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.

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

Trace, transfer and Paint workshop

New for september 2018 we are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon.

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.

Make a Kimono top

Join dressmaking tutor Anna Vickery and make a Kimono style top

 

Price includes all materials,  use of machines and refreshments

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 

 

 

Trace, transfer and Paint workshop – 6 week

New for september 2018 we are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon.

Jo will 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

All materials will be included as well as a sketchbook and art materials to keep.

Advanced quilting and patchwork evening class

This Popular 6 week evening class with Caroline is a great next step from the beginners patchwork and quilting workshop.

Caroline is a very experienced quilter who has been teaching here at Millie Moon for 10 years and has made 100s of quilts for herself, family, friends and customers. She has also exhibited quilts.

The 6 week class covers:

measuring, cutting, piecing and quilting.

You make a completed quilt in the 6 weeks.

4 fat quarters included to get you started

‘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 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