All of the below sewing workshops are aimed at beginners to intermediates. They also require you to bring along your own sewing machine so you can learn how to sew on your own machine.

Sewn & Moan: 1st Tue evening each month:

1hr evening masterclasses on the first Tuesday of every month. 7-8pm £10pp maximum of 6 people with tea & coffee available. These are short sessions where you’ll learn how to:

  • your project. Bring along any sewing project you are working on just enjoy an hours sewing with likeminded people.

3hr half day workshops:

For £35pp (maximum of 6 people) 9:30am – 12:30pm could include the following activities (tea and coffee available). The choice is yours:

Bring along the fabric and measurements you need to make a Roman Blind plus a blind kit which should include the blind cassette, rods & sewing in strips. Its advisable to make sure you measure one of two places.

  1. The window you want to cover. Length of the window and the drop plus 10cm to each measurement.
  2. If you want the bring up against the wall (outside the recess of the window), measure the recess length and the drop from the top of the recess to below the windowsill plus 10cm to each measurement.

Clothing: Bring along either a pattern of something (clothing) you’d like to make or an item of clothing to learn how to measure and alter to fit you.

Sewing a fabric trivet for hot pans or kettle. These are stuffed with fire retardant alpaca fibre, sewn & sprayed with fire retardant spray. Great to keep you warm too.

Magnetic Roman blinds. You need to measure your window as described above but the fabric must be light weight for the magnets to hold. You’ll need to bring the same as the Roman blind session listed above.