Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

Perfect for the younger, absolute beginner, this workshop is a great introduction to the Sewing Machine.

During the workshop, you will make a Patchwork Mat for your room or as a gift. Practicing Straight Stitch, Zig-Zag Stitch and some Fancy Stitches, by the end of the session, you will feel confident and understand how to control a Sewing Machine.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


What next?

On completion of this workshop you might like to attend some of our other fun children’s workshops from our ‘Developing Skills in Sewing Programme’ for Children and Young People. Your tutor will advise you on which workshops are best for you depending on what skills you wish to learn.



30 October 2017 - Monday Half-Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - ‘Spooky Stitched Postcards’ (8 to 14 Years)
level: Beginner/Basic
Price: £20.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP (8 TO 14 YEARS) - SPOOKY STITCHED POSTCARDS

Half-day workshop (Afternoon Session) - £20.00

2pm until 4.45pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;
  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

Spend a super, ghoulish day making ‘Spooky’ Postcards - Bats, Skeletons and maybe a Zombie! You will be using Fabric and lots of Sewing Machine Stitching.

These cards can really be posted as long as they have a stamp on - so you can send a unique, hair-raising, hand-made surprise - BOO!

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run the Childrens’ Workshops at The Festival of Quilts since it began in 2003.

As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland. Formerly a Sick Childrens' Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.



31 October 2017 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Goth Doll (8 to 14 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £45.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - GOTH DOLL (8 TO 14 YEARS)


Full-Day Workshop - £45.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop. 

What’s Included;
  • Sewing Machine and Equipment
  • Fabric, Notions & Thread
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 14 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Ideally you will already have attended our ‘Get to Know a Sewing Machine’ workshop or have experience of using a sewing machine.

Have a fun day making your spooky Goth Doll. It could be a Boy or a Girl - you choose the
Clothes, the Hair, the Eyes, the Mouth…..Everything!

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. As a member of the Quilters’ guild of the British Isles she held the post of Young Quilters’ Officer for Scotland.

Formerly a Sick Childrens’ Nurse, Heather has been sewing for most of her life.


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1 November 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


1 November 2017 - Wednesday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Wednesday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

2 November 2017 - Thursday Mornings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Morning of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)Fully Booked

2 November 2017 - Thursday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

4 November 2017 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Our Shop is Open - First Saturday of the Month
Everyone Welcome


5 November 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


8 November 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


8, 15 & 22 November 2017 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Price: £40.00


9 November 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

9 November 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

10 November 2017 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 November 2017 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


11 November 2017 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


11 November 2017 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


12 November 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


15 November 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


18 November 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


22 November 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


25 November 2017 - Wednesday Full Day


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Beginner
Price: £60.00


26 November 2017 - Sunday Full Day

Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2
level: Beginner
Price: £65.00


29 November 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


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2 December 2017 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Our Shop is Open - First Saturday of the Month
Everyone Welcome


3 December 2017 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


6 December 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


6 December 2017 - Wednesday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Wednesday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

7 December 2017 - Thursday Mornings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Morning of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)Fully Booked

7 December 2017 - Thursday Evenings

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017
First Thursday Evening of the Month

level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (for all twelve workshops) Fully Booked

8 December 2017 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


8 December 2017 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 December 2017 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 December 2017 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 December 2017 - Sunday Full Day


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Beginner
Price: £60.00


13 December 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


14 December 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

14 December 2017 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

16 December 2017 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


20 December 2017 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


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3 January 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


10 January 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


11 January 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

11 January 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

12 January 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


12 January 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


13 January 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


13 January 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 January 2018 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


17 January 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


20 January 2018 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


24 January 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


28 January 2018 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


31 January 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


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7 February 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


8 February 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

8 February 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

9 February 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 February 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 February 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 February 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 February 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


21 February 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


28 February 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


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7 March 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


8 March 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

8 March 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

9 March 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 March 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 March 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 March 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 March 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


21 March 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


28 March 2018 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: ALL Levels Welcome
Choose your option(s) below:


April 2018 Back to top

12 April 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

12 April 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

13 April 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


13 April 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 April 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 April 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


May 2018 Back to top

10 May 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

10 May 2018 - Second Thursday of Month Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)Fully Booked

11 May 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


11 May 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


12 May 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


12 May 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


June 2018 Back to top

8 June 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quil
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


8 June 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 June 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


9 June 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

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13 July 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


13 July 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 July 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


14 July 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

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10 August 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


10 August 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


11 August 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


11 August 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)

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7 September 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


7 September 2018 - Second Friday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


8 September 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


8 September 2018 - Second Saturday of Month 12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £150.00 (All of Course)


 

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES - DAY 1

One day workshop - £60.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six people on this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet & Folder
  • Fabric & Thread
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch


This full-day workshop will help you understand how to use a sewing machine and learn some basic construction techniques such as;

  • Plain Seams
  • French Seams
  • Seam Neatening
  • Curved Seams
  • Facings
  • Hems

What next?
Once you have completed this workshop you could go on to take The Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2; The Zip Workshop, The Straight Skirt or Roman Blinds Workshop. Your tutor will advise you which workshops are best for you depending on the skills you wish to learn

 

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES - DAY 2

Pin Cushion

Full-day workshop - £65.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Fabric & Thread
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch


This workshop will build on the skills you already have acquired in Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1. You will learn further essential sewing techniques such as;

  • Invisible Zips - perfect for that professional finish
  • Run and Fell Seams - excellent robust and decorative seam for all kinds of projects
  • Piping - adds a great finish to any project. Make a small piped
  • Pincushion (practical and demonstrates regular cushion skills)

You will go home with an instruction booklet and folder of the samples you have made during the course of the workshop.

