Children’s Sewing Classes

Adults Sewing

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course you gradually build up your skills, techniques and knowledge. We teach everything you need to know to be able to confidently sew basic projects and complete simple dressmaking. Skill Level: Beginner Suitable for those who have never sewn before or have lost […]

Featured Class: Beginners – Hand Embroidery Taster »

Embroidery is really having a resurgence and for lots of reasons embroidery needs to be in your lives. Once you have attended this taster class you will realize how useful this skill is. Repairing worn clothes, darning or decoratively adding a patch to something or just simply adding a personal touch to and old or […]

Featured Class: Cushions & Trimmings »

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the prices of them. Here is your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about zips/buttonholes and making your own patterns and inserting trimmings. Skill Level: Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience […]

Dressmaking Patterns Taster »

Join us in this introduction and guide to dressmaking with patterns. We explain and guide you on the different types of patterns available, looking at traditional Paper patterns and the current available options for Digital downloads. We also explain what the difference is between Pattern cutting and creation and commercially made patterns. Plus we give […]

Garment Repair and Restore   »

Hand sewing workshop which teaches you all the essential skills and techniques to repair garments and fabric items. We teach you how to approach the most common repair problems and undertake basic alterations which you may often pay a fortune at the dry cleaners. Hemming skirts and trousers, repairing rips and holes in fabric items, […]

Patchwork and Quilting »

Have you discovered the joy of cutting up perfectly good fabric and then sewing it together again? Well here is a great introduction to make a patchwork cushion and learn the essentials of patchwork and quilting. In this workshop you will be guided throughout and leave armed with many hints and tips to set you […]

Art

Featured Class: Pet Planet Arts & Crafts – Bird on a Wire »

An opportunity to explore your creativity with our mixed specialist Marina Beard. Join us for a morning of textile art and hand embroidery to make an adorable singing songbird who delicately perches on her perfect trapeze. Using our treasure chest of Nik-Naks and vintage finds you will love collating and curating this exquisite addition to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery – Lovebirds »

A whimsical workshop for those who want to experiment with clay for the first time. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create a charming pair of Adorable Lovebirds. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: Forming a pinch pot skills and techniques Joining and forming additional shapes to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery Meadow Bunnies »

A hand building workshop for those who want to experiment with Clay if you loved the LOVEBIRDS this one would be a great addition to your collection. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create two cute bunnies from the park Warren. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: […]

Pet Planet Pottery Fabulous Fish »

Pet Planet Fabulous Fish Using clay you will create a shoal of glorious swimming fish. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques and a great class to get you started on a new hobby. The class consists of clay making the fish and learning lots of decorative mark making and techniques. […]

Beginners

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course you gradually build up your skills, techniques and knowledge. We teach everything you need to know to be able to confidently sew basic projects and complete simple dressmaking. Skill Level: Beginner Suitable for those who have never sewn before or have lost […]

Featured Class: Beginners – Hand Embroidery Taster »

Embroidery is really having a resurgence and for lots of reasons embroidery needs to be in your lives. Once you have attended this taster class you will realize how useful this skill is. Repairing worn clothes, darning or decoratively adding a patch to something or just simply adding a personal touch to and old or […]

Christmas

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

Crochet & Knitting

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Easter

Featured Class: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger »

Do you love the outdoors but lockdown has allowed you to enjoy it as much? Bring the outdoors indoors by creating this beautiful Plant Hanger with the ancient and therapeutical practice of macrame. In one and a half hours, we will be creating this beautiful piece using 3 classic macrame knots. All cords supplied are […]

Half Term

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Kids Sewing

Circus Camp – Hand Embroidery Initials »

A great introduction to the art of hand embroidery for kids and teens. This is a beginner’s class where we show you how to design and transfer your initials from image onto fabric and then using appliqué another great sewing skill we hand embroider to a backing fabric creating a beautiful piece of hoop art. You […]

Cottage Core Sew a Maxi Dress for Teens »

This year we are celebrating a fashion aesthetic which is all about an idealised Natural life….2020 shot us a terrible blow kids and teens have had it tough but so have their families. In the days that have past we have all started to feel nostalgic, memories of days baking with Nan and crafting with […]

Eco Warrior – Sew a Cactus »

There is nothing spiky about our decorative Cacti, soft and squishy and oh so pretty.  A cactus is a unique eco plant with special tricks to help it survive in the desert.  This is a great class to learn creative and decorative sewing tricks to your projects and make something fun to display or gift. […]

