Sewing

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

This everyday backpack is great for PE kits, swimming gear or dance/gymnastic clothing. The main part of this session will be spent decorating the front with applique and pocket before creating the drawstring casing and backpack fastening.

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 14, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Saturday Morning Kid's Club - No sewing club

There will be no sewing club today due to our annual holiday. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sewing club will return on Saturday 30th September at 10am.

 

Date: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

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 8, 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: 
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:30

May Half Term Holiday Children's Sewing Club - £12.50 per session

During the May half term holiday we have daily children's workshops to make the following: Closed Bank holiday Monday.

Tuesday 30th May

Wednesday 31st May

Thursday 1st June

Friday 2nd June

10.30am-12pm

10.30am-12pm

10.30am-12pm

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 10:30 to Friday, June 2, 2017 - 15:30

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: 
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

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