Events

Jo Joof’s Art Club

We are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon. Jo will be hosting a Drawing and Painting session in her own unique style every Monday.

Jo will be running adult workshops starting on Mondays 11-1pm

Different themes each week.

Sessions are £15 each, or you can book  6 for £60

Includes all materials used on the day and refreshments

Starts Monday 3rd JUNE 2019

No MONDAY Club during school holidays

Skill share sessions (x4 sessions) – various dates

Dressmaking skill share sessions with Anna Vickery –

These dressmaking sessions are aimed at perfecting your skills. Sessions on specific techniques, tools and materials.

session – Hems and finishing touches

session –   Working with paper patterns

session –  – working with stretch fabrics

session –  Fit and tweak – how to alter paper patterns

session – Zips and buttonholes

session – how to use my overlocker (1-1 session) £55

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Each session is 2 hours

£90 for all 4 session (*discounted)

or you can book one session at £25

(*doesn’t include overlocker)

basic machine skills necessary

Overlocker 1-1 sessions need to be booked individually and cost £55 for 2 hours, Please call or email the shop to arrange a date and time convenient to you.

Special workshop – Print and Pattern lino cutting with Angela Lai Yen

 

Come and learn the process of Linocut from start to finish with local printmaker Angela Lai yen.

  • You will begin with ‘drawing’ plants and floral from still life before developing your design ready for print.
  • You will learn to transfer your design on lino,
  • and how to carve lino safely!
  • and how to print by hand pressure and rollers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Design will be 12cm x 12cm so please feel free to bring extra paper cards etc you would like to print onto

You will receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival, an introduction and then on with the day, led by Angela Lai Yen.  There will be a short break for lunch (provided) and then back to an afternoon for more printing.

includes all materials, welcome drink, lunch, tea or coffee.

*over 18 years old

 

 

 

Space is limited

This is a one off class

10.30 -5.30

£80

 

 

Beginners Patchwork cushion covers

Join Caroline as she takes you step by step through how to make a patchwork cushion cover to create something unique for your home or to give as a gift.

 

Includes all materials and equipment. Please bring lunch

basic sewing machine skills required

Make a pattern from your favourite top!

 

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

**Part of the SKILL SESSIONS £25 each or 4 for £90

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.

Jo Joof hosts…Jennie Maizels Sketchbook Club (Mondays)

we are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon. Jo will be hosting the “Jennie Maizels Sketchbook club”

Jo will be running adult workshops starting on Mondays 11-1pm

Each week there will cover a variety of techniques and challenges  including trace, transfer and paint!

Sessions are £15 each, or you can book 3 for £36, or 6 for £65

 

No MONDAY Club during school holidays

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.

Skill share sessions – Working with Stretch fabrics

Join dressmaker Anna Vickery for an masterclass in working with stretch fabrics.

This 2 hour class will allow you to feel happy working tricky fabrics such as jersey

*Part of the Dressmaking skill share sessions

basic sewing machine skill required

book one for £25 or book 4 for £90

JO JOOF hosts…Jennie Maizels Sketchbook club (Saturdays)

local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon. Jo will be hosting the Jennie Maziels sketchbook club

Jo will be running 1 off workshops on a Saturday morning once a month. £15 per session or 3 for £36 or 6 for £65

This class is suitable for kids (8+) and adults

All materials included

 

 

Jo will also be running an adult class on monday mornings

 

Intermediate Log Cabin Quilt top – 4 week evening class

For those who love to quilt, this workshop takes you a step further. During the 4 weeks you will learn how to create the design of a Log Cabin quilt top, which you can then take home to finish and quilt.

Please bring your fabric, which can be a pre-cut jelly roll or pre-cut 2.5×44″ strips.

This class is 4 weeks evening class.

Previous patchwork and sewing machine experience is necessary