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May 2018 Back to top

23 May 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:


26 May 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:


27 May 2018 - Sunday Full Day


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

29 May 2018 - Tuesday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £25.00

Fully Booked

29 May 2018 - Tuesday Half-Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - Bag/Luggage Label (8 to 14 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £25.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - BAG/LUGGAGE LABEL (8 TO 14
YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £25.00

2.00pm until 4.45pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

Travelling the world, or enjoying a day trip with school, make your bag stands out from the crowd - your very own, unique Luggage/Bag label.

Create your own funky label with a combination of Fabric, Stitch, Ribbon and your Imagination!


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.

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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.



30 May 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:


31 May 2018 - Thursday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Boho Top (10 to 14 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £50.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP –
BOHO TOP (10 TO 14 YEARS)

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

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

Part of our ‘Handmade Wardrobe’ series, this cool Boho Top is guaranteed to be a summer holiday essential. Perfect for the beach, picnics and sunny days out.

Choose from a lovely range of fabric to suit your style.


This workshop is suitable for children aged 10 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 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.



June 2018 Back to top

1 June 2018 - Friday Half-Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - ‘Wires & Stuff’ Zipped Pouch (8 to 14 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £25.00
One Place Available

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - ‘WIRES & STUFF’ ZIPPED POUCH (8 TO 14
YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £25.00

2.00pm until 4.45pm

Maximum of Six on this workshop.

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

Make you own Zipped Pouch - keep all of your ‘Wires & Stuff’ tidy. There’ll be lots of stiching, lots of fun and you’ll always be able to find your ‘Wires & Stuff!’


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.

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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.



2 June 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


3 June 2018 - Sunday Full Day


Thicket Table Runner SPECIAL OFFER
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £65.00
Special Offer: £55.00

THICKET TABLE RUNNER

Full-Day Workshop - £65.00 Special Offer: £55.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

A maximum of six people on this workshop. Ages of sixteen upwards.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Table Runner Kit
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Fabric & Thread
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
Make friends with some lovely, stylised woodland creatures.

Fabric is pre-cut and ready to sew. Come along to this great day and make your own Thicket Table Runner.

This workshop is part of our Patchwork and Quilting skill building series.


6 June 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 June 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:


12, 19 & 26 June 2018 - Tuesdays Half-Day - Mornings


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1 (Three Consecutive Tuesday Mornings)
level: Beginner
Price: £
60.00


13 June 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:


13, 20 & 27 June 2018 - Wednesday Evenings


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

14 June 2018 (Start date)
Second Thursday of Month
Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34
Fully Booked

14 June 2018 (Start date)
Second Thursday of Month
Afternoons


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

Fully Booked

14 June 2018 (Start date)
Second Thursday of Month
Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

One Place Available

20 June 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 June 2018 - Thursday Full Day


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Beginner
Price: £
60.00 Special Offer: £55.00 Fully Booked

22 June 2018 - Friday Full Day

Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2
level: Beginner
Price: £65.00 Special Offer: £60.00


23 June 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 June 2018 - Sunday Full Day

Compass Bag Workshop
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £50.00
Fully Booked

COMPASS BAG WORKSHOP

One-Day Workshop - £50.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Pattern (Yours to Keep)
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Interfacing
  • Zip
Fabric, Interfacing and Zips are available to purchase in our shop, on the day if required
 
 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.


Make your own ‘Compass Bag’ using a great pattern by Noodlehead.

This stylish and useful bag will take your bag making skills to the next level. The Compass Bag features: Interior Zipped Pocket, outside Slip or Cargo Pockets and Adjustable Strap.


27 June 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:


30 June 2018 - Saturday Full Day

Ultimate Shift Dress Workshop - Sew Over It Pattern
level: Basic
Price: £55.00
Fully Booked

ULTIMATE SHIFT DRESS WORKSHOP

Full-day workshop - £55.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Pattern (Worth £14.50 - Yours to Keep)
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Interfacing

Fabric, and Thread are available to purchase in our shop, on the day if required

 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.


Create your very own Ultimate Shift Dress. Choose sleeves, or sleeveless for this versatile wardrobe staple.

This new workshop is part of our ‘Sew Over It’ series. Look out for the Pussy Bow Blouse, Vintage Shirt Dress and Ultimate Pencil Skirt.

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


July 2018 Back to top

1 July 2018 - Sunday Full Day

Explorer Bag Workshop
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £50.00

EXPLORER BAG WORKSHOP

One-Day Workshop - £50.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Pattern (Yours to Keep)
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Zip
  • Bag Hardware;
  • Swivel Clips
  • Strap Adjuster
  • Turn-Lock Fastner
  • D-Rings
All Materials and Bag Hardware are available to purchase in our shop, on the day if required
 
 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.


Make your own ‘Explorer Tote’ using a great pattern by Noodlehead.

This stylish and useful bag is available in two sizes, has lots of super-useful pockets and includes a Turn-Lock fastner.


