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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.

How to Needle Turn Applique – make a Journal Cover

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 1 ticket left

The “How to” series of short workshops by Gary Mills will help you improve and develop your sewing skills. This class is how to do Needle Turn applique.

How to Make a Simple Scissor Case

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 5 tickets left

In this “How to” short workshop by Gary Mills, designed to help you improve and develop your sewing skills, you will make a lovely case to hold your rotary cutter, fabric shears and embroidery scissors.

Confidence with your Overlocker

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
£36.00 2 tickets left

In this 1 day workshop, Julia Langley will guide you through using your Overlocker. Sew using three or four threads, adjust your machine for the best finish, learn tips and tricks, how to do a rolled hem and then make a basic T Shirt.

Get to Know your Sewing Machine

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£40.00 Sold out

This is a day workshop with Julia Langley for those with either a new machine or those who are keen to start sewing but don’t have a machine yet. Learn all about the various stitches, feet, maintenance, needles, thread and tips for tricky fabrics.

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Double Pin Wheel

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£30.00 4 tickets left

In this half day class, Gary Mills will guide you through sewing, cutting and construction for the best results when piecing together a Double Pin Wheel quilt block.

Confidence with your Overlocker

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£36.00 Sold out

In this 1 day workshop, Julia Langley will guide you through using your Overlocker. Sew using three or four threads, adjust your machine for the best finish, learn tips and tricks, how to do a rolled hem and then make a basic T Shirt.

How to Make a Simple Shoulder Bag

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 6 tickets left

The “How to” series of short workshops by Gary Mills will help you improve and develop your sewing skills. This class is how to make a simple shoulder bag.

Patchwork Sack Bag Workshop

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£35.00 4 tickets left

A one day workshop with Julia Langley to make a casual bucket style shoulder or cross body bag. This version is made from an upcycled pair of jeans and some Japanese fabric scraps. 

Simplifying Bodice Fitting

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£36.00 2 tickets left

In this day workshop with Julia Langley, learn how to understand and adjust a basic bodice pattern for a personal fit and use as a guide to get a better fit with future patterns.

How to Draw with Free Motion Embroidery

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 1 ticket left

In this class with Gary Mills, develop your free motion embroidery skills using a sewing machine to create chicken images on fabric.

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Strings Block

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£30.00 4 tickets left

In this half day class, Gary Mills will guide you through sewing, cutting and construction for the best results when piecing together a Strings Quilt block.

How to Attach Bias Binding to a Round Potholder

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 5 tickets left

Gary Mills demonstrates how to make a useful insulated table runner with a binding finish. Learn the stages of cutting binding, how to join lengths, stitching on right angles and great tips to get a neat finish.

How to Make a Table Runner

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20.00 6 tickets left

Gary Mills demonstrates how to make a useful insulated table runner with a binding finish. Learn the stages of cutting binding, how to join lengths, stitching on right angles and great tips to get a neat finish.

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