Please scroll down to view all our workshops! We are always adding new dates. To book a workshop go to Main menu ‘Buy workshop’  or you can buy a ‘workshop voucher’ as a gift.  Not sure? Then please email if you have any further queries at : info@anniesattic.co.uk.  Or call & leave a message on: 01959 565854.   Scroll down to sign up for our Newsletter which will give you monthly updates.

Mar
3
Thu
Paper cutting £35
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Paper cutting  £35

This would be a great workshop for Mothers Day.  You can design your very own Mothers day card or if you can’t bare to part with it then frame your creation!  The art of paper cutting is an age old tradition that is  still going strong  today.   During workshop your tutor Sandra will showcase, some of her very own creations and great examples of paper cutting from other artists too, with a view to really getting your creative juices flowing.  After this you will have time to create at least one design of your own  using only a single sheet of paper. Once you have completed the paper cutting it will be backed with coloured card and presented to you to take home. Guest Tutor:  Sandra Mckears-Johnson is an experienced tutor and artist print maker.

Mar
12
Sat
Learn to sew – Doorstop £35 FULL
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - Doorstop £35  FULL

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 will be revealed….. ( all materials are included).

Mar
19
Sat
Dressmaking – Pyjama bottoms £65
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dressmaking - Pyjama bottoms £65

This Pyjama bottom workshop is a great intro to dressmaking.  We will be working from a very simple Pattern. No tricky zips! These PJ bottoms will look great with a simple vest or T shirt.
You will learn how to read a pattern, how to layout and cut out your fabric, learn pattern adjustments like lengthening and shortening.  You will also learn about seam allowance and how to neaten your seams and add embellishments for a professional look.   You will need approximately 2 metres of fabric with matching thread and ribbon trim.  The fabric featured is available from the shop at £8 per metre.  We also have the ribbon and thread here or you are welcome to chose your own. When booking this workshop please let us know your waist and inside leg measurements so we can confirm fabric quantities.

 

Apr
1
Fri
Sewing machine cover £65 – FULL
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sewing machine cover £65 -  FULL

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 freemotion sewing (optional).  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!

 

Apr
9
Sat
Simple patchwork quilt – £55 (Full)
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Simple patchwork quilt  - £55   (Full)

Learn to make a simple patchwork quilt.  This is a great introduction to Patchwork & Quilting.  You will learn how to use a rotary cutter, cutting mat & quilters rule.  How to piece together your squares then machine quilt your layers together.  Time permitting you will finish off  your quilt with a simple border.   Your finished quilt will measure approximately one metre wide by 1.5 metres long.  This is perfect for laying on top of a single bed, at the bottom of a double bed or as a lap quilt.   Please bring along a packed lunch.  Tea & cake provided by us!

Requirements:  You will need to supply 6 Fat quarters of contrasting fabics ie:  lights, dark, plains, patterns/  .50cm of fabric for the binding/ 1.60 metres of backing fabric/ 1.60 metres of batting (wadding).  Plus matching thread.   We have cutting mats,  rotary cutters, Quilters rules  and sewing machines here at the shop or you are free to bring along your own.

Apr
15
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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  & use a seam allowance.   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.

Apr
16
Sat
Dressmaking – Little girls dress £45*
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dressmaking - Little girls dress  £45*

This summer dress  workshop is a great intro to dressmaking.  We will be working from a very simple Pattern. No tricky zips! This dress will look great with a frilled hem or patch pockets – both if you have time!
You will learn how to read a pattern, how to layout and cut out your fabric, learn pattern adjustments like lengthening and shortening.  You will also learn about seam allowance and how to neaten your seams and add embellishments for a professional look.   You will need approximately 1 metre of fabric  dependent on size & pattern with matching thread.  We will confirm fabric quantities on booking.

Apr
24
Sun
Mini improvised Quilt £45
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mini improvised Quilt  £45

Break free from all the rules of quilting and enjoy the freedom of playing with colour and pattern to create a truly unique mini quilt.  You will need to bring along 1 metre of your own choice of fabric (or you can buy some from the shop)  all other materials will be provided.  Please bring a packed lunch – tea & cake provided by us!  Tutor:  Jo Sheach.

May
29
Sun
Patchwork – Sweet dreams pillow £45
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork - Sweet dreams pillow £45

Make this adorable patchwork and hand embroidered pillow, which is ideal for even beginners to patchwork.  Learn to piece and quilt the top, hand embroider  a message of your choice and then make it into a little pillow with a pretty vintage lace trim.   All  the materials are supplied (including the pillow pad).  You can chose to make your pillow in similar fabrics to those shown or choose a lucky dip mix of darker shades (let Jan know at time of booking so the fabric can be cut ready for you).  Please bring along a packed lunch.  Tea & cake provided by us!  Tutor:  Jo Sheach.

Jun
18
Sat
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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  & use a seam allowance.   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.

Jul
1
Fri
Vintage snap clutch & Phone case £45
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Make a Vintage style ‘snap ‘ clasp bag and tissue pouch.   You will create something totally unique and useful for summer nights out.   Just big enough to hold your essentials .   You will learn how to attach a clip clasp to fabric and embellish your clutch with some hand sewing, by adding embellishments of your choice ie little patchwork hexagons,  suffolk puffs or ribbons & buttons.   You will go on to make a  matching  phone/glasses case.  All materials supplied for this workshop.  Picture to follow shortly.

