Needlepoint Cafe

Machine Applique and Freehand Machine Embroidery - £30

We have combined our two most popular workshops into one 3 hour class. This allows you to sample both techniques as well as learn twice as much.

The first half of the workshop will be focusing on machine appliqué.

You will learn how to:

-          Transfer your image onto fabric

-          Choose the right stitch and size for the project

-          Experiment with letters and motifs

You will then move onto Freehand Machine Embroidery after a tea break!!

Date: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Improver's Crochet - 2 week class £45

Fiona Warrington from Crafty Flo and Sew is returning to host our Improver's Crochet class.

This 2 week course is a follow on from our beginner’s course; therefore you must be able to crochet already.

Fiona will demonstrate and help you achieve a number of advanced stitches to take your crochet project to the next level.

Stitches and techniques can include; Popcorn stitch, hexagons or triangles. 

This is a 2 week class – Thursday 21st and Thursday 28th January – 7-9pm.

All materials and refreshments are included. 

Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 19:00 to Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 21:00

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Noticeboard - £12.50

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.  

Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Beginner's Dressmaking - £60 (3 sessions)

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

Date: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

Machine Applique and Freehand Machine Embroidery - £35

We have combined our two most popular workshops into one 3 hour class. This allows you to sample both techniques as well as learn twice as much.

The first half of the workshop will be focusing on machine appliqué.

You will learn how to:

-          Transfer your image onto fabric

-          Choose the right stitch and size for the project

-          Experiment with letters and motifs

You will then move onto Freehand Machine Embroidery after a tea break!!

Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

This everyday backpack is great for PE kits, swimming gear or dance/gymnastic clothing. The main part of this session will be spent decorating the front with applique and pocket before creating the drawstring casing and backpack fastening.

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.

Date: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - No sewing club

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.

 

Date: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Summer Bunting - £12.50

Summer Bunting

In today’s session each child will make a double sided 2m strip of bunting using a selection of bold and colourful spot, stripe and plain fabrics. This bunting will be ideal to put in the garden for a summer bbq or party.

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.  

Date: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Summer Dress - £50

In this 2 part workshop each student will learn how to make a lovely summer dress using New Look pattern 6447. Other patterns can be used; we recommend you choose an easy or simple pattern to get it made in the 2 sessions. Please inform us on booking.

This dress is aimed at students with some experience of dressmaking.

We will be on hand to advise and guide you through the many techniques and stages this pattern has.

You will learn how to:

-         Cut out a pattern

-         Identify pattern symbols

-         Transfer pattern markings

Date: 
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:30

May Half Term Holiday Children's Sewing Club - £12.50 per session

During the May half term holiday we have daily children's workshops to make the following: Closed Bank holiday Monday.

Tuesday 30th May

Wednesday 31st May

Thursday 1st June

Friday 2nd June

10.30am-12pm

10.30am-12pm

10.30am-12pm

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 10:30 to Friday, June 2, 2017 - 15:30

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