WORKSHOP DATES

For details about each workshop, please roll your mouse over the underlined course title or via the ‘Workshops’ navigation button link.To check level requirement, roll your mouse over the level title.


January 2019 Back to top

19 January 2019 - Saturday Full Day

Ditty Bag Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00 Fully Booked

DITTY BAG WORKSHOP

Full Day Workshop - £55.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread
  • Zip
  • Pattern (Yours to keep)
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Have a fun day out making your own, super cute, super useful ‘Ditty’ Bag. They are also a perfect gift idea.

Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish the project at home.


Our tutor for this workshop is Bryony Jefferson-Downing.

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

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


20 January 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Brioche Knitting Workshop
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00 Fully Booked

Brioche Knitting Workshop

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

10am until 4pm

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


What’s Included;

  • Your Cowl or Scarf Kit includes Yarn and
    Pattern

  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water


What do I need to bring?;

  • A pair of Circular or Double Pointed Knitting Needles;
    If you choose the Cowl Project; 5mm Circular or Long Double-Pointed needles and if you choose the Scarf Project you will need; 4mm Circular or Long, Double-Pointed Needles

  • Packed Lunch

Brioche knitting in two colours creates an amazing, reversible fabric which is absolutely ideal for Scarves, Cowls, Shawls etc. By creating movement in the lines of the Brioche Rib, we reveal fascinating patterns and designs which are incredibly satisfying.

You will need to be an adventurous knitter to tackle this technique, but it is well worth the effort when you see the results which can be achieved.

You will learn the skills needed to get you started with two-colour Brioche Knitting and practise increasing and decreasing stitches to produce an elegant wave and designs which will be a real wow factor in your finished piece. The workshop will also cover Italian Cast On and Cast Off which are useful tools for this form of knitting.

Choose a kit (provided) to create your own gorgeous Brioche Scarf or Cowl.

Please note:
Depending on your progression during the day, you may have to finish the project at home.



Our tutor for this workshop is Judith Schur.

Judith is a designer, maker with a passion for all types of needlecraft - especially knitting.

With Judith, you are in perfect hands to learn all aspects of knitting. 

Intermediate - Before attending this workshop, you will be able to confidently Knit, Purl, Rib, Increase and Decrease Stitches.


26 February 2019 - Saturday Full Day


Terrazzo Table Runner SPECIAL OFFER
level: Intermediate
Price: £65.00 Special Offer: £50.00

TERRAZZO TABLE RUNNER

Full-Day Workshop - £65.00 Special Offer: £50.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
After visiting some of England’s finest stately homes, Nadine designed her fabulous Terrazo Table Runner; A celebration to the skill and precision of historical craftspeople and their inspiration of beautiful, natural stone decoration.

Come along for the day and make your very own timeless classic in fabrics of your choice from the large selection in our shop.


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


27 January 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


30 January 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


February 2019 Back to top


2 February 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


3 February 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


6 February 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


10 February 2019 - Sunday Full Day


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


13 February 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


13, 20 & 27 February 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £45.00


15 February 2019 - Friday Full Day

Lace Knitting Workshop
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00

Lace Knitting Workshop

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

10am until 4pm

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


What’s Included;

  • Your Shawl Kit (choice of colours) includes Yarn, Beads and Pattern

  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water


What do I need to bring?;

  • Knitting Needles;
    4mm needles for your shawl and a selection of needles to use on the practise pieces (3.25mm, 3.5mm, 4mm, 4.5mm and 5mm would be a good selection to bring along).

  • Packed Lunch

Lace knitting can look complicated, but Judith has designed a gorgeous shawl to be simple and easy to knit from a detailed pattern and/or chart. The addition of beads adds that extra element of style.

You will learn simple lace stitches and techniques which can be used for applying beads to your knitting. Then you will start to knit your shawl.

You will receive a kit (choice of colour) containing enough Cotton Yarn & Knitters’ Beads to create your shawl.


Please note:
Depending on your progression during the day, you may have to finish the project at home.



Our tutor for this workshop is Judith Schur.

Judith is a designer, maker with a passion for all types of needlecraft - especially knitting.

With Judith, you are in perfect hands to learn all aspects of knitting. 

Intermediate - Before attending this workshop, you will be able to confidently Knit, Purl, Rib, Increase and Decrease Stitches.


16 February 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


17 February 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Mélanie Kimono Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00

MÉlanie Kimono 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
  • Mélanie Kimono Pattern (Yours to Keep)Sizes 4 to 22
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Interfacing

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

 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.


Inspired by the traditional kimono with sash, generous patch pockets and threequarter sleeves.

Your kimono is a loose-fitting design that can be used as loungewear or, as a jacket or cardigan in a heavier fabric. Your pattern has lots of sizes from 4 to 22 and children’s sizes included!

Make a lovely Kimono and develop your sewing skills too.


Please note: Depending on your progression during the day, you may have to finish the project at home.

