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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June 2019

Cushions!

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
£45

This one-day course teaches how to produce a professionally finished, piped and zipped cushion.  Emphasis will be on the technical aspects: making bias binding to pipe the cushion, zip insertions but there will also be time for embellishment. Tutor: Janet Haigh Handout available in the shop when you book.

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Forty Flower Quilt

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
£45

This lovely, quick quilt can be made with scraps or very different fabrics. Tutor: Mhairi McNeill Suitable for those who have some quilting experience. Handout in the shop when you book.

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Georgie’s Quilt/Modern Rectangles

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
£45

This quilt is great for scraps and can accommodate a large variety of different colours and patterns.  The course will teach a block with a structured technique but where every completed block is different from the last.  With sashing, the overall has both a random as well as a unified effect. Suitable for those with quilting experience. Tutor: Zoe Kemp. There is a handout available when you book.  You will need at least seven different fabrics.

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August 2019

Crochet: Beyond the Basics

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Photo of bobbles on a piece of crochet

If you enjoy hooking and making woolly creations, then this is the class for you. Tutor Marianne likes to craft, knit and crochet, is an enthusiastic teacher and will help you build on your basic skills, or refine your techniques with easy to follow instructions and all-important encouragement. To attend and get the most from the four-class course, you should be familiar with some of the basics of crochet: if you can make a foundation chain, are familiar with double…

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Start using the sewing machine

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£45

This class is ideal 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. A great start for all other fabric-based courses.

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