Sewing

Christmas Stocking - £35

Make that special someone a beautiful Christmas stocking they can treasure year after year.

Using a selection of Christmas fabrics you can choose to;

-         Patchwork a stocking panel – sewing different sized pieces of fabric together before cutting your stocking shape.

Or

-         Decorate your stocking panel with an appliqué design or child’s name.

Once the outer layer has been decorated you will then sew a lining before sandwiching the layers between a thin wadding.

This workshop is suitable for people with some sewing machine experience.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:30 to 13:30

Bunting - £25

A fun and relaxed workshop to create a lovely row of traditional bunting.

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

This is a great workshop for beginners or people wanting to get back into sewing, plus bunting makes a great decoration for any special event – Weddings, christenings, birthdays, summer BBQs, Christmas etc.

Date: 
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00

Bunting - Halloween - £25

A fun and relaxed workshop to create a lovely row of traditional bunting.

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

This is a great workshop for beginners or people wanting to get back into sewing, plus bunting makes a great decoration for any special event – Weddings, christenings, birthdays, summer BBQs, Christmas etc.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 18:00 to 21:00

Dressmaking - Children's Clothing - (3 sessions) £60

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

Dressmaking can seem very daunting to beginners, however making children’s clothing seems more approachable and achievable. Plus you get to share what you have made with your children or grandchildren.  

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

Date: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

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: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Dressmaking - Children's Clothing - (3 sessions) £60

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

Dressmaking can seem very daunting to beginners, however making children’s clothing seems more approachable and achievable. Plus you get to share what you have made with your children or grandchildren.  

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

Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

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 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Machine Appliqué and Freehand Machine Embroidery - £35

For this term we are combining 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, November 24, 2015 - 18:00 to 21:00

Christmas Wreath - £35

One of our festive Christmas workshops to get you in the Christmas spirit.

In this workshop you will make your own patchwork Christmas wreath. We will show you how to read a commercial pattern, pattern cut and construct your product.

You will need to bring 5 fat quarters of Christmas fabric or equivalent. Toy stuffing is provided.

Suitable for beginners.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Halloween Tutu - £12.50

Halloween Tutu

For Halloween this year we will be making a witches tutu. Using lots of netting, each child will create their own skirt to add to their Halloween costume.

Happy trick or treating!

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, October 21, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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