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 your own Eco and plastic free alternatives

Saturday 9th March – SOLD OUT

Saturday 18th May – £30

Eco and plastic free alternatives  workshop

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

Age ranges:
Adults workshop ( 1pm – 4pm ): All abilities

Make your own bunting workshop for Kids

Thursday 11th April 2019 – £17

bunting making kids workshop

Make your own bunting workshop

Come and make your own bunting during this one off workshop for kids during the Easter holidays.
Use a sewing machine and
Choose from a huge range of colours and patterns to design and make your own décor for your room or garden. Perfect for that summer camping trip.

Age ranges:
Kids workshop ( 10.30am – 12.30pm )

Make your own cushion workshop for Kids

Tuesday 16th April 2019 – £17

Kids cushion making workshop

Make your own cushion workshop!
Come and get creative and make your own cushion during this one off workshop for kids during the Easter holidays.
Learn to use a sewing machine and be creative.
Make a beautiful cushion for your room, also makes a fantastic present.

Age ranges:
Kids workshop ( 10.30am – 12.30pm )

Trace a pattern from a favourite garment

Friday 3rd &10th May ( 2 Sessions) – £60

Trace a pattern workshop

Trace a pattern from a favourite garment.

That favourite garment in your cupboard that fits you perfectly can make the perfect base for a new pattern. Spend two mornings learning how to trace off an item of clothing and turn it into a working pattern

Age ranges:
Adults. Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

Make a beautiful Roman blind workshop

Saturday 4th /11th May 2019 – £70

Fumbalinas Fantastical Headdress Workshop

Course length: 3 hour workshops * 2 ( inc break )
Time: 1pm to 4pm with a break.

Price: £70 includes linings and some fixings

*More details re fixing requirements for installation will be provided.

Fantastical Headdress Workshop

Saturday 15th June 2019 – £30

Fumbalinas Fantastical Headdress Workshop

Come and create your very own totally unique head piece with local artist Fumbalinas.
Perfect for parties, festivals, weddings and day to day gorgeousness.

During this workshop you will design and make a piece of wearable art.

Bring along any interesting items you would like to incorporate. Small toys, flowers and foliage, LED lights, sparkles and sequins, plastic fruit and veg, and interesting items.

Age ranges:
Adults and teens.