Events

Make a Skirt

Make your choice of a wrap, tulip shape, 1950’s style pleated or elasticated waist skirt in a day, using just your measurements – no paper pattern required!

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.

2 x sessions 22 & 29 January 2019 Please note you will need to attend both sessions to complete the skirt

Fabric not included but you get 10% off all purchases made in the shop on the day!

Teen Machine club Special offer – 3 sessions

Our brand new Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10-1pm with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

basic machine skills required

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £25 or special offer of 3 sessions for £60

 

Teen Machine club -January

Our brand new Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10-1pm with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

basic machine skills required

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £25 or special offer of 3 sessions for £60

 

‘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.

Hand Embroidery

This class is great for those beginners 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.

make Pyjama shorts

Make a pair of unisex pyjama shorts suitable for adults or teens

Workshop includes all materials, suitable for beginners.

Learn to make a pair pyjama shorts  with an elasticated waist, 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.

includes materials

 

Kids Club -Fabric necklace\ shark bracelets

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

 

 

Teens with Machines club – Guest Tutor

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)

 

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

 

£20 per session all materials included

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions

 

Make a Zipped pouch

Learn how to make a handy zipped pouch with Vickie our FROMEMAID. Whether for your pens, sewing kit, makeup, jewellery these handy little storage bags are fun to make. The workshop shows you all the techniques, including how to put in a zip.

All materials included

machine experience necessary

Kids make Xmas gift tags

As well as Kids club Molly is running exra christmas workshops

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