Events

Kids Club

Join Molly on the 1st Saturday of every month for our kids club.  Open to all kids age 7+

Every month there is a new craft project to work on, including hand sewing, cutting, designing and glueing. A great way to encourage young people to learn to sew and be creative, whilst learning a life skill like sewing on a button.

Cost is £15 per session

may – Mini fabric tote bags

Teens with Machines club -June

Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.00-1.00pm with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £25 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £60  (please call the shop to book with this offer)

 

June  session –

 

rara skirts

£25 per session all materials included

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions

 

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.

make elastic waist shorts

Make a pair of unisex shorts with elasticated waist.

Workshop includes all materials, suitable for beginners, adults and teens

Learn to make a pair of shorts  with an elasticated waist – techniques include laying out a paper pattern, cutting out, machine sewing, french seams and hems.

includes materials

 

Teens with Machines club -May

Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.00-1.00pm with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £25 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £60  (please call the shop to book with this offer)

 

April and May session –

Transform a T-shirt or vest into a dress. You will need to bring along a t-shirt or vest for the top part of the dress. Then pick a fabric from our selection here in the shop to make the skirt and Anna will help you make the transformation.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to book BOTH sessions to complete the dress

 

£25 per session all materials included

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions

 

Beginners Dressmaking – 6 week evening class

Popular 6 week evening class, working at your own pace in a small group make a garment from a paper pattern.

Bring along your choice of paper pattern and material (we’re happy to advise and don’t forget to collect loyalty card stamps on materials purchased.) Suitable for beginners and progressing dressmakers.

Learn as you go, everything from measuring, laying out and cutting to constructing, altering and finishing your garment. Get to know the rest of your group and learn from what they are doing too – previous items made on evening classes include day and evening dresses, childrenswear, pyjamas, skirts, bags, mens shirts, waistcoats and jackets – what do you fancy making?

 

Runs 6-8pm on tuesdays from 7th may – 11 June

Teens with Machines club – April

Sewing club for Teens age 11+

On the 3rd Saturday of every month, the teen club will meet from 10.00-1.00pm with tutor Fromemaid.

Each month will be a new project to work on covering all machine skills.

Fab Mille Moon Materials included.

Each session is £25 or introductory offer of 3 sessions for £60  (please call the shop to book with this offer)

 

April and May session –

Transform a T-shirt or vest into a dress. You will need to bring along a t-shirt or vest for the top part of the dress. Then pick a fabric from our selection here in the shop to make the skirt and Anna will help you make the transformation.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to book BOTH sessions to complete the dress

 

£25 per session all materials included

please contact the shop for more information on future sessions