ECO Warriors – Sew Fabric Storage Pots »

This is a perfect follow on class if you have recently completed your Driving licence and want to get some practice sewing and combining different fabrics, we will be giving you options to use UPCYCLED fabrics from our stash WASTE STATION and be creative with adding pockets and loops to add your own fun twist. What […]

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Kids Stitch Club »

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 sewing skills and a few other sewing […]

Learn to sew a Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

Featured Class: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger »

Do you love the outdoors but lockdown has allowed you to enjoy it as much? Bring the outdoors indoors by creating this beautiful Plant Hanger with the ancient and therapeutical practice of macrame. In one and a half hours, we will be creating this beautiful piece using 3 classic macrame knots. All cords supplied are […]

Meet the Mansion Friends – Sew a Cloth Kit Doll Workshop »

Meet the Mansion Friends Clarence/Bertha/Felix/Elvera and Meryl!  Cloth Kit Dollworkshop Make one of these fabulous tea towel cloth kits from Artist Sarah Young. This is our first collaboration and we know you will love to make these and possibly start a collection. A really super project for beginners and very satisfying. This trend started in […]

Featured Class: Pet Planet Arts & Crafts – Bird on a Wire »

An opportunity to explore your creativity with our mixed specialist Marina Beard. Join us for a morning of textile art and hand embroidery to make an adorable singing songbird who delicately perches on her perfect trapeze. Using our treasure chest of Nik-Naks and vintage finds you will love collating and curating this exquisite addition to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery – Lovebirds »

A whimsical workshop for those who want to experiment with clay for the first time. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create a charming pair of Adorable Lovebirds. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: Forming a pinch pot skills and techniques Joining and forming additional shapes to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery Meadow Bunnies »

A hand building workshop for those who want to experiment with Clay if you loved the LOVEBIRDS this one would be a great addition to your collection. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create two cute bunnies from the park Warren. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: […]

Pet Planet Pottery Fabulous Fish »

Pet Planet Fabulous Fish Using clay you will create a shoal of glorious swimming fish. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques and a great class to get you started on a new hobby. The class consists of clay making the fish and learning lots of decorative mark making and techniques. […]

Sew your First Dress for Kids »

Our next steps First Dress workshop for kids is a brilliant follow-on class after you have had a little bit of basic sewing experience its tailored to suit anyone from 7 to older kids too, as we can upscale it a bit to suit the slightly older kids or with slightly more experience, we can […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Tie Dyeing for Kids & Teens »

The kids will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye – one of Summer 2019’s hot themes – it’s everywhere in fashion and we love the approach to making this totally cool technique quick and super easy by using Tulip One step kits we create some awesome effects. Feel free to […]

Tie Dying »

Kids &  Teens will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye in which we get to have fun with a unique method using ICE (hope its not too HOT) Feel free to bring something that you might like to tie dye, we will be showing you how cool it is to […]

Weaving for Kids »

Weaving is fun and great for using up all those odds and ends and scraps of wool, fabric and lace remnants and even paper can be used. A very sustainable and Eco practise and the makes can be used for so much. This workshop is an introduction to the basics of weaving with a fun […]

Knitting & Crochet

Absolute Beginners Knitting »

This ONE DAY QUICK START COURSE is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Blanket Arm Knitting Workshop »

Join Cocoon&Me in our studio & learn the simple skill to create your very own throw/blanket, made from extreme chunky vegan friendly yarn from Woolly Mahoosive. Perfect for beginners & knitters alike, Paula from Cocoon&me will guide you through the simple art of arm knitting to create this beautiful homeware accessory. It is so satisfying knitting […]

Featured Class: Knitting Taster »

This course is for beginners and improvers and is designed to give you an introduction to the skills of hand knitting. Beginners will explore knitting through learning basic principles, creating knitted samples, and will be looking at colour, texture, shaping and pattern. You will also learn about a variety of yarns. Level  Absolute Beginner • […]

Macrame

Chunky and Copper Macramé Plant Hanger »

This workshop is designed for Beginners. A fun & contemporary plant hanger using recycled cotton cord & copper trim, that will teach you 3 basic knots: twisted half, square and wrap knots. Using your colour choice of 9mm braided recycled cotton yarn & copper beads you will be shown how to create a unique & […]

Featured Class: Macramé market bag workshop »

