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.


July 2019 Back to top

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:


10, 17 & 24 July 2019 - Wednesday Evenings


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

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:


21 July 2019 - Sunday Full Day


Intermediate Sewing Techniques - Day 1
level: Intermediate
Price: £65.00

INTERMEDIATE SEWING TECHNIQUES -
DAY 1

Full-Day Workshop - £65.00

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.

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


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.


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:


25 & 26 July 2019 - Thursday & Friday Full Days

Children’s Workshop -Two Day Quilt Workshop (10 to 15 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £150.00

CHILDRENS’ Two Day Quilt Workshop (10 TO 15 YEARS)

2 x Full Days workshop - £150.00

10.00am until 4.00pm - Both Days


Maximum of Seven on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch (both days)

Join us for this fabulous, 2 day workshop where you will create your own Patchwork Quilt. There will be lots of sewing and lots of fun in our Wonderful World of Quilting!


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

 

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

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



27 July 2019 - Saturday Full Day


Introduction to Bargello Quilts Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £65.00
Bargello Quilt

Introduction to Bargello Quilts Workshop

Full day workshop - £65.00

10.00am to 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Junior Jelly Roll
  • Thread
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch
Create your own Bargello Quilt Topper in this inspiring Workshop.

Choose your Junior Jelly Roll from our great range and learn how to sew and cut your fabric to create waves of colour in your quilt topper - your finished Quilt Topper will measure 40 x 36 inches (approx).

To complete your quilt, you will need; Wadding, Backing Fabric, Binding Fabric and Quilting Thread.

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

What next?
You may wish to join one of our block of the Month Club courses or another quilting technique based workshop. Your tutor will be able to advise you, depending on what skills you would like to learn.

 

29 July 2019 - Monday Half-Day (Morning Session)

Children’s Workshop - Get to Know a Sewing Machine (8 to 15 Years)
level: Beginner
Price: £30.00

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - GET TO KNOW A SEWING MACHINE (8 TO 15 YEARS)

Half-day workshop - £30.00

Morning Session: 10.00am until 12.30pm


Maximum of Seven on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Nothing

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.


This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

 

Your 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.



29 July 2019 - Monday Half Day (Afternoon Session)

Children’s Workshop - Covered Notebook (8 to 15 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £30.00

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - COVERED NOTEBOOK
(8 TO 15 YEARS)

Half Day Workshop (Afternoon Session) - £30

1.30pm until 4.00pm

Maximum of Seven on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Notebook (to cover)
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

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, Creativity and Fun.

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

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

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

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.



August 2019 Back to top

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 Fully Booked

13 August 2019 - Tuesday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Doll’s Outfit (8 to 15 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £60.00

Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines
CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP - Doll’s Outfit
(8 TO 15 YEARS)

Full Day Workshop - £60

10.00am until 4.00pm

Maximum of Seven on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Make a fabulous outfit for your ‘Our Generation Doll’ (or your other 18 inch doll).

Our doll is called Stacey - she always enjoys a new outfit.

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.


Your 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.



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:


22 August 2019 - Thursday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Candy Cushion (8 to 15 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £60.00

Children’s workshop - CANDY CUSHION (8-15 years)

Full Day Workshop £60.00
 
10.00am to 4.00pm
 
Maximum of Seven on this workshop

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Your Packed Lunch

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

This workshop is for children aged 8 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People. Perfect for the younger sewer, this workshop will further develop sewing skills.

 

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

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


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.



23 August 2019 - Friday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Pet Portrait (8 to 15 Years)
level: Basic
Price: £60.00

 

CHILDRENS’ WORKSHOP -
Pet Portrait (8 TO 15 YEARS)

Full Day workshop - £60.00

10.00am until 4.00pm


Maximum of Seven on this workshop. 

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • Fabric
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Do you have a Dog or a Cat, or something more Exotic..........?

Come along to this fun, creative day and make your own Pet Portrait - lots of stitching and lots of fun.


This workshop is suitable for children aged 8 to 15 years and is part of our Developing Skills in Sewing Programme for Children and Young People.

