Events

Beginners Hand Embroidery

This beginners class is great for those wishing to learn hand embroidery or those who would like to fine tune their skills. Tutor Paula will take you through the different stitches, to create different styles and patterns. Find out more about this beautiful technique. A great class for those wishing to pick up a hobby that can be transported easily or want to personalise their projects.

All materials and refreshments included.

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club 16/9/18

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 a 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.

 

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

 

Beginners Free Motion Embroidery

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 

 

 

Teens with Machines club – September

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.

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)

 

‘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.

Kids Club – September

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

This month making Cat Pencil Holders

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club 26/8/18

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

 

Teens with Machines club – Guest Tutor FULL

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.

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)

August club will be run by guest tutor dressmaker Anna Vickery.

Anna will be making PJ shorts with the group over a 2 sessions.

July 21 and August 18th

 

Kids School holiday club – making pretty headbands

Join Molly for our kids workshops during the summer holidays.  Open to all kids age 7+

As well as Kids club every month, there is a holiday workshops where you can work on a new craft project, 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

Kids School holiday Club – Fabric bracelets & button necklaces

Join Molly for our kids workshops during the summer holidays.  Open to all kids age 7+

As well as Kids club every month, there is a holiday workshops where you can work on a new craft project, 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