Events

Make a Autumn cape

Dressmaker Anna Vickery takes you through the step to make this lovely Cape in a day. The lined cape with button fastening is perfect for popping over your shoulders on a cool evening when you don’t want to take a coat or need to add another layer

Teens with machine experience welcome

 

basic machine skills needed

 

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.

JO JOOF hosts…Jennie Maizels Sketchbook club

New for september 2018 we are delighted to have 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

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

All materials included

 

 

Jo will also be running a six week block of workshops starting on Friday 14th September 11-1pm

The course will cover a variety of techniques and challenges and of for adults only.

NEW – Drawstring Bags

Join Vickie with this new workshop.  make a drawstring bag in a choice of millie moon fabrics with Drawstrings

All materials included

refreshments provided

Make a child’s dress or Shirt

Choose to make a dress or shirt from one of Annas patterns, (age 1-5years) and let Anna guide you through the making process.

materials included

please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line.

Take home a finished garment and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

Overlocker machines are designed for sewing stretch/knit fabrics, but are also great for getting neat and professional looking edge finishes in home dressmaking/sewing.

Have an overlocker you haven’t got to grips with or thinking of investing in an overlocker? Look no further…

1-1 class covers threading your overlocker, settings, functions and troubleshooting. Practice and take home a set of samples of what your machine can do and learn a few tricks along the way.

Includes 3 and 4 thread overlocking, use of the differential feed, rolled hems, flatlocking and more.

Evening 1-1 classes available, email us.

New – Denim / corduroy Autumn skirt workshop

Join Anna for a skirt making workshop with a difference. No paper patterns! learn how to make a skirt using your measurements alone. Once you have made one you will make many more! sew easy!

this workshop includes a choice of denim or corduroy fabric to make a heavier weight winter skirt, but can be made in any of our fabrics with a small additional cost.

Make a skirt in a day!

 

basic sewing machine skills required, please be comfortable using a machine

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.

BishBashBosh Bags with Fromemaid

Handbag never big enough? Keep forgetting those shopping bags? Or just need somewhere to keep those hoover parts?

This bag is practical and stylish and very generous in size

Join Fromemaid Vickie and make these fab bags in this workshop

All materials included