Learn to Crochet – Taster Session

Come along to our introduction to crochet workshop with Kirsty from Warm and The Wild.  Begin to learn the basic steps to crocheting and to get a feel for future workshops.  What you learn: Basic steps to begin crocheting: Learn to hold and get comfortable with your crochet hook, Practice foundation chain Learn to double […]

Felting workshop for beginners

Flextextiles spent yesterday in the gorgeous working space of Know How You (KHY) in Beckenham, with 10 enthusiastic students who had never felted before. They brought along lots of felt samples and books to show the versatility of the medium and get people inspired, highlighted in this great photo. Amanda’s feedback “I totally enjoyed this class, you […]

Teens Sewing

Just the best class to get your KEEN TEEN into or improving SEWING SKILLS! Mostly machines but with a little bit of hand sewing involved. We take a White shirt and REPURPOSE this, changing buttons/adding a new collar/cuffs and tweaking the shape all while advancing their sewing skills on the machine and Hand.

Papercutting Christmas Cards

Try Out Session Paper Cutting this Sunday Morning  Five free places but call to reserve your seat – teens and adults only Join paper cutting artist Kip Perdue of Kartegraphik for an introduction to paper cut cards. This class gives you a bit of practice in cutting by making a little geometric paper Christmas tree […]

Christmas Workshops

In the run up to the festive season Jane Doxey our creative director has invited talented Makers to run masterclass workshops in various craft techniques and going forward into the new year we hope to offer more and more Adult craft and art classes and this will be particularly for those that would like to […]

New Sewing Classes for Autumn

We are delighted that you visited our website and hope that as you glance through it you can find something to start or continue your sewing and craft skills. We love what we do and we are incredibly passionate about delivering classes that are skilled, informative and supportive within a warm friendly atmosphere. Have a look at KnowHowYou-Sewing-Classes   […]

New Classes for September

September is an exciting time for us as we are taking up residence in our newly refurbished studio through the front door of The Mansion, please do pop in and have a look. We are looking forward to a cosy Autumn/Winter season with lots of NEW classes  being launched alongside our usual favourites.

Courses & Workshops for Summer Term

Wednesday Morning Stitch Club New this term – Wednesday morning Cushion Course has now evolved into a regular stitch club that is perfect for those looking for more techniques and skills whilst working on project along the way. Pattern Drafting & Cutting This will continue from last term and we move towards making a Bodice; […]

Classes for Spring 2017

One Day Workshops • Sunday 30th April Dressmaking – Lounge Pants • Sunday 7th May Introduction to Screen Printing • Sunday 28th May Home Textiles – Oven glove & peg bag • Sunday 11th June Sewing with Jersey knits (stretchy materials) Courses • Sunday 4th April, 14th May & 25th June – Sewing Machine Driver’s […]