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    

Sep
14
Thu
Learn to sew – Applique cushion £45
Sep 14 @ 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 using a seam allowance.  How to use different stitches on your machine and what they are for.  How to sew buttons holes or loops.  How to use bondaweb to applique your design or words onto your cushion.  All materials, cushion pad and refreshments  are included in this workshop.  Fabrics available may vary from picture shown.

Sep
15
Fri
Patchwork – Drawstring rucksack £55
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork - Drawstring rucksack £55

Back to school Draw string Rucksack.  This versatile little  Patchwork bag can be used for just about anything!  A great make with some useful sewing skills.  All materials are included in this workshop – you will chose from a selection of our fabric squares or feel free to bring along your own. ( You will need 18 x 5″ squares).  Tea & cake provided by us!

Oct
13
Fri
Xmas dec – Free motion sewing £45
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Xmas dec - Free motion sewing   £45

Learn how to do Free motion sewing.  You will be appliqueing a design of your choice onto fabric which you can then chose to make into a cushion or picture.   You will learn the wonderful art of free motion – writing and drawing with your sewing machine, it’s 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? Use our design templates.  All materials are included in the price.

Nov
3
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine – FULL
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine - FULL @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

This workshop is now full  – our next date will be in the New Year.

Have you got a new sewing machine?  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 your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have them.

Nov
11
Sat
Patchwork – Star Cushion – FULL
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork - Star Cushion -  FULL

This workshop is now full.  We will be running this workshop again in the New Year.  You will learn to use a rotary cutter & cutting mat and piece together your cut shapes to create a Star block.  You will then  go on to quilt  your Star block and turn it into a Cushion or Wall hanging in time Christmas  *Requirements: Three fat quarters of quilting weight cotton (add one more  FQ  if you want more fabric options) plus matching thread.  We have fabric and thread here at the shop available to purchase should you need  some. All other materials are supplied by us.  Please bring along a packed lunch.  Refreshments provided by us.

 

Nov
18
Sat
Fabric Teddy bear – FULL
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fabric Teddy bear - FULL

This workshop is now full.  Please express your interest via email and we will pop you on the waiting list.  Spend the day at Annies Attic making a lovely fabric Teddy bear.   Your fabric teddy will be machine sewn then stuffed.  We will  then go on to sew the final decorative details by hand.  This would make a fabulous Christmas gift for someone special. You will be provided with full instructions and a template so you can go home to make more.    You must have some sewing experience for this workshop or have completed one of our learn to sew workshops.

 

Nov
24
Fri
Christmas – Bunting £45
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Christmas - Bunting £45

Make some festive Christmas bunting!   This is a keep forever decoration which will look fabulous hung from a mantle piece or on the wall.  You will be using good quality felt and will applique christmas designs or words onto your bunting – you will have the choice of  using free motion sewing (drawing & writing with your sewing machine).  Some sewing experience useful.  All materials included.

Dec
1
Fri
Free motion sewing – Xmas hoop dec £45
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free motion sewing - Xmas hoop dec   £45

Christmas Hoop Decoration or cushion.  Learn how to do Free motion sewing.  You will be appliqueing a design of your choice onto fabric which you can then chose to make into a cushion or picture.   You will learn the wonderful art of free motion – writing and drawing with your sewing machine, it’s 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? Use our design templates.  All materials are included in the price.

Dec
9
Sat
Christmas Angel – FULL
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Spend a festive day at Annies Attic making one of these delightful Tilda Angels in time for Christmas.   Your fabric fairy will be machine sewn then stuffed.  We will  then go on to sew the clothing and decorative details.  This is an intermediate workshop – you must have some machine and hand sewing experience to be able to attend.  This would make a fabulous Christmas addition to your Christmas decorations or a lovely  gift for someone special.  *You can purchase a Kit from Annies Attic for an additional £15 – this will include full instructions, everything you will need to make your Tilda Angel and you can chose from a selection of our  lovely fabrics. You are welcome to bring along your own supplies –  Requirements will be given when you book the workshop.  Images are from Pinterest – our Fairy is still awaiting her wings!

Jan
5
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £40
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £40 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Have you got a new sewing machine for Christmas 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 your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have them.

Jan
6
Sat
Learn to sew – Doorstop £40
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - Doorstop £40

Learn to sew whilst making one of these gorgeous doorstops.  This is one of our most popular beginners 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.

