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Sep
14
Fri
Patchwork sewing machine cover & mat £65
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork sewing machine cover & mat £65

This workshop  is a great introduction to Patchwork and Quilting.  You will make a sewing machine cover which doubles as a mat with pockets to hold all your sewing equipment whilst you sew.  Useful & fabulous to look at!  You will learn to piece together your Patchwork squares to make pockets which are at the front and back of your cover/mat (great for storing the foot pedal and power lead).  You will  ‘sandwich’ your pockets and main fabric with batting and lining and then go on to quilt the layers together. You will learn how to make your own binding.  Finally you can decorate your cover/mat with an  applique pin cushion heart or a design of your choice.  If you are feeling brave you could even try a little Free motion sewing – we have names for all our sewing machines!  You must be confident with a sewing machine for this workshop.  Please bring along a packed lunch.  We will provide the Tea & Sweet treats.  Requirements:  1 metre of fabric for the  front & back (this can also be used for some of the patchwork squares and binding) however if you want a contrast binding you will need one Fat quarter in a contrasting colour.  You can chose your patchwork squares from a selection of fabrics at the shop or feel free to bring along your own scraps.  Everything else is supplied by us.

 

 

 

Sep
15
Sat
Learn to Weave £55
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn to Weave £55
This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a lap loom.   The class will cover how to warp up a small lap or table loom including how to get the tension right. You will learn how to make tassels to give your wall hanging a simple fringe finish. It will cover various weaving techniques which Abby will talk you through step by step throughout the lesson. You will be encouraged to experiment with colours and textures using a selection of yarns and materials to create your piece. You will then be shown how to take your weave off the loom and get it ready to hang using a piece of doweling which will give your wall hanging a perfect finish.

All materials will be provided and you will get to go home with one small but wonderful weave ready to hang on your wall.  Tutor:  Abby Monroe

Oct
5
Fri
Vintage style zine making £45
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Vintage style zine making £45

Learn how to make your very own hand sewn Vintage style ‘Zine’ using Emphemera, Calligraphy & Stamp making.  More information to follow shortly.  Tutor:  Abby Monroe.

Oct
7
Sun
Learn to Weave £55
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn to Weave £55
This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a lap loom.   The class will cover how to warp up a small lap or table loom including how to get the tension right. You will learn how to make tassels to give your wall hanging a simple fringe finish. It will cover various weaving techniques which Abby will talk you through step by step throughout the lesson. You will be encouraged to experiment with colours and textures using a selection of yarns and materials to create your piece. You will then be shown how to take your weave off the loom and get it ready to hang using a piece of doweling which will give your wall hanging a perfect finish.

All materials will be provided and you will get to go home with one small but wonderful weave ready to hang on your wall.  Tutor:  Abby Monroe

Oct
19
Fri
Homemade home – Lampshade £45*
Oct 19 @ 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.

Oct
25
Thu
Printed textiles £45
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Printed textiles £45

Create your own fabric designs & learn the art of block printmaking onto fabric.   More information to follow shortly!  Tutor: Abby Monroe.

Nov
3
Sat
Patchwork – Scrap bucket £55
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork - Scrap bucket £55

Make one of these really useful Patchwork scrap buckets.  Great for organising all those loose scraps of fabric or storing pretty much anything – plus they look fab too! Bring along your favourite scrap fabrics (or  have a rummage through ours).  You will also need to purchase 1/2 metre of lining fabric (or you can chose & purchase from the shop on the day). All other  materials are  included in the price of this workshop. The approximate size of this bag is 10″ square x 9″ high.  Please bring along a packed lunch. Refreshments provided by us.

Nov
10
Sat
Christmas table runner £65
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Christmas table runner £65

Make this patchwork table runner in time for Christmas – although it can be used all year round!.   This workshop is a great introduction to Patchwork & Quilting.  You will use a rotary cutter & cutting mat.  Learn all about  machine piecing, quilting and binding – in fact all you need to go on to larger patchwork and quilting projects! Batting (wadding) is provided by us along with light refreshments.  Please bring along a packed lunch.

Requirements:  For a simple two coloured checker effect you will need:
1/2 metre of light fabric (110cm X 50cm) or 2 light coloured FQ’s
1/2 metre of dark fabric (110cm X 50cm) or 2 dark coloured FQ’s
1 metre for your  backing fabric and binding.
The finished size of your table runner will be approximately 120cm X 35cm.