With the popularity of Macramé bags, we thought we would add a beautiful Macramé Market bag to our workshop range, that is not only practical but bang on trend! Macramé is such a mindful craft & is very therapeutic. So, you will feel a real sense of achievement that in one session you have created […]

Macrame Plant Hanging »

This workshop is designed for beginners, learn how to make your own bespoke macrame plant hanger. Paula from Cocoon&me will firstly show you a few basic knots and techniques. Using 5 mm recycled cotton in a choice of colours, you will then be able to design and customise your very own macrame plant hanger. A […]

Featured Class: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger »

Do you love the outdoors but lockdown has allowed you to enjoy it as much? Bring the outdoors indoors by creating this beautiful Plant Hanger with the ancient and therapeutical practice of macrame. In one and a half hours, we will be creating this beautiful piece using 3 classic macrame knots. All cords supplied are […]

Patchwork & Quilting

Patchwork and Quilting »

Have you discovered the joy of cutting up perfectly good fabric and then sewing it together again? Well here is a great introduction to make a patchwork cushion and learn the essentials of patchwork and quilting. In this workshop you will be guided throughout and leave armed with many hints and tips to set you […]

Peckish

Featured Class: Peckish Sewing Tasters »

Friday 18 June 6pm-9pm Sewing Machine Taster – Adults £30 SPECIAL OFFER usually £40 use code PeckishJuneSEW for £10 OFF Get into sewing with our express taster session learn how to use a sewing machine, make and take home a utility bag. Friday 9th July 4pm-6:30pm  Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence offer use code PECKISHkidsSEW Kids get qualified to learn how to use a sewing […]

Sewing

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course you gradually build up your skills, techniques and knowledge. We teach everything you need to know to be able to confidently sew basic projects and complete simple dressmaking. Skill Level: Beginner Suitable for those who have never sewn before or have lost […]

Featured Class: Beginners – Hand Embroidery Taster »

Embroidery is really having a resurgence and for lots of reasons embroidery needs to be in your lives. Once you have attended this taster class you will realize how useful this skill is. Repairing worn clothes, darning or decoratively adding a patch to something or just simply adding a personal touch to and old or […]

Circus Camp – Hand Embroidery Initials »

A great introduction to the art of hand embroidery for kids and teens. This is a beginner’s class where we show you how to design and transfer your initials from image onto fabric and then using appliqué another great sewing skill we hand embroider to a backing fabric creating a beautiful piece of hoop art. You […]

Cottage Core Sew a Maxi Dress for Teens »

This year we are celebrating a fashion aesthetic which is all about an idealised Natural life….2020 shot us a terrible blow kids and teens have had it tough but so have their families. In the days that have past we have all started to feel nostalgic, memories of days baking with Nan and crafting with […]

Featured Class: Cushions & Trimmings »

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the prices of them. Here is your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about zips/buttonholes and making your own patterns and inserting trimmings. Skill Level: Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience […]

Dressmaking Patterns Taster »

Join us in this introduction and guide to dressmaking with patterns. We explain and guide you on the different types of patterns available, looking at traditional Paper patterns and the current available options for Digital downloads. We also explain what the difference is between Pattern cutting and creation and commercially made patterns. Plus we give […]

Eco Warrior – Sew a Cactus »

There is nothing spiky about our decorative Cacti, soft and squishy and oh so pretty.  A cactus is a unique eco plant with special tricks to help it survive in the desert.  This is a great class to learn creative and decorative sewing tricks to your projects and make something fun to display or gift. […]

ECO Warriors – Sew Fabric Storage Pots »

This is a perfect follow on class if you have recently completed your Driving licence and want to get some practice sewing and combining different fabrics, we will be giving you options to use UPCYCLED fabrics from our stash WASTE STATION and be creative with adding pockets and loops to add your own fun twist. What […]

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Garment Repair and Restore   »

Hand sewing workshop which teaches you all the essential skills and techniques to repair garments and fabric items. We teach you how to approach the most common repair problems and undertake basic alterations which you may often pay a fortune at the dry cleaners. Hemming skirts and trousers, repairing rips and holes in fabric items, […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Kids Stitch Club »

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 sewing skills and a few other sewing […]

Learn to sew a Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

Featured Class: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger »

Do you love the outdoors but lockdown has allowed you to enjoy it as much? Bring the outdoors indoors by creating this beautiful Plant Hanger with the ancient and therapeutical practice of macrame. In one and a half hours, we will be creating this beautiful piece using 3 classic macrame knots. All cords supplied are […]

