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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:  1st Dec 2019, 12th Jan, 23rd Feb, 15th March 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: Sat 8th Feb 2020                                                                                          

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: More dates soon Waitlist                                                                            

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: Half Term dates coming soon Waitlist

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 26th January, Sun 8th March 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: 2nd & 3rd Nov 2019, 1st & 2nd Feb 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 28th Sept 2019, Sat 11th January 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; 7th & 8th December 2019

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

 

Roman Blinds - All you need to know                                                                        Dates coming soon Waitlist

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 - Vintage Bear workshop                                                       Dates; Saturday 15th February 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 Bear. 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

 

Christmas Jumpers (10am - 12.30pm)                                                             Dates: Tuesday 26th November 2019

Everyone loves a Christmas Jumper don't they! Well this year take your festive fashion to another level by creating your own unique jumpers. Using a clever technique of layering felt and fabric you will create your festive design. This course guides you step by step as you piece together your motif and attach it to your chosen jumper ready to wear with pride on Christmas day. 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

 

Create for Christmas                                                                                                    Dates: Sunday 24th Nov 2019

Get creative this Christmas.This one day workshop is for all abilities and will include machine and hand sewing techniques as you create beautiful Christmas gifts. All equipment such as sewing machines, scissors, patterns and materials are provided as well as expert guidance and inspiration as you work on your creation. A range of projects are available to choose from including trying your hand at freemotion machine embroidery. Go on, get in the festive spirit. For more information clcik here

 

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

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