Jan
13
Sat
Patchwork shopper £55
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork shopper £55

This Patchwork shopper is great fun – you can use it for just about anything – even a quick supermarket shop  and it means you can avoid the shame of needing to buy a plastic carrier bag!  Chose your own combination of fabrics to create an individual look.  All materials are included in this workshop –  but please feel free to bring along any favourite fabric scraps you may want to use up .

Feb
3
Sat
Free motion sewing – FULL
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free motion sewing  -   FULL

Learn how to do Free motion sewing.  You will be appliqueing a design of your choice onto fabric which you can then chose to make into a cushion or picture.   You will learn the wonderful art of free motion – writing and drawing with your sewing machine, it’s 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? Use our design templates.  All materials are included in the price.

Feb
16
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine – FULL
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine -  FULL @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

This workshop is now full – please register an interest in this workshop by emailing us contact details and we will inform you if a space becomes available and when this workshop will next be held.

Have you got a new sewing machine for Christmas 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 your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have them.

Feb
17
Sat
Tilda Doll – FULL
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This workshop is now full.    Make a beautiful Tilda doll at Annies Attic.  Your Tilda doll will be machine sewn then stuffed and you will  go on to sew the clothing and add decorative details. Lastly we will make & style the hair. This is an intermediate workshop – you must be confident with a  sewing machine and have some hand sewing experience.   There is a lot to achieve in this workshop so to make sure you go home with a finished doll I have prepared kits which contain your precut  fabrics and everything you will need for this workshop (there will be a choice of two different fabric combinations –  images  will be up on the website soon).  Everything is included in the price of this workshop.  Please bring along a packed lunch.

Feb
23
Fri
Oil cloth – Shoulder bag £45
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oil cloth - Shoulder bag  £45

Learn to sew with Oilcloth fabric.  We will make a Oilcloth shoulder bag with front pockets & a magnetic clasp, which will be fully lined with an inner pocket for your phone.  Time permitting we will also make a little matching zipped coin purse.

Feb
24
Sat
Sewing machine cover £75
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sewing machine cover £75

This sewing machine cover not only looks gorgeous but is practical too. No need to put your Machine  away – you will be able to keep it on show and ready to go! It has pockets at the front and back (great for all you sewing essentials and big enough for your foot pedal & lead if you are going mobile). A Velcro strip opening at the top also makes it great for portability.  You will applique a simple design of your choice onto the front pockets using free motion sewing (You will need to have attended one of our free motion workshops or have previous experience in free motion sewing before attending this workshop).  You must be confident on a sewing machine or have attended previous learn to sew workshops.  All materials are included in this workshop.  Please bring along a packed lunch – tea and cake supplied by us.

Mar
10
Sat
Charity Event – Hand sewn heart £15
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Charity Event - Hand sewn heart £15 @ Annies Attic Westerham

Make one of these gorgeous hand sewn Hearts  whilst helping us raise money for one of our favorite charities Blood Wise *. All profits will go to this charity so please support us  by coming along and making one of our lovely wool felt hearts. Tea & Cake provided by us.  This event will be held in the shop this year.  We have two time slots available 10-11.30 or 12-1.30 £15 per time slot.  Please confirm your preferred colour when booking.  You are welcome to buy more than one time slot so you can make more than one Heart decoration.  *Blood Wise was previously called Leukemia & Lymphoma Research.

 

Mar
17
Sat
Patchwork Fan shaped bag £45
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork Fan shaped bag  £45

Make a Fan shaped patchwork  bag.  Learn the completely addictive quilt-as-you-go technique to create this unique shoulder bag.  Make your handles from fabric or treat yourself to a pair of coloured leather handles to make your bag look oh so professional!  All materials are included in this workshop please specify your preferred colour combinations.  (Leather handles will be an additional £15 and are available in various colours ).

Mar
23
Fri
Learn to sew – Applique cushion £45
Mar 23 @ 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.   All materials, design templates & cushion pad and refreshments  are included in this workshop.  Fabrics available may vary from picture shown.

Apr
14
Sat
Log cabin cushion £45*
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Log cabin cushion £45*

Learn how to make a Patchwork ‘Log Cabin’ block.   You will be using a rotary cutter & mat and piecing together your Log Cabin design then you will go on to quilt and construct the patchwork into a cushion or little table mat.

