Saturday and Weekend Workshops


Sewing for Beginners

Sunday August 19th (1 SPACE), Sunday September 23rd (FULL), 10am-­4pm £70

In this class we cover everything from threading your machine and winding a bobbin, reading and cutting a pattern, to cutting out and constructing a simple garment. By the end of the day you should have a finished simple garment such as pyjama bottoms, a reversible bag or a simple skirt.   Click here for online booking and more info


 

Colour Analysis Workshop

Saturday 20th October 10am-­1pm (2 SPACES) £70

Colour Analysis is the start of an exciting journey, in which you discover how to create your own personal brand. You have a unique skin tone and eye colour, which means some colours make you look great and some have completely the opposite effect. After a mini colour consultation, you will discover exactly which colours of clothes and make-up will create your best look. Click here for online booking and more info


Lampshade Making Workshop

Saturday 22nd September 2018 10am-4pm (3 SPACES) starting at £35 including kit

In this half-day workshop (2.5 hours) you will be introduced to the art of making lampshades. Shalma will guide you through the process step by step, teaching you all the little tricks you’ll need to create your very own professionally finished lampshade. By the end of the class you will have your very own lampshade to take home. Click here for online booking and more info


Get to Know Your Sewing Machine Workshop

Saturday 6th October 2018, 10am-4pm (Spaces) £70

Bring along your sewing machine and get to grips with what it can do. Learn the basic techniques to create your own tote bag. Learn what all those dials and buttons do, and all these extra bits and bobs that come with your machine.Click here for online booking and more info


Quilting Techniques Workshop

Saturday 3rd November 2018, 10am-4pm (5 Spaces), £80 inc. Materials

A masterclass in quilting techniques! Taught by Annabel Groom this class is an essential for anyone who’d like to learn how to take their sewing skills to the next level. In this full day workshop you will learn a range of quilting techniques which you can apply to your own patchwork and quilting projects. Click here for online booking and more info


Freehand Machine Embroidery Workshop

Saturday 10th November 2018, Saturday 17th November 2018 (SPACES) £75 including materials 

In this full-day workshop the fabulous Lara Sparks will be sharing her passion for freehand machine embroidery, helping you to use a sewing machine in your own creative way. All levels welcome! A basic level of sewing knowledge is helpful but not essential. All you need to bring is an enthusiasm to learn a new skill. Click here for booking and more info


Patchwork and Quilting Weekend Workshop

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November (Spaces), 10am-4pm, £130

During this whole weekend workshop, Annabel will guide you through the process of making a simple quilt top. Using a fabulously simple technique and quick machine quilting you will create your own snuggly patchwork quilt to take home in just one weekend. Click here for online booking and more info


Cushion Masterclass Workshop

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Join expert tutor Carole Barter for this one day workshop and learn basic techniques and a few tricks of the trade to make professional looking cushions! Carole Barter has been teaching Soft Furnishing classes for the past 27 years.Click here for online booking and more info


 Box Cushion Workshop

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With expert tuition from Carole Barter, during this workshop you’ll learn to make piped and zipped Box Cushions with expert tutor Carole Barter. You’ll come away from this class with the skills and techniques needed to build a beautiful boxed & corded cushion! Click here for online booking and more info


Get to Know Your Overlocker Workshop

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Bring your own machine or use one of ours, this class aims to blast away the fears that surround using an overlocker, and will cover everything from threading your machine and settings the tensions, to a variety of stitch techniques to get a really professional finish on your garments. Click here for online booking and more info


Bra Making Weekend Workshop

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In this intensive two-day workshop you will be introduced to all the techniques needed to create a bra. Using stretch fabrics, 1/4 inch seams, getting to grips with rings, sliders, and underwires, and working with padding and lace. Click here for online booking and more info


Curtain Making Workshop

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This workshop is suitable for all abilities and is designed to give students the confidence to measure correctly and estimate fabric requirements accurately. With expert tuition from Carole Barter, you’ll make a lined and pencil pleat headed sample curtain, and you’ll learn the planning technique for any size curtain. Click here for online booking and more info


Heirloom Rag Doll Making Workshop

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Make this beautiful doll in a day with the easiest to make all-in-one rag doll pattern especially designed for beginners doll making. This workshop is designed for first time doll makers as well as the more experienced. If you haven’t used a sewing machine before then don’t worry, you’ll learn everything you need to make a beautiful doll, although if you know your way around a sewing machine then you’ll progress a little quicker. Click here for online booking and more info


Continuous Zipper Purse Workshop

Sunday 21st July 10am-­1pm (Fully Booked) £30

Join us for this fun half day workshop where you will learn the secret of the making the continuous zipper pouch purse taught by our inspiring tutor Annabel Groom. Once you know how to make one of these cute little purses, you’ll be making them for all your friends and family – they make fantastic gifts! Click here for online booking and more info


Quilted Bowl Workshop

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This is a great class for those who want to get stuck into a craft project but don’t have very much time on their hands. In this half day workshop you will make a reversible quilted fabric bowl, learning how to turn a flat piece of fabric into a 3D shape using quilting! These decorative bowls are really useful around the house as they are virtually unbreakable, they also make fantastic gifts, and are highly addictive to make – once you’ve made one, you’ll be making them for all your family and friends!


Knicker Making Workshop

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Learn to make your own knickers! Using silks, cotton lawn and fine jersey we will create stylish smalls in a selection of designs. This class would be great for anyone who has got to grips with their overlocker but although experience is helpful it is not essential. This workshop could also be great fun for a party of girls for a Birthday or Hen party.


 

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