Events

Simple Zipped cushion covers

Join Fromemaid Vickie and learn how to make simple scatter cushion covers with zipped fastenings.

Make for your home or for a gift

all materials included

Make a little Shirt or waistcoat

Make a little shirt, or waistcoat to fit age 1-5 years from an ‘Anna Vickery’ paper pattern.

Workshop includes pattern and fabric

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

Take home a finished shirt or waistcoat and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern, collars and buttonholes.

Teens 11+ Teach me to use a sewing machine

A sewing class designed for Teens.  Learn how to wind a bobbin, thread and set up your machine ready for sewing before working through a series of exercises to gain confidence and control over your machine. You will make and decorate a shoulder bag.

All materials are included in this class.

age 11+

Dressmaking – Tulip Skirts

Make your  tulip shape skirt in a day, using just your measurements – no paper pattern required!

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

Learn how to draught straight onto cloth and sew waistbands, seams, hems and depending on which style you choose gathers, pleats, pockets or a concealed zip……

Once you’ve mastered this patternless ’freehand’ cutting technique you’ll be able to go on to make more skirts in any size or length at home.

all materials included

make a drum lampshade

This fun easy workshop is prefect for those that can’t sew. Make your own lampshade in a choice of millie moon fabrics. You will be taken through step by step to create your own stunning 30cm drum lampshade.

All materials included

Suitable for total beginners, no sewing involved!