Events

JO JOOF hosts…Jennie Maizels Sketchbook club (Saturdays)

New for september 2018 we are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon. Jo will be hosting the Jennie Maziels sketchbook club

Jo will be running 1 off workshops on a Saturday morning once a month. £15 per session or 3 for £36 or 6 for £65

This class is suitable for kids (8+) and adults

All materials included

 

 

Jo will also be running an adult class on Friday mornings

 

Beginners quilting and patchwork evening class

This Popular 4 week evening class with Caroline is a great starting place to learn how to do patchwork and quilting.

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 4 week class covers:

measuring, cutting, piecing and quilting.

You make a completed lap quilt in the 4weeks.
All fabrics included

Bish Bash Bosh Bags

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

‘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.

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.

Hand Embroidery

This class is great for those beginners 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.

Get the most from your Overlocker ( 1-1 session)

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 & day-time  1-1 classes available, email us.

Get the most from your Overlocker ( 1-1 session)

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 & day-time  1-1 classes available, email us.

Jo Joof hosts…Jennie Maizels Sketchbook Club (fridays)

we are delighted to have local illustrator Jo Joof joining us at Millie Moon. Jo will be hosting the “Jennie Maizels Sketchbook club”

Jo will be running adult workshops starting on Fridays 11-1pm

Each week there will cover a variety of techniques and challenges  including trace, transfer and paint!

Sessions are £15 each, or you can book 3 for £36, or 6 for £65

 

Dressmaking Master class – 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 masterclass series

 

basic sewing machine skill required