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.

Feb
22
Fri
Homemade home – Piped Cushion £45
Feb 22 @ 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.  We have fabric for you to purchase on the day,  but please do let us know when booking.  Featured fabrics are customers own.  This workshop is being held in our New sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre  (5 minutes drive from our old shop).  Full directions will be given when you book. 

Feb
23
Sat
Sewing Roll £45
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sewing Roll  £45

This sewing roll not only looks good but is really practical.   It has little pockets  for your threads & scissors,  an integrated pin cushion and separate zipped section to keeps your bits & bobs secure.   The whole case will be finished with a bound edge & ribbon tie that can be used to secure your sewing roll while travelling. With the linen fabric as the base colour you will be able to chose your own contrast fabrics & embellishments on the day.  You are welcome  to bring any of your own favourite fabrics, ribbons etc.   Please bring along a packed lunch.  Refreshments provided by us.   This workshop is being held at our new studio location near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from our old shop)  Full directions etc will be given on booking.

Mar
28
Thu
Learn to sew – Cushion £45
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to sew - 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.   This workshop is being held in our new sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from our old shop).   Full details will be given upon booking the workshop.

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.  Refreshments supplied by us.

Mar
30
Sat
Oil cloth – Weekend bag £65
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oil cloth - Weekend bag £65

Make this large Oil cloth bag fabulous as a weekender or beach bag.  Learn lots of tips on how to sew with oilcloth.  You will need some sewing experience to attend this workshop.  This bag will have a  secure zip at the top for extra security plus additional pockets in the lining & a secure key tab.  You will need to provide 1/2 metre of oilcloth fabric and 1/2 metre of contrast lining fabric.

This workshop will be held in the new sewing studio near Westerham heights garden centre (5 minutes drive from our old shop).  Full directions will be given on booking.

Apr
11
Thu
Love your Sewing Machine £40
Apr 11 @ 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.  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.

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.

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.

 

 

 

 

May
16
Thu
Learn to sew – Doorstop £40
May 16 @ 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 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.

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).

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.

Jun
27
Thu
Summer Bunting £45
Jun 27 @ 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.  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.

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!

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

 

 

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.  You may also want to bring a packed lunch.