Workshops For Adults & Children

We run workshops for both adults and children throughout the year If you see anything you simply just MUST do then you can pay at the bottom of this page in full for the children’s workshops (£60.00) or for some of the other workshops you can just pay a deposit of £30.00 to secure a place. Workshops usually run Monday or Thursday evenings and at the weekends but there are some other days listed too!

A note to our regular children – If you already attend and have an on-going project you would like to carry on with, we can fit you into any slot. £20.00 for 2hrs / £45.00 10-3pm

WORKSHOPS – ADULTS (AGES 16+)

– Sunday 8th July 10-4pm – Learn to Sew Stretch Knit – Tilly’s Coco Dress/Top/Tunic – £85.00 including pattern (you will just need to choose your fabric which you can purchase in our lovely shop or bring your own) This workshop is a great starter for those who wish to learn how to sew using a twin needle and work with stretch knit or jersey.

– Sunday 15th July 10:00-5:00pm –Tilly’s Dominique £75.00 not including fabric. A beautiful little skirt by Tilly with pockets. Come and make this lovely pattern with us and choose from our wide range of fabrics.

– Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July  – Beginners to Dressmaking weekend 10-4pm £85.00 per day including pattern not fabric Come and learn how to make a gorgeous summer skirt and simple top (you can opt in for either workshop or come to both). You will learn how to measure yourself and read a paper pattern and create a beautiful two piece for your holiday!

-Saturday 28th July 10-12pm – Jewellery Roll- £40.00 including materials Everyone loves a beautiful jewellery roll made from your own choice of fabric. An ideal little item to take away on your travels to organise your special things.

-Sunday 29th July 10-12pm – Lampshade Workshop – £50.00 including materials Do you not ever seem to find the right shade to match yor interior? Well look no longer! You can choose your own fabric and make your very own – learn how to in this 2 hr workshop

– Saturday 4th August 10-6pm – ART IN THE PARK!

Sunday 5th August 10-6pm – ART IN THE PARK!

– Saturday 11th August 10-1pm – Machine Lined Curtains – £60.00 including sample material (Finished sample size is 50cms drop x 1 width of fabric) Take the question mark out of curtain making with Carolyn. We will show you a great way to sew your own curtains so they will ensure a professional finish.

– Sunday 12th August 10-5pm – Roman Blinds made Easy – £90.00 including sample material (finished sample size – drop of blind 60cms x half a fabric width) If you want to treat yourself to a day of learning on how to construct your very own bllinds then sign up to this one! We will teach you how making blinds can be simple and look professional.

– Sunday 18th August 10-5pm – Roman Blinds made Easy – £90.00 including sample material (finished sample size – drop of blind 60cms x half a fabric width) If you want to treat yourself to a day of learning on how to construct your very own bllinds then sign up to this one! We will teach you how making blinds can be simple and look professional.

– Sunday 12th August 10-5pm – Roman Blinds made Easy – £90.00 including sample material (finished sample size – drop of blind 60cms x half a fabric width) If you want to treat yourself to a day of learning on how to construct your very own bllinds then sign up to this one! We will teach you how making blinds can be simple and look professional.

– Saturday 18th August 10-12pm – Hand Embroidery- £40.00 Come along and learn the beautiful art of hand embroidery with Holly. You will learn the basic stitches to create a wonderful piece of art in a hoop for your home. You will then be able to transfer your skills onto decorating your items of choice, whether it is a denim jacket or decoration on your favourite jeans.

– Sunday 19th August 10-1pm – Merchant and Mills Bolster Cushion £50.00 includes thread, zip and pattern not including material as we like to leave you to choose this yourself This stunning addition to your home not only gives you comfort but will look beautiful pride of place on your sofa. Learn how to put in a lapped zip and choose your own fabric so that it matches your decor. If your friends are interested to do this with you we are offering a buy 4 and you get your place free!

