We have scheduled some summer classes, so now is the time to get booked on!
How to make your own quick and easy PEG BAG This week’s free pattern is a thrifty way to upcycle a tea towel to a stylish peg bag. Download the pattern and instructions here Tea-Towel-Peg-Bag Share your creations with us on Instagram, we always love to see your sew-creations.
Tuning into this weeks BLOG from one of our lovely teachers Tracy O’Dwyer stay at home Craft sanctuary … For those of you who don’t know me I am Tracy O’Dwyer and I have been involved with Jane’s wonderful Sewing School for about 18 months now having first met Jane and fallen in love with […]
Our VE day celebratory message and project for you… Hi its Jane here again I hope you are all ok and I’m sure you are all becoming very used to this LOCKDOWN LIFE, I must say for me I have definitely already felt like I’ve been on a roller-coaster in the past 7 weeks it […]
Sewing Chicks, Chocolate and Great British Sewing Bee Hi everyone Easter is over.. chocolate is eaten and the countdown starts for the best event of the year ! Hello out there its Jane sitting behind my sewing machine this week, how did you survive Easter, are the kids still sneaking the chocolate under the bedcovers […]
Let’s keep it together Hi everyone welcome to Easter 2020, I am pretty sure in a few years time when we have got through this difficult time, we will be able to look this word up I-sew-lation and see it has pride of place in the Collins or Oxford dictionaries! How are you all doing […]
Easter isn’t just about chocolate eggs. We’ve got lots on this Easter for Kids from Chunky knit bunnies, Pom Pom Bunny, Sew your first denim skirt, paper chandeliers and No sew bunting. If you are new to sewing then take your Driving Licence in the morning and continue your sewing journey in the afternoon and […]
Our new term starts next week don’t forget lots of new classes and workshops to check out. In March we bring you one day workshops a zips masterclass, arm knitting, garment repair, crochet and knitting among our usual beginners one day workshops, full details on our website. Watch out for our next newsletter and Facebook events […]
Fantastic February Fun sewing kids workshops for children of all ages. This season kid’s can learn to make their first skirt, learn to hand embroider, weave or even knit jumbo style! Monday 17 February Sewing Machine Driving Licence 7-14 yrs, 10am-1pm, £35 Start your sewing machine journey in this absolute beginners class and then your […]
Our Kids Stitch Clubs re-start in January. Our kids after school sewing clubs ‘The Stitch Club’ are one of our most popular courses and growing every term in attendance. In these classes kids work on a range of textile sewing projects, mainly on the sewing machines but we mix it up and add in hand […]
The run up to Christmas going really fast, are you prepared for the festive season? We have lots of lovely classes, tree decorations, centrepieces, party bum bags and elf’s stockings. Shadow Quilting Introduction 24 November 10 – 3pm Introduction to this simple but highly effective technique for making decorative quilted pieces. Kids Sew Elf Stockings […]
Kids Elf Style Stockings A fast paced afternoon of adding and hacking re-creating a fashion #runwaystyle sweat top. In this class you create and fashion your own styled top. Dates: Saturday 30 November Kids: 10am-1pm, 7-10 years Cost: £25 Teens Party Bum Bags Dates: Saturday 30 November Kids: 2-5pm, 11-14years Cost: £35 Teens Sweat Top Hack A fast paced […]
Witches Stitches – Sewing Machine Drivers Licence If your kids want to start their sewing machine journey, book a Sewing Machine Driving Licence. Learn to Sew & make a halloween edition drawstring swag bag. Monday 21 October, 10-12.30pm Thursday 24 October 10am-12:30pm 8yrs+ £35 Come and create your own Pumpkin Patch Softie Our fabric Pumpkins […]
Get ready for some special effects Halloween fun, learn how to make your own gore-some prosthetic wounds and effects. Using safe professional materials including cosmetic grade gelatin to make your appliances and plenty of fake blood for those final touches! An ideal introduction to the world of prosthetic make-up. Not for the faint hearted, this is […]