Sewing

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

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

In today's session we will be making a cute skirt with zip, great for wearing on its own or over leggings. Each child will add a waistband, insert a zip and hem their skirt.

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, February 25, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Christmas Wreath - £30

Decorate your house with this beautiful patchwork Christmas wreath.

You will learn the basic techniques of patchwork using 4 co-ordinating Christmas fabrics:

-          How to use a rotary cutter

-          Sew in a straight line

-          Press seams

-          Match seams

Once the 8 sections are sewn together you will do the same for the back panel before filling with toy stuffing and finishing with a bow.

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

Please provide 4 christmas fat quarters. 

Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:30

Saturday Morning Children's Sewing Club - Easter Baskets - £12.50

As Easter is round the corner, in today's session we will be making Easter bunny baskets filled with lots of delicious chocolates. Each basket will be decorated to look like a bunny, adding a face and pom pom tail. We should have time to make two, one for you and one for a friend or sibling.

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, April 8, 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 18, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

Each child will make their own quilted party bag with metal clasp. They will learn how to quilt a design onto fabric and wadding before sewing their bag together. To make the bag extra special it will be finished off with a glue in metal clasp.

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, February 4, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

Each child will make their own quilted party bag with metal clasp. They will learn how to quilt a design onto fabric and wadding before sewing their bag together. To make the bag extra special it will be finished off with a glue in metal clasp.

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

Christmas Advent Calendar - £35

Make your own fabric advent calendar to treasure year after year. 

Using a Makower fabric panel you will cut out and sew each numbered pocket to the printed panel, before adding a backing fabric and thin wadding to finish. 

This workshop is aimed at students with some sewing experience as there is a lot to do in the 3 hour session. 

You will need to provide a Christmas advent panel available from the Remnant House and backing fabric. 

We will provide thin wadding, tea, coffee and cake. 

Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 18:00 to 21:00

Introduction to the Sewing Machine - £25

A two hour session introducing you to the uses and features of a sewing machine.

You will learn basic skills such as:

-      Threading a machine

-      Inserting a bobbin

-      Winding a bobbin

-      Knowing what tension and stitches to use for different fabrics

You will be shown how to create a neat seam, hem and perfect corners.

You will be shown how to change the machine foot and learn when to use different feet for a variety of techniques.  

Date: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Piped Cushion with Zip - £35

This is a great workshop to increase your sewing skills. We will show you how to make a lovely piped cushion cover using piping cord and bias binding. To give it a professional finish we will show you how to insert a zip fastening.

You will need to bring half a metre of your chosen fabric (preferably light to medium cotton) and 2m of 1” wide cotton bias binding.

Piping cord is included.

Suitable for students with some sewing experience.

Tea, coffee and cake included.

 

 

Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

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