Workshops

COVID-19 Notice – All workshops and Drop in sessions are limited to a maximum of 6 people. Tables are set out to be socially distanced, with anti bacterial gel provided. We ask that you wear a mask at all times, other than when you are at your own workstation. If you have any questions regarding our COVID-19 policy, please use our contact page. Stay Safe!

To book a class, please either call us on 01873 858827, fill out the contact form, or drop in to store!

  • Please note – all of our classes will require you to bring your own sewing machine, kit and fabric unless otherwise stated. Full information can be found in the ‘Terms and Conditions’ on the ‘Home’ drop down menu.

Know Your Machine £48

Date – TBC

For complete beginners who want to learn how to sew! This class gives you a complete run down of how your machine works, stitches and tricks. You will make some samples to help you on your way to becoming a true sewist! Handouts included.

Beginners Dressmaking Course of 10 Classes £180

Date – Starting Saturday 5th June 2-5pm LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING!

For beginners or anyone who needs a refresher. You will look at how to cut out a pattern, interpret pattern instructions, pin the pattern to fabric correctly, general sewing and making up. You will have an expert specialist dressmaking tutor who will be on hand to guide you on your dressmaking journey!

This course includes a meet and greet with your tutor roughly a week before the sessions start.

Introduction to Patchwork £65

Date – TBC

Are you a general sewer who would like to know more about patchwork? Then this is the class for you! We will run through cutting, piecing and the basics of patchwork as well as how to correctly use your specialist tools. This class includes fabric, and you will leave with a completed cushion cover!

Suitable for anyone who can already use a sewing machine, but is new to patchwork.

Tuffett Workshop £130

Date -Sunday 20th June 10am-4pm SOLD OUT Next date TBA

Everything is included for you to make and go home with a wonderful tuffet. All parts for the tuffet have been made or sourced locally. Pictures show the latest workshop tuffets.

Beginners welcome but you will need to know how to use your machine to sew a quarter inch seam.

Batik Shoulder Bag £68

Date – TBC

Learn how to construct this beautiful batik shoulder bag, including patchwork piecing techniques. Includes fabric.

Suitable for beginners who can sew a quarter inch seam.

Doris Sampler Quilt Course of 8 Classes £320

Date – TBC

Take part in this magnificent sampler quilt which will be taught over 8 days, and leave with an heriloom to hand down for generations to come!

Experienced quilters only.

Christmas Table Runner £65

Date – TBC

The ideal easy patchwork Christmas table runner for your festive table. With all materials provided, all you will need is your sewing machine and thread to create this lovely runner.

A lovely project for a beginner but you will need to know how to use your machine.

O Holy Night Wall Hanging £58

Date – TBC

The creator and designer of this beautiful wall hanging was looking to capture memories of all the places she used to live! Personalise your own festive masterpiece, and learn how to use some of the decorative stitches on your sewing machine (Materials not included).

For this class, we are offering a fabric pack containing the same fabrics used on the front only and will be available for an additional £17. Please ask if you would like this extra pack when you book.

For this workshop you will need to be an intermediate or an advanced sewer.

Fantasy Christmas Stocking £58

Date – TBC

Come along and create this very elegant version of a Christmas stocking. Whether you fill it with sweets, or a bottle of something fizzy – it’s sure to bring a smile to that special persons face!

You will need to be a beginner with experience, intermediate or an advanced sewer for this workshop.