Workshops

Join us on one of our sewing and craft workshops where you can learn new skills, develop the skills you have, try new techniques as well as have fun and meet new people. 

We have workshops to suit everyone; choose from our categories below;

-     Beginner's and Improver's Dressmaking 

-     Beginner’s Sewing (Introduction to the Sewing Machine, Machine Applique, PJ Bottoms, Bunting, Bag for Life)

-     Sewing Techniques (zip and Buttonhole Cushions, Roman Blind, Curtains)

-     Seasonal (Easter Bunting, Christmas Wreath, Santa Sack and Advent Bunting)

-     Patchwork and Quilting (Patchwork Quilt, Table Runner, Cushion, Memory Blanket)

-     Crochet (Beginner's and Improver's)

-     ‘Little Stitches’ Sewing club (Every week 10am-11.30am for children age 7+)

-     Gift vouchers

Most workshops include tea, coffee, cake and all craft materials*. 

Please note during our day workshops the shop/cafe will be open therefore interruptions may occur and time may be needed to serve other customers.

Full day workshops include refreshments throughout the day and a 30 minute lunch break where a light lunch will be served. Please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking. 

Booking Options

To book a workshop or make an enquiry you can contact us using one of the following methods.

Phone - 01423 522229 - if you leave a message we promise to return your call on the same day.

Email - caroline@needlepointsewingcafe.co.uk

Cafe - Pop into the cafe and book a class face to face. 

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance can be paid on the day of your class. Card payment can be taken over the phone.

Cancellations

We're afraid due the advanced preparation that is required, bookings are non-refundable. However if you give us 7 days notice we can transfer you onto another workshop or issue you with a credit voucher which you can redeem within the next year. 

In the event that Needle Point has to cancel a workshop we will rearrange the date/time, issue you with a credit voucher or provide a full refund. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How can i book a workshop?

You can book a workshop by phoning 01423 522229, emailing caroline@needlepointsewingcafe.co.uk or visiting our cafe.

How can i pay for the course?

We accept card payments over the phone. You can also pay via card, cash or cheque in the cafe. A 50% deposit is taken on time of booking.

What if i have a question about a workshop?

Feel free to call (01423 522229) or email (caroline@needlepointsewingcafe.co.uk) us. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

How many student places are there per class?

It depends on each workshop. We like to provide you with as much 1 2 1 tutor time as possible therefore keep the class sizes between 3 – 6 people.  

What if can’t attend the workshop of the date advertised?

If there is a workshop you would like to do, however you can’t attend on the date advertised. Please contact us and we can arrange a date and time that is convenient for you. We aim to run our course programme every three months.

Where are you based?

We are based at the bottom of Station Parade, next door to the Damn Yankee and opposite Party Fever.

2 Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1UE.

What are your opening hours?

Monday – closed

Tuesday – Friday 10.00am – 4.30pm

Saturday - 9.30pm – 4.30pm

Sunday – closed (However, open for parties and occasional all day workshops)

What craft materials/supplies do i need to bring?

Most of our workshops include all the craft materials and supplies in the price of the course, however please check the profile of the workshop description you are interested in as this will list what extra materials you may need to bring.

What equipment will i need?

Nothing, all craft equipment is provided.

Do i need to bring my own sewing machine?

We provide 4 Janome CXL301 sewing machines for all our courses. If you would like to bring your own sewing machine please contact us first.

We encourage beginners to bring their own machines if they attend our ‘Introduction to the Sewing Machine’ class as even though most machines are threaded the same way, each machine has its own features. We recommend you also bring the instruction booklet or manual with you.  Again please let us know when booking.

Do you sell gift voucher?

Yes, we sell gift voucher for any amount you require. Our gift vouchers are available for 12 months from date of purchase and can be redeemed towards any 1 2 1 lesson, workshop, party, sewing machine hire, gifts and food.

 

             

            

Workshops/events

Click on the title of a workshop for more information.

Date Location
Patchwork Quilt - (3 sessions) - £60

Create your own mini quilt using patchwork techniques.

Week 1 – you will be shown how to;

Workshop type: Sewing
05/10/2017 - 18:00 to 21:00 Needlepoint Cafe
Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

Workshop type: Children, Sewing
07/10/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

Workshop type: Children, Sewing
07/10/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Introduction to the Sewing Machine - £25

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

Workshop type: Sewing
09/10/2017 - 18:00 to 20:00 Needlepoint Cafe
Piped Cushion with Zip - £35

This is a great workshop to increase your sewing skills.

Workshop type: Sewing
10/10/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Introduction to Children's Dressmaking - £35

This workshop is aimed at students who would like to try dressmaking but not sure where or how to start.

Workshop type: Sewing
11/10/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

Workshop type: Children, Sewing
14/10/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Saturday Morning Kid's Club - Drawstring Backpack - £12.50

Drawstring Backpack

Workshop type: Children, Sewing
14/10/2017 - 10:00 to 11:30 Needlepoint Cafe
Machine Appliqué and Freehand Machine Embroidery - £35
Workshop type: Sewing
16/10/2017 - 18:00 to 21:00 Needlepoint Cafe
Sewing Techniques - £35

A great workshop for students wanting to improve their sewing skills.

Workshop type: Sewing
17/10/2017 - 10:30 to 13:30 Needlepoint Cafe

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