Listed below are the classes we offer. Once you have decided which class will suit you, just click onto the pink links to see when the next class or workshop is running – there, you will also be able to pay via Paypal.
COURSES FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS
>>> Beginners – Making a Tote Bag (3 week/1 day/2 day). This 6 hour course can be completed in a day or over a series of days/weeks on various days too depending on your availability. It is designed to take you through the basics of learning to use a sewing machine by making a tote bag – the perfect bag and skill for life! Click green link to learn more.
>>> Beginners to Sewing – 6 Week Course – (Monday or Thursday Evenings 7-9pm). Our Monday evening beginners course allows those of you who want a longer more structured course to explore all the basics in a fun and informative way! This is a great introduction to sewing where we will teach you all the basic skills by making; a pin cushion, a tote bag with a zip and a beautiful button back cushion. Click green link to learn more.
NEXT STEPS FOR BEGINNERS
>>> 6 Week Soft Furnishing Course (Monday Evenings 7-9pm) – A perfect opportunity to come and learn all the basics of Soft Furnishings. Click green link to learn more.
>>> Introduction to Dressmaking – 6 Week Course – (Monday or Thursday Evenings 7-9pm) A great introduction into the world of dressmaking. Learn to read paper patterns and toile in calico whilst learning how to construct a beautiful garment. Click green link to learn more
>>> Holiday Workshops For Adults & Children Great choice of activities on this coming half term! Get ready for the Christmas Season or just make something beautiful. Ages 7+ to Adult. Click onto the green link to learn more.
>>> Lampshade Making Workshop – (Monday 7-9pm, Saturdays 10-12pm). Learn how to make a stylish lampshade using fabric of your choice – A great way to add personality into your home.Click green link to learn more.
>>> Free Machine Embroidery Workshop – (Monday 7-9pm, Saturdays 10-12:30pm) Learn how to ‘paint with your stitches’. This is the perfect opportunity to be more creative and learn that the machine doesn’t just have to move in straight lines. Make a test piece which you can then either frame as a piece of art or make it into a cushion! Click green link to learn more
TIME TO SEW
>>> Time to Sew (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)These classes are a regular feature on our calendar – Great if you already know how to sew and have a project on the go or you just need assistance or guidance on starting it or the next steps – It’s also a great social hoot too! Click green link to learn more.
KNITTING, CROCHET, HAND EMBROIDERY & FREE MACHINE EMBROIDERY
>>> Knitting & Crochet (Monday 6-9pm workshops, Friday 10am-12pm, Thursday Evenings 7-9pm Regular Knitters) A great opportunity to learn how to knit. We offer regular and ‘one off’ classes and workshops for adults and children aged 7+. Whether you are starting from scratch or wanting to learn how to knit socks click onto the link to learn more.
CHILDREN’S 7+, TEENS & HOME EDUCATION COURSES
>>> Home Education Courses –Tuesday’s 10:00am – 12:00pm). A structured block of classes to help support parents with social skills, creativity and basic skills. Learn to construct a variety of items, covering hand stitching and using the sewing machine.Click pink link to learn more.
>>> Children’s Beginners to Sewing – (Thursdays (4:15-5:30) and Saturdays (10:45-12:00pm) A great course for newcomers. Ages 7+ welcome to come and learn how to use a sewing machine and make a lovely bunch of items. Click pink link to learn more.
>>> Regular Children & Teen’s Term Time – (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 4:15-5:30pm Saturdays 3:30-4:45pm) This course is booked in blocks and is designed for children that have already completed our beginners course – A great opportunity to further their skills! Click pink link to learn more.