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Patchwork for Improvers with Janet & Ricky, £75(£35 deposit)
Come and improve your skills under our watchful eye, gain confidence by working on your own project or one of many we can suggest.
Both courses run for 9 Wednesdays
Mornings 1000-1230, Afternoons 1400-1630, or Evenings 1900-2130
Patchwork for Beginners with Janet & Ricky, £80(£35 deposit)
This class will run once a month on the second Tuesday, over 10 months.
Quilt Group with Ricky, £3
Every Tuesday, 1000-1230
The group will run weekly and will concentrate on hand sewing. You will work on your own projects but we hope that as the group evolves, we will introduce charity or group challenges. Advice will be given for anyone needing it, but this is not a teaching session. Sewing groups are always great fun and are a good way to meet like minded people!
Everyone welcome. Complementary tea, coffee and biscuits. No booking required.
Dress making time to sew: with Beverly, £45 (£15 deposit)
Monday evenings, 1845-2130
Improve your skills and techniques. From toile to complete garment. You will be shown how to alter a commercial pattern to fit you perfectly.
Limited spaces (bring your sewing machine)
Stack`n`Whack £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 25th May 2013, 1000-1600
This is a fun quilt and as it is always lovely to see the pattern that emerges from this exciting technique. Rotary cutting and machine sewing are involved.
Make a Block Book with Ricky £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 1st June 2013, 1000-1600
This is fun, fast and eye catching! This is the perfect solution for all those who need to carry their block, whether to classes or joining a block of the month. The book will keep your blocks safe up to the moment you are ready to put them together. We will embroider and appliqué the front of the book, and I will show you how to put the book together.
Machine Quilting with Janet, £40 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 15th June 2013, 1000-1600
In this class you will make samples using lots of techniques to help you feel more confident when machine quilting. On the day you will have the opportunity to work with lots of different threads, both on top and in the bobbin, play with tensions, use various machine feet. Have a fun day experimenting with various types of wadding; learn how your machine can work for you. The course fee includes quilt sandwich and a selection of wadding.
Red and white Miniature quilt with Janet £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday, 22nd June 1000-1600
If you have never made a Miniature quilt why not try one for a change? You can make a miniature quilt for a dollhouse bed, larger doll cradle or a decorative wall-hanging.
Jelly Roll: all levels £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 29th June 2013, 1000-1600
We will show you new quilt pattern. Make a quilt with 2 ½” strips. It will be possible to piece most of the quilt top.
Make a Cushion with Ricky £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 13th July 2013, 10.00-16.00
Pillows and cushions come in lots of shapes and sizes, and can be closed with zippers, ties, or buttons. They are easy to make that you can have fun making a whole set, then piling them together on a sofa, a window seat or a bed. This cushion is made using embroidered, appliquéd and pieced blocks. Packs available
Summer School £100
Monday 29th July-Friday 2 August, 1000-1600
We are making a Seaside Quilt using appliquéd and pieced blocks.
Christmas Table Runner or Placemat with Janet and Ricky £30 (£15 deposit)
Thursday 15th August 1000-1600
Made out of fabric strips, or even a jelly roll.
Trad Jazz with Janet £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 24th Aug 2013, 1000-1600
This is a fun, fast, eye catching piece using a technique by the Australian designer Rosalie Duffield. The completed quilt can be made into a wall hanging or table runner.
Sewing Machine Cover with Janet and Ricky £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 7th September 2013, 10.00-16.00
This lovely little house will protect your sewing machine from dust. It will also add a cute country touch when used as a decorative element on your sewing table.
Don’t forget our 7th Year Anniversary Sale
For one week, starting 21st September
With our exhibition of quilts made by our students
Advent Calendar with Janet £38 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 28th September2013, 1000-1600
Get ready for Christmas early. This course will include a pre-printed panel to make an Advent calendar, wadding and backing. It should be possible to finish most of it in the day.
Apron and Oven Glove with Ricky, £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 5th October, 1000-1600
We will make a simple apron with an appliquéd and embroidered pocket, with matching oven gloves for the modern Housewife. Machine required.
Christmas Tree Skirt with Ricky, £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 19th October 2013, 1000-1600
All the cosy charm of celebrating Christmas is captured in this simple to make tree skirt. Birds, snowman, tree and candles add just the right touch to frame the Christmas tree.
We will use my favoured two techniques, appliqué and embroidery.
Sewing Accessories: all levels with Janet, £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 2nd November 2013, 10.00-16.00
You will be shown 3 patterns to make a sewing roll, handy bin for bits and a case for your thimble. Sewing machine required.
3-D Snowmen figure with Ricky, £35 (£15 deposit)
Thursday 21st November 2013, 10.00-16.00
Join us to make a 3-D snowman using felt and embroidery. He can be used as a door stop or simply as a Christmas decoration. Hand embroidery and machine sewing.
Sewing machine required. All level
Lampshade with Ricky £38 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 16th November 2013, 10.00-16.00
Using my design or your own we will embroider the lampshade, and appliquéd motives. A pack to make the Lampshade is included in the class price.
Christmas Bauble with Ricky and Janet £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 23rd November 2013, 10.00-16.00
Come and have an enjoyable day making a folded decorative bauble using Japanese styled folded patchwork to cover a Styrofoam ball. This is an excellent way to use up lots of your favourite Christmas fabric scraps. Suitable for all levels, packs available.
Dolly Moses basket with Ricky and Janet £35 (£15 deposit)
Thursday 5th November 2013, 10.00-16.00
This is a nice present for a little girl to carry her doll or well loved Teddy.
Victorian crazy patchwork stocking with Ricky and Janet £35 (£15 deposit)
Saturday 7th December 2013, 10.00-16.00
Make a Christmas stocking using easy crazy patchwork piecing and embellish to your content with vintage embroidery hand stitching
We invite you to our Advent social with extended
14th December from 9.30am-18.00pm
with our exhibition of quilts made by our students
SALE 25% on selected items
Our last working day this year will be 21st Dec,
we will reopen 3rd Jan 2014.