Sewing

Patchwork Quilt - (3 sessions) - £60

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. 

Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

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, February 22, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Patchwork Picnic Blanket - £12.50

Patchwork Picnic Blanket

Another great summer project for children to make in today’s club. This time a square patchwork picnic blanket using pretty summer fabrics and fleece backing.

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, July 29, 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: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:30

Patchwork Quilt - (3 sessions) - £60

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. 

Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Mother and Daughter Class - £30

As its Mother’s Day tomorrow why not spend some quality time together being creative this afternoon.

In this 3 hour workshop you can choose which products you would like to make as you will both leave with a finished item.

 Our product range includes;

  • applique cushion cover with zip
  • Lined tote bag with pocket
  • Lined cosmetic bag
  • Lined messenger bag
  • Patchwork cushion cover with quilting
  • Reversible storage boxes

Tea, coffee and cake are included.

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Travel Activity Pack - £12.50

Travel Activity Pack

This travel activity pack is great for long car or plane journeys this holiday season. Today each child will make a travel carry pack containing pockets for a notebook and crayons.

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, August 12, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Travel Activity Pack - £12.50

Travel Activity Pack

This travel activity pack is great for long car or plane journeys this holiday season. Today each child will make a travel carry pack containing pockets for a notebook and crayons.

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, August 5, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

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