Jul
29
Fri
Learn to sew – Simple Tote bag £35
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - Simple Tote bag £35

This is a beginners workshop suitable for all ages.  (12+)  Learn to sew whilst making this really useful Tote bag.  You will learn various  sewing techniques which you can take forward to your future projects.  You will learn how to bag line your tote and add a  pocket.   All materials are included.  Fabric shown is subject to availability.

Aug
5
Fri
Oilcloth bag £45
Aug 5 @ 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 bag.  It is fully lined with a useful double pocket inside and  very secure as it has a recessed zip to keep your belongings nice and secure.  Oil cloth is  slightly harder to work with so some sewing experience is a must in this workshop.

Sep
24
Sat
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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, make a button hole & use a zipper foot.   We will take you through various stitches, dials and different sewing feet.  If you are 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
4
Fri
Oilcloth – wash bag & makeup bag £45
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oilcloth -  wash bag & makeup bag £45 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

Pick up some useful tips with Oilcloth.  You will learn how to line a wash bag, insert zips and all about boxed bottoms (and tops).  Oil cloth is  slightly harder to work with so some sewing experience is a must in this workshop.

Nov
27
Sun
Vintage style clasp pouch £45
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Vintage style clasp pouch £45

Make one of these beautiful little vintage style pouches.  You will be able chose embellishments and buttons from our stash at the shop or you are welcome to bring along your own.   This workshop is a combination of machine and hand sewing techniques so therefore although small will take some time.

Jan
13
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine  £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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.

Jan
21
Sat
Love your Sewing Machine – FULL
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine - FULL @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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.

Jan
28
Sat
Patchwork pouch £45
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Patchwork pouch £45

Pick up some useful tips whilst learning to make this Patchwork pouch.  You will  learn some basic patchwork and quilting techniques, add your lining, wadding and zip and then go on to decorate your pouch with ribbon and embellishments.  You will be able to chose your patchwork squares from our shop stash.  All materials are included.

Feb
3
Fri
Free motion sewing – FULL
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free motion sewing - FULL @ Annies Attic

Learn to  Free motion sew –  drawing and writing with your sewing machine!  You will chose a simple design from one of our templates (feel free to bring along one of your own designs, but do keep it simple!).  You will applique your design onto some fabric using bondaweb then go on to sew around the applique using free motion sewing.  It is totally addictive and fantastic for personalizing any of your makes for the home or to make gifts for family & friends.  You will have the option to turn your design into a picture using a wooden embroidery hoop or a wall canvas or simple cushion (pad not included).  Refreshments and  materials are  included – but you are welcome to bring along any favorite fabric scraps.

Feb
10
Fri
Valentine – Patchwork heart cushion £45
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Valentine - Patchwork heart cushion £45 @ Annies Attic Westerham

Make this  Patchwork heart  cushion in time for Valentines day. It’s a great introduction to patchwork and applique. Time permitting you will have the option to do some hand sewing and embellishment.  All materials  & refreshments provided by us.

 

Feb
19
Sun
Free motion sewing £45
Feb 19 @ 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 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
24
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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.

Feb
25
Sat
Crazy patchwork pouch £35
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Crazy patchwork pouch £35

This Crazy patchwork Workshop  is a great way to use up all your favourite fabric scraps.  It’s a fun technique that is a cost effective way of making something really special.  Bring along your scrappy stash or you are welcome to use ours.  (Featured fabrics are no longer available).

Mar
18
Sat
Homemade home – Curtains FULL
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homemade home - Curtains FULL

Learn how to make professional curtains.  You will make two sample curtains.  One sample will be machine lined and headed with tape the other sample will be hand sewn with a pinch pleated heading.  Both samples will have mitred corners and be weighted.   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 by us.

Mar
24
Fri
Love your Sewing Machine £35
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Love your Sewing Machine £35 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

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.

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

Summer sewing – Learn to sew whilst making some lovely summer bunting!  This will look fantastic indoors or outside in the garden or  it can be used for a special occasions  like a wedding or birthday party.   Pick from a selection of  fabrics at the shop.  You can chose to personalize it with  applique letters  or a  design and finish by  embellishing  with some of our ribbons  & buttons.

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

Summer sewing – Learn to sew whilst making some lovely summer bunting!  This will look fantastic indoors or outside in the garden or  it can be used for a special occasions  like a wedding or birthday party.   Pick from a selection of  fabrics at the shop.  You can chose to personalize it with  applique letters  or a  design and finish by  embellishing  with some of our ribbons  & buttons.

Jun
3
Sat
Oilcloth – Weekend/beach bag £55
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oilcloth - Weekend/beach bag  £55 @ Westerham | England | United Kingdom

This Oilcloth beach bag is a must your summer breaks.  You will pick up lots of tips for sewing with Oilcloth.  The bag will have a secure zipped pocket,  large interior pockets (great for all your lotions & potions) and a key ring.  Oil cloth is  slightly harder to work with so some sewing experience is a must in this workshop.   Oilcloth fabric shown is subject to availability.

Jun
9
Fri
Patchwork – Simple table runner £45*
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Patchwork -  Simple table runner £45*

Make a simple patchwork table runner.   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! * Fabric & wadding are additional to this workshop.

Requirements:  For a simple two coloured checker effect you will need:
1/2 metre of light fabric (110cm X 50cm)
1/2 metre of dark fabric (110cm X 50cm)
If you want to introduce more fabric designs then add one or two more FQs (55cm X 50cm) in lights & darks/florals & plains.
The finished size of your table runner will be approximately 120cm X 35cm.
You will also need Backing fabric and Batting (not too thick!)  to the measurements above.
We can provide both of  these for you at the shop for £5.00 You are also welcome to buy all your fabrics from us on the day at a 10% discount.