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

After easter light lunch, cake, tea and coffee will be included, provided by the lovely aJuliets Cafe. Please inform us of any special dietary requirements.

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

May 4 @ 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


May 4
10:00 am - 4:00 pm