What next?
Once you have completed this workshop you could go on to take; The Zip Workshop, The Straight Skirt or Roman Blinds Workshop. Your tutor will advise you which workshops are best for you depending on the skills you wish to learn.

 

ZIP WORKSHOP

Full-day workshop - £65.00 Special Offer: £60.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

Maximum of Six people on this workshop. Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Fabric, Thread & Zips
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

In this workshop you will learn to insert a number of different kinds of Zip;

  • Invisible Zip
  • Fly front zips for trousers
  • Open ended zip
  • Lapped zip
  • Centred zip

You will go home with a folder of instructions and the samples you have made during the course of the day.

What next?
Once you have completed this workshop you could go on to take The Boned Bodice, Couture Techniques, Dress Fitting Shell or Trouser Fitting Shell workshops. Your tutor will advise you which workshops are best for you depending on the skills you wish to learn.

 

YOUR PROJECT! -
Three, Wednesday Evenings

A series of Three, Evening Workshops (Wednesday Evenings) - £40.00

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Maximum of Six people attend these workshops.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Project!

As the name suggests, come along and work on your own project(s) with expert guidance on hand.

You provide the projects - we provide the equipment.

Your Project! is suitable for ALL levels

 

 

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017 - The first wednesday Evening of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Evening workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

6.30pm to 9.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

Each month we make a different Quilt Block. Our workshop theme is ‘Japanese’ style patchwork and quilting.

Working with different kinds of patchwork and quilting techniques, we quilt our blocks ‘as we go’ and join them together using the ingenious ‘sashing’ technique. This means that, as we make our blocks, we build our finished quilt - how fabulous is that?!

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017 - The first Thursday morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

10.00am to 12.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

Each month we make a different Quilt Block. Our workshop theme is ‘Japanese’ style patchwork and quilting.

Working with different kinds of patchwork and quilting techniques, we quilt our blocks ‘as we go’ and join them together using the ingenious ‘sashing’ technique. This means that, as we make our blocks, we build our finished quilt - how fabulous is that?!

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017 - The first Thursday Evening of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Evening workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

6.30pm to 9.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

Each month we make a different Quilt Block. Our workshop theme is ‘Japanese’ style patchwork and quilting.

Working with different kinds of patchwork and quilting techniques, we quilt our blocks ‘as we go’ and join them together using the ingenious ‘sashing’ technique. This means that, as we make our blocks, we build our finished quilt - how fabulous is that?!

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.

 

YOUR PROJECT! - HALF-DAY - MORNING, AFTERNOON OR BOTH

Half-Day (Morning) - £20.00
Half-Day (Afternoon) - £20.00

10.00am to 1.00pm (Morning Session)
1.15pm to 4.15pm (Afternoon Session)

Maximum of Six people per session.
Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Tea, Coffee & Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Project!

As the name suggests, come along and work on your own project(s) with expert guidance on hand. These have the flexibility of half-day options.

You Provide the Projects - We Provide the Equipment

Your Project! is suitable for ALL levels

 

OUR SHOP IS OPEN - SHOPPING SATURDAY (First Saturday of the Month)

 



  • 10am to 4pm - First Saturday of the Month
  • Special Offers
  • Fabulous selection of Fabrics (new ones arriving regularly)
  • Free Parking

We have lots of lovely Fabrics, Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes, Charm Packs and Fat Quarters.

It’s not just all about fabric - there’s lots of Equipment and other Sewing ‘Must Haves’ too

Special offers and plenty of bargains. Come along and say hello, we’d love to see you.

 

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017 - The second Thursday morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

10.00am to 12.30pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Thursday Morning of the Month;
8 June 2017
13 July 2017
10 August 2017
14 September 2017
12 October 2017
9 November 2017
14 December 2017
11 January 2018
8 February 2018
8 March 2018
12 April 2018
10 May 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block. Our workshop theme is ‘Japanese’ style patchwork and quilting.

Working with different kinds of patchwork and quilting techniques, we quilt our blocks ‘as we go’ and join them together using the ingenious ‘sashing’ technique. This means that, as we make our blocks, we build our finished quilt - how fabulous is that?!

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.

 

Quilting - Block of the Month Club 2017 - The second Thursday EVENING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Evening workshops - £150.00 (for all twelve workshops)

6.30pm to 9.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.
Ages of sixteen upwards.


Second Thursday Evening of the Month;
8 June 2017
13 July 2017
10 August 2017
14 September 2017
12 October 2017
9 November 2017
14 December 2017
11 January 2018
8 February 2018
8 March 2018
12 April 2018
10 May 2018

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Bottled Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • Fabric, Wadding and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Each month we make a different Quilt Block. Our workshop theme is ‘Japanese’ style patchwork and quilting.

Working with different kinds of patchwork and quilting techniques, we quilt our blocks ‘as we go’ and join them together using the ingenious ‘sashing’ technique. This means that, as we make our blocks, we build our finished quilt - how fabulous is that?!

Each session is supported by our illustrated, monthly instruction sheets. These build up into a comprehensive folder during the course of the year.

This workshop is part of our Quilters’ Skill Building series.

 

 

 

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