* Requirements:  You will need to bring along 4 Fat Quarters in various contrasting colours and tones ie. lights & darks.

Apr
25
Wed
Sip & Sew £20
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sip & Sew  £20

Join us at the shop for a Social sewing session!   These sessions are for  experienced sewers  who have previously attended one of our workshops.  Come along with your own sewing projects – machine or hand sewing – that perhaps you haven’t been motivated to finish at home alone.  Sew whilst chatting and enjoying a cuppa with like minded creatives.     You are welcome to use our sewing machines and all our workshop equipment  but you will need to bring along your own thread, pins and essentials sewing bits & bobs.  I  will be on hand to offer advice and assistance but I will not be teaching –  ultimately you will be tackling your own sewing project yourself.  (If you want to learn a new skill then you will have to book onto one of our workshops).    Space is limited in our little shop so sorry no dressmaking or large projects please, but you are welcome to bring them along as a show and tell!  If you have any further queries please email info@anniesattic.co.uk or give me a call at the shop.

May
11
Fri
Patchwork Fan shaped bag £45
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork Fan shaped bag  £45

Make a Fan shaped patchwork  bag.  Learn the completely addictive quilt-as-you-go technique to create this unique shoulder bag.  Make your handles from fabric or treat yourself to a pair of coloured leather handles to make your bag look oh so professional!  All materials are included in this workshop please specify your preferred colour combinations.  (Leather handles will be an additional £15 and are available in various colours ).

May
30
Wed
Sip & Sew – FULL
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sip & Sew  - FULL

Join us at the shop for a Social sewing session!   These sessions are for  experienced sewers  who have previously attended one of our workshops.  Come along with your own sewing projects – machine or hand sewing – that perhaps you haven’t been motivated to finish at home alone.  Sew whilst chatting and enjoying a cuppa with like minded creatives.     You are welcome to use our sewing machines and all our workshop equipment  but you will need to bring along your own thread, pins and essentials sewing bits & bobs.  I  will be on hand to offer advice and assistance but I will not be teaching –  ultimately you will be tackling your own sewing project yourself.  (If you want to learn a new skill then you will have to book onto one of our workshops).    Space is limited in our little shop so sorry no dressmaking or large projects please, but you are welcome to bring them along as a show and tell!  If you have any further queries please email info@anniesattic.co.uk or give me a call at the shop.

Jun
1
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £40
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £40 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Have you got a new sewing machine for Christmas 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 your  power lead, foot peddle and instruction booklet  if you have them.

Jun
8
Fri
Notebook & pouch £45
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Notebook & pouch  £45

Make this  Notebook cover and zipped pouch as a gift to your self or someone special.  You will be learning lots of useful techniques in this workshop – how to sew straight, inserting a zip, plus all about boxed bottoms!  All materials supplied for this workshop.   Fabric shown is no longer available.   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

Jun
16
Sat
Homemade home – Roman blinds £45
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Homemade home - Roman blinds £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Learn how to make a professional Roman blind.  You will make a fully lined sample roman blind mounted onto a corded wooden baton.  Please bring along a piece of fabric (minimum 50cm wide by 75cm drop) or you are welcome to purchase the fabric from us on the day. Everything else is provided.  You must be able to use a sewing machine and sew straight or have attended  one of our Learn to sew workshops.  Refreshments are provided by us but you may want to bring along a sandwich.

Jun
27
Wed
Sip & Sew £20
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sip & Sew  £20

Join us at the shop for a Social sewing session!   These sessions are for  experienced sewers  who have previously attended one of our workshops.  Come along with your own sewing projects – machine or hand sewing – that perhaps you haven’t been motivated to finish at home alone.  Sew whilst chatting and enjoying a cuppa with like minded creatives.     You are welcome to use our sewing machines and all our workshop equipment  but you will need to bring along your own thread, pins and essentials sewing bits & bobs.  I  will be on hand to offer advice and assistance but I will not be teaching –  ultimately you will be tackling your own sewing project yourself.  (If you want to learn a new skill then you will have to book onto one of our workshops).    Space is limited in our little shop so sorry no dressmaking or large projects please, but you are welcome to bring them along as a show and tell!  If you have any further queries please email info@anniesattic.co.uk or give me a call at the shop.

Jul
6
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £40
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £40 @ 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.

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.