 

Your 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 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:


29 August 2019 - Thurday Full Day

Children’s Workshop - Make a Funky Pencil Case (8-15 Years)
level: Intermediate
Price: £60.00

Children’s workshop - Make a funky pencil case .
(8-15 years)

Full Day Workshop £60.00
 
10.00am to 4.00pm
 
Maximum of Seven on this workshop

What’s Included;

  • Sewing Machine
  • Equipment
  • All Fabrics and a Zip
  • Soft Drinks & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • 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 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.

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.



September 2019 Back to top

3 September 2019 (Start date) -
First Tuesday of Month
Mornings


Creative Free-Machine Embroidery Stitch-Book Club
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £45.00Fully Booked

Creative Free-Machine Embroidery Stitch-Book Club - The First Tuesday Morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £180.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x consecutive monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x further subscription payments.

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

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


First Tuesday Mornings of the Month;
3 September 2019
1 October 2019
5 November 2019
3 December 2019
7 January 2020
4 February 2020
3 March 2020
7 April 2020
5 May 2020
2 June 2020
7 July 2020
4 August 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Supporting Materials

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

Free-machine embroidery is a fabulous textiles technique. You ‘draw’ with your sewing machine - creating beautiful designs and embellishments with your sewing.

Unleash your inner creativity with Bryony Jefferson-Downing’s year-long series of free-machine embroidery workshops. Each workshop which has a different theme or technique.



Your 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.



3 September 2019 (Start Date)
First Tuesday of Month
Afternoons

Creative Hand Embroidery Stitch-Book Club
level: Basic
Price: £180.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £45.00

Creative Hand Embroidery Stitch-Book Club

 

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £180.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x consecutive monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x further subscription payments.

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

1.30pm to 4.00pm

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


First Tuesday Afternoons of the Month;
3 September 2019
1 October 2019
5 November 2019
3 December 2019
7 January 2020
4 February 2020
3 March 2020
7 April 2020
5 May 2020
2 June 2020
7 July 2020
4 August 2020

What’s Included;

  • Equipment
  • Tea, Coffee and Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Supporting Materials

  • All materials are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Join the ‘Slow Stitch’ Revolution! with our hand embroidery stitch-book club. Hand embroidery adds variety, depth and character to your textiles.

Unleash your inner creativity with Heather Chalkley’s year long series of hand embroidery workshops. Each workshop which has a different theme or technique.

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

Basic - Before attending this workshop, you will have some experience of Basic Hand Sewing.



4 September 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 September 2019 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


9 September 2019 (Start date) -
Second Monday of Month
Mornings


Creative Free-Machine Embroidery Stitch-Book Club
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £45.00

Creative Free-Machine Embroidery Stitch-Book Club - The second Monday Morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £180.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x consecutive monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x further subscription payments.

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

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


Second Monday Mornings of the Month;
9 September 2019
14 October 2019
11 November 2019
9 December 2019
13 January 2020
10 February 2020
9 March 2020
13 April 2020
11 May 2020
15 June 2020
13 July 2020
10 August 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Supporting Materials

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

Free-machine embroidery is a fabulous textiles technique. You ‘draw’ with your sewing machine - creating beautiful designs and embellishments with your sewing.

Unleash your inner creativity with Bryony Jefferson-Downing’s year-long series of free-machine embroidery workshops. Each workshop which has a different theme or technique.



Your 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.



10, 17 & 24 September 2019 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


20 September 2019 - Friday Full Day

Brioche Knitting Workshop
level: Intermediate
Price: £50.00

Brioche Knitting Workshop

Full Day Workshop - £50.00

10am until 4pm

Maximum of Seven 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.


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 Filtered 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.


25 September 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 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:


8, 15 & 22 October 2019 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2 (Three Consecutive Tuesday Evenings)
level: Basic
Price: £65.00

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES -
DAY 2 - Three Tuesday Evenings

 

A series of Three, Evening Workshops - £65.00

6.30pm to 8.30pm

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?;

  • Nothing

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 skills required for making regular cushions)

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.


