Events

Make an Autumn cape

Dressmaker Anna Vickery takes you through the step to make this lovely Cape in a day. The lined cape with button fastening is perfect for popping over your shoulders on a cool evening when you don’t want to take a coat.

 

Bring you own fabrics

basic machine skills needed

 

Teens with Machines club – Quilting

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)

 

How to use Stretch fabrics

Join dressmaker Anna Vickery for an masterclass in working with stretch fabrics.

This 2 hour class will allow you to feel happy working tricky fabrics such as jersey

*Part of the Dressmaking masterclass series starting 22nd August

Bring your own fabrics

basic sewing machine skill required

Make a Kimono top

Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and make a Kimono style top

Bring your own materials

Price includes use of machines and refreshments

Hems & Finishing touches

Time to finish off those half done projects! A crash course in seams, hems and edge finishes, bring a notebook…

This short class starts with a ‘show and tell’ of samples and discussion of when and where to use them and then allows you the opportunity to practice some of the techniques.

Includes French seams, Bias binding, Blind and invisible hems, Rolled and Pin hems, hems on stretch fabrics, jeans hems and more. Hand and machine sewing.

Suitable for beginners, those needing a refresher and students.

materials not included

basic sewing machine skills required

**Part of the Dressmaking master class series beginning on 22nd August 2017

Mastering Zips & Buttonholes

Why is everyone scared of inserting concealed zips and sewing machine buttonholes?!

Set aside a couple of hours to practice these sewing essentials and leave with your own samples of the techniques and clear photographic notes to refer to.

You’re welcome to bring your own machine, please check you have buttonhole and double sided/adjustable zip feet attachments. Workshop suitable for beginners or those needing a refresher class.

materials not included

basic sewing machine skills required

 

**part of the Dressmaking master class series starting 22nd August 2017

How to use a paper pattern

Dressmaker Anna Vickery will show you how to work with a paper pattern. During the 2 hours you will learn markings, techniques, cutting and placing.

**part of the Dressmaking Masterclass Series starting 22nd August

basic machine skills necessary

 

Dressmakers master class

New this season is this great masterclass series with Anna Vickery

This 4 week evening class is aimed at perfecting your skills.

week 1 –  22nd August – Using Paper Patterns

week 2 – 29th August – Zips and Buttonholes

week 3 – 5th September – Hems and finishing touches

week 4 – 12th September  – using stretch fabrics

Each session is from 6-8pm

£60 for all 4 session

( or you can book one session at £20)

*Materials not included

basic machine skills necessary

Teens with Machines club – August – comicon capes and masks

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)

 

Boned Sweetheart Bodice

Learn how to make a strapless boned sweetheart bodice. Fastens with a zip at the back.

Good workshop for 1st attempt at using boning and could then be adapted to make into a dress or add straps.

suitable for ages 14+

machine experience necessary