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
FEATURING EMMA CAPLIN DESIGNS We are proud to have onboard the very talented Emma Caplin. Her bright and bold collages are created using colourful paper and card which are then printed onto fabric. She will be running some workshops here very soon. We shall keep you posted so that you can pinch a place! click the green link to learn more.
>>> Lampshade Making Workshop – (Wednesday 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 – (Wednesdays 2-4pm Saturdays)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
>>> Piped Zipped Cushion Workshop – (Thursday Daytimes 9:30-12:30pm). Learn how to perfect the detailing in this classic design. You will then have the knowledge to pipe anything you wish. Click green link to learn more.
>>> Oxford Cushion Workshop – (Thursday Daytimes 9:30-12:30pm) This pretty cushion with wings will look simply stunning nestled in among your others. A beautiful addition to your sofa!
>>> Roman Blinds Made Easy Workshop – (Thursday Daytimes – 9:30-12:30pm). Learn how to construct these beautiful blinds so you can make your house a home.Click green link to learn more.
>>> Machine Lined Curtain Workshop – (Thursday Daytimes – 9:30-12:30pm). Perfect your skills and learn the secrets to dressing your windows with elegance or perhaps you would like to make your children’s room more individual. Click green link to learn more.
TIME TO SEW
>>> Time to Sew . (Tuesdays, Wednesday and 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 (Wednesday pm 7-9pm, Tuesday am 10-12pm, Thursday Evenings 7-9pm)
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 – (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays 4:15-5:30pm) 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 Term Time – (Thursday, Fridays 4:15-5:30pm) 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.
>>> Regular Teens (Saturday 2:00-4:00pm) Click pink link to learn more.