Events

Teach me to sew, learn the basics of machine sewing

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.

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.

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.

MORE Day time and Evening 1-1 classes available, email us for availability

 

 

Simple Linocut and Letterblock with Angela

By Popular demand, Angela is back with the simple linocut and letterblock workshop.

 

Come learn the traditional art of Linocut printing with Angela Lai Yen, You will be shown how to carve and print your design using hand pressure and rollers, Use your lino block along with traditional letterpress blocks to print a range of cards, gift tags and to create a final print,

 

** need to bring and aprons and 2 designs, 10cm x 10cm ( angela will advise on this)

Limited spaces so please book early

age 18+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginners Christmas decorations 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.

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.

MORE Day time and Evening 1-1 classes available, email us for availability

 

 

Skills sessions – Reverse Pattern Cutting, 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.

Jo Joof’s Art Club

We are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon.

Jo will be hosting a Drawing and Painting session in her own unique style every Monday.  Join Jo for a fun approach to drawing and painting. No experience or skill needed and definitely no still life!

Jo will be running adult workshops (16+) starting on Mondays 11-1pm

Different themes each week.

Sessions are £15 each, or you can book  3 for £36

Includes all materials used on the day and refreshments

Starts Monday 12 August 2019

 

 

Skill share sessions – Working with Stretch fabrics

Join dressmaker Anna Vickery for an masterclass in working with stretch fabrics.

This 2 hour class will allow you to feel happy working tricky fabrics such as jersey

*Part of the Dressmaking skill share sessions

basic sewing machine skill required

book one for £25 or book 4 for £90

Jo Joof’s Art Club

We are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon.

Jo will be hosting a Drawing and Painting session in her own unique style every Monday.  Join Jo for a fun approach to drawing and painting. No experience or skill needed and definitely no still life!

Jo will be running adult workshops (16+) starting on Mondays 11-1pm

Different themes each week.

Sessions are £15 each, or you can book  3 for £36

Includes all materials used on the day and refreshments

Starts Monday 12 August 2019