Meet the Mansion Friends – Sew a Cloth Kit Doll Workshop »

Meet the Mansion Friends Clarence/Bertha/Felix/Elvera and Meryl!  Cloth Kit Dollworkshop Make one of these fabulous tea towel cloth kits from Artist Sarah Young. This is our first collaboration and we know you will love to make these and possibly start a collection. A really super project for beginners and very satisfying. This trend started in […]

Patchwork and Quilting »

Have you discovered the joy of cutting up perfectly good fabric and then sewing it together again? Well here is a great introduction to make a patchwork cushion and learn the essentials of patchwork and quilting. In this workshop you will be guided throughout and leave armed with many hints and tips to set you […]

Featured Class: Peckish Sewing Tasters »

Friday 18 June 6pm-9pm Sewing Machine Taster – Adults £30 SPECIAL OFFER usually £40 use code PeckishJuneSEW for £10 OFF Get into sewing with our express taster session learn how to use a sewing machine, make and take home a utility bag. Friday 9th July 4pm-6:30pm  Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence offer use code PECKISHkidsSEW Kids get qualified to learn how to use a sewing […]

Featured Class: Pet Planet Arts & Crafts – Bird on a Wire »

An opportunity to explore your creativity with our mixed specialist Marina Beard. Join us for a morning of textile art and hand embroidery to make an adorable singing songbird who delicately perches on her perfect trapeze. Using our treasure chest of Nik-Naks and vintage finds you will love collating and curating this exquisite addition to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery – Lovebirds »

A whimsical workshop for those who want to experiment with clay for the first time. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create a charming pair of Adorable Lovebirds. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: Forming a pinch pot skills and techniques Joining and forming additional shapes to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery Meadow Bunnies »

A hand building workshop for those who want to experiment with Clay if you loved the LOVEBIRDS this one would be a great addition to your collection. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create two cute bunnies from the park Warren. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: […]

Pet Planet Pottery Fabulous Fish »

Pet Planet Fabulous Fish Using clay you will create a shoal of glorious swimming fish. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques and a great class to get you started on a new hobby. The class consists of clay making the fish and learning lots of decorative mark making and techniques. […]

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

Sew your First Dress for Kids »

Our next steps First Dress workshop for kids is a brilliant follow-on class after you have had a little bit of basic sewing experience its tailored to suit anyone from 7 to older kids too, as we can upscale it a bit to suit the slightly older kids or with slightly more experience, we can […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Tie Dyeing for Kids & Teens »

The kids will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye – one of Summer 2019’s hot themes – it’s everywhere in fashion and we love the approach to making this totally cool technique quick and super easy by using Tulip One step kits we create some awesome effects. Feel free to […]

Tie Dying »

Kids &  Teens will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye in which we get to have fun with a unique method using ICE (hope its not too HOT) Feel free to bring something that you might like to tie dye, we will be showing you how cool it is to […]

Weaving for Kids »

Weaving is fun and great for using up all those odds and ends and scraps of wool, fabric and lace remnants and even paper can be used. A very sustainable and Eco practise and the makes can be used for so much. This workshop is an introduction to the basics of weaving with a fun […]

Sewing with Juliet Uzor

Juliet Uzor – a classic coat »

Are you ready to truly move your sewing skills to a whole new level? Would you like to include a me-made tailored classic coat into wardrobe? Then this detailed coat making course would be perfect for you. Join Sewing Bee queen, Juliet Uzor, on this very detailed myth-busting course as she guides you every step of the way […]

Juliet Uzor – Sewing Surgery   »

Do you have an Unfinished Sewing Project that has ended up in your UFO pile? Or do you just need a helping hand to guide you through a project? This is the session you need! Come along and complete that project with Juliet’s support.  Juliet’s Sewing Surgery will be perfect for the smallest projects like […]

Juliet-Uzor – Garment making 101 »

Have you always wanted to have a go at making wearable clothes for yourself and had no clue where to start? This is the right class for you! Juliet, the winner of the 2019 Great British Sewing Bee will be teaching you how to sew using her versatile sewing pattern to create a top which […]

Summer

Circus Camp – Hand Embroidery Initials »

A great introduction to the art of hand embroidery for kids and teens. This is a beginner’s class where we show you how to design and transfer your initials from image onto fabric and then using appliqué another great sewing skill we hand embroider to a backing fabric creating a beautiful piece of hoop art. You […]

