Events

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club 22/7/18

Free-motion Embroidery is the skill of using your sewing machine to draw. It is used for decorating and embellishing your sewing projects and can be very addictive. You’ve been warned!

This is the 3rd of the new monthly club

Angela says come with an ‘open mind’. You will develop a skill every  month. Angela will teach at the beginning of the class and then its up to you to push and experiment with the skill.

  • Threads and some materials included.
  • Please make sure you leave a contact number where you can easily be reached so Angela can let you know what is needed before club.
  • Project briefs can be available for those who would like.

In this session you will be using dissolvable film/materials and how to manipulate them – you will need to bring a range of plain cottons and shear fabric

Note::

you must have completed the beginners workshop before you can join any future club sessions 

£30 for 3 hours or

Book 3 club sessions for £80  saving £10

 

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club 24/6/18

Free-motion Embroidery is the skill of using your sewing machine to draw. It is used for decorating and embellishing your sewing projects and can be very addictive. You’ve been warned!

This is the 2nd of the new monthly club

Angela says come with an ‘open mind’. You will develop a skill every  month. Angela will teach at the beginning of the class and then its up to you to push and experiment with the skill.

  • Threads and some materials included.
  • Please make sure you leave a contact number where you can easily be reached so Angela can let you know what is needed before club.
  • Project briefs can be available for those who would like.

In this session you will be transferring your drawings to fabric

Note::

you must have completed the beginners workshop before you can join any future club sessions 

£30 for 3 hours or

Book 3 club sessions for £80  saving £10

 

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club 27/5/18

Free-motion Embroidery is the skill of using your sewing machine to draw. It is used for decorating and embellishing your sewing projects and can be very addictive. You’ve been warned!

This is the first of the new monthly club

Angela says come with an ‘open mind’. You will develop a skill every  month. Angela will teach at the beginning of the class and then its up to you to push and experiment with the skill.

  • Threads and some materials included.
  • Please make sure you leave a contact number where you can easily be reached so Angela can let you know what is needed before club.
  • Project briefs can be available for those who would like.

In this session you will be experimenting with different fabrics, papers etc. There will be a range of fabrics to try but please bring anything you want to play with

Note::

you must have completed the beginners workshop before you can join any future club sessions 

£30 for 3 hours or

Book 3 club sessions for £80  saving £10

 

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club

Free-motion Embroidery is the skill of using your sewing machine to draw. It is used for decorating and embellishing your sewing projects and can be very addictive. You’ve been warned!

This is the first of the new monthly club and is a beginners/refresher session.
In this class you will learn how to set up your machine for free-motion, you will learn about the tools and materials and work through a range of exercises to demonstrate different techniques. You will get the also get the chance to work on your own design for a final piece.

This session : All materials included £55

future club sessions  £30 3 hours 

Angela says come with an ‘open mind’. You will develop a skill every  month. Angela will teach at the beginning of the class and then its up to you to push and experiment with the skill.

  • Threads and some materials included.
  • Please make sure you leave a contact number where you can easily be reached so Angela can let you know what is needed before club.
  • Project briefs can be available for those who would like.

Note::

you must have completed the beginners workshop before you can join any future club sessions 

Book this session and next 3 club sessions for £120 saving £25

Book 3 club sessions for £80  saving £10

 

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.

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 – make a tea cosy

Join Fromemaid Vicki in this new workshop to make a “Tea Cosy”

Need some inspiration? This new workshop is great for those that can use a machine but not sure what to make next.

includes all fabrics

 

T shirt transformation dress

Transform a T-shirt or vest into a dress. You will need to bring along a t-shirt or vest for the top part of the dress. Then pick a fabric from our selection here in the shop to make the skirt and Anna will help you make the transformation.

Perfect for teens with machine experience or adults too.

 

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