4 July 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:


7 July 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


8 July 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:


11 July 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, 18 & 25 July 2018 - Wednesday Evenings


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


18 July 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 July 2018 - Friday Full Day

Intermediate Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Intermediate
Price: £65.00 Special Offer: £60.00

INTERMEDIATE SEWING TECHNIQUES -
DAY 1


Full-Day Workshop - £65.00
Special Offer: £60.00

10am to 4.00pm

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


What’s Included;
  • Sewing Machine & Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Zip
  • Wadding
  • Insulated Wadding
  • Bondaweb
  • Instruction Booklet & Oven Mitt Pattern
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch


This workshop builds on the skills learned in Beginners’ Sewing Techniques Day 1 and 2. You will further develop your skills with techniques such as;

  • Lapped Zip - perfect for skirts
  • Self Bound Seams - neat seams for all kinds of project
  • Applique - add unique designs to your items
  • Mitred Corners - perfect professional look
  • Bias Binding - make your own for this fab decorative finish.

You will also make your very own heat resistant Oven Mitt - (as illustrated in picture) and is yours to keep, during this workshop



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


21 July 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 July 2018 - Tuesday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £25.00


25 July 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:


27 July 2018 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop – Messenger Bag (10 to 14 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP – MESSENGER BAG (10 TO 14 YEARS)

 

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

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


Make your own funky messenger bag, perfect size to carry your purse, phone and lip balm!

Choose your fabrics, add a little inside pocket and finish with a magnetic fastening.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 10 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 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. 


28 July 2018 - Saturday Full Day


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


August 2018 Back to top

1 August 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:


4 August 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


5 August 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:


8 August 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, 15 & 22 August 2018 - Wednesday Evenings


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


15 August 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:


17 August 2018 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Make a Funky Pencil Case (8-12 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00

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

Full Day Workshop £50.00
 
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 suitable for children aged 8 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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.



18 August 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:


22 August 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:


25 August 2018 - Saturday Full Day


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


28 August 2018 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Topsy Turvy Doll (8 to 12 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - TOPSY TURVY DOLL (8 TO 12 YEARS)

 

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

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

Come along and make this Super Cute Classic - brought right up to date with lots of stitching and lots of fun!

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.

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. 

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.

York School of Sewing - Campground Do Si Do Big Sky - Caravan Roundup by Mary Jane Butters - Larger Image

Topsy Turvy Doll - Alternative view


29 August 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:


30 August 2018 - Thursday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - PE Bag (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner/Basic
Price: £50.00

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

Full Day Workshop £50.00
 
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.

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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.



31 August 2018 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Stuff Bucket (9 to 15 Years)
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £50.00

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

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

10.00am until 4.00pm

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. 



September 2018 Back to top

1 September 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


29 September 2018 - Saturday Full Day


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


30 September 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:


October 2018 Back to top

3 October 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:


6 October 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


10 October 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, 17 & 24 October 2018 - Wednesday Evenings


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


12 October 2018 (Start Date) Second Friday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

LAYER CAKE - Block of the Month Club 2018/19 - The second FRIDAY morning of the month

 

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £160.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


Second Friday Morning of the Month;
12 October 2018
9 November 2018
14 December 2018
11 January 2019
8 February 2019
8 March 2019
12 April 2019
10 May 2019
14 June 2019
12 July 2019
9 August 2019
13 September 2019

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Layer Cake
  • Wadding
  • Thread

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

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Layer Cake and Background Fabrics.

Layer Cakes are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look. Your blocks 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.

12 October 2018 (Start Date)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

LAYER CAKE - Block of the Month Club 2018/19 - The second FRIDAY AFTERNOON of the month

 

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £160.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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


Second Friday Afternoon of the Month;
12 October 2018
9 November 2018
14 December 2018
11 January 2019
8 February 2019
8 March 2019
12 April 2019
10 May 2019
14 June 2019
12 July 2019
9 August 2019
13 September 2019

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Layer Cake
  • Wadding
  • Thread

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

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Layer Cake and Background Fabrics.

Layer Cakes are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look. Your blocks 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 2018 (Start Date) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

LAYER CAKE - Block of the Month Club 2018/19 - The second Saturday morning of the month

 

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £160.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


Second Saturday Morning of the Month;
13 October 2018
10 November 2018
8 December 2018
12 January 2019
9 February 2019
9 March 2019
13 April 2019
11 May 2019
8 June 2019
13 July 2019
10 August 2019
14 September 2019

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Layer Cake
  • Wadding
  • Thread

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

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Layer Cake and Background Fabrics.

Layer Cakes are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look. Your blocks 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 2018 (Start Date) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

LAYER CAKE - Block of the Month Club 2018/19 - The second Saturday AFTERNOON of the month

 

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £160.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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


Second Saturday Afternoon of the Month;
13 October 2018
10 November 2018
8 December 2018
12 January 2019
9 February 2019
9 March 2019
13 April 2019
11 May 2019
8 June 2019
13 July 2019
10 August 2019
14 September 2019

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Layer Cake
  • Wadding
  • Thread

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

Each month we make a different Quilt Block by using our Layer Cake and Background Fabrics.

