Events

Twas the night before xmas – make Pyjama bottoms

Make a pair of unisex pyjama bottoms with Anna, perfect for that xmas eve box

Learn to make a pair pyjama bottoms, designed to be worn with a plain t shirt or vest – techniques include laying out a paper pattern, cutting out, machine sewing, french seams and hems

fabrics included , basic machine skills required

to fit ages 3-6 years £60

to fit ages 7-12 years £70

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.

Ladies Faux Fur body warmer

Join Anna for this new winter workshop using our lovely faux fur

Teens with Machines club –

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)

 

New – winter weight 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

Sew Sunday – a day of workshops

 

Join us on Sew Sunday for a day of mini workshops and cake! What more you could you want?!

The day will take place at the shop from 10am to 2pm

During the day there will be 3 mini workshops with our tutors  Anna, Angela and Paula where you will make 3 different projects which you can take away with you, all great gift ideas. There will also be plenty of tea and cake to keep you going.

We are hoping the day will give you an idea of what we do in our workshops, meet the tutors and generally have a good day sewing.

Tickets are limited so book early!

£45 per person for the day, including all materials and refreshments

Anna- Peter Pan collars

Angela – Freemotion embroidery Christmas cards

Paul – Hand embroidered buttons and brooches

 

*Dont forget on Sew Saturday 21st – we will be offering discounts and cake and a teens workshop if you can’t make the sunday.

Teens with Machines club –

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)

 

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

Sew a little Girls pinafore dress

Make a pinafore 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.

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