Cottage Core Sew a Maxi Dress for Teens »

This year we are celebrating a fashion aesthetic which is all about an idealised Natural life….2020 shot us a terrible blow kids and teens have had it tough but so have their families. In the days that have past we have all started to feel nostalgic, memories of days baking with Nan and crafting with […]

Eco Warrior – Sew a Cactus »

There is nothing spiky about our decorative Cacti, soft and squishy and oh so pretty.  A cactus is a unique eco plant with special tricks to help it survive in the desert.  This is a great class to learn creative and decorative sewing tricks to your projects and make something fun to display or gift. […]

ECO Warriors – Sew Fabric Storage Pots »

This is a perfect follow on class if you have recently completed your Driving licence and want to get some practice sewing and combining different fabrics, we will be giving you options to use UPCYCLED fabrics from our stash WASTE STATION and be creative with adding pockets and loops to add your own fun twist. What […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Learn to sew a Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

Meet the Mansion Friends – Sew a Cloth Kit Doll Workshop »

Meet the Mansion Friends Clarence/Bertha/Felix/Elvera and Meryl!  Cloth Kit Dollworkshop Make one of these fabulous tea towel cloth kits from Artist Sarah Young. This is our first collaboration and we know you will love to make these and possibly start a collection. A really super project for beginners and very satisfying. This trend started in […]

Featured Class: Pet Planet Arts & Crafts – Bird on a Wire »

An opportunity to explore your creativity with our mixed specialist Marina Beard. Join us for a morning of textile art and hand embroidery to make an adorable singing songbird who delicately perches on her perfect trapeze. Using our treasure chest of Nik-Naks and vintage finds you will love collating and curating this exquisite addition to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery – Lovebirds »

A whimsical workshop for those who want to experiment with clay for the first time. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create a charming pair of Adorable Lovebirds. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: Forming a pinch pot skills and techniques Joining and forming additional shapes to […]

Pet Planet Pinch Pottery Meadow Bunnies »

A hand building workshop for those who want to experiment with Clay if you loved the LOVEBIRDS this one would be a great addition to your collection. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques to create two cute bunnies from the park Warren. Skill Level: Beginners and improvers What you learn: […]

Pet Planet Pottery Fabulous Fish »

Pet Planet Fabulous Fish Using clay you will create a shoal of glorious swimming fish. This is an introductory pottery class using traditional hand building techniques and a great class to get you started on a new hobby. The class consists of clay making the fish and learning lots of decorative mark making and techniques. […]

Sew your First Dress for Kids »

Our next steps First Dress workshop for kids is a brilliant follow-on class after you have had a little bit of basic sewing experience its tailored to suit anyone from 7 to older kids too, as we can upscale it a bit to suit the slightly older kids or with slightly more experience, we can […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Tie Dyeing for Kids & Teens »

The kids will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye – one of Summer 2019’s hot themes – it’s everywhere in fashion and we love the approach to making this totally cool technique quick and super easy by using Tulip One step kits we create some awesome effects. Feel free to […]

Tie Dying »

Kids &  Teens will love this fun and not so messy approach to tie dye in which we get to have fun with a unique method using ICE (hope its not too HOT) Feel free to bring something that you might like to tie dye, we will be showing you how cool it is to […]

Weaving for Kids »

Weaving is fun and great for using up all those odds and ends and scraps of wool, fabric and lace remnants and even paper can be used. A very sustainable and Eco practise and the makes can be used for so much. This workshop is an introduction to the basics of weaving with a fun […]

Textiles

Featured Class: Macramé market bag workshop »

With the popularity of Macramé bags, we thought we would add a beautiful Macramé Market bag to our workshop range, that is not only practical but bang on trend! Macramé is such a mindful craft & is very therapeutic. So, you will feel a real sense of achievement that in one session you have created […]

Macrame Plant Hanging »

This workshop is designed for beginners, learn how to make your own bespoke macrame plant hanger. Paula from Cocoon&me will firstly show you a few basic knots and techniques. Using 5 mm recycled cotton in a choice of colours, you will then be able to design and customise your very own macrame plant hanger. A […]

Featured Class: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger »

Do you love the outdoors but lockdown has allowed you to enjoy it as much? Bring the outdoors indoors by creating this beautiful Plant Hanger with the ancient and therapeutical practice of macrame. In one and a half hours, we will be creating this beautiful piece using 3 classic macrame knots. All cords supplied are […]

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]
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