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Trinket Bowl - Needle Felting Workshop for Beginners
Date: Saturday 24th March Time: 1-4pm 
A relaxed, easy to pick up workshop for needle felting beginners. Create your own handy little bowl for storing jewellery or other trinkets. Learn the basic skills you need using a removable form to create a bowl shape and add a personal touch with simple decorative techniques.  Materials included.

Learn to Sew - 4 week course for Beginners £95
Dates:
Tuesday 10th April 6pm-8pm
Tuesday 17th April 6pm-8pm
Tuesday 24th April 6pm-8pm
Tuesday 1st May 6pm-8pm
The ideal way to start your journey to being a competent sewer. After completing the course you will have the confidence to work on a wide range of different projects at home. We start right from scratch, familiarising you with the sewing machine itself, showing you how to wind a bobbin, thread up the machine, try out lots of stitches and change the feet. Then we start building on your skills. You will cover a range of invaluable sewing tips and making-up techniques over the duration of the course while making a tote bag, apron & lined zip purse Materials required 50cm furnishing weight fabric, 1m furnishing weight fabric and 2.5m cotton tape, two fat quarters and 20cm zip (materials not required until week 2, the teacher will talk through the list in Week 1 so there is no need to buy in advance)

Jersey tee shirt dress workshop £45
Date: Saturday 9th June Time: 1- 5 pm
This class is ideal for someone with basic understanding of the sewing machine who wants to try working with knit fabric like jersey or ponte di roma and make a dress (short or long sleeves). This dress has a simple straight down cut that makes a lovely summer or beach dress but can also be a more glamorous version depending on your choice of fabric and styling with a belt.
We will teach you how to work with knit fabric on a regular sewing machine. You will leave with a finished dress and a pattern in your chosen size ready for making more. The sizes available are: UK sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18 (please state the size you will need when you book). Materials to bring with you: fabric with stretch like jersey for a lighter version or ponte di roma for more structure. Short sleeve version (fabric width 140 cm):  all sizes 1.3 m; Long sleeve version (fabric width 140 cm): all sizes 1.7 m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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