CLASSES

CLASSES

Classes and Workshops

Our classes and workshops are designed for you to develop and acquire new skills, whilst enjoying the company of others who share a common passion for needle craft.  Our locally based tutors with a wide variety of skills will enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience with you.

Classes and workshops are held throughout the week, with morning, afternoon and evening sessions. Whether you are a complete beginner, a little rusty, or wanting to learn new techniques to add to years of experience, the classes are tailored to suit attendee’s abilities.

View our Classes and Workshops at a glance.

List of Classes and Workshop dates to May 2019

Dates for our classes and workshops are listed below, click on the title to view more details. We hope that you find something to inspire you to start an exciting project and make new friends.

We would love to hear suggestions for additional workshops.

 

Places on courses are secured by a £10 deposit at the time of booking and balance payable on the day direct to the course leader.

 

The booking fee includes tutoring and refreshments in the classroom.

Materials required for classes or workshops are usually supplied by the attendee unless otherwise specified in the workshop details.  All items required will also be available to purchase in our shop with a 10% discount off products for the duration of the workshop or class.

If your class or workshop involves the use of a sewing machine, you are very welcome to bring your own or alternatively use one of our latest models of Brother Sewing machines for the nominal fee of £3.00 per session.

When our classroom is not in being used for classes or workshops, it is available for individual or group use.  Please contact us for more details.

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Knitting Circle - Every Monday, 10.00am to 12.30pm - £3.00 per person

Beginners Knitting Session - Every Monday with Dee Semmens, 2pm to 4pm - £7.50 per person

Sewing Bee - Every Thursday, 10.00am to 12.30pm - £3.00 per person

No booking required

‘By appointment’ - one to one private tutored session with Gary Mills for sewing and construction projects - £15 per hour (minimum of 3 consecutive hours booked)

Booking required

March

Fri. 1 Mar. - ‘Exmoor landscapes in Felt’ with Gary Mills, 10am to 4pm - £30 plus materials

Sat. 2 Mar. Upholstery Workshop with George Parsons, 9.30am to 1.30pm over 3 weeks - £45 per person

Fri. 8 Mar. - Fancy Machine Stitching workshop with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £35.00 (includes materials)

Tues. 12 Mar. - Confidence with your Overlocker with Jackie, 7pm to 9pm - £20 per person

Thurs. 14 Mar. Starlight Express Quilt with Jackie, 2pm to 4pm over 4 weeks - £50 per person

Thurs. 14 Mar. - Make a simple shift dress with Gary Mills, 6pm to 9pm over 3 weeks - £60 plus materials per person

Fri. 15 Mar. - Make your own Pheasant with Gary Mills, 10am to 4pm - £30 plus materials

Fri. 22 Mar. - 'Camden' Basket with Pam Martin, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Wed.27 Mar.Beginners Hand Embroidery Workshop with Thelma Neate, 10am to 4pm - £30 not including kit or £45 to include kit per person

Fri.29 Mar. - Stitch your own Easter Cards with Gary Mills, 10am to 1pm - £25 plus materials

Sat. 30 Mar. Tweens@Threads (Cutesy Rabbits) with Sally Scyner, 10am to 1pm - £25 per person ( materials included )

April

Fri. 12 Apr. – Tote Bag with Jackie, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Sat. 13 Apr. - Kimono Workshop with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £34.00 (includes pattern)

Wed. 24 Apr. Upholstery Workshop with George Parsons, 10.00am to 1.00pm over 8 weeks - £100 per person

Thurs. 25 Apr.Tuffet with Jackie, 1.30pm to 4.30pm over 2 weeks - £45 per person

Sat. 27 Apr.Teens@Threads (Snuggly Slippers) with Sally Scyner, 10am to 1pm - £25 per person ( materials included )

May

Sat. 4 May - Getting started with your Sewing Machine with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £40.00 per person (includes materials)