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


11 October 2019 (Start Date) - Second Friday of Month
12x Mornings


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2019-20 The second FRIDAY MORNING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), £180.00 (for all twelve workshops).

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3 x subscription payments. If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch. )

10am to 12.30pm

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


Second Friday Mornings of the Month;
11 October 2019
8 November 2019
13 December 2019
10 January 2020
14 February 2020
13 March 2020
17 April 2020 - note: This is one week later because of Good Friday
8 May 2020
12 June 2020
10 July 2020
14 August 2020
11 September 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Jelly Roll
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • All materials are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Jelly Rolls are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look – they are pre-cut too! Each month we make a different Quilt Block using modern and traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make 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.


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

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


11 October 2019 (Start Date) - Second Friday of Month
12x Afternoons


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2019-20 The second FRIDAY AFTERNOON of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), £180.00 (for all twelve workshops).

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3 x subscription payments. If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch. )

2pm to 4.30pm

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


Second Friday afternoon of the Month;
11 October 2019
8 November 2019
13 December 2019
10 January 2020
14 February 2020
13 March 2020
17 April 2020 - note: This is one week later because of Good Friday
8 May 2020
12 June 2020
10 July 2020
14 August 2020
11 September 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Jelly Roll
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • All materials are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Jelly Rolls are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look – they are pre-cut too! Each month we make a different Quilt Block using modern and traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make 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.


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

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


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


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course)
One Place Available

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2019-20 The second Saturday MORNING of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), £180.00 (for all twelve workshops).

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3 x subscription payments. If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch. )

10am to 12.30pm

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


Second Saturday Mornings of the Month;
12 October 2019
9 November 2019
14 December 2019
11 January 2020
15 February 2020
14 March 2020
11 April 2020
9 May 2020
13 June 2020
11 July 2020
15 August 2020
12 September 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Jelly Roll
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • All materials are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Jelly Rolls are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look – they are pre-cut too! Each month we make a different Quilt Block using modern and traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make 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.


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

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


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


Jelly Roll Block of the Month Club - Sampler Quilt
level: Intermediate
Price: £180.00 (All of Course)

JELLY ROLL BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB 2019-20 The second Saturday AFTERNOON of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), £180.00 (for all twelve workshops).

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£45.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3 x subscription payments. If you would like to pay all in one go, please get in touch. )

2pm to 4.30pm

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


Second Saturday afternoon of the Month;
12 October 2019
9 November 2019
14 December 2019
11 January 2020
15 February 2020
14 March 2020
11 April 2020
9 May 2020
13 June 2020
11 July 2020
15 August 2020
12 September 2020

What’s Included;

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

What do I need to bring?;

  • Jelly Roll
  • Fabric
  • Wadding
  • Thread

  • All materials are available to purchase in our shop, if required.

Jelly Rolls are a great way to achieve a co-ordinated look – they are pre-cut too! Each month we make a different Quilt Block using modern and traditional piecing methods and quilting. Your blocks will be joined together to make 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.


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

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


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:


20 October 2019 - Sunday Full Day

Ditty Bag Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £55.00

DITTY BAG WORKSHOP

Full Day Workshop - £55.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

Maximum of Seven 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. 


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:


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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:


12, 19 & 26 November 2019 - Tuesdays (3 x Evenings)


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


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:


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1 December 2018 - Sunday Full Day

Christmas Fabric Bauble Workshop
level: Basic
Price: £45.00Fully Booked

CHRISTMAS FABRIC BAUBLE WORKSHOP

Full Day Workshop - £45.00


10.00am until 4.00pm

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

What’s Included;

  • Fabric
  • Ribbon
  • Tea, Coffee & Filtered Water

What do I need to bring?;

  • Packed Lunch

Join us on a Fab, Fun Creative Day, making a Fabric Bauble. An elegant touch of hand-made beauty, ready to proudly display during your festive celebrations.



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. 


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:


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2 January 2020 (Start date) -
First Thursday of Month
Mornings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020
level: Basic
Price: £200.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £50.00
Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020 - The First Thursday morning of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £200.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£50.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x subscription payments.

