Please scroll down the Calendar to view all our workshops!  If you have any queries or would like to book a workshop  please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  Or call Jan 07535060025    

Mar
23
Sat
Drop in taster session
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop in taster session

Pop in to Avery Fabrics and say hello to me Jan Mills who will running the new sewing workshops.  Ask any questions you may have about the workshops & if you would like a taster session why not have a go on one of our sewing machines.  I will be in the shop from 10am and will bring along some workshop samples for you to look at.  I look forward to meeting you! Jan x

This taster session is being held at Avery fabrics  52-54  High St West Wickham BR4 0NH

Mar
29
Fri
Artisan Apron £65
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artisan Apron £65

Make this super useful on trend Artisan Apron.   This is a great introduction to dressmaking some sewing experience is recommended.    * Requirements – You will need  between  1.25 to  1.5 metres of your chosen fabric  (depending on fabric width & your measurements) plus matching thread.  Soft  Linen can be difficult to work with so we would suggest a slightly more ‘stable’ fabric with less movement ie Cotton.  Please bring a packed lunch as we have no shop nearby.  Refreshments supplied by us.  This workshop is being held in our Westerham sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from our old shop – Full details will be given upon booking.)  To book this workshop email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk (alternatively phone Jan 07535060025).

Mar
30
Sat
Lavender Heart – Mothers day £5
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lavender Heart -  Mothers day £5

Make a lovely Valentines heart in time for Mothers day or as a special treat to yourself.  Beginners welcome!  We have three time slots 10-11.30pm/12-1.30pm/2-3.30pm.  If you have any queries email:   info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively give Jan a call on 07535060025).

This Workshop is being held at Avery fabrics  52-54  High St West Wickham BR4 0NH.

Apr
5
Fri
Patchwork pouch £45
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork pouch  £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Whilst learning to make this pretty  patchwork pouch you  will cover lots of different techniques.  You will  learn some basic patchwork and quilting,  how to insert a zip and make boxed bottoms.  Your pouch will be lined quilted with  wadding.   You will then go on to decorate your pouch with decorative stitches and embellishments.  All materials are included.   To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively contact Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at: Avery Fabrics 54-56 High st West Wickham BR4 ONH

Apr
6
Sat
Learn to sew – Applique cushion £45
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - Applique cushion £45

Learn to sew whilst making a lovely Applique cushion.   You will learn to sew straight and use a seam allowance.  How to use different stitches on your sewing machine and what they are for.  How to applique your design or words onto your cushion  using design templates & bondaweb.  How to construct an envelope backed cushion or for more experienced sewers you can insert a zip.  All materials, design templates, cushion pad and refreshments  are included in this workshop.  Fabric availability may vary from picture shown.   To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at:   Avery Fabrics 54-56 High st West Wickham BR4 ONH.

Apr
11
Thu
Love your Sewing Machine £45
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Have you got a new sewing machine or maybe you’ve had one for ages but are too scared to use it? Or are you thinking of buying a new machine but would like to try one of ours first?  This is the workshop for you!  You will learn how to thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, how to sew straight  using a seam allowance, plus sew a button hole and use a zipper foot.   We will take you through various stitches, dials and different sewing feet.  If bringing your own machine please make sure it is in full working order and don’t forget to bring along your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have one.  This workshop is being held in our Westerham sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre.  (5 minutes drive from our old shop – full directions will be given on booking).

Apr
12
Fri
Free motion sewing £45
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free motion sewing  £45

Learn how to do Free motion sewing.  You will be appliqueing a design of your choice onto fabric using bondaweb which you can then chose to make into a cushion or picture.   You will learn the wonderful art of free motion sewing which is drawing & writing with your sewing machine –  beware it is totally addictive!  Keep your design simple if you are new to free motion sewing or more detailed if you have some experience.   Stuck for choice? We have plenty of ideas for you to chose from here at the studio.  All materials are included in the price but feel to bring along any of your favourite fabric scraps.  Refreshments are provided but you may want to bring along a packed lunch.  To book this workshop please email: info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at our sewing studio near Westerham Heights garden centre.  (5 minutes drive from our old shop).  Full directions will be given upon booking your place.

Apr
13
Sat
Mini patchwork quilt £65
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mini patchwork quilt £65

Quilt in a day!  This workshop is a great intro to making a Patchwork Quilt.  You will learn all the techniques from start to finish – piecing together your fabrics,  sandwiching, quilting and finally binding.  The Quilt is approximately one metre square when finished.  Requirements:  One Charm park  (minimum 42 x 5″ squares) one metre of backing fabric, one metre of  Batting/wadding and matching thread.  Everything is available to buy at the shop with a 10% discount on the day. (Unfortunately the featured charm pack is no longer available).  Spaces are limited so you will get plenty of attention.  Please bring along a packed lunch.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at our sewing studio near Westerham Heights garden centre.  (5 minutes drive from our old shop).  Full directions will be given upon booking your place.