Layer Cakes are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look. Your blocks 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 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 October 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:


18 October 2018 - Thursday Full Day

Learn to Crochet
level: Beginner
Price: £45.00 Special Offer: £40.00

 

LEARN TO CROCHET

One-Day Workshop - £45.00
Special Offer: £40.00


10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Crochet Hook (Yours to keep)
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Yarn
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
In this workshop you will learn how to make a Foundation Chain, Double and Treble Crochet Stitches including making a Granny Square, giving you the basics to start crocheting your first project.

You don’t need to bring anything with you, we provide you with a crochet hook, yarn and instruction booklet that includes some patterns to try your hand at once you have completed the workshop.

What next?
Once you have completed this workshop you could go on to make scarves, bags or other accessories whilst you build up your expertise. Before you know it you will be crocheting all sorts of items for you and your home.


19 October 2018 - Friday Full Day


Roman Blind SPECIAL OFFER
level: Confident
Price: £70.00 Special Offer: £60.00

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 & Filtered 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.


24 October 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:


26 October 2018 - Friday Full Day


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


27 October 2018 - Saturday Full Day

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


28 October 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 October 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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2 November 2018 - Friday Half-Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 12 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £25.00

 

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

Half-day workshop - £25.00

Afternoon Session: 2.00pm until 4.45pm


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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.



3 November 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


7 November 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:


9 November 2018 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 November 2018 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


10 November 2018 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


10 November 2018 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


11 November 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:


14 November 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:


14, 21 & 28 November 2018 - Wednesday Evenings


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


21 November 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:


24 November 2018 - Saturday Full Day


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


25 November 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:


28 November 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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1 December 2018 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


5 December 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 December 2018 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


8 December 2018 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 December 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:


12 December 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:


14 December 2018 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


14 December 2018 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


15 December 2018 - Saturday Full Day


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


19 December 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:


23 December 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:


January 2019 Back to top

11 January 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


11 January 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


12 January 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


12 January 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


February 2019 Back to top

8 February 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


8 February 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 February 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 February 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


March 2019 Back to top

8 March 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


8 March 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 March 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 March 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


April 2019 Back to top

12 April 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


12 April 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


13 April 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


13 April 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


May 2019 Back to top

10 May 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


10 May 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


11 May 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


11 May 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


June 2019 Back to top

8 June 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


8 June 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


14 June 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


14 June 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


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12 July 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


12 July 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


13 July 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


13 July 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


August 2019 Back to top

9 August 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


9 August 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


10 August 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


10 August 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


September 2019 Back to top

13 September 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


13 September 2019 (Start date - 12 October 2018)
Second Friday of Month
Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


14 September 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Mornings


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


14 September 2019 (Start Date - 13 October) Second Saturday of Month Afternoons


Layer Cake Block of the Month Club
level: Basic/Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34


 

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 & Filtered 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 & Filtered 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.

 

 

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES - DAY 1

One day workshop - £60.00
Special Offer: £55.00

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 & Filtered 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 1 - Three Tuesday Mornings

A series of Three, Half-day Morning Workshops - £60.00


10.00am to 12.00pm

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

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

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
Special Offer: £60.00

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 & Filtered 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.

 

 

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 & Filtered 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

   
 

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 & Filtered 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.



 

 



 

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2018 - The SECOND THURSDAY morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £160.00 for all twelve workshops.

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


Second Thusday Morning of the Month;
14 June 2018
12 July 2018
9 August 2018
13 September 2018
11 October 2018
8 November 2018
13 December 2018
10 January 2019
14 February 2019
14 March 2019
11 April 2019
9 May 2019

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered 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 ‘A Quilter’s Year’.

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.

 

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2018 - The SECOND THURSDAY Afternoon of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £160.00 for all twelve workshops.

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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


Second Thursday Afternoon of the Month;
14 June 2018
12 July 2018
9 August 2018
13 September 2018
11 October 2018
8 November 2018
13 December 2018
10 January 2019
14 February 2019
14 March 2019
11 April 2019
9 May 2019

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered 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 ‘A Quilter’s Year’.

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.

 

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2018 - The SECOND THURSDAY EVENING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Evening workshops - £160.00 for all twelve workshops.

Payment is by 3 x monthly equal payments (£53.34) - this consists of your initial payment, then 2x subscription payments.

If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch.

6.30pm to 9.00pm

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


Second Thursday Evening of the Month;
14 June 2018
12 July 2018
9 August 2018
13 September 2018
11 October 2018
8 November 2018
13 December 2018
10 January 2019
14 February 2019
14 March 2019
11 April 2019
9 May 2019

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered 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 ‘A Quilter’s Year’.

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.

 

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

Half-day workshop - £25.00

Morning Session: 10am 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.

Child Age and Insurance Compliance

All participants of our Children’s Workshops MUST be a minimum of Eight Years of age on the date of the workshop, Parents/Guardians will be asked to provide a signature to confirm this.

This is very important and is to comply with our insurance terms. It is therefore a legal requirement. Any child who does not meet this condition will not be able to participate in the workshop. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you satisfy this term.

 

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