Workshops and classes

Here’s a list of all of our upcoming workshops and classes. Select each one to read more about it, including when it’s on, what it involves and whether it’s aimed at beginners or people with more experience. To find out more or book a class, contact us online or call 01738 717009. Thank you!

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August 2018

Start using the sewing machine❶

August 18 @ 10:30 am
£40
Close-up photo of the needle and plate of a sewing machine

Full day class: 10.30 – 4.30 Tutor: Trudy Duffy Materials: will be prepared for you: approx. £4 per bag. Suitable for absolute beginners who would like to start using the sewing machine.  Learn about different stitches, tension, different feet and learn about putting in a zip.  You will make a small zippered bag to take away.  A great start for all other fabric-based courses.  

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Start Quilting and Patchwork (Monday evening class x 8)

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - November 26 @ 9:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£70
Photo of a quilt made during a class at The Peacock and the Tortoise

The Start Quilting and Patchwork class takes a longer look at the art of patchwork and quilting, fortnightly, through the construction of patchwork blocks using classic techniques. This course will include how to assemble the blocks into a throw, lap quilt, table runner or a double bed sized quilt. Join us in this Monday evening class to learn a fascinating and useful skill!

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Start Quilting and Patchwork (Tuesday morning class x 8)

August 21 @ 10:30 am - November 27 @ 12:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£70
Photo of a quilt made during a class at The Peacock and the Tortoise

The Start Quilting and Patchwork class takes a longer look at the art of patchwork and quilting, fortnightly, through the construction of patchwork blocks using classic techniques. This course will include how to assemble the blocks into a throw, lap quilt, table runner or a double bed sized quilt. Join us in this Tuesday morning class to learn a fascinating and useful skill!

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Quilty Pleasures groups (Tuesday evenings x 8, from 21/8)

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - November 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£60
Photo of Sewing Boxes made during our recent Quilty Pleasures class at The Peacock and the Tortoise

About Quilty Pleasures groups The Quilty Pleasures groups are for people who want to meet up and sew in a creative environment with an expert tutor on hand and an open shop for supplies! These groups were born from previous or current students of classes who want to carry on quilting on their own projects and get on top of their unfinished projects. Come along and finish your own projects, go back over previous blocks or techniques with help or…

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Quilty Pleasures groups (Wednesday mornings x 8)

August 22 @ 10:30 am - November 28 @ 12:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£60
Photo of Sewing Boxes made during our recent Quilty Pleasures class at The Peacock and the Tortoise

About Quilty Pleasures groups The Quilty Pleasures groups are for people who want to meet up and sew in a creative environment with an expert tutor on hand and an open shop for supplies! These groups were born from previous or current students of classes who want to carry on quilting on their own projects and get on top of their unfinished projects. Come along and finish your own projects, go back over previous blocks or techniques with help or…

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