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April 2018
£30.00

NEW – make a tea cosy

11 April @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Fromemaid Vicki in this new workshop to make a "Tea Cosy" Need some inspiration? This new workshop is great for those that can use a machine but not sure what to make next. includes all fabrics  

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£25.00

NEW – English Paper Piecing Master Class

12 April @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Love Patchwork and Quilting but would like to learn a new skill. How about trying a bit of  traditional hand quilting. Using the English paper piecing method Kelly will guide you though this traditional technique. learn the basics, from cutting, to basting and joining. All materials included    

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£50.00

Teach me to sew

15 April @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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…

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£58.00

Make a little Shirt or waistcoat

17 April @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Make a little shirt, or waistcoat to fit age 1-5 years from an ‘Anna Vickery’ paper pattern. Workshop includes pattern and fabric please be able to thread a sewing machine and sew a straight line. Take home a finished shirt or waistcoat and the skills to go on and make more – techniques covered include using a paper pattern, collars and buttonholes.

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£55.00

Get the most from your Overlocker (private tuition)

17 April @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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,…

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Teens with Machines club – Guest Tutor

21 April @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Our brand new 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. Starting with basic machine skills in the first 3 sessions. 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) April club will be…

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£55.00 - £120.00

NEW – Free Motion Embroidery Club

22 April @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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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…

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£40.00

NEW – ‘Reverse’ Pattern Cutting

24 April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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Join Anna for the exciting new workshop. 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…

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£10.00

DIY sewing machine service

24 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Frome Store, 24-25 Catherine Hil
Frome, Somerset BA11 1BY United Kingdom
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have you given your sewing machine a hug lately? They work so hard for us, we really put them through it. When was the last time it had a service? Join Anna as she shows you how to do a mini service. This will help your machine to run smoother and show it how much you appreciate it. Bring your own machine

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£25.00

Mastering Zips & Buttonholes

24 April @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Why is everyone scared of inserting concealed zips and sewing machine buttonholes?! Set aside a couple of hours to practice these sewing essentials and leave with your own samples of the techniques and clear photographic notes to refer to. You’re welcome to bring your own machine, please check you have buttonhole and double sided/adjustable zip feet attachments. Workshop suitable for beginners or those needing a refresher class.   basic sewing machine skills required    

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