 

 

 

 

Apr
25
Thu
Love your Sewing Machine £45
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Have you got a new sewing machine or maybe you’ve had one for ages but are too scared to use it? Or are you thinking of buying a new machine but would like to try one of ours first?  This is the workshop for you!  You will learn how to thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, how to sew straight  using a seam allowance, plus sew a button hole and use a zipper foot.   We will take you through various stitches, dials and different sewing feet.  If bringing your own machine please make sure it is in full working order and don’t forget to bring along your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have one.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk   (alternatively call Jan 07535060025)  This workshop is being held at my sewing studio in Beckenham (close to Eden park station)   spaces are limited so that you get lot’s of attention!  Full details will be given on booking the workshop.

Apr
27
Sat
Oilcloth bag £45
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oilcloth bag £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Pick up some useful tips whilst learning to make this practical little Oil cloth grab bag.  It is fully lined with a useful double pocket & zipped pocket  inside.  Oil cloth is  slightly harder to work with so some sewing experience is a must in this workshop.  Half a metre of Oilcloth is required.  There is a large selection at Avery fabrics.   We provide everything else including Refreshments.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at: Avery Fabrics 54-56 High street West Wickham BR4 0NH.

May
3
Fri
Free motion sewing £45
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free motion sewing  £45

Learn how to do Free motion sewing.  You will be appliqueing a design of your choice onto fabric using bondaweb which you can then chose to make into a cushion or picture.   You will learn the wonderful art of free motion sewing which is drawing & writing with your sewing machine –  beware it is totally addictive!  Keep your design simple if you are new to free motion sewing or more detailed if you have some experience.   Stuck for choice? We have plenty of ideas for you to chose from here at the studio.  All materials are included in the price but feel to bring along any of your favourite fabric scraps.  Refreshments are provided but you may want to bring along a packed lunch.  To book this workshop please email: info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at:  Avery fabrics  54-56 High St West Wickham BR4 0NH.

May
4
Sat
Patchwork – Cathedral window cushion £45
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork - Cathedral window cushion £45

This lovely Cathedral window cushion  is a great introduction to patchwork using a tradition technique that really is more simple than it looks!  You will need to have attended one of our Learn to sew workshosps or be confident with a sewing machine.  All materials are included – but please feel free to bring along some of your favorite fabric scraps. To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (or give Jan a call 07535060025).

The location for this workshop is:  Avery Fabrics,  54-56 High st West Wickham BR4 ONH.

May
11
Sat
Homemade home – Piped Cushion £45
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Homemade home - Piped Cushion £45

Make a professional piped cushion.  The finished size of the cushion will be 40 cm square.  You will learn how to make your own piping and  how to insert a zip.  Some previous sewing experience is essential for this workshop.  Requirements:  Half a metre of your chosen fabric.  If you would like contrast piping then you will need to bring along at least  a quarter of a metre or a fat quarter of fabric.  The zip & piping will be provided for this workshop.   Featured fabrics are customers own.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk

This workshop is being held at Avery Fabric 52-54  High St West Wickham BR4 0NH.

May
16
Thu
Learn to sew – Doorstop £45
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - Doorstop £45

Learn to sew whilst making one of these gorgeous doorstops.  This is one of our most popular workshops.  You will learn how to sew straight,  applique and embellish your doorstop and learn how to sew a boxed bottom!  All materials are included in this workshop. To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively give Jan a call 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at the sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from the old shop) full details will be given upon booking.

May
17
Fri
Bolster cushion £55
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bolster cushion £55

Make a professional piped Bolster cushion.  This is an intermediate workshop – you must be confident with a sewing machine.  You will learn various techniques on this workshop which will include how to make piping and insert a zip.  How to gather your fabric and create a channel for the ribbon tie.  This workshop will include the Bolster cushion pad, piping & zip.  Requirements:  You will need to bring along 1/2 metre of main fabric (preferably a lightweight soft furnishing cotton/linen)  if you would like a contrast piping then bring along 1/4 metre of  contrast fabric (optional).  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively give Jan a call 07535060025).

The workshop will be held at the sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from our old shop).  Full directions etc will be given on booking. Please bring along a packed lunch as we have no shops nearby. We will provide refreshments.