– Sunday 19th August 10-5pm –  Merchant and Mills 101 Trousers – £76.50 includes your pattern but not including material as we like to leave you to choose this yourself Everyone needs a cosy pair of slouchy trousers to wear around the house – Especially if they feel as comfy as pyjamas! We are sure that these drawstring trousers will be one of your favourite items!

-Saturday 25th August 10-12:30pm – Freemachine Workshop – £40.00 including materials Yet another fun gathering to have a giggle and be creative! – Learn to unleash your inner Picasso and ‘paint with your stitches’. Rather than allowing the machine to go in a straight line you will learn how to create a beautiful composition with a pile of fabrics you love and stitch them down with a more creative approach. This workshop is great for those who just want to have a bit of fun and learn what else your sewing machine is capable of! You are welcome to come along to one of the following weeks and make your sample into a lampshade or cushion.

-Sunday 26th August 10-3:00pm –  Large Patchwork Floor Cushion £50.00 including materials not cushion pad It’s BIG! And will be great to lounge on during the Summer – We’re quite sure the children will steal it from you too! A wonderful opportunity to make a large floor cushion and learn how to Patchwork 🙂

– Saturday 1st September 10-4pm – Tote Bag Beginners Day – £87.00 including materials Wonderful opportunity to come and learn how the sewing machine works. learn to fill a bobbin, thread the machine and sew, button hole, make hems and seams and much much more!

– Sunday 2nd September 10-4pm – 10-1pm – Shopper Bag Workshop – £40.00 not including materials (we like to let you choose these) Great size to take with you everyday. This great little pattern you can customise with your choice of fabric which you are welcome to purchase from our beautiful shop.

– Saturday 8th and 9th September 10-4pm – Beginners to Cushion Making  Weekend! £90.00 includes materials or come along to just one.

10-12pm – Envelope Back Cushion with button fastening – £40.00 including materials Come and learn how to use the sewing machine and make a button back cushion. Learn all the very basics by creating a beautiful cushion to start to re-vamp your home using current colours and fabrics – great workshop for beginners!

1-4pm – Piped, zipped cushion (must be able to sew for this one!) – £55.00 including materials We are running this lovely workshop so you can learn how to make this professional looking cushion. Learn to insert a zip and sew a lapped opening plus learn how to pipe!

 

CHILDRENS WORKSHOPS – AGES 7 – 16 YEARS

 

 Taster Sessions for Children: Come and spend a few hours with us where you will learn all the basics of how to use a sewing machine. Learn how to control the machine and sew in straight and curved lines. You will make something really beautiful in these 2 hours too! Whether it is bunting, mini tote bag or an envelope cushion you will have a fun 2 hours! Just have a look below at the dates we have on offer.

Dates for Tuesdays 4:15 – 5:30pm:

– Tuesday 26th

– July 3rd

– July 10th

– July 17th

Dates for Saturdays 1:00 – 3:00pm:

– July 28th – Beautiful envelope back cushion

– August 18th – Perfect Mini Tote Bag

– August 25th – Small Drawstring Bag

– September 1st – 5 Flag Bunting

– November 3rd – Small Drawstring Bag

*All workshops will need to be booked prior to the day. Please ring us before booking to ensure that there are spaces left. You will need to bring a packed lunch (if your child is staying for the full day there will be an additional £5 charge) for the children or adults workshops you are welcome to visit one of the wonderful cafes nearby for some handmade food.

Payment – Adults workshops you can pay a deposit of £30.00 to secure a place or if you were booking for your child please use this to pay in full.


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Opening Hours

Sewing Shop opening hours are 10:00 to 12:00 & 13.00 to 17.00 Tuesday to Saturday.

A note for our regular Children/Teen’s. Everyday over the holidays we have spaces for our regular Children who wish to continue with projects that they …

Contact The Sewing School


i@schoolofsewingcarolynrose.co.uk 07983 703 898

Where we are: 21 Regent St, Leamington Spa, CV32 5HG ON UH