All courses are held in our workshop below the shop, with six sewing machines, tables, cutting boards and ironing boards.  Kitchen and bathroom facilities also.

 A variety of courses for a range of abilities:

  • hand quilting
  • machine quilting
  • free motion quilting
  • applique
  • paper piecing
  • dressmaking/corsetry
  • get to know your machine

Fabric and patterns are not included in workshop price unless specified.

Workshops won’t be refunded unless the entire class is cancelled.


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Beginners Dressmaking Workshop

4th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Beginners Dressmaking Workshop with Melissa Walters.

Make a Merchant and Mills Camber Set dress or Tee (sizes 8 to 18). In this workshop you will make a simple A-line silhouette that will teach you how to choose suitable fabric, read a pattern, sew darts for shape, make bias tape, sew French seams and insert sleeves.
This workshop is aimed at confident beginners who want to make a beautifully finished dress or top. Participants should have a basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine.

Materials and pattern not included in Workshop price, however beautiful linen, lawns and pattern available in our shop.

Check out Melissa’s handmade garments on instagram: ediefox79


4th May 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm