Needlepoint Cafe

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: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Bag for Life - £25

Now we have to pay 5p per plastic bag, why not learn how to make a large fully lined shopping bag that can roll up and fit in your handbag until needed.

 

This is a great workshop for beginners as well as students wanting to refresh their skills.

 

You will learn how to:

 

-          Cut out a pattern using a template

 

-          Insert a lining

 

-          Make bag handles

 

-          Create box corners

 

-          Neaten seams

 

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:30

Piped Cushion with Zip - £35

Learn two fantastic techniques that will improve your sewing skills and take a simple cushion to the next step. 

Firstly you will cut out your cushion panels for a 40cm x 40cm (16" x 16") cushion cover before moving onto making the matching piping, using piping cord and your cushion fabric. We will show you have to create the piping strip, insert the piping cord and advise on what machine foot to use.

You will then move onto inserting the zip, using the best technique to do this with piping. 

Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - School Bag - £12.50

Please note -- Due to a lunch time booking, this session is starting at 9am today and finishing at 10.30am. This will be for one week only.

 

Come an make this fully lined shoulder bag with strap, pocket and popper fastening in a colourful medium weight fabric. Each child will learn how to sew darts, insert a lining, add a pocket and create handles.

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

All materials, a drink and snack are included.

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 09:00 to 10:30

Summer Holidays - Children's Sewing club - £12.50 per class or 3 for £33.00

Over the summer holidays - Tuesday 25th July until Thursday 31st August we have 8 sewing projects, all with a summer theme for children to make in our sewing club.

Tuesdays 10.30am - 12pm 2pm - 3.30pm

25th July

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th August

Beach Bag Cropped Trousers
Wednesdays 10.30am - 12pm 2pm - 3.30pm

26th July

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th August

Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30 to Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 15:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Toy Organisers - £12.50

In today's session each child will make two fabric storage baskets, both different sizes to put all their toys in. A great project to learn which should also keep their bedroom tidy!

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.

Date: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Door Stop - £12.50

Today we will be making a cube door stop. Each child will learn how to create a 3D shape, add an applique design using fabric scraps and trims before stuffing their doorstop with toy stuffing and dried peas/rice to weigh it down.

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, March 11, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Toy Organisers - £12.50

In today's session each child will make two fabric storage baskets, both different sizes to put all their toys in. A great project to learn which should also keep their bedroom tidy!

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.

Date: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Kimono - £12.50

In today's session each child will make this lovely lightweight garment, ideal to wear over a vest top during the summer months. They will learn how to hem sleeves, add trims and finish edges to a professional standard. One size pattern is suitable for girls age 7-12 years old.

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, May 6, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Mother's Day Gift - £12.50

Make your Mum feel extra special by making her this beautiful purse and cosmetic bag set. Using pretty floral fabrics each child will make a small purse with metal clasp and handy matching cosmetic bag with zip.

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.

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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