May
18
Sat
Patchwork pouch £45
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork pouch  £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Whilst learning to make this pretty  patchwork pouch you  will cover lots of different techniques.  You will  learn some basic patchwork and quilting,  how to insert a zip and make boxed bottoms.  Your pouch will be lined quilted with  wadding.   You will then go on to decorate your pouch with decorative stitches and embellishments.  All materials are included.  To book this workshop please email: info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025)  This workshop is being held at our Westerham studio near Westerham heights garden centre (approximately  5 minutes drive from our old shop- full directions will be given on booking this workshop).

Jun
1
Sat
Mini patchwork quilt £65
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mini patchwork quilt £65

Quilt in a day!  This workshop is a great intro to making a Patchwork Quilt.  You will learn all the techniques from start to finish – piecing together your fabrics,  sandwiching, quilting and finally binding.  The Quilt is approximately one metre square when finished.  Requirements:  One Charm park  (minimum 42 x 5″ squares) one metre of backing fabric, one metre of  Batting/wadding and matching thread.  Everything is available to buy at the shop with a 10% discount on the day. (Unfortunately the featured charm pack is no longer available).  Spaces are limited so you will get plenty of attention.  Please bring along a packed lunch.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at Avery Fabrics:  52-54 High St West Wickham BR4 0NH.

 

 

 

 

Jun
7
Fri
Homemade home – Lampshade £45
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Homemade home - Lampshade  £45

 

Make a fabulous  drum lampshade for your home.  Your shade will be 40 cm in diameter and can be made into pendant shade  or popped onto a lamp stand.  *You will need 1/2 metre of fabric to co ordinate with your interior (not too thick) or you are welcome to buy fabric from us on the day just let us know when you book.  Everything else will be provided by us  including  refreshments. To book this workshop please email:   info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop is being held at:   Avery fabrics 52-54 High St West Wickham BR4 0NH

 

Jun
8
Sat
Summer Bunting £45
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Summer Bunting  £45

Lovely Summer sewing in this Bunting workshop.  This is a great workshop for beginners & more experienced sewers as you can add as many embellishments as you like!    This will look fantastic indoors or outside in the garden or  it can be used for a special occasions.  You can chose to personalize it with  applique letters  or a  design of your choice and finish by  embellishing  with some of our ribbons  & buttons.  To book this workshop email: info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025)  This workshop is being held at: Avery fabrics 54-56 West Wickham High st BR4 ONH.

Jun
15
Sat
Patchwork – Log cabin block £45
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork - Log cabin block £45

More details to follow shortly…

To book this workshop please email:   info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025).

This workshop will be held at:   Avery fabric 52-54  High St West Wickham BR4 0NH.

Jun
27
Thu
Summer Bunting £45
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Summer Bunting  £45

This is a great summer workshop for beginners & experienced sewers alike.  You can add as much detail to your bunting as you wish with a selection of embellishments  available for you to rummage through.     You can chose to personalize it with  applique letters  or a  design of your choice.  It will look great in the garden or for a special event.    To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (or give Jan a call on 07535060025)  This workshop is being held in our Westerham sewing studio five minutes drive from our old shop – directions will be given upon booking this workshop.

Jun
28
Fri
Homemade home – Curtains £65
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homemade home - Curtains  £65

Learn how to make professional curtains.  You will make one machine sewn sample curtain  with a pencil pleat tape heading.   You will then go on to make another sample curtain  handsewn with a   pinch pleat heading and weighted mitred corners.   We will go through how to measure your windows and discuss various fitting techniques.  These samples will act as reminders for when you go on to make your own curtains.  One metre of soft furnishing  fabric is required preferably a cotton/linen mix  (nothing too shiny or silky) everything else is provided.  Please bring along a packed lunch as we have no shops near the studio. Tea & cake provided by us!  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (alternatively call Jan 07535060025)

This workshop is being held at our Westerham sewing studio (5 minutes drive from the old shop) near Westerham heights garden centre.  Full directions will be given upon booking.

 

 

Jun
29
Sat
Vintage style patchwork bag £55
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Vintage style patchwork bag £55

Make this Vintage style patchwork bag.   You will learn lots of useful techniques such as quilt as you go patchwork.  Your bag will be fully lined.   You will be able to add some decorative details by hand sewing from a choice of our fripperies.  All materials are included but please feel free to bring along any of your favorite fabric scraps.  Please bring along a packed lunch.  To book this workshop please email:  info@anniesattic.co.uk  (or call Jan 07535060025)  This workshop is being held at our Westerham sewing studio (5 minutes drive from our old shop) near Westerham heights garden centre.  Full directions will be given upon booking.