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Beginners Workshop

This workshop is for complete beginners, perfect if you would like to sew, maybe don’t think you can or desperate to learn!

7pm – 9pm.
February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Session 1 – Learn about the machine from threading to some essential stitches, you will come away with your first item – a decorative hanging heart.

Session 2 – Making a tote bag with applique detail.

Session 3 – We will be stitching a make-up bag or pencil case.

Session 4 – Making a patchwork cushion – learning the basics of patchwork and inserting a zip in to a cushion.

£95.00*
Includes all materials and use of our machines and equipment
Learn to stitch children’s clothing

This workshop is great if you have some experience using a sewing machine and would like to further your skills by following some basic patterns.

7pm – 9.30pm.
March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

1 – Flutterby Dress / Pair of shorts

2 –  Elsie dress (fully lined) / PJ Bottoms

3 – Party Dress / Short sleeved

£105.00*
Includes all materials and copies of patterns and instructions
* All workshops require a £50 non-refundable deposit upon booking with the remainder to pay prior to the start of the course.

Please call the shop on 01323 729444 or pop in to book your place!

Day courses to be paid for in full at the time of booking, cancellations within 48 hours are non-refundable.   

Stitching Sessions - February

Open Sewing every Tuesday morning

10am – 12pm.
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th February

Bring your project that you’re currently working on, use our machines or bring along your own and stitch with like-minded people!  A social sew with a cuppa and biscuit!

£5.00
Per session
Saturday Morning Stitching Club

10am – 12pm.
9th and 23rd February

Each month we will run our stitching club where you will make a quick project using fat quarters.  A great little social sew – includes a hot drink and a biscuit (or 2!)

9th – Tote Bag

23rd – Envelope cushion

£20.00
Per session – Includes materials
Patchwork Applique Cushion Cover

1pm – 4pm.
2nd February

A great introduction to patchwork learning cutting and piecing techniques.  We will look at applique as well as learning to put in a zip.

£30.00
Includes all materials
Easy Peasy Cuddle Quilt

1pm – 4pm.
9th February

This is a perfect project if you are a complete beginner to patchwork and quilting.  This is a quick and easy way to make a cuddle quilt that is perfect for children or as a cozy lap quilt.

£45.00
Includes all materials
Make a Tilly and the Buttons Bettine Dress

10am – 3pm.
16th February

The Bettine Dress features a blousy bodice with scoop neckline, kimono sleeves, turn up cuffs, elasticated waistline and tulip skirt.  It’s simple to sew with no fiddly darts, fastenings or set in sleeves – a perfect introduction to dressmaking!  With lots of help and tips along the way you will leave this session with your own Betting Dress ready to wear!

£65.00
Includes all materials and a copy of the Bettine pattern to take home
Sewing with Jersey - KIDS

1pm – 4pm.
23rd February

Learn to sew with jersey on a standard machine!  We will be making a child’s jumper with cuffed sleeves and neckline.  With so many gorgeous and fun stretch fabrics to choose from this is a pattern and skill that will ensure you never need to buy a child’s jumper ever again!

£45.00
Includes all materials and a copy of the pattern to take home
Mummy (or Daddy) and me stitching – Age 7+

11am-1pm.
Sun 24th February

A great opportunity to spend some time together and learn a new skill or practice on those skills you already have with your little one!  This is an introduction to sewing and if popular will lead to a regular workshop!

£30.00
Per adult and child – Includes all materials
Half Term Stitching – Age 7+

10am-12pm.
18th February

A two hour workshop for ages 7 upwards.  Learn to piece together fabric and use a sewing machine, by the end of this session each child will have made their own patchwork, envelope cushion cover!

£20.00
Includes all materials
Please call the shop on 01323 729444 or pop in to book your place!

Day courses to be paid for in full at the time of booking, cancellations within 48 hours are non-refundable.

Stitching Sessions - March

Open Sewing every Tuesday morning

10am – 12pm.
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th - March

Bring your project that you’re currently working on, use our machines or bring along your own and stitch with like-minded people!  A social sew with a cuppa and biscuit!

£5.00
Per session
Saturday Morning Stitching Club

10am – 12pm.
16th and 30th March

Each month we will run our stitching club where you will make a quick project using fat quarters.  A great little social sew – includes a hot drink and a biscuit (or 2!)

16th – Make up bag / Pencil case

30th – Set of coasters

£20.00
Per session – Includes materials
Make a Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dress

10am – 3pm.
2nd March

The Cleo is easy to make and oh so comfortable to wear.  Make it dungaree-style with buckles or as a pinafore with buttons.  Wear Cleo all year round, with a Breton top in the summer or a roll neck and snuggly tights in the winter.  This is a great introduction to dressmaking and suitable for beginners.

£60.00
Includes all materials and a copy of the Cleo pattern to take home
Patchwork Applique Cushion Cover

1pm – 4pm.
16th March

A great introduction to patchwork learning cutting and piecing techniques.  We will look at applique as well as learning to put in a zip.

£30.00
Includes all materials
Introduction to Quilting

10am – 3pm.
23rd March

A fantastic course that will provide you with lots of knowledge and new skills within the world of quilting!  Choose to make either a table runner or small quilt, you will learn about cutting using a rotary cutter and ruler, piecing fabric together, layering, quilting and binding your finished item.

£65.00
Includes all materials
Make an adult Jersey Top

1pm – 4pm.
30th March

Learn to use an overlocker to make yourself a stylish top.  You will learn how to sew garments together, adjust the tension to suit your fabric and finish the cuffs and neckline with ribbing.

£45.00
Includes all materials
Please call the shop on 01323 729444 or pop in to book your place!

Day courses to be paid for in full at the time of booking, cancellations within 48 hours are non-refundable.