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If you are interested in receiving new dates when they are relesed or any courses that are marked as full or without current dates shown, please still e-mail me as I do keep waiting lists and will often add extra dates where demand is high.

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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


Get in to Dress making - Understanding Patterns                                                         Dates coming soon Waitlist                                                                                      

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; Sunday 30th May 2020                                                                          

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.

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Freemotion Machine Embroidery                                                                           Dates: Saturday 13th June 2020

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:   25th & 26th April 2020                                                                                    

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 14th March 2020

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 Classic Party Dress                                    Dates; Sat 6th & Sun 7th June 2020

Get your dress sorted for this party season - go for classic LBD or wow them with a bit of colour, either way you can gurantee it will be unique and made by you!. For more information click here


Pattern Cutting - A-Line Skirt                                                                                       Dates coming soon Waitlist

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.


Roman Blinds - All you need to know                                                                           Dates: Sun 27th June 2020

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



Needle Felting - Vintage Wren workshop                                                                    Dates; Saturday 2nd May 2020

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


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

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