Sewing

Christmas Advent Bunting - £35

Decorate your home with this lovely handmade bunting advent calendar.

You will make 24 pockets in a selection of Christmas fabrics, before sewing then to some bias binding.

You will learn how to:

-          Cut out a pattern

-          Sew a neat seam

-          Cut curves, corners, points to create a professional finish

-          Apply a bias binding or tape

There is a lot to do within the 3 hours. Numbers may need to be added at home either sewn by hand, attach a numbered button or machine appliquéd.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 18:00 to 21:00

Ladies Craft Night -£5

Our monthly craft night for keen sewers, tea drinkers or people who just enjoy having a good gossip and meeting new people.

Either bring along your own project or choose to do our mystery craft project for £5. Projects are fun, easy and perfect to do in just a small amount of time.

Please be aware the date and day of the week will change each month. Look forward to seeing you there. 

 

Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 19:00 to 21:00

Roman Blind - £60

 

Learn how to make Roman Blinds that can instantly change the look and feel of any room in your home.

In this workshop you will make a sample 60cm Roman Blind using all the techniques required to get a professional finish. You will be provided with a basic blind kit and instructions on how to construct your blind before going home with your sample blind to use as a reference.

A 60cm blind kit, tea, coffee, cake and a light lunch are provided.

You will need to bring:

1m of furnishing fabric

1m of calico or curtain lining

Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:30 to 15:30

Christmas Advent Bunting - £35

Decorate your home with this lovely handmade bunting advent calendar.

You will make 24 pockets in a selection of Christmas fabrics, before sewing then to some bias binding.

You will learn how to:

-          Cut out a pattern

-          Sew a neat seam

-          Cut curves, corners, points to create a professional finish

-          Apply a bias binding or tape

There is a lot to do within the 3 hours. Numbers may need to be added at home either sewn by hand, attach a numbered button or machine appliquéd.

Date: 
Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 13:00 to 16:00

Santa Sack - £30

Make a lovely Santa sack for a special child. The majority of the workshop is spent decorating your sack with an appliqué design using fabric and felt. Choose from a Christmas tree, Santa or reindeer to embellish onto the front of the bag. You can then add your child’s name (depending on time) to make this sack extra special.

Once you are happy with your design you will then learn how to make a casing, sew the sack together and create platted handles from rope.

Appliqué material and rope included. Please bring 1/2m of Christmas fabric.

Date: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 10:30 to 13:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Messenger Bag - £12.50

Mini Messenger Bag

This is the same activity as Saturday 3rd October as we are running this club weekly. 

In this morning’s session we will be making a mini messenger bag. This small bag is cute yet practical.

Each child will cut out their fabric, insert a dart, sew their own bag handles and learn to sew a neat topstitch.

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

All materials, a drink and snack are included.

Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club £12.50 - PJ Shorts

In this session each child will make their own pair of pj shorts using a pre-cut pattern piece to fit a child aged 6-12 years old. They will learn how to make a casing, sew a hem and insert elastic to create a waistband.

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 12, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Patchwork Christmas Trees - £12.50

Patchwork Christmas Trees

This is the same activity as Saturday 12th December as we now run this club weekly.

Decorate the tree with mini patchwork Christmas tree decorations.

Using the traditional patchwork techniques each child will choose their own selection of Christmas fabrics before making a patchwork stripe. They will then turn their design into mini Christmas trees which they can decorate with buttons and ribbon.

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

Date: 
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Mini Christmas Bunting - £12.50

Mini Christmas Bunting

This is the same activity as Saturday 28th November as we now run this club weekly.

Decorate your bedroom with this lovely festive bunting. Each child will make a selection of mini stockings, mittens, Christmas trees and candy canes which will be lightly stuffed before attaching them to some Christmas ribbon.

A special decoration that will be brought out every year.

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

Date: 
Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Cosmetic Bag - £12.50

Cosmetic Bag

This is the same activity as Saturday 17th October as we are running this class weekly.

A handy bag for all your hair clips, lip balms and accessories.

Each child will cut out their own fabric, insert a zip and create box corners.

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 24, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

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