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Beginners Machine Sewing Dates: 15th March, 5th April Sunday 19th April, Sunday 31st May, . Sunday 14th June, Saturday 18th July 2020
Whether you have never used a sewing machine before or you are returning to sewing and want to refresh your machine skills, this easygoing one-day course is for you. For more details click here
Create a refreshed and perfectly coordinated look for your home. on this course you have the opportunity to create cushions, lampshades and fabric covered waste baskets to bring a new lease of life to any room. For more information click here
Easter Bunnies - Toy Making workshop Date: Saturday 11th April 2020
Have you thought about your Easter gifts yet? Have a rest from the chocolate this year in favour of these beautiful little bunnies. A fantasitic chance to combine soft toy making techniques with celebrating this hope filled time of year. For more information click here
Young Designers Holiday Classes Dates: Thur 16th, Fri 17th April 2020 Morning and afternoon sessions for younger sewers and designers; Working from the basics of machine set up and sewing simple projects, through to exploring the design process and creating the shapes required to make your own clothes. This selection of short classes will take your young sewer on an exciting creative journey over one weekend.
Fall in love with this fun and hugely addictive technique. This full day course introduces you to free-motion embroidery, allowing you to become comfortable with a new way of using your sewing machine. For more information click here
A well fitted pair of jeans will always be a wardrobe stable, on this weekend course you will create you own pair of jeans and learn key techniques for fitting and constructing trousers. For more information click here.
Dress Making weekend - Shift or Classic Party Dress Dates; Sat 6th & Sun 7th June 2020
This course introduces you to pattern drafting, during the day you will creat a patten for an A-line skirt based on your measurements, you will go on to create your made to easure skirt to take home with you, for more details click here
Children's Clothes - T-shirts, tops, leggings and pyjamas Dates: Sat 28th March 2020
Sort your children's wardrobe staples for all seasons, work through construction techniques for tops and trousers, working in cotton (pyjama bottoms) or jersey (t-shirts, tops and leggings) on sewing machines or overlockers. £89 per person, Lunch, Patterns and full instructions will be provided. The course is suitable for those new to dress making as well as more experienced sewers. For more details click here.
Curtains - Construction and Finishing Dates: Saturday 25th July 2020
Refresh and revitalise any window in your house by creating a set of beautiful curtains. During this course you will be guided through the construction and finishing of curtains and have the chance to make a number of samples including alternative curtain headings. For more details click here
Fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of needle felting to create your own beautiful Vintage Wren. The workshop is suitable for beginners or for those that have some experience of needle felting and the price includes all materials and a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. For more details click here
Pattern Cutting - Trousers drafting and fitting Dates Sat 16th & Sun 17th May 2020
During this weekend workshop you will learn how to draft a trouser pattern based on your own measurements; from this pattern you will then create a toile to refine the fit before moving on to create a final (wearable) toile. At the end of the weekend you will take home your very own ‘made to measure’ pattern to use again and again. For more details click here