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

10.00am to 12.30pm

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


First Thursday Morning of the Month;
2 January
6 February
7 March
2 April
7 May
4 June
2 July
6 August
3 September
8 October
5 November
3 December


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 will make a different Quilt Block. 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?! 

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.


2 January 2020 (Start date) -
First Thursday of Month
Afternoons


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020
level: Basic
Price: £200.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £50.00
Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020 - The First Thursday Afternoon of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Afternoon workshops - £200.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£50.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x subscription payments.

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

1.30pm to 4.00pm

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


First Thursday Afternoon of the Month;
2 January
6 February
7 March
2 April
7 May
4 June
2 July
6 August
3 September
8 October
5 November
3 December


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 will make a different Quilt Block. 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?! 

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.


4 January 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


8 January 2020 (Start date) -
First Wednesday of Month
- Evenings


Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020
level: Basic
Price: £200.00 (All of Course) - 4x Monthly subscription payments of £50.00
Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020 - The First wednesday evening of the month

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Evening workshops - £200.00 (for all twelve workshops)

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£50.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3x subscription payments.

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

6.30pm to 8.30pm

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


First Wednesday Evening of the Month;
8 January N.B. 1st of January is a Bank Holiday, therfore 8 January is our start date
5 February
4 March
1 April
6 May
3 June
1 July
5 August
2 September
7 October
4 November
2 December


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 will make a different Quilt Block. 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?! 

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.


14 January 2020 (Start Date) -
Second Tuesday of the Month
Mornings

Block of the Month Club - A Quilters’ Year
level: Basic
Price: £200.00 (All of Course)

 

Quilters’ Block of the Month Club 2020 - The SECOND TUESDAY of the month - morningS

Twelve (one per month, for a year), Morning workshops - £200.00 for all twelve workshops.

Payment is by 4 x monthly equal payments (£50.00) - this consists of your initial payment, then 3 x 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 Tuesday Morning of the Month;
14 January 2020
11 February 2020
10 March 2020
14 April 2020
12 May 2020
9 June 2020
14 July 2020
11 August 2020
8 September 2020
13 October 2020
10 November 2020
8 December 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. 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.


Please note: Depending on your past level of experience and progression during the workshops, you may have to finish parts of 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. 


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


14, 21 & 28 January 2020 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


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1 February 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


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7 March 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


10, 17 & 24 March 2020 - Tuesdays (3 x Evenings)


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2 (Three Consecutive Tuesday Evenings)
level: Basic
Price: £65.00

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES -
DAY 2 - Three Tuesday Evenings

 

A series of Three, Evening Workshops - £65.00

6.30pm to 8.30pm

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?;

  • Nothing

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 skills required for making regular cushions)

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.


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4 April 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


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2 May 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


5, 12 & 19 May 2020 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


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6 June 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


9, 16 & 23 June 2020 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


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4 July 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


7, 14 & 21 July 2020 - Tuesdays (3 x Evenings)


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2 (Three Consecutive Tuesday Evenings)
level: Basic
Price: £65.00


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1 August 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


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5 September 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


15, 22 & 29 September 2020 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


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3 October 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


6, 13 & 20 October 2020 - Tuesday Evenings x 3


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


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7 November 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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


10, 17 & 24 November 2020 - Tuesdays (3 x Evenings)


Beginners’ Sewing Techniques - Day 2 (Three Consecutive Tuesday Evenings)
level: Basic
Price: £65.00


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5 December 2020 - Saturday 10am - 4pm


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




Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

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.

 

 

 

Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

BEGINNERS’ SEWING TECHNIQUES - DAY 1 (3 x Tuesday Evenings)

Three consecutive Tuesday Evening workshops - £60.00

6.30pm to 8.30pm

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 series of three, evening workshops 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

   


   

 

Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

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.

Spaceous, well-equipped studio with
the latest Janome sewing machines

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 - Before attending this workshop, you will have some experience of using a sewing machine.

 

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.

 

 

 



 

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