FREE MACHINE QUILTING FOR THE TERRIFIED!

New for 2020, this fun workshop will aim to move you on from “in-the-ditch” quilting and from quilting straight lines. Using a variety of techniques we will work on quilting common patchwork shapes to find a style and method that suits you best. This workshop is aimed at those with some quilting experience who are…

CHRISTMAS MINIATURES

Add a personal touch to your Christmas this year with these fun and easy-to-make miniature embroideries. Measuring just 1½ inches, these are quick projects that have many uses – tree decorations, gift labels, place markers, pendants, brooches, bag charms, Christmas card motifs. What will yours become? This is a fun and festive workshop where all…

TEXTILE CHRISTMAS CARDS

Make your friends and family feel extra special this Christmas with a handmade Christmas card with a difference. Our textile cards are fun to make and the perfect project to try your hand at a few new textile skills, including patchwork, appliqué and machine embroidery.  Lots of fun and the perfect way to show off your…

BARGELLO QUILT

Originating from a 17th century Italian embroidery design, Bargello quilts look incredibly intricate and difficult to make. However, using  modern techniques we will show you how to make an easy and impressive quilt.   This project would make a fantastic wall hanging, lap quilt or could form the centre of a larger quilt. Using just…

HOW TO EMBROIDER MANDALAS

Mandalas have been used for centuries as spiritual symbols of the universe, love and meditation.  We take a modern look at these beautiful designs and choose our fabric and threads to create a beautiful piece of embroidery art.   Suitable for complete beginners and experienced stitchers alike, this one day workshop will include: Designing your own…

THE ESSENTIAL CRAFT BAG

This gorgeous bag has been designed by a crafter, for crafters. Each of the 5 pockets have been carefully planned to accommodate all your awkward, craft essentials including: 6½ x 24½ quilter’s ruler, 12½ x 12½” quilter’s ruler, A3 cutting mat, A5 notebook and pens, rotary cutter, scissors, glasses and more. The main section of…

FESTIVE CUSHIONS

Decorating the home for Christmas is one of the loveliest things to do and to celebrate the festive period we have designed these beautiful, fun cushions. Patterns will be provided for both designs, just in case you can’t choose which one to make! You can never have too many cushions and these can be made…

BEGINNER’S HAND EMBROIDERY

Hand embroidery has been practiced for centuries and remains a hugely popular and fulfilling craft today.  As with most crafts, hand embroidery is wide and varied in technique, style and usage.  Traditional crewel embroidery, fine and delicate silk work, contemporary mixed media or modern folk art to name just a few.  Whichever style of embroidery…

MASTERING YOUR SEWING MACHINE

Do you have you a sewing machine but you’re not quite sure what to do with it?  Did your machine come with a selection of presser feet and “bits and bobs” that you’ve never explored?  If so, then our one day workshop is just the thing for you to get the very best out of…

BEGINNER’S PATCHWORK AND QUILTING

If you are looking to make your first patchwork quilt or perhaps just a bag or patchwork cushion, then this is the course for you.  We will explore all the basics of cutting, piecing and assembling your patchwork and look at the most popular shapes and styles of this wonderful craft.  We will help to…