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

 

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.

 

basic sewing machine skills required

 

 

NEW – ‘Reverse’ Pattern Cutting

Join Anna for the exciting new workshop. Reverse pattern cutting.

 

Got an old favourite? Make a pattern from your favourite top.

Have you got a favourite top thats seen better days? something such that has a nice fit that you have been trying to recreate? This is the class for you…

Learn how to make a paper pattern from an existing garment- find out about shape and symmetry, learn how to transfer seam lines/details and mark seam allowances, notched and hems.

Get advice about suitable fabrics and the order to put the garment together, maybe even start a ‘toile’ (mock up) if minor alterations have been made.

Price includes: 1 pack of pattern paper

10% off materials purchases on the day

 

NOTE::

  • due to time and space, please don’t bring anything too large or complex. If in doubt bring more than 1 item.
  • Be aware in some cases the garment may need to be taken apart.
  • Copied garments should not be re-produced for commercial purposes.

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

 

Teens with Machines club – Guest Tutor

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)

April club will be run by guest tutor dressmaker Anna Vickery. Anna will be making peter pan collars with the group

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions

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.

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

 

Kids Club – April

Join Molly on the 1st Saturday of every month for our kids club.  Open to all kids age 7+

Every month there is a new craft project to work on, including hand sewing, cutting, designing and glueing. A great way to encourage young people to learn to sew and be creative, whilst learning a life skill like sewing on a button.

Cost is £15 per session

Am 10.30-12.30pm

April  – Easter Chicks