Events

Beginners christmas hand embroidery

Suitable for beginners, this hand embroidery workshop teaches you the basic stitches. Done in red work which looks classically festive you will be given the opportunity to make 4 tree decorations. Depending on skill level, one or two will be completed during the workshop with the others for you to take home and complete.

Christmas Gift bags

Join Becki and make little gift bags. Perfect to give as gifts or with a gift inside. Choose from the selection of Millie Moon christmas fabrics

Can be personalised

Sew a little Girls Party dress

Its nearly Christmas! lets Make a party dress, for a little girl age 1-5

all materials included

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

Take home a finished dress and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern, bias binding and inserting a concealed zip.

Ladies Faux Fur body warmer

Join Anna for this new winter workshop using our lovely faux fur

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.

Red Work embroidery Christmas tree decorations

Suitable for beginners, this hand embroidery workshop teaches you the basic stitches. Done in red work which looks classically festive you will be given the opportunity to make 4 tree decorations. Depending on skill level, one or two will be completed during the workshop with the others for you to take home and complete.

New – winter weight 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

Make a drawstring patchwork bag

What you need is a fab and fun drawstring bag made of beautiful patchwork fabric. Join Kelly to learn the craft of patchwork and turn it into a large drawstring bag. A Great gift idea

All Materials included.

basic sewing machine skills required

 

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.

Hand Embroidery using photographs

This intermediate class is great for those who love hand embroidery and would like to have a go at something unusual and creative, using their current skills in hand embroidery. Tutor Paula will take you through the different stitches, to create different styles and patterns. A great class for those wishing  to personalise their projects.

All materials and refreshments included.

* Some pre work will be required with photographs