Events

Teach me to sew

A class designed for complete beginners – if you’ve just acquired a new sewing machine and want to learn more about it, or if you would start sewing from the very beginning then this class is for you. You will learn to wind a bobbin, thread and how to set up your machine ready for sewing. You will go through a series of exercises to gain confidence and to perfect your skills before making a simple tote bag. All materials are included in this class.

NEW *** Dressmaking Summer School

New Course –  Summer school with Anna

3 Tuesday Sessions in August

14/8 – 21/8- 28/8

Working at your own pace in a small group make a garment with Annas help. Bring along your choice of paper pattern and material (we’re happy to advise and don’t forget to collect loyalty card stamps on materials purchased.) Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.

Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. Get to know the rest of your group and learn from what they are doing too – previous items made on evening classes include day and evening dresses, childrenswear, pyjamas, skirts, bags, mens shirts, waistcoats and jackets – what do you fancy making?

 

Runs 10-2pm on tuesdays from 14/8 t0 28/8 2018

 

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

Popular 6 week evening class, working at your own pace in a small group make a garment from a paper pattern.

Bring along your choice of paper pattern and material (we’re happy to advise and don’t forget to collect loyalty card stamps on materials purchased.) Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.

Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. Get to know the rest of your group and learn from what they are doing too – previous items made on evening classes include day and evening dresses, childrenswear, pyjamas, skirts, bags, mens shirts, waistcoats and jackets – what do you fancy making?

 

Runs 6-8pm on tuesdays from 31 July to 4th Sept 2018

 

Make Baby leggings

Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and learn how to work with stretch jersey fabric and make a cute pair of baby leggings. Anna will show you how to sew jersey with a traditional sewing machine and an overlocker.

All materials included

 

master class in patchwork and quilting

Join Kelly for a 3 week masterclass in patchwork and quilting. During this class you will cover the following:

session 1 14/7/18 – cutting and piecing patchwork   10.30-12.30pm

session 2 14/7/18- straight line quilting  2-4pmpm

session 3 11/8/18 -quilt binding 10.30-12.30pm

each class can also be booked separately

NEW – Back to school PE Bags

Join Vickie with this new workshop. perfect to get the kids ready to go back to school.  Cute PE bags in a choice of millie moon fabrics with Drawstrings

All materials included

refreshments provided