Events

Teens with Machines club 11+

Our brand new Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.30-12.30am with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Starting with basic machine skills in the first 3 sessions.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £20 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £50 (please call the shop to book with this offer)

March – spring chicken doorstops

Sew a little Girls Party dress

Its nearly Christmas! lets Make a party dress, for a little girl age 1-5

all materials included

please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line.

Take home a finished dress and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern, bias binding and inserting a concealed zip.

Beginners Dressmaking with paper patterns

Popular 5 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 6th March  to 3rd April  2018

 

New – Denim / corduroy winter skirt workshop

Join Anna for a skirt making workshop with a difference. No paper patterns! learn how to make a skirt using your measurements alone. Once you have made one you will make many more! sew easy!

this workshop includes a choice of denim or corduroy fabric to make a heavier weight winter skirt, but can be made in any of our fabrics with a small additional cost.

Make a skirt in a day!

 

basic sewing machine skills required, please be comfortable using a machine

Teens with Machines club 11+

Our brand new Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.30-12.30am with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Starting with basic machine skills in the first 3 sessions.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £20 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £50 (please call the shop to book with this offer)

THIS IS NOW FULL _ Please contact the shop for information on future sessions or to be added to the reserve list

Faux Fur Gillet

Join Anna for this new winter workshop using our lovely faux fur. A great little project for a winter blues treat.

 

All materials included

Make a Kimono top

Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and make a Kimono style top

 

Price includes materials,  use of machines and refreshments

Make a Merchant & Mills dress in a day!

Yes you heard it right, make a dress in a day, using the wonderful Merchant and Mills patterns.

Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. which one do you fancy making?

Price includes the pattern but not the fabric. You can purchase in store (don’t forget to get those loyalty card stamps) or bring your own.

This class is designed for those who are familiar with dressmaking and confident sewers

Make Baby bloomers

How cute are these? Join Anna and learn how to make the cutest little bloomers for baby.

Basic machine skills needed

Bring your own fabric

Special offer – Book one place and get one half price – offer ends 20th january

subject to availability