Sewing Workshops

Title Date
Patchwork Quilt - (3 sessions) - £60 Thu, 15/06/2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Create your own mini quilt using patchwork techniques.

Week 1 – you will be shown how to;

-           Cut fabric using a rotary cutter, ruler and mat

-          Sew a straight seam

-          Press a seam

-          Match seams

-          Create your design using squares

Week 2 – Once you have finalised your design you will spend this session adding a boarder and quilting on top of your patchwork. 

Week 3 – In this session you will sew your front, back and wadding panels together, before adding a bias binding edge to finish your quilt.

This is a great workshop for beginners or for people who want to improve their skills. The finished quilt is ideal for a new arrival, lap quilt or children’s play mat.

You will need to bring a 5 fat quarters in your chosen colours and patterns to the first session. You will need a backing fabric, wadding and bias binding for sessions 2 and 3. The measurements you will need can be discussed in session 1.

Tea, coffee and cake are included.

Sessions on Thursday 15th, 22nd and 29th June.

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - No Club Today Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

There will be no sewing club today due to our annual holiday. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sewing club will return on Saturday 30th September at 10am.

Memory Blanket - £35 Sat, 01/07/2017 - 13:00 to 17:00

Turn your babies’ clothes into a beautiful memory blanket. A lovely item to hang on a wall, put at the end of a bed or something special to treasure.

Over this 4 hour workshop you will make a small blanket using  basic patchwork techniques. Some sewing machine experience is advised.

You will need to bring a minimum of 20 items of your child’s clothing. It can be a mixture of stretchy fabric and cottons.

You will also need 1m of cotton backing fabric and 1m of a medium weight wadding. 

Tea, coffee and cake are included.

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Noticeboard - £12.50 Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Noticeboard

Back to school so it’s time to get organised. Today we will be making a handy noticeboard to display photos, social activities or your school timetable. Using fabric, ribbon and decorative stitches each child will create their own design before attaching the finished creation to a canvas backing. All ready to hang on the wall at home.

Suitable for children age 7+ with some sewing machine experience.

All materials, a drink and snack are included.

Please phone or email in advanced to book a place for your child as places are limited.  

As usual each activity runs for two consecutive weeks making it a fortnightly club if your child would like to come regularly.

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Noticeboard - £12.50 Sat, 02/09/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Noticeboard

Back to school so it’s time to get organised. Today we will be making a handy noticeboard to display photos, social activities or your school timetable. Using fabric, ribbon and decorative stitches each child will create their own design before attaching the finished creation to a canvas backing. All ready to hang on the wall at home.

Suitable for children age 7+ with some sewing machine experience.

All materials, a drink and snack are included.

Please phone or email in advanced to book a place for your child as places are limited.  

As usual each activity runs for two consecutive weeks making it a fortnightly club if your child would like to come regularly.

 
Craft Accessories - £50 (2 sessions) Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

In this 2 part workshop each student will learn how to make their own craft accessories. Suggested projects could be a piped cushion, lined tote bag, sewing room, kitchen, gadget or car accessories or even a dog coat.

Suggested patterns

Pattern brand

Pattern number

Product

Simplicity

1929

Cushions

Simplicity

1214

Children’s room organisers

Simplicity

1480

Cushions

Simplicity

1681

Baby accessories

Burda

8125

Kitchen accessories

Burda

7119

Travel bag

Other patterns may be used. Please make us aware of what you have chosen on booking.

Sessions on 6th and 13th June.

Limited to 3 students per class.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

Please bring all your own materials eg fabric, zip, interfacing, bias binding. We are happy to advise how much is required before booking.

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Doll Cushion - £12.50 Sat, 19/08/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Doll Cushion

Using applique techniques, fabric and felt each child will create a lovely dolls face on the top of their oval cushion. Each child can choose to add ribbon and bows for decoration. They will then add a backing fabric before stuffing to complete.

Suitable for children age 7+ with some sewing machine experience.

All materials, a drink and snack are included.

Please phone or email in advanced to book a place for your child as places are limited.  

As usual each activity runs for two consecutive weeks making it a fortnightly club if your child would like to come regularly.

Beginner's Dressmaking - £60 (3 sessions) Mon, 19/06/2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

This workshop is great at learning how to personalise your projects.

This workshop is aimed at beginners and students who would like to return to sewing.

Each student can bring along an easy dressmaking pattern for a skirt, or dress to work through during these 3 sessions.

We will be on hand to advise and guide you through any techniques and stages you may need help with, eg inserting a zip, sleeves, hem or neckline.

Suggested patterns;

Pattern brand

Pattern Number

Garment

Burda

6721

Dress

Burda

6723

Skirt

Burda

6836

Skirt

New Look

6899

Skirt

New Look

6145

Dress

Simplicity

2314

Skirt

Simplicity

1609

Dress

Simplicity

2906

Skirt

Simplicity

4236

Skirt

 

Other patterns of your choice can also be used. Please make us aware when booking.

We are happy to advise you on how much fabric and materials you will need.

Please note you may not fully complete your garment over the 3 sessions. Sessions on Monday 19th, 26th June and 3rd July.

Limited to 3 students per class.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

 

Craft Accessories - £50 (2 sessions) Thu, 01/06/2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

In this 2 part workshop each student will learn how to make their own craft accessories. Suggested projects could be a piped cushion, lined tote bag, sewing room, kitchen, gadget or car accessories or even a dog coat.

Suggested patterns

Pattern brand

Pattern number

Product

Simplicity

1929

Cushions

Simplicity

1214

Children’s room organisers

Simplicity

1480

Cushions

Simplicity

1681

Baby accessories

Burda

8125

Kitchen accessories

Burda

7119

Travel bag

Other patterns may be used. Please make us aware of what you have chosen on booking.

Sessions on 1st and 8th June.

Limited to 3 students per class.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

Please bring all your own materials eg fabric, zip, interfacing, bias binding. We are happy to advise how much is required before booking.

Beginner's Dressmaking - £60 (3 sessions) Fri, 09/06/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

This workshop is aimed at beginners and students who would like to return to sewing.

Each student can bring along an easy dressmaking pattern for a skirt, or dress to work through during these 3 sessions.

We will be on hand to advise and guide you through any techniques and stages you may need help with, eg inserting a zip, sleeves, hem or neckline.

Suggested patterns;

Pattern brand

Pattern Number

Garment

Burda

6721

Dress

Burda

6723

Skirt

Burda

6836

Skirt

New Look

6899

Skirt

New Look

6145

Dress

Simplicity

2314

Skirt

Simplicity

1609

Dress

Simplicity

2906

Skirt

Simplicity

4236

Skirt

 

Other patterns of your choice can also be used. Please make us aware when booking.

We are happy to advise you on how much fabric and materials you will need.

Please note you may not fully complete your garment over the 3 sessions. Sessions on Friday 9th, 16th and 23rd June.

Limited to 3 students per class.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

 

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