sewing workshops and guest tutors

Workshops and Guest Tutors

We are often joined by some great guest tutors – so 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 Teddy Clothes. Fashion workshop.

Thursday 15th February – £20

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Come and design and make your favourite teddy or stuffed toy a new outfit this February half term
Suitable for age 8+ ( all abilities including absolute beginners )
All materials are included

About the workshop:
During this workshop you will be able to choose from a huge selection of fabrics and trimmings and make an piece of teddy or stuffed toy clothing.
You will use sewing machines, and hand sewing techniques.
When we’re finished we will have a teddy bears fashion shoot.

Up-Cycling, Refashioning and Revamping Workshop

Saturday 3rd March £15

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Eco friendly up-cycling, refashioning, repairs, alterations and revamping workshop – 3rd March

8 places available

About the workshop:
Join us for the first of our monthly eco friendly up-cycling workshops.
Bring along all those items of clothing you have in your wardrobe that need some attention.
Or use our projects and ideas to refashion something completely different.

Workshop possibilities include: Turn one item of clothing into another, mend or patch holes, sew up a seam, replace a zip, shorten a skirt or dress, customise and accessorise, use applique, tassles etc.

Drawing with Stitch Workshop

Saturday 10th March £30

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Drawing with Stitch Workshop with Julie French – 10th March
Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.
£30pp Includes all materials

Suitable for all abilities including beginners

10 places available

About the workshop:
Using the sewing machine as a tool for continuous line drawing to explore movement and texture.
During this inspiring and friendly session you’ll create your very own, totally unique piece of textile art.
Lots of different fabrics, papers, threads and images for inspiration will be available for you to use to create your unique piece of textiles art.