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.


20 February 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


23 February 2019 - Saturday Full Day


Roman Blind
level: Confident
Price: £70.00Fully Booked

ROMAN BLIND

 

Full-Day Workshop - £70.00

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 February 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Learn to Crochet
level: Beginner
Price: £45.00

 

LEARN TO CROCHET

One-Day Workshop - £45.00

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.

Beginner - Before attending this workshop, you will have none, or very little experience of Crochet.



25 February 2019 - Monday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Monster Pyjama Case (9-14 years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £55.00

Children’s Workshop - Monster Pyjama Case (9-14 years)

Full Day Workshop - £55.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Notions
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Design and make your very own, super Monster Pyjama case - lots of stitching and lots of Monster Fun!



Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish the project at home.


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. 


26 February 2019 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - ‘Once Upon A Time’ Book Cushion (8-14 years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £55.00

Children’s Workshop - ‘Once upon a time’ Book Cushion (8-14 years)

Full Day Workshop - £55.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

Maximum of Six attend this workshop.

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Cushion Pad
  • Notions
  • Soft Drinks

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Make a super 'Once Upon A Time' Book Cushion, super fun, super useful! Roll your mouse over the image for reverse view of image.



Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish the project at home.

 

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.

York School of Sewing - ‘Once Upon A Time’ Book Cushion - Larger Image

‘Once Upon A Time’ Book Cushion - Rear view


27 February 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


28 February 2019 - Thursday Half-Day (Morning 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

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.

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.



28 February 2019 - Thursday Half Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - Covered Notebook (8 to 12 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £25.00

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

Half Day Workshop (Afternoon Session) - £25

2pm 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.

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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2 March 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


3 March 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


6 March 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


10 March 2019 - Sunday Full Day


‘Clam Up’ Bag Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00 Fully Booked

‘Clam Up’ Bag Workshop

10.00am to 4.00pm

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



What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Supporting Fabric
  • Notions - Zips etc....
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Super fun to make, these useful bags are a great shape and are perfect for storing and carrying Make-up, Sewing Supplies, Tech Gear, and well......., whatever you want to!

All of your fabrics are included in this one day workshop. Come along and make a lovely item and develop your sewing skills too!


Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish your block at home.

Our tutor for this workshop is Bryony Jefferson-Downing.

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

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



13 March 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


13, 20 & 27 March 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £45.00


16 March 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


17 March 2019 - Sunday Full Day

‘Kitty’ Knickers Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00 Introductory Offer: £50.00

‘KITTY’ KNICKERS WORKSHOP

 

Full-day workshop - £55.00 Introductory Offer: £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)
  • Lingerie Elastic
  • Fabric
  • Ribbon
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

Have a super, fun day making your own Bias-cut Cotton Knickers - A great introduction to knicker making.


Please note: Depending on your progression during the day, you may have to finish the project at home.

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.


20 March 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


22 March 2019 - Friday Full Day

Kantha Embroidery Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00

KANTHA EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

Full Day Workshop - £55.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Fabric
  • Embroidery Threads
  • Supporting Fabrics
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

This workshop is a perfect introduction into the beautiful and ancient Indian Art of Kantha Embroidery.

Using simple hand-stitches, you will create your own artwork. Your finished art can be framed or made into a bag or purse.



Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish the project at home.

 

Our tutor for this workshop is Heather Chalkley. Heather has been helping to run 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., Heather has been sewing for most of her life.



23 March 2019 - Saturday Full Day


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


24 March 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2
level: Basic
Price: £65.00
One Place Available

27 March 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


29 & 30 March 2019 - Friday & Saturday 2 Full Days


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


31 March 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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3 April 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


6 April 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


7 April 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Maritime Classic Top Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £50.00

maritime classic top WORKSHOP

 

Full-day workshop - £50.00


10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Seam Tape

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

 A Materials List will be sent to you upon booking.


Every wardrobe should have at least one of these classic, boat necked, knit tops. Sleeve length can be 3/4 length or short - your choice.

This is a great introduction to working with knit fabrics.


Please note: Depending on your progression during the day, you may have to finish the project at home.

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.


10 April 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


10, 17 & 24 April 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £45.00


14 April 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


17 April 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


24 April 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


27 April 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


28 April 2019 - Sunday Full Day


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


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1 May 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


4 May 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


8 May 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


8, 15 & 22 May 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £45.00


12 May 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


15 May 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


18 May 2019 - Saturday Full Day


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


22 May 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


25 May 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


26 May 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Charm Pack Bag
level: Basic
Price: £70.00 Introductory Offer: £65.00

CHARM PACK BAG

Full Day Workshop - £70.00
Introductory Offer: £65.00



10.00am until 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Charm Pack
  • Fabric
  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Choose from our wide range of Charm Packs (Pre-cut 5 inch squares of fabric) to make your very own Charm Pack Bag - Perfect for the Beach, a Project Bag or for your ‘Out and About’ Shopping Bag.



Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish the project at home.


Our tutor for this workshop is Bryony Jefferson-Downing.

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

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


29 May 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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1 June 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


2 June 2019 - Sunday Full Day

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


5 June 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


9 June 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


12 June 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


12, 19 & 26 June 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £45.00


19 June 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


22 June 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


23 June 2019 - Sunday Full Day


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


26 June 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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3 July 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


6 July 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


7 July 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


10 July 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


10, 17 & 24 July 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £50.00


11 July 2019 (Start date) -
Second Thursday of Month
Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2019 - American History Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34 Fully Booked

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2019 - American History Quilt - 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 Thursday Mornings of the Month;
11 July 2019
8 August 2019
12 September 2019
10 October 2019
14 November 2019
12 December 2019
9 January 2020
13 February 2020
12 March 2020
9 April 2020
14 May 2020
11 June 2020

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 using traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make a fabulous quilt. Our theme for 2019 is American History, 19th Century.

Our blocks come with history in their design and all were used in this interesting time of American history.

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

Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish your block at home.


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


11 July 2019 (Start date) -
Second Thursday of Month
Afternoons


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2019 - American History Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £160.00 (All of Course) - 3x Monthly subscription payments of £53.34

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2019 - American History Quilt - 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 Afternoons of the Month;
11 July 2019
8 August 2019
12 September 2019
10 October 2019
14 November 2019
12 December 2019
9 January 2020
13 February 2020
12 March 2020
9 April 2020
14 May 2020
11 June 2020

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 using traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make a fabulous quilt. Our theme for 2019 is American History, 19th Century.

Our blocks come with history in their design and all were used in this interesting time of American history.

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

Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish your block at home.


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


17 July 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


20 July 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


24 July 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


31 July 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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3 August 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


4 August 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


7 August 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


11 August 2019 - Sunday Full Day


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


14 August 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


14, 21 & 28 August 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £50.00


17 August 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


21 August 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


28 August 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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7 September 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


21 & 22 September 2019 - Saturday & Sunday 2 Full Days


Beginners’ Patchwork & Quilting Techniques
level: 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. 

Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshop, you may have to finish your cushion at home

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.


28 September 2019 - Saturday Full Day


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


29 September 2019 - Sunday Full Day

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


October 2019 Back to top

2 October 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


5 October 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


6 October 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


9 October 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


9, 16 & 23 October 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £50.00


16 October 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


19 October 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


23 October 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


27 October 2019 - Sunday Full Day


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


30 October 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


November 2019 Back to top

2 November 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


3 November 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


6 November 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


13 November 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


13, 20 & 27 November 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


Your Project! - Evenings (Three, Consecutive Wednesday Evenings)
level: Basic and above
Price: £50.00


16 November 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


20 November 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


27 November 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


December 2019 Back to top

4 December 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


7 December 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


8 December 2019 - Sunday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


11 December 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


18 December 2019 - Wednesday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


21 December 2019 - Saturday Half Day(s) or Full Day


Your Project! - Half Days - Morning, Afternoon Session (or Both)
level: Basic and above
Choose your option(s) below:


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.

 

 

YOUR PROJECT! -
Two, Wednesday Evenings

A series of Two, Evening Workshops (Wednesday Evenings) - £30.00

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 people with Basic sewing skill level and above.

 

 

   

 

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 people with Basic sewing skill level and above.


   

 

 

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

Half-Day (Morning) - £22.00
Half-Day (Afternoon) - £22.00

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 people with Basic sewing skill level and above.

 

YOUR PROJECT! -
Three, Wednesday Evenings

A series of Three, Evening Workshops (Wednesday Evenings) - £45.00

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 people with Basic sewing skill level and above.

 

YOUR PROJECT! -
Three, Wednesday Evenings

A series of Three, Evening Workshops (Wednesday Evenings) - £50.00

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 people with Basic sewing skill level and above.

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.



 

Beginner - Before attending this workshop, you will have none, or very little experience of using a sewing machine.

 

Basic Workshops - Required Level Standard (refer to appropriate categery):

Basic Sewing - Before attending this workshop, you are able to complete basic seam and construction techniques using a sewing machine.

Basic Knitting -
Before attending this workshop, you are able to make basic stitches in Knitting - Knit and Purl.


Basic Crochet -Before attending this workshop, you are able to make basic stitches in Crochet - Double Crochet and Trebles.

Basic Embroidery -  Before attending this workshop, you are able to create basic stitches in Embroidery - Running Stitch.

Confident Sewing - Before attending this workshop, you will be able to work quickly and be well versed in sewing terminology

 

Intermediate Sewing - Before attending this workshop, you will be confident and competent in the use of a sewing machine and will be used to using commercial patterns.

Intermediate Sewing (8 to 14 Years) - Before attending this workshop, you will be confident and competent in the use of a sewing machine.

 

 

 



 

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