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 January 2020

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

October

Fri. 4 Oct. - ’Make Your Mark - Contemporary Textiles Workshop’ with Gary Mills, 10am – 4pm - £30.00 plus materials cost

Sat. 5 Oct. - ’A Felted Vessel- introduction to 3D wet felting technique’ with Gary Mills, 10.00am – 1.00pm - £25.00 plus £5 for materials

Tues. 8 Oct. Jelly Roll Sampler Quilt with Jackie, 7pm to 9pm over 8 weeks - £70 per person

Wed. 9 Oct. Upholstery Workshop with George Parsons, 10am to 1pm over 8 weeks - £100 per person

Wed. 9 Oct. Machine Embroidery for Beginners with Liz French, 2pm to 4pm - £18 per person

Fri. 11 Oct.Twisted Pole Table Runner with Jackie, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Sat. 12 Oct.Upholstery Workshop with George Parsons, 9.30am to 1pm over 3 weeks - £45 per person

Tues. 15 Oct.Hand Knitted (but needleless) Cushion with Catherine Greer, 9.30am to 12.30pm - Price depending on wool choice : Acrylic £40 or Corriedale wool £45 per person ( yarn included )

Wed. 16 Oct. Upholstery Workshop with George Parsons, 1.30pm to 4.30pm over 7 weeks - £88 per person

Fri. 18 Oct. - Make up your Advent Calendar panel with Gary Mills, 10am to 4pm - £30 per person

Wed. 23 Oct. - Sewing Machine Familiarisation with Jackie, 7pm to 9pm - £18 per person

Fri. 25 Oct.Macrame Cushion with Pam Martin, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

November

Fri. 1 Nov.Tote Bag with Drawstring Inner with Jackie, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Tues. 5 Nov.More Machine Embroidery (Design) with Liz French, 2pm to 4pm - £18 per person

Wed. 6 Nov. - Make a Stretch Garment with Gary Mills, 6pm to 9pm over 3 weeks continuing Wed. 13 Nov. and Thurs. 28 Nov. - £60 per person

Fri. 8 Nov. - Flower Fairy Lights with Pam Martin, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Sat. 9 Nov. - Westalee Ruler Starter Day with Susan Moore, Westalee Accredited Teacher, 10am to 3.30pm - £50 per person

Tues. 12 Nov.Introduction to Smocking with Sally Bate, 2pm to 4pm - £28 per person ( kit included )

Thurs. 14 Nov. Confidence with your Overlocker with Jackie, 2pm to 4pm - £20 per person

Fri. 15 Nov. Christmas Wall Hanging with Jackie, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Sat. 16 Nov.Christmas Wreath with Gary Mills, 10am to 4pm - £30 plus materials per person

Fri. 22 Nov.Upcycle Jeans into Christmas Gifts with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £30 per person

Tues. 26 Nov.Christmas (Woollen) Wreath Making with Catherine Greer, 10.00am to 12.00pm - £33 per person ( yarn included )

Sat. 30 Nov.Herd of Nordic Reindeer with Gary Mills, 10am to 1pm - £25.00 plus £5 for materials

December

Tues. 3 Dec. Christmas Table Runner with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £30.00 per person

Fri. 6 Dec.Tote Bag with Drawstring Inner with Jackie, 10am to 4pm - £25 per person

Sat. 7 Dec.Bunting Bonanza with Julia Langley, 10am to 4pm - £30.00 per person

Sat. 14 Dec. Young Sewers Bunting with Sally Scyner, 10am to 12.30pm - £10.00 per person (materials included)