Spring sewing pick me ups

Spring Sewing pick me ups
Hello from our sunny sewing studio this Easter!

Ahead of the Easter weekend we wanted just to quickly remind you next week we head right back into classes and courses. We hope you are ready to pick up where you left off with more sewing for the year ahead.

Absolute Beginners
These sessions are designed for those with little or NO experience – BEGINNERS in the true sense, we start at ground zero and aim to start your creative journey.

Learn to Sew from £45
If you just need a refresher or a quick-start then the 3 hour Sewing Machine Taster is a good place to have a go at sewing. In our one day workshop and courses, sew your first simple project a drawstring bag, cushion and a fully lined toiletry bag.
Sewing Machine Taster Sunday 22 May 2.30-5.30pm
One Day Workshop – Sunday 8 May 10am-4pm
3 week Course starting Friday 29 April 10am-1.30pm
3 week Course starting Monday 9 May 10am-1.30pm
5-week Course starting Thursday 28 April 7pm

Crochet Taster £45
Saturday 4 June 10pm-1pm

Absolute Beginners Crochet One Day Workshop
Saturday 1 May 10pm-4pm
Get all the best bits of our crochet taster and next steps for beginners all in one day!
This class combines our two most popular taster workshops into one day of crochet blasting loveliness! Starting with your introduction to the basic stitches and some useful information about yarns and needles all the stuff you need to know including the jargon busting too. And you’ll finish off making your first granny square.

Hand Embroidery £50
Sunday 22 May 10am-1pm
In this beginner’s taster workshop we deliver all that you need to start your creative embroidery journey from the basic stitches, transfer design techniques, types of thread and needles to use, splitting thread, hoops and more.

Beginners Dressmaking
The ZOOMAROBE as we are calling it is easily becoming a more appealing option for our daily routines from home to home-office via the school run or a morning jog. These sessions are for anyone who has at least attended a beginner’s introductory workshop or have the basic knowledge and experience to use a sewing machine and have made a few simple sewing projects.

Cuff Top Course £160
4-week starts Monday 6 June 7-9pm
2 week course Friday 10 June 10am-2pm
Perfect for beginners who have just started to experience the delights and satisfaction of sewing and creating for themselves using a machine and who want to start making their own clothes.

A-Line Skirt 3 week course £160
Friday 1 July 10am-1.30pm
A fabulous new addition to our Capsule collection series by the Assembly Line one of our favourite pattern companies. The A-line midi skirt is easy sewing with a modern finish.

Sew your First Pyjama Pants workshop £110
Saturday 21 May and Saturday 28 May 2pm-5.30pm
A fabulous beginners project to take you to the next level sewing clothes for yourself or your family. You will be able to make them at the length of your choice, shorts, crop leg or full leg, you decide.

Dressmaking for Improvers

Classes for students who have made a few items and have gained good basic experience and are wanting to master skills in dressmaking. These sessions are suitable if you are at improver level and aim to advance your skills and techniques.

Market Tote Bag Workshop £95
Sunday 19 June 10-4.30pm
Be proud of your best Summer bag this year by making your own at our fabulous new class. Perhaps you’re looking for a new beach bag, or you just want to upgrade your tired shopping tote – then look no further as you can make your own using a patterned cotton fabric in this one day workshop for improvers. We will be using a printed fabric and some wadding to make a unique padded style shopper tote bag– perfect for holding all of your key items this summer..

Dressmaking Sewing Club £225
Saturday 30 April-21 May 10am-1pm
The joy of making your own clothes is strongly enhanced by the fun of finding patterns which suit your own personal style and fit. This class is for those who have made 4-5 projects.

Sew Your Own Cushions Workshop £95
Sunday 12 June 10am-4pm
Here is your chance to learn everything you need to know to make affordable and exactly to your design cushions. You will be learning about concealed zips and piping for creating that professional look.

Summer Dress Course £125
Saturday 11 June and 18 June 2.30pm-6pm
Summer dress course for Adults The Nap dress was so successful with our teens we have decided to run this for Adults too! Over 2 weeks you will make this fabulous dress, learn shirring and be able to whip these up for all your friends one of the most effective techniques and super satisfying you can even come and make this for your mini me! You will need to bring your own fabric but we will be making your pattern in the class.

Zip Masterclass Workshop £50
Saturday 24 June 2.30pm-5.30pm
In this class we will guide you through the different types of zips and choosing the right one for specific projects and fabrics.