sewing workshops and guest tutors

Workshops and Guest Tutors

We are frequently joined by great guest tutors –  keep an eye on this page

 

Each month we welcome a different guest tutor to run a specialist textile, needlework or sewing based workshop.

From crochet to machine embroidery from lampshade making to headdress building we work really hard to bring you as wide a variety of creative and exciting workshops as we can.

Make a zipped case or cushion cover

Saturday 12th October 2019 – £36 / £32 concs

Make a zipped case or cushion cover
Beginners zip workshop. Make a cushion cover or small zipped case.

This is the perfect follow on workshop for those who have attended our Absolute Beginners.

Age ranges:
Suitable for beginners and those wanting to gain confidence in sewing.

Mexican day of the dead Sugar skull workshop

Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th October 2019 – £12

Mexican day of the dead Sugar skull workshop
Come and join us this half term holiday for a fantastic family friendly sewing workshop.
We’ll be teaching you how to make your very own Mexican Day of The Dead sugar skulls.

Age ranges:
for all ages and abilities

Please note: All children must be accompanied.

Make your own Roman Blind workshop

Saturday 2nd November – £70

Make your own Roman Blind workshop

During this workshop you will learn all the techniques and skills necessary to make a beautiful and unique lined roman blind from your own chosen fabric, using a combination of hand and machine sewing.

At the end of the workshop you will be given detailed instructions to take away your work in order to complete and install at home.

Age Ranges:
Adults

Make a zipped case or cushion cover

Saturday 9th November 2019 – £36 / £32 concs

Make a zipped case or cushion cover
Beginners zip workshop. Make a cushion cover or small zipped case.

This is the perfect follow on workshop for those who have attended our Absolute Beginners.

Age ranges:
Suitable for beginners and those wanting to gain confidence in sewing.

Christmas Party Clothes Exchange

Saturday 23rd November 2019 – Free

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The Party Clothes Exchange is back for the Christmas party season. Bring you pre loved party clothes and get an amazing new outfit. 

Age ranges: Adults and teens

 

Make your own Christmas wreath workshop

Saturday 30th November 2019 – £30

Make your own Christmas wreath workshop

Create a totally unique and individual Christmas wreath using decorations, pompoms, trims, snowflakes and sparkles.

Age ranges: Adults and teens

Children must be accompanied by an adult with a ticket.

Make your own Christmas Jumper workshop

Saturday 7th December 2019

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Bring along an old jumper and turn it into your very own totally unique Christmas jumper. We have a range of seasonal designs and ideas available to choose from, or you can design your own.

Using fabrics, trims, buttons, pompoms, sequins, sparkles, fairy lights to make your jumper we’ll show you how to make it as amazing as possible!

Kids age 8+: 10.30-12.30
Adults: 1.30-3.30

Fashion drawing workshop for kids and teens

DATE TBA

Fashion drawing workshop brighton

 Age 8-18
All abilities and levels of experience welcome

Laura a recent fashion graduate from UCA Epsom will be leading this mixed media fashion illustration workshop.
Participants will undertake a series of drawing exercises to unlock their creativity.
No experience or drawing confidence necessary.
Using a range of drawing materials and fabrics each person will create a mood board of ideas that can be used to influence future projects.

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Eco and plastic free alternatives workshop

DATE TBA

Fashion drawing workshop brighton

Adults and teens
All abilities and levels of experience welcome

Join us for an eco sewing workshop.
Learn how to make a range of reusable everyday items including: 
Washable make up remover face pads
Beeswax wraps for the kitchen
Small fruit and vegetable bags and reusable shopping bags
Up-cycled coffee sack scrubbers 

Using up-cycled fabrics, sustainably sourced cotton and bamboo fabric.

 

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