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Beginners Machine Sewing                                                Dates:   16th June, 14th July, 15th Sept, 13th Oct 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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


Get in to Dress making - Understanding Patterns                                                            Dates: Sat 12th Oct 2019                                                                                          

Learn all the dress making basics from using patterns to key construction techniques and go home with a pair of pyjama bottoms!. For more information click here


Coordinated Room Acessories                                                                                         Dates: Sun 6th October 2019                                                                                      

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


Children's Sewing Classes                                                                                  Dates: Summer dates coming soon

Morning and afternoon sessions for younger sewers;

10am-12pm Get Stitching - Introduction to setting up your machine and sewing simple projects;

1-3pm Young Sewers - Design and create a simple piece of clothing. For more information click here


Freemotion Machine Embroidery                                                                         Dates: Sun 8th September 2019

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


Jeans, fit & construction                                                                                       Dates: 22nd & 23rd June 2019                                                                                      

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.


Overlockers - Stretch Techniques and t-shirts                             Dates: Sat 15th June 2019, Sat 28th Sept 2019

Learn how all the basics on your overlocker, get the best from your overlocker with key dressmaking techniques and create a fabulous t-shirt with your newfound skills. to learn more click here:


Dress Making weekend - Shift or Shirt Dress                                                           Dates for 2020 coming soon

Create a beautiful and versatile addition to your wardrobe, this dress is beautiful for layering in the colder months and a go to holiday throw on for the warmer months. For more information click here


Coat Making - 'Eden' lightweight jacket                                                                     Dates: 21st & 22nd Sept 2019

Take your dressmaking to the next level with outerware. Create your own lightweight jacket perfect for late summer evenings using the lovely TATB Eden pattern. For more information click here


Pattern Cutting - A-Line Skirt                                                                                            Dates: Sat 6th July 2019

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


Roman Blinds - All you need to know                                                                                        Dates coming soon

Create a sample size blind while learning all the key techniques to create beautiful roman blinds for your home. For more details click here


Needle Felting Magical Hares Weekend                                                       Dates: Sat 8th and Sun 9th June 2019

On this new exciting two day needle felting masterclass workshop fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through everything from the basic techniques of needle felting through to the more advanced as well as sharing lots of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way and her love and passion for local Dorset and British wool. Suitable for all abilities. For more information click here


Embroidery - a mindful escape                                                                                            Dates: Sat 30th Nov 2019

Take time to slow things down and discover embroidery, work step by step through creating your own unique work of art, learning and perfecting classic stitches while enjoying this quiet and contemplative technique. For more information click here


To book a place on any of the above courses please first check